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Gaming's 12 Richest People


Gabe Newell

The co-founder of Valve Software and creator of the Steam digital distribution service, Newell has been on gaming's cutting edge for more than 16 years. This year, he became a recognized member of the billionaires club, with Forbes Magazine estimating his worth at $1.5 billion — a figure that could continue to grow as digital delivery becomes more common.

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