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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 4:22 pm

News Summary: Put cash on the line to lose weight

By The Associated Press

BETTING THAT YOU'LL LOSE WEIGHT:, and let you wager money that you'll shed some pounds. Miss your goals and you'll lose your cash.

CASHING IN: and offer cash rewards for meeting your goals. The GymPact app pays out money if you hit the gym when you say you will.

HOW IT WORKS: The sites and app make their money by taking a cut of the money pooled from those that don't meet their goals.