Gawker Media’s Nick Denton has announced the death of gambling blog Oddjack, which will cease to be at the end of the month.
“Blog titles are like new TV shows. Some make it; some don’t. Oddjack, Gawker Media’s gambling site, was one of the ones that didn’t. And it’s best to cancel the show sooner rather than later.”
The really strange thing is why wouldn’t Denton sell the blog if it wasn’t performing and let someone else make a go of it? But then again, as Denton told a certain friend of mine at a recent conference: we aren’t in the same game as him, given that we are not worthy perhaps it’s time for me to stop writing now :-)……