"Perhaps the Play is not worth the Candle" (Works, by Sir William Temple, circa 1690)
Or to put it another way – will the cost of the game exceed any winnings that you could possibly walk away with? Is it even worth sitting down to play?
As games go, the IoT is about as exciting a thing as we have seen in ICT since the advent of consumer mobile communications, and the industry is savouring the prospect of – at last! – a credible new source of revenue.
As with all innovations, however, it begs some questions.