"time-honored racing and fishing", and will end next month.
Yes the whole of Middle-earth is caught up in competition "with reins or rod" as users undertake challenges for rewards. Of course you could just gamble?
If the thrill of racing doesn't quite cut it for you then why not put your money where your virtual avatar's mouth is and bet? There are Keg Races where Dwarves hold an "exhibition of drinking ability and fleetness of foot." There are plenty of competitions.
There's an eating contest for Hobbits, horse races, fishing challenges, scavenger hunts and some dancing of course. The Inn League and Ale Association are at each other's throats again and siding with one will lose you favour with the other.
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Lord of the Rings Online begins Summer Festival, ends July 11th
22 June 2011 | By Simon Priest