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Office Betting 'Madness' Not Limited To Sports

Office Betting 'Madness' Not Limited To Sports   / Credit: Dreamstime.com

It's no secret that people bet on sports at work, but a new poll reveals that's not the only thing they're betting on.

According to a new CareerBuilder survey, employees have also admitted to making all manner of work-related wagers, including:   

  • Who would be the first person to drink too much at a company party.
  • When someone would punch out the supervisor.
  •  How long the CEO's fourth marriage would last.
  • Who in the office would be the last to get their power back after a big snowstorm.
  • How many accidents would occur at the intersection outside of the office building.
  • The fake illness with which a co-worker would call in sick.
  • How long it would take someone to quit.
  • When impending litigation would be filed against the company.
  • The amount of news coverage a particular celebrity would receive in a week.
  • Who would grow the best beard in one month's time.

The information in the CareerBuilder poll was based on a survey conducted by Harris Interactive. The survey based its results on the responses of more than 7,700 workers.

Reach BusinessNewsDaily staff writer David Mielach at Dmielach@techmedianetwork.com. Follow him on Twitter @D_M89.

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