Betting on B-Ball on Company Time? You’re Not Alone
Hey it’s Leslie Harris, and yep everyone is getting excited about the upcoming college basketball tournament.
Have you ever stopped to add up how much time you spend on this? Experts say the average is 36 hours during the month of March.
This includes watching the games, an average of 13 hours, creating brackets which takes an average of 3 hours, and talking about it with friends, family and coworkers, an average of 5 hours.
But wait, there’s more. There is the online engagement which averages 5 hours, 5 hours of watching highlights, and 3 hours of placing bets. Really?
And get this! 26% admit to skipping work, 17% admit to canceling dates, and 17% admit to skipping birthday parties to make sure they catch every minute of the action.
88% will watch the entire game of their favorite team, even if they’re losing badly.
Are you like so many others and consumed by this for the next few weeks? Let us know in the Facebook comments.
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