Comments for: March Madness at work: Worth the gamble?

Posted March 16, 2012, at 11:26 a.m.

PORTLAND | It’s that time of year again — March Madness, when every workplace in America becomes a mini-Vegas, where what happens in the cubicle stays in the cubicle. The signs are all clear. Bracket sheets replace spreadsheets. Streamed NCAA games, instead of videoconferencing, take up bandwidth. Cheers come …

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  • honey777

    March Madness-  I thought this was going to be an article about the budget process in Augusta.  :)

  • Anonymous

    Attorney Shapiro is simply wrong about the legality of office pools in Maine.  There are some states in which it is illegal, but in Maine, there is a specific exemption for “social gambling” that makes the office pool or Friday night poker game legal as long as the person running the game doesn’t make money.   Check out 17 MRSA Secs. 1831 and 1832 of the Maine criminal code.  His points about the value of the pools for morale, though, are well stated.

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