Wednesday, March 16, 2016

A Look at March Madness 2016

The staff at surveyed over 100 sports fans in all 50 states, asking them who would be this year's NCAA Tournament champion. The survey was done via targeted Facebook ads.
Who do you think will be this year's championship team ?

Wallethub recently released their annual March Madness report, and just like previous years, the numbers are staggering.
Below are some highlights:

$1.9 Billion – Hourly losses by companies due to unproductive workers during March Madness.
$9 Billion – Estimated amount wagered on the 2015 NCAA tournament ($7 billion illegally).
81% – Of HR professionals say their organizations don’t have policies addressing office pools.
2X – Easier to win back-to-back Mega Millions lotteries than it is to fill out a perfect bracket.
17.5 Million – Barrels of American beer produced each March, compared to an average of 14M in all other months