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The first rule of fantasy football is don’t talk about fantasy football

TAGs: Fantasy football, NFL

Fantasy-FootballIs fantasy football the new ‘porn at the workplace’? A consulting firm estimates that workers engaging in NFL fantasy football activities on the job cost their employers some $1.5B in lost productivity. Proponents claim otherwise, pointing out that some show up to work before their co-workers on Monday mornings in order to draft new players, and therefore got an earlier start on their ‘real’ work as well. Uh-huh… Regardless, the fact that some workplaces will actually fire your ass for ‘gambling on the job’ means that fantasy leaguers are increasingly heading underground to conduct their sordid fantasy lives. Read more.

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