79% of employees participated in an office pool

79% of employees told Vault they participated in an office betting pool in 2007, compared to 67% in 2006. The survey was administered early February and consists of 266 responses from employees in various industries around the country. Sporting events consume a majority of employees betting funds since they put money on NCAA Basketball during March Madness (27%), the Super Bowl (25%) and regular season NFL Football (18%).