From an economic standpoint, the average entry fee was $11.68, but the most popular answer was $5. Payoffs were all over the board ? and generally dependent on the final number of contestants (many open until tip-off today). However, the average was nearly $500! One reader noted that “gambling is illegal, just the awe of my fellow workers is enough.” But perhaps the best response was the reader who said, “it doesn’t even matter.”
Thanks to everyone that participated in our survey!