Office Pools, Gambling and Fantasy Sports Policy
Author: Wayne D. Garris
When to Use
Gambling, especially office pools and fantasy sports, are becoming more popular. Many employees participate in gambling and sports betting, such as Super Bowl and March Madness pools. As employees inevitably begin to build social relationships, they will want to participate in these types of activities together. This policy will explain what the employer defines as gambling, provide guidelines for what types of activities will and will not be allowed on the employer's premises, and assist employers in identifying and responding to employees who may have a serious gambling problem.