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Office Pools, Bracket Challenges and Fantasy Leagues: What's an Employer's Best Bet?

Workplace betting pools, fantasy leagues and bracket challenges can be popular at workplaces throughout the year, with key events like the Super Bowl and the NCAA College Basketball Tournament providing opportunities for gamesmanship and team-building.

While these activities can foster excitement in the workplace and allow employees to find common ground on issues outside of work, an employer should be aware of the downside of office pools.

Below are some key tools and resources to help an employer manage employees effectively and reduce the risk of liability: