Another reason we don't like to place wagers: We know we'd end up doing something idiotic on a dare. This is a few days old — holiday, you see — but poker player Erick Lindgren wagered some poker friends that he could "shoot under 100 for all four rounds at one of the toughest courses in Vegas, carry his own bag, and do it all between sunrise and sunset - in 108 degree heat." After a night out partying in Vegas. He did it and won $340,000. We're still not sure it was worth it.

At Least Some Poker Players Are Athletes [Shakedown Sports]