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This next quote reminded me of the height of Texas Hold ‘Em hype. And having some dorm mates who would play but refused to play with money.
Most games are plenty of fun without money. Poker isn’t one of them, since adjusting bet amounts is part of the game.
These questions were designed to measure which salespeople had “entered the magic circle,” a term used to describe agreeing to be bound by a game’s rules rather than the normal rules that guide our daily interactions.
This was about a basketball gimmick to make sales more fun. (It failed.)
Maybe just swipe sales motivation ideas from The Wolf of Wall Street next time.