Christmas is often a time for getting together and getting in arguments. But some of the most heated arguments are between people who completely agree with each other.
Betting is often a good way of settling arguments: I bet you so much that my sports team will win against yours, can quickly lead to a resolution.
But what happens when you want to gamble with someone else, but both of you want to bet on the same outcome occurring? You could bet on a particular score being achieved, or the timing of an event. But what happens if the options are limited: is the correct direction to turn left or right ? Or if you have identical views: the game will end in a nil-nil draw, or a mutual friend will give up their resolution on a certain day because of some specific event?
The bet can go ahead if one of you is more sure than the other that they’re correct. Continue reading