So, this actually happened.
It was pay up time at the Greater Chicago Food Depository as Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick returned to his hometown to settle his wager with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn.
Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.
It’s not just Illinois state workers who claim Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t following through on a deal. Wisconsin is still waiting on Quinn to honor the bet he lost when the Chicago Bears fell to the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game months ago.
The Bulls and the Hawks are set to begin their Eastern Conference Semifinal matchup on Monday. But before that happens, Mayor Richard M. Daley set the terms for his side for a friendly bet with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.