Fast-Casual Chain Freshii Will Give Away a Restaurant if the Chicago Cubs Win the World Series

October 6, 2016

The odds are against them

Sports and betting often go hand in hand, but when it comes to major competitions like the World Series, wagers frequently involve food and booze. Heading into the MLB playoffs this season, there’s a special kind of wager happening in Chicago, where the Toronto-based fast-casual chain Freshii is promising to waive the franchising fee for a new restaurant if the Chicago Cubs win the World Series, as ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported.

Based on past performance, the likelihood of this happening is slim: the Cubs last won a World Series in 1908. Freshii, which currently has