Obama Bets Beer in US-Canada Olympic Hockey Game


“For a very brief period of time, I may not feel as warm towards Canadians as I normally do, at least until those matches are over,” Obama joked with Canadian Prime Minister Stephan Harper during the North American Leaders Summit.

In what has become an Olympic tradition between the two leaders (Obama sent a case of Yuengling to Canada in 2010), the President and Canadian PM bet cases of beer on the US vs Canada hockey matches.

Of course, the leaders wagered the bet via Twitter:


At the moment, Harper is one case richer as Canada’s women’s hockey won the gold in Sochi after scoring in overtime for a 3-2 victory. Still, there’s room for redemption as the Canada and US men’s teams face off in the Olympic semi-finals on Friday.

Although, they should raise the stakes: Losing country keeps Justin Bieber.

Picthx @barackobama

By Charisma Madarang

Charisma has an undying love for gritty literature and drinks coffee like water. She also hails from Toronto, Canada and is a die-hard Maple Leafs fan, sigh.

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