publication date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 (part of Spring 2020)

category: Business

clue: Soon after founding his eponymous fast food chain, he bet it away in a poker game.

explanation: Hardee founded the Hardee's restaurant chain. When it still had only a few locations, he lost majority control of the company in a poker game with friends, and sold them his remaining share. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, and Chris Lemler

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