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Imagine you’re watching a baseball game. In the middle of the fifth inning, your pitcher throws a strike, and then another one. The fan sitting next to you jumps to his feet in jubilant celebration. You could be forgiven for wondering what’s going on. After all, it takes three strikes to get a batter out […]

Imagine you’re watching a baseball game. In the middle of the fifth inning, your pitcher throws a strike, and then another one. The fan sitting next to you jumps to his feet in jubilant celebration.
You could be forgiven for wondering what’s going on. After all, it takes three strikes to get a batter out – why is this guy dancing like the game is already over?
One possible explanation: he was micro betting on that pitch, and he just won a lot of money.
Source: CockroachDB