Lauren O'Neil - Thursday Feb. 20, 2014 13:42 ET

Obama and Harper bet on Olympic hockey games with beer

Canadian Prime Minister and U.S. President bet on which country will take home gold

Harper and Obama shake hands
US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Toluca, Mexico

There are few things that ignite more passion or pride among Canadians than hockey, and our country's Prime Minister Stephen Harper is no exception to that rule.

The PM believes so strongly that hockey is our game, in fact, he's placed a beer bet on how well Team Canada will fare against Team USA in two pivotal Olympic hockey games this week -- against none other than Barack Obama.


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