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papa-johns-logo-200.jpgIs the success of the Washington Nationals killing the bottom line for local Papa John's franchises? The Washingtonian investigates how the pizza chain is dealing with people cashing in on an offer of 50 percent off when the Nats win by five runs or more. Apparently, yes, they lose money, but see a 50-70 percent increase in orders. Quote a rep: "We got shell-shocked a couple of times in the beginning, but now our guys know to be prepared. We add more delivery guys." [Washingtonian]

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