"Let's get this betting/gambling thing straight here. All we did was each send my Brother-in-law $7 and our choices for the various games in the Sweet 16 College Basketball tourney. Our choices turned out to be awful so we won no money. That is it. - BUT! Below is the Hops plant today, April 14, 2013. In the past it has been about mid-June before it reached the top of the iron pole, which is waaaaaay above the roof top of the barn. What is your guess this year? Before June 15 to the top, or after?" - RG the Bookie.