Seattle, D.C. mayors make fun bet riding on WNBA Finals

Depending on where you live, sports gambling might be legal. (You can watch Episode 1 of "Always Late with Katie Nolan" on ESPN+ for some more details, or use this incredibly helpful tracker.)

But if you're not betting money, you can still make a friendly wager on a game or series. Just like the mayors of Seattle and Washington are doing with the WNBA Finals.

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser decided to make a fun bet to see which city will reign atop the WNBA world.

The mayor of the losing city will send the winning city's mayor a gift basket of local products. It will either include Seattle coffee and ginger beer or D.C. flowers and vodka.

And for as friendly a bet as this is, the mayors aren't shying away from playful trash talk, either.

"The other Washington," Durkan said in a release, "won't be able to handle current legend Sue Bird and legends in the making like Jewell Loyd, MVP Breanna Stewart and an entire team of can-do, get it done players."

Added Bowser: "We've dealt with our fair share of storms in D.C. this summer, and we're prepared to handle one more."

Can the series just start already?

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