Hockey specialty events insurers beware: there is an 11-year-oldringer ready to cash in on the promotional policy youunderwrote—and he may have a score to settle.

According to reports, last Thursday during a charity ice hockeygame in the small town of Faribault, Minn., Nick Smith's name wasrandomly drawn to compete for a $50,000 prize during anintermission.

The contest, which was underwritten by the company Odds On Promotions, isdescribed as the company's “most popular promotion.” The companysays it consists of “randomly selecting a contestant from the crowdto take his or her best shot from the red line (minimum 87 feet). Atemplate will require a near-perfect shot, yet a great prize willreward the future NHL star!”

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