In the United Kingdom, employers can purchase insurance against having 2 or more employees quitting because they won the National Lottery. This policy would only pay out if the company lost at least two employees during the same drawing, which sets the odds of collecting on the policy astronomically high.
The American game show, “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,” is actually insured against the possibility of a contestant winning. When considered from that perspective, it isn’t a question of who wants to be a millionaire as it is a question of wants to pay out that much money.
The most expensive insurance policy issued for a cigar was written by Lloyd’s of London. The cigar in question in over 12 feet long and was made from more than 15,000 tobacco leaves. In case you are wondering, the cigar holds the world record for the longest cigar.
The Loch Ness Monster has been an item of hot debate for decades, but there are those among who are willing to bet that it will never be found. The Cutty Sark Company has a waiting prize of £1.5 million for anyone who captures the creature alive. To cover their own losses, the company also has an insurance policy that will pay out if someone actually does come forward with Nessie on a leash.
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