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Wimbledon’s Pandemic Insurance Policy Will Reportedly Pay Out $141 Million

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Wimbledon’s pandemic insurance policy is reportedly worth a ton of money.

The famous annual tennis event was canceled this year because of coronavirus, but the bank account will be just fine. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

According to Darren Rovell, Wimbledon has been paying $2 million a year for pandemic insurance the past 17 years, and now the policy will pay out $141 million.

That’s a ton of money, my friends. It’s crazy to think somebody had the foresight 17 years ago to start paying pandemic insurance.

It’s a good thing they did too because Wimbledon now has $141 million coming its way, despite the fact not a single tennis match will be played.

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Obviously, we all wish sporting events could just happen instead of relying on insurance payouts because coronavirus canceled them.

Yet, if you’re going to get canceled, you might as well get a bunch of money along the way. That’s exactly what the people in charge of Wimbledon did.

The person responsible for getting this policy 17 years ago deserves a huge raise!