People who shopped three jewelry stores in Maine and New Hampshire are eagerly awaiting word whether a White Christmas will mean holiday greenbacks.
The Portsmouth Herald reports that roughly 400 Springer's Jewelers customers are due for a refund of purchases between Nov. 24 and Dec. 9 if it snowed 6 inches or more on Christmas Day in the Portsmouth area.
All told, more than $900,000 is on the line, courtesy of a "Let it Snow" promotion.
Springer's Vice President Zoe Beaulieu said the jeweler has never paid out in the 11 years of the promotion, but that may change this year.
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