An OOIDA member from Porter, TX, has become the first winner
of “The Midnight Trucking Radio Network’s” game “Guess What’s In It and Win.”
On April 24, Paul Stalter, an independent contractor for
Schneider National, won $25,000 in the contest, with a correct guess of “picture
The “Guess What’s In It & Win” game, which was sponsored
by Petro Stopping Centers, began Jan. 30 and ended April 24, when Stalter
registered a correct guess and won. Each week, “The Midnight Trucking Radio
Network” program – which airs as a syndicated program on terrestrial radio and
is carried on satellite radio by Sirius – announced a clue on Monday mornings
describing the mystery contents inside the box.
Listeners were instructed to register their guess at game
kiosks at designated Petro Stopping Centers for the chance to win $25,000 in
cash. The kiosks allowed drivers to access the clue and enter one guess per
Stalter said in a press release that he, his wife and
several buddies had been playing the game for the entire 12 weeks.
“Basically, there were four clues that really gave it away,” Stalter said.
He plans to use his $25,000 prize to cover fees associated
with the adoption of his 11-year-old daughter, help his church pay for a new
building and to overhaul the engine on his truck.
Because of an overwhelming response to the game, plans are
currently being made for a second round of the game this summer.