Zynga Poker Chips Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Welcome to the Zynga Poker Chips promotion ("Promotion"). We hope that You will enjoy this Promotion. By entering this Promotion, you (“You”, “Your” or “Participant”) agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by (i) these Official Rules, (ii) the Zynga Terms of Service (“Terms”) and (iii) the decisions of Zynga Inc. (“Provider” or “Sponsor”) whose decisions shall be final and binding in all respects and to waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules.
but generally to contact winners or send You information about future promotions and events. Provider makes this Promotion, including all information, applications, files, text, graphics, software, and audio/visual files (collectively, the "Materials") available for Your use subject to the Official Rules set forth below.
1. Acceptance of Official Rules.
Please read the following Official Rules carefully. If You do not agree to these Official Rules, do not participate in this Promotion. By accessing, using, or downloading in any way, without limitation, any Materials from this Promotion, You agree to and are bound by these Official Rules.
Provider reserves the right to change the Official Rules at any time. If Provider makes what it considers to be material changes to the Official Rules, it will post a notice on its web site or within the Zynga Poker application. Your continued participation in the Promotion signifies Your acceptance of those modifications. If you breach any of the Official Rules, Your authorization to participate in this Promotion automatically terminates.
To be eligible for the Promotion, you must: (i) install the Zynga Poker application on your mobile device and connect it to your Facebook account; (ii) be a United States citizen eighteen (18) years of age and older as of June 10, 2014 OR a citizen at the age of majority and in a country and jurisdiction where the event is permissible by law or regulation. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations. PROMOTION IS VOID IN NORWAY, QUEBEC, NORTHERN IRELAND, BELGIUM, SWEDEN, ITALY, INDIA, PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S. MILITARY INSTALLATIONS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES AND ALL OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS AND WHERE RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents or representatives of Provider and/or its affiliate companies, and their suppliers, as well as the immediate family of the employees (including spouse, and parents, children and siblings, and their respective spouses regardless of where they live) and individuals living in the same households as the employees, whether related or not, are not eligible.
3. How to Enter.
The Promotion begins at 12:00 PM Pacific Time ("PT") June 11, 2014 and ends at 11:59PM PT on June 18, 2014 (“Promotional Period”). There will be eight (8) separate entrance windows (“Windows”). Each Window will correspond to a day (24 hour period) within the Promotional Period. Windows begin at 12:00 AM Pacific Time ("PT") and end at 11:59PM PT on June 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2014. During the Promotional Period, You may enter by the following methods:
Free Open Tournament Entry.
A. Visit the iTunes or Play application stores to install Provider’s Zynga Poker application. Once in the application on your mobile device click on the “Get Chips and Gold” button and complete a purchase for one entry. Players will earn one entry for every purchase up to a maximum of two (2) entries per Window.
B. Visit the iTunes or Play application stores to install Provider’s Zynga Poker application. Once in the application click on the tournaments tab and play in a Sit N Go Tournament. Players will earn one entry for every two (2) Sit N Go tournaments they play up to a maximum of two (2) entries per Window.
For more information on Sit N Go tournaments in Zynga Poker visit http://blog.zyngapoker.com/2011/06/zynga-poker-tutorial-poker-tournaments.html
Any form of entry other than those described herein is void. All entries, regardless of the method of entry, become the property of the Provider and will not be returned. Maximum two (2) entries per Window for a total of fourteen (14) entries per person or Account shall be awarded during the Promotional Period, regardless of method of entry.
Your Zynga Poker account is not transferable. Only users playing with a valid account are eligible. Any user who violates Provider’s Terms at http://www.zynga.com/about/legal/terms-of-service
may be declared ineligible. Under no circumstances shall You allow or permit any other person or third party, including, without limitation, any person under the legal age to participate in the Promotion, and in no event any person under the age of thirteen years, to use or re-use Your account in such a way that may breach the standards or laws in any jurisdiction where You are located and/or are a resident, or where such other person is located and/or is a resident.
4. Provider's Sweepstakes Drawings
A. Prize Drawing. All eligible entries received by Provider during the Promotional Period will be placed into one of eight (8) separate pools corresponding to the Windows in which they were received. One (1) prizewinner from each pool will be selected in a random drawing on or about July 29, 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
Provider's decision is final and binding in all respects. No entrant or winner shall have the right to contest any decision by Provider concerning any aspect of the Promotion or the interpretation of these Official Rules or the determination as to the qualification of entries.
Provider will contact all potential winners within three (3) days after the corresponding drawing via email or in-game messaging. It is each potential winner's responsibility to keep his/her email address current. Potential winners have the responsibility to respond to an email notification within 72 hours of the time it is sent. Failure to respond within the 48-hour time period will indicate definitively that the prize has been declined for all time and an alternative winner may be selected by Provider in another random drawing. As a condition for receiving any prize, winners who are residents of Canada will be required to correctly answer (unaided) a time-limited mathematical skill-test question.
5. Odds of Winning.
The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotional Period; therefore precise odds of winning are unavailable.
Grand Prize: The eight (8) grand prize winners will receive thirteen (13) Zynga game cards with a value of $50. Total Approx. Retail Value (“ARV”): $650
All prizes are awarded AS IS and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) by Provider. For clarity, all prizes discussed herein, including grand, first and second prizes may be referred to as “Prizes”.
7. Prize Restrictions.
The Prizes are not assignable or transferable. No cash equivalents of the Prizes identified herein, or substitutions, will be allowed except in the sole discretion of the Provider, who may substitute a Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Provider reserves the right to cancel the Promotion for any reason. In the event that the Promotion is cancelled or postponed for any reason whatsoever, the ARV of the Prizes will be awarded to the extent required by law.
Provider reserves the right to remove from or to deny entry to the Promotion to any entrant who engages in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive conduct, or acts with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person participating or involved with the Promotion. Provider reserves the right to verify certain personal details, such as age and location in order to confirm eligibility. Provider reserves the right to refuse to award a Prize, in whole or in part, to any person where that person's information indicates that they were not eligible to participate.
When a potential winner accepts the Prize, he/she must complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release, where legal, a Publicity Release, and IRS Form W-9, all of which must be returned within five (5) days from the Prize notification date or it will be concluded definitively that the Prize has been declined and, without further notice, be deemed forfeit. Prize notification that is returned as undeliverable will disqualify the prizewinner.
If a potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he/she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the Prize for any reason prior to award, such winner will forfeit his/her Prize. Any forfeited Prize may be awarded to an alternate at Provider’s sole discretion. Provider may successively attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners in accordance with such aforementioned procedures, and if there is still no confirmed winner of the Prize after such attempts have been made, if any, a Prize may be deemed forfeited and go un-awarded.
Winner is solely responsible for the payment of all taxes on the Prize. Provider will provide any required tax reporting forms to the Internal Revenue Service.
8. Names of Winners.
To obtain the name of the winners, any person may mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope after July 30, 2014 to: Zynga Poker Chips Sweepstakes Winners, Zynga Poker, Zynga Inc., 699 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. Requests must be received no later than August 1, 2014.
Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Promotion, as a condition of participating in this Promotion, You agree to allow Provider and its designees to use Your name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and city and state address for advertising and promotional purposes for this and similar promotions, worldwide, and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised without additional compensation, review or approval rights, notification or permission.
10. Limitation of Liability
In addition to the limitations set forth in our Terms, Provider is not responsible for: (1) stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, undeliverable or incomplete, inaccurate, delayed, illegible entries due to technical, computer, mechanical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the mailing or transmission of entries, notification or correspondence, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Promotion related materials; (2) technical failures of any kinds; (3) failures of any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (4) unauthorized human and/or mechanical intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (5) technical or human error that may occur in the administration of the Promotion, the sending of entries or the processing of entries; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Your participation in the Promotion or receipt or use of any prize. If for any reason Your entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed, corrupted or for any other reason not accepted as an entry into the Promotion, Your sole remedy is to submit another entry in the Promotion. Provider may rescind any entry found to contain such errors or failures without liability at its sole discretion.
As a condition of participating in this Promotion, You agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Zynga Inc. and their affiliate companies, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers, and Provider’s advertising and promotion agencies and all their affiliates, and each of their respective agents, representatives, officers, managers, directors, members, shareholders and employees from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions and any liability of any kind resulting from or arising from participation in the Promotion, including acceptance, possession, use, misuse or nonuse (including any travel or travel-related activity thereto) of the prize that may be awarded, or any injury or for damage to Your or any other person's computer or wireless device relating to or resulting from participation in this Promotion or downloading any materials in this Promotion, or inability to access any web site or wireless service associated with this promotion, or any combination thereof. You agree that the laws of the state of California will govern any and all disputes.
As a condition of participating in this Promotion, You agree that (1) under no circumstances will You be permitted to obtain awards for, and You hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, (2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and (3) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but shall in no event include attorneys’ fees. Provider reserves the right to modify prize award procedures.
If in the Provider's opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Promotion, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Promotion, the Provider reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and or void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Promotion, or to terminate the Promotion and conduct a random drawing to award the prize(s) using all eligible, non-suspect entries received for the applicable drawing as of the termination date. Any attempts by an individual to access any web site associated with this promotion via robotic, automatic entry devices, programs such as, but not limited to, by script, macro or any other automated means, or other unauthorized entry will void all such entries by such methods.
ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE PROVIDER’S WEB SITE OR APPLICATION OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, PROVIDER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
11. International Participants.
Access to this Promotion from locations where this Promotion or any of its Materials are unlawful is prohibited. If you access this Promotion, You are responsible for compliance with all local and/or international laws.
12. Dispute Resolution.
You agree that all disputes regarding these Official Rules and/or the will be handled in accordance with the dispute resolution policy set forth in our Terms http://www.zynga.com/legal/terms_of_service.php
The Provider of this Promotion is Zynga Inc., 699 8th Street, San Francisco, California 94103.
If You do not wish to receive any further notices from Zynga Inc. regarding Promotion offerings, send Your name and address to: Zynga Inc., 699 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. Attn: Opt-Out. Or send an email message requesting “opt-out” to [email protected]
THE SECTION TITLES IN THE OFFICIAL RULES ARE FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY AND HAVE NO LEGAL OR CONTRACTUAL EFFECT.
CONSUMER DISCLOSURE: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
You have not yet won any prize, the actual odds of winning any prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entrants who enter the Promotion during the Promotional Period. All entries must be received as indicated above to be eligible for Promotion. See Official Rules above for complete prize restrictions. Sponsored by Zynga Inc., 699 8th Street, San Francisco, California 94103.