Chumba Casino Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.


1. Eligibility


Chumba Casino Sweepstake/Prize Promotion (the “Sweepstake/Prize Promotion”) is open only to (i) legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia), (ii) residents of the United Kingdom (Scotland, England, Wales and N. Ireland), (iii) Canada (excluding resident of the province of Quebec) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry, and (iv) legal residents of jurisdictions in which the operation of the Contest is legal and compliant with all regulatory restrictions. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.


The Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial and local laws and regulations. It is the sole responsibility of a player to determine whether a Contest is legal and compliant with all regulations in the jurisdiction in which the player resides. Participation constitutes participant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s/Promoter’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.


Employees of VGW Holdings Limited or any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible.


2. Sponsor/Promoter

VGW Holdings Limited, 548 MARKET ST #73140, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94104


3. How to Collect Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash ($weeps Cash)

You first must be a member of Facebook.com. If you are not a member you can become one for free at Facebook.com. To collect Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash you first must access the Chumba Casino application (the "App") on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ChumbaCasino), then click on Play Now. Once you access the App there are three ways to collect Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash:
 

  • Receive Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash when you Purchase Gold Coins. You will automatically receive Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash when you purchase Gold Coins. The amount of Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash you receive for each purchase will be stated in the App.
  • Receive Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash when you enter Sweeps giveaway contests on our Facebook Page. Chumba Casino regularly holds Sweeps giveaways which can be entered by commenting on the giveaway post on the Chumba Casino facebook page at www.facebook.com/chumbacasino . These giveaways may require answering various game related questions to be eligible for entry. The amount given away will be stated on each contest/competition? post, and will be credited to the winners' accounts within 5 business days.
  • Receive Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash when you Send a Mailed Request. US participants can receive Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash by sending a 3x5 card or slip of paper, hand-printing his/her following details: full name, date of birth, email address, current address information (street address, city, state, zip code), day and evening phone numbers (including area code), and words: "Sweepstakes Credits:" followed by the current month and year (example: Sweepstakes Credits: January 2013). Mail the- request in a stamped #10 envelope, hand printed, to VIRTUAL GAMING WORLDS, CHUMBA CASINO SWEEPSTAKES DEPARTMENT, 548 MARKET ST #73140, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94104. Requests must be postmarked within the calendar month specified on the request itself. For each request a participant submits the participant will receive 100 Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash within 5 business days of receipt, with a maximum of 10 requests per calendar month. The Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash will be automatically added to the participant's account.
    UK participants can receive Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash by sending a 3x5” card or slip of paper, hand-printing his/her following details: full name, date of birth, email address, current address information (street address, city, county, postcode), day and evening phone numbers (including area code), and words: "Prize Promotion Credits:" followed by the current month and year (example: Prize Promotion Credits: January 2013). Mail the- request in a stamped #10, hand printed. Requests must be postmarked within the calendar month specified on the request itself. For each request a participant submits the participant will receive 100 Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash within 5 business days of receipt, with a maximum of 10 requests per calendar month. The Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash will be automatically added to the participant's account
The amount of Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash can be changed at anytime by the Sponsor/Promoter in its sole discretion.
The amount of Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash a participant has will be displayed in their account on the App.
 
Each participant is able to get a maximum of 50,000 Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash per day, regardless of the method of earning Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash . Use of any automated or other system(s) to participate, to acquire Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash or play the games is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor/Promoter is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the participant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.

 


4. Using Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash to Play Games

Participants who have Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash will be able to play games within the App for a chance to win cash prizes. Within the App there are different games. The amount of Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash to play each game will be detailed next to the game. A participant may be able to play with more Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash so they can win increase their winnings. Only games played with Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash will be eligible to win cash prizes. Games played with gold coins will not be eligible to cash prizes but rather more gold coins. The prize that can be won while playing a game will be stated on the game by clicking the "Win Table" button, denominated as "Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash", for which each Credit has a value of $0.01 USD (converted to £ at the prevailing market exchange rate for UK participants.) Sponsor's/Promoter’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion, the game and the amount of winnings are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion.


5. POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES/PRIZE PROMOTION WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR/PROMOTER WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES/PRIZE PROMOTION. A PARTICPIANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE ONLINE SCREEN SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL PARTICPANT'S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING PLAY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND PARTICPANT HAS FULLY COMPLIED WITH THESE RULES AND BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR/PROMOTER WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS.


6. Verification and Confirmation of Potential Winners

The potential prize winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. A potential prize winner may be required to sign and return to Sponsor/Promoter, an affidavit/declaration of eligibility, and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize if applicable. In addition, in the case of a Canadian eligible winner, he/she will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid to be administered at a pre-arranged mutually convenient time. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to properly execute and return the affidavit/declaration of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable) being not less than 28 days in the UK, fails to comply with these Official Rules (including, but not limited to, the requirement to correct answer the mathematical skill-testing question if a resident of Canada), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that a potential winner of a Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor/Promoter may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries which will be independently verified.


7. Prizes

A participant's cash balance award is stated in the participant's account. All cash prizes will be paid out in USD or in the currency of the winner’s jurisdiction of residence using PayPal. Sponsor/Promoter will only payout when the request is $50 USD equivalent or more (5,000 Chumba Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash credits). A participant is not able to cash out until his or account has a balance of $50 USD or more (5,000 Chumba Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Cash credits). TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CASH OUT, USER DETAILS MUST MATCH THOSE OF THE PARTICIPANT ACCOUNT. Sponsor/Promoter is not responsible for any fees associated with the payout. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor's/Promoter’s sole discretion. Sponsor/Promoter reserves the right to substitute the listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason owing to circumstances outside Sponsor’s/Promoter’s reasonable control. Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Winners will be notified by private message or email within 5 business days of winning


8. Entry Conditions and Release

By participating, each participant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor/Promoter which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor/Promoter, Facebook and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant's entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor/Promoter from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys/legal fees) arising out of or relating to an participant's participation in the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion and/or participant's acceptance, use or misuse of prize.


9. Publicity

Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor's/Promoter’s and its agents' use of winner's name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state/province/territory for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment, notice or consideration.


10. General Conditions

Sponsor/Promoter reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion or these Official Rules, or any part of it, with immediate effect owing to circumstances outside its reasonable control and only where circumstances make it unavoidable if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor's/Promoter’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion, as determined by Sponsor/Promoter in its sole discretion. Sponsor/Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor/Promoter reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's/Promoter’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
In all other cases, the Sponsor/Promoter reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstake/Prize Promotion by giving at least 3 months’ notice of its intention to do so. Any notice regarding cancellation, suspension and/or modification will be posted on Sponsor’s/Promoter’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ChumbaCasino. In the event of modifying the promotion a participants continued participation in the promotions constitutes acceptance of the modified terms.


11. Limitations of Liability

Insofar as permitted by law in the respective territories, the The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by participants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion; (d) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion or the processing of Entries; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participant's participation in the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason a participant's Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Credit or winning play is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, participant's sole remedy is another Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion Credit.


12. Disputes

Without limiting the foregoing and to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, each participant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion, or any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate New York State Court located in the New York County, New York (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (d) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and Sponsor/Promoter in connection with the Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.

To ensure fairness and the integrity of the promotion to all participants, the Sponsor/Promoter will not enter into discussions regarding the running of this promotion via Facebook, but will respond to questions via support@chumbacasino.com.

Any entrant posting or seen to be posting comments on Sponsor’s/Promoter’s Facebook page or elsewhere during the promotion that are considered bullying, spiteful or upsetting to other contestants and fans of Chumba Casino or directly aimed at the Sponsor/Promoter, will have their comments removed and will be disqualified from the promotion. The Sponsor/Promoter reserves the right to alert Facebook to any such behaviour and participant may have his/her Facebook account frozen pending investigation.


13. Participant's Personal Information

Information collected from participants is subject to the Sponsor's/Promoter’s Privacy Policy which is available at http://apps.facebook.com/chumbacasino/.


This Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to VGW Holdings Limited trading as "Virtual Gaming Worlds" and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for this Sweepstakes/Prize Promotion. All entries will be subject to Facebook’s terms of use which can be found at www.facebook.com. Internet and Facebook account required to enter.