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Official Rules and Regulations

LOTTO MAX UP CLOSE Presents THE ULTIMATE NYC RAPTORS EXPERIENCE Contest
ONTARIO LOTTERY AND GAMING CORPORATION
January 14, 2020 to March 8, 2020

The LOTTO MAX UP CLOSE Presents THE ULTIMATE NYC RAPTORS EXPERIENCE Contest (the "Contest") is sponsored by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (“OLG” or the “Sponsor”). The Contest is managed by Splashdot (the "Contest Manager"), acting on behalf of the Sponsor for the purposes of this Contest. The Contest fulfillment is managed by The Marco Corporation (the "Contest Administrator"), acting on behalf of the Sponsor for the purposes of this Contest.

The Contest commences January 14, 2020 at 12:00:00 a.m. ET and ends on March 8, 2020 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. (the "Contest Entry Period").

By entering this Contest, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Regulations (the "Rules") and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Contest Manager, which are final, binding and conclusive on all matters related to this Contest.

CONTEST ELIGIBILITY AND CHANCES OF WINNING

  1. The Contest is open to participants that are, at the time of participating:
    1. Residents of Ontario
    2. Eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of Entry (as defined in Rule 8).
    3. Must have a Winner’s Edge Account or register for a Winner’s Edge Account by visiting www.lottomaxupclose.ca.
  2. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Contest is not open to the following individuals who, at the time of participating, are:
    1. Employees of:
      1. the Sponsor, including full-time, part-time, and student employees, persons directly on the Sponsor’s payroll, and employees of the Sponsor that are on paid or unpaid leave;
      2. the Sponsor’s advertising, promotion, and contest management agencies;
      3. the Contest Manager or the Contest Administrator; or
      4. the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario ("AGCO");
    2. Members of OLG’s Board of Directors;
    3. Directors, officers, partners, and sole proprietors of OLG’s authorized retailers, or paid or unpaid, full time, part time, and student employees of OLG’s authorized retailers who are engaged in any manner in the handling of lottery tickets, including without limitation the activation, sale, validation or the redemption of lottery tickets are not eligible to participate in this Contest, by themselves or as a member of a group, by way of purchasing or receiving a lottery ticket from the retailer location with which he/she is associated, and are not entitled to claim any prize resulting from their participation contrary to these Rules or contrary to any applicable policy of OLG.
    4. Individual consultants or public-sector employees retained by OLG through contracts of retainer, for periods of service of thirty (30) days or more in the aggregate.
  3. An entrant who meets the requirements of both (1) and (2) above will be deemed an eligible participant (each, an “Eligible Participant”, and collectively the “Eligible Participants”).
  4. In the event that an entrant does not meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein, or in the event that a previously Eligible Participant no longer meets the eligibility requirements set forth herein, as determined by the Sponsor, Contest Manager and Contest Administrator in their sole and absolute discretion, then such participant shall be disqualified and there shall be no obligation to award any Prizes to such entrant.
  5. Chances of winning a Prize in the Contest (each, a “Prize” and collectively, the “Prizes”) are dependent on the number of eligible entries received for the Grand Prize Draw and Weekly Prize Draws (as defined below in Rule 9) during the Contest Entry Period.
  6. The Contest takes place in Ontario, Canada.

HOW TO ENTER (NO PURCHASE NECESSARY)

  1. Eligible Participants must have a Winner’s Edge account in order to participate in the Contest. If an Eligible Participant does not have a Winner’s Edge account, the Eligible Participant must follow the instructions to register an account by submitting their name, address, email address, phone number, and date of birth. Once a Winner’s Edge account is created, the Eligible Participant can participate in the Contest by visiting www.lottomaxupclose.ca and following the methods of entry described below.
  2. Eligible Participants may enter the Contest and receive an Entry (each, an “Entry”, and collectively, the “Entries”) through the following methods:
    1. Entry: in order to be entered into the Contest and be eligible for a Prize, Eligible Participants must:
      1. First Contest Entry: Using your Winner’s Edge account credentials as referenced in Rule 7, clicking Enter Now on the page, accept the LOTTO MAX UP CLOSE Presents THE ULTIMATE NYC RAPTORS EXPERIENCE Contest Rules and Regulations and disclaimer to earn one (1) Entry per person into the weekly prize and grand prize draws.
      2. Weekly Contest Entry: Using your Winner’s Edge account credentials as referenced in Rule 7, clicking Enter Now on the page and earn one (1) Entry per person into the weekly prize draws per week.
      3. Bonus Entry: Using your Winner’s Edge account credentials as referenced in Rule 7 and by clicking Enter Your Ticket Number Now or Enter Now on the page, Eligible Participants with a LOTTO MAX OLG ticket purchased during the Contest Period can enter their unique 22-digit ticket number to earn one (1) bonus Entry into the grand prize draw, up to fifty (50) times per day, every day. LOTTO MAX QUICKTICKET purchases and/or PlayOLG purchases cannot be used to enter the Contest.
    2. No Purchase Necessary ("NPN") Bonus Entry: in order to earn one (1) Entry into the grand prize draw without purchasing a LOTTO MAX OLG ticket, an Eligible Participant must accept the LOTTO MAX UP CLOSE Presents THE ULTIMATE NYC RAPTORS EXPERIENCE Contest Rules and Regulations by performing the following actions:
      1. Print, type or handwrite their first name, last name, full address (Street, Apt./Suite, City/Town, Province, Postal Code), email address, day and evening telephone numbers, date of birth, and the words “I agree to the LOTTO MAX UP CLOSE Presents THE ULTIMATE NYC RAPTORS EXPERIENCE Contest Rules and Regulations” clearly on one (1) page of 8 ½” x 11” paper (letter-size), and mail it to the “LOTTO MAX UP CLOSE NYC RAPTORS EXPERIENCE” Contest, PO Box 4099, Paris, ON N3L 4B2, maximum one (1) essay per envelope. All NPN Entry requests must be received no later than March 8, 2020 at 11:59:59 pm. The email address provided in the letter must match the Eligible Participant’s Winner’s Edge Account email address.
      2. A limit of one (1) NPN Entry will be provided per request. No purchase Entries may take up to 24hrs from receipt to be processed by the Contest Administrator.
      3. Eligible Participants who correctly follow the instructions noted above will receive one (1) Entry into the grand prize draw for each valid NPN request. Once the Contest Administrator has received and validated the participant’s entry request, the Contest Administrator will submit an Entry to the user’s Winner’s Edge account as long as the email address in their account is valid.
      4. Eligible Participants can receive up to a maximum of fifty (50) valid NPN Entries per calendar day, or up to fifty (50) valid purchased ticket numbers per calendar day, or any combination of the two not exceeding fifty (50) per calendar day, as determined solely by the Contest Administrator. Sharing of ticket numbers or Codes is prohibited and will result in disqualification from the Contest.

PRIZES

  1. There will be a total of nine (9) Prizes available to be won during this Contest. The Grand Prize has an approximate retail value of twenty thousand Canadian dollars ($20,000 CAD) see chart in Rule 11. The Weekly Prizes collectively have an approximate retail value of thirty-five thousand Canadian dollar ($35,000) see chart in Rule 12.
  2. By entering the Contest, each Eligible Participant acknowledges and agrees that the sole and exclusive role of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (“MLSE") and its affiliates (collectively, the “Prize Supplier”) in the Contest is that of Prize supplier. The Prize Supplier is in no way responsible for the administration of the Contest or the selection of winners and that all such responsibility rests with the Contest Sponsor, Contest Manager and/or Contest Administrator, as applicable.

PRIZE DRAWS

  1. Valid Entries received during the Contest Entry Period will be entered in a grand prize draw (the "Grand Prize Draw”) to occur on March 9, 2020. One (1) winning Entry will be selected by random draw from among all eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Entry Period (the “Draw”). Additionally, ten (10) alternate draw entries (“back-up entries”), will be randomly selected to be used, in the order they were drawn, for the Grand Prize, in the event that the winning entry initially drawn, and/or one or more of the back-up entries do not qualify as per the contest eligibility requirements.
    CONTEST PERIOD GRAND PRIZE DRAW DATE PRIZE DETAILS
    January 14, 2020 at 12:00:00 am to March 8, 2020 at 11:59:59 pm March 9, 2020 New York City Trip: Round trip airfare for the winner and three (3) guests from Toronto to New York City on March 25, 2020 and returning March 26, 2020 including: one (1) night accommodation in a hotel located in New York City or vicinity (based on two (2) rooms, double occupancy), four (4) tickets to see the Toronto Raptors face off against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on March 25, 2020, one (1) New York City activity centered around basketball (specific activity to be determined by Contest Sponsors and subject to availability), and food, beverages and transportation (to be determined by Contest Sponsors and subject to availability).
    1. New York City Raptors Experience itinerary will be sent to the selected winner once he/she has been confirmed as a winner by OLG in accordance with these Rules. OLG reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute the Prize therein with a prize or prizes of equal or greater retail value.
    2. All incidental costs and expenses associated with a Prize that are not specifically referred to herein, including (without limitation) transportation to and from the airport, meals, parking, beverages, gratuities, souvenirs, incidental and personal expenses, and items of a personal nature are not included and are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner.
  2. Valid Entries received during the Contest Entry Period will be entered into eight (8) weeks of prize draws (the "Weekly Prize Draws”) to occur on dates provided below (see chart). Eight (8) winning Entries will be selected by random draw during each of the contest periods provided below (see chart) from among all eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Entry Period (the “Draw”). Additionally, five (5) alternate draw entries ("back-up entries"), will be randomly selected to be used, in the order they were drawn, for each Weekly Prize Draw, in the event that a winning entry initially drawn, and/or one or more of the back-up entries do not qualify as per the contest eligibility requirements.
    CONTEST PERIODS WEEKLY PRIZES DRAW DATES PRIZE DETAILS
    January 14, 2020 at 12:00:00 am to January 19, 2020 at 11:59:59 pm January 20, 2020 Behind the Scenes Experience: two (2) lower bowl tickets to the Toronto Raptors home game February 2, 2020, attendance to the post-game press conference, watch warm ups from courtside, and two (2) Toronto Raptors jerseys (to be determined by Contest Sponsor and subject to availability). Approximate retail value of ten thousand Canadian dollars ($10,000 CAD).
    January 20, 2020 at 12:00:00 am to January 26, 2020 at 11:59:59 pm January 27, 2020 Behind the Scenes Experience: two (2) lower bowl tickets to the Toronto Raptors home game February 10, 2020, attendance to the post-game press conference, watch warm ups from courtside, and two (2) Raptors jerseys (to be determined by Contest Sponsor and subject to availability). Approximate retail value of ten thousand Canadian dollars ($10,000 CAD).
    January 27, 2020 at 12:00:00 am to February 2, 2020 at 11:59:59 pm February 3, 2020 Behind the Scenes Experience: two (2) lower bowl tickets to the Toronto Raptors home game February 23, 2020, attendance to the post-game press conference, watch warm ups from courtside, and two (2) Toronto Raptors jerseys (to be determined by Contest Sponsor and subject to availability). Approximate retail value of ten thousand Canadian dollars ($10,000 CAD).
    February 3, 2020 at 12:00:00 am to February 9, 2020 at 11:59:59 pm February 10, 2020 Raptors Night Out: two (2) lower bowl tickets to the Toronto Raptors home game February 28, 2020 and dinner for two (2) at Real Sports Bar & Grill. Approximate retail value of one thousand Canadian dollars ($1,000 CAD).
    February 10, 2020 at 12:00:00 am to February 16, 2020 at 11:59:59 pm February 18, 2020 Raptors Gift Pack: Toronto Raptors wearable items (to be determined by Contest Sponsor and subject to availability). Approximate retail value of one thousand five hundred Canadian dollars ($1,500 CAD). The Eligible Participant will receive the Prize by March 31, 2020.
    February 17, 2020 at 12:00:00 am to February 23, 2020 at 11:59:59 pm February 24, 2020 Courtside Seats: two (2) tickets to sit courtside at the Toronto Raptors home game March 14, 2020. Approximate retail value of one thousand seven hundred Canadian dollars ($1,700 CAD).
    February 24, 2020 at 12:00:00 am to March 1, 2020 at 11:59:59 pm March 2, 2020 One (1) replica Toronto Raptors Championship Ring. Approximate retail value of three hundred Canadian dollars ($300 CAD). The Eligible Participant will receive the Prize by March 31, 2020.
    March 2, 2020 at 12:00:00 am to March 8, 2020 at 11:59:59 pm March 9, 2020 One (1) signed Toronto Raptors jersey (to be determined by Contest Sponsor and subject to availability). Approximate retail value of five hundred Canadian dollars ($500 CAD). The Eligible Participant will receive the Prize by March 31, 2020.

WINNER NOTIFICATION

  1. Attempts will be made by the Contest Administrator to contact each Eligible Participant who submitted a winning Entry (the "Potential Winner"). The Potential Winner will be contacted at the email address provided with his/her registration information. The Potential Winner must return any message sent by the Contest Administrator within the 24 hours from when the message was sent or the timeframe stipulated in the message to remain eligible to receive the Prize. Prize claiming details will be provided at the time of contact. It remains the responsibility of the Eligible Participant to ensure the contact information entered at the registration process is accurate as of the date of contact. OLG, the Contest Administrator, and the Contest Manager will not be responsible for any inaccurate or outdated contact information.
  2. If within 24 hours of the first attempt to contact a potential winner he/she has not been able to be contacted or confirmed for the respective Prize or is otherwise found to be ineligible to receive the Prize, his/her Entry will be deemed invalid and he/she will be disqualified from winning any Prize. The back-up Entries will be utilized according to the order in which they were drawn (in the event that one or more back-up Entries are ineligible), and the process will continue until such time as a winner is declared or until there are no remaining Entries to select from.
  3. Prior to being confirmed as a winner, a selected Potential Winner will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid. Without limiting the generality of the forgoing, the Released Parties (as defined below in Rule 16) reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to administer an alternate test of skill as it deems appropriate based on the circumstances and/or to comply with applicable law.
  4. Eligible Participants acknowledge that the Sponsor and all involved advertising and promotional agencies, the Contest Manager, Contest Administrator, the AGCO, the Prize Supplier and other suppliers providing Prizes or other materials or services in connection with this Contest, anyone else involved in the development or execution of this Contest, each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliated companies and each of their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (the "Released Parties") are not responsible in any manner whatsoever, for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any Prize(s), including but not limited to, its quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority. In no event will the Released Parties be collectively liable for more than the approximate Prize amount.
  5. The winner of the Contest, in advance of receiving his or her Prize, will be required to sign a Standard Declaration and Release confirming eligibility, compliance with these Rules, and releasing OLG, Splashdot, The Marco Corporation and their respective employees, affiliates and subsidiaries, franchisees, authorized retailers, agents, contractors, representatives, advertising, promotion and contest management agencies, and any independent judging organization from any liability, claims, damages and/or responsibility in connection with the conduct of this Contest or the awarding or use of any Prize(s).
  6. Eligible Participants agree that a photo or video, name, and residence (town or city only) of prize winners may be posted, published, or announced on the contest website, the OLG website and/or other media or social media for up to twenty-four (24) months after the selected Potential Winner is confirmed as a winner, and that they will receive no compensation for such posting, publication, or announcement.
  7. If no winner is declared for any Prize, that Prize will not be awarded.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  1. Any personal information collected by OLG or on OLG’s behalf by the Contest Manager and/or Contest Administrator, including but not limited to entrants’ contact information, is collected pursuant to section 3 of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Act, 1999 and is intended to be used for the following purposes: to conduct and administer the Contest by OLG or through a Contest Manager or Contest Administrator, including, but not limited to contacting entrants, validating eligibility and the awarding of the Prize(s); marketing and advertising purposes including providing individuals with information or services they have opted in to receive, understanding their interests, responding to their concerns and improving service delivery; for OLG's internal business purposes and to comply with legal requirements. For more information, please speak with an OLG Support Centre representative by calling 1-800-387-0098 or by mail at 70 Foster Drive, Suite 800. Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 6V2.

GENERAL

  1. Prizes must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions, assignments, or transfers of prizes permitted, except at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.
  2. The Sponsor and/or Contest Manager reserves the right to terminate, modify or withdraw this Contest, in whole or in part (including altering the manner in which the Prizes are distributed and whether certain Prizes will be awarded), at any time and for any reason without prior notice, and to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Entry process, violates these Rules, or acts in a disruptive manner. Without limiting the foregoing, the Sponsor and/or Contest Manager may lock out any entrant who, in the Sponsor’s or the Contest Manager’s sole judgment, has been disqualified, has questionable eligibility, or is otherwise ineligible to enter the Contest. Without limiting the foregoing, the Sponsor and/or Contest Manager reserves the right to alter any of the time frames, number and value of Prizes, and any other aspect associated with this Contest.
  3. These Rules are subject to change (including, but not limited to, changing the value and number of Prizes, the contest dates and times, or the draw dates and times) in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor and/or Contest Manager, and an Eligible Participant’s continued participation in this contest signifies the acceptance of the revised Rules.
  4. Any individual who attempts to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest or to alter or damage the OLG Lottery App may be subject to civil and/or criminal penalties and fines. The Sponsor and Contest Manager reserve the right to seek damages, whether direct or consequential, from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  5. The Sponsor, Contest Administrator and the Contest Manager assume no responsibility for: (i) Entries lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected; (ii) for the failure, interruption or delay of any mail or email or other communication to be received, for any reason; (iii) any computer viruses, time bombs, logic bombs and any other implanted devices of a like or similar nature that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest; (iv) problems with the function of any website or website feature howsoever caused; (v) the malfunction of, or damage caused to, any telephone network or lines, computer equipment, data or software, online systems, servers or access providers; (vi) any functionality lost due to not having cookies enabled; traffic congestion on the Internet; (vii) the security or privacy of information transmitted via computer networks; (viii) for breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer “hackers”; or (ix) any combination thereof, as a result of participation in this Contest.
  6. Entries that have been obtained or made through fraudulent means are subject to disqualification. The Sponsor, Contest Administrator, and Contest Manager will not be responsible for Entries that are lost, misdirected, or delayed for any reason whatsoever. An entrant is only allowed to register for a Winner’s Edge account once. More than one registration will invalidate ALL Entries submitted by the person who created the duplicate accounts and each such account will be disqualified. None of the accounts deemed, in the Contest Manager’s sole discretion, to have been entered by this person will be eligible to win ANY Prize. Once registered, only an entrant’s email address and password will be required when visiting www.lottomaxupclose.ca.
  7. It is expressly understood and agreed by all entrants that OLG, Splashdot and The Marco Corporation do not accept responsibility, in whole or in part, for loss, damage or injury, whether direct or indirect, howsoever caused in connection with any Prize or the conduct of the Contest.
  8. With respect to this Contest, all decisions of the Contest Manager, Contest Administrator, and Sponsor are final and binding with no right of appeal.
  9. If the identity of an entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the email address submitted with the Entry in question will be deemed to be the Eligible Participant for the purposes of the Contest. The individual assigned to the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address is considered the authorized account holder. A Potential Winner may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Entry in question and is otherwise required to meet all eligibility requirements set out in these Rules. Failure to do so may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Manager and/or the Sponsor.
  10. In the event of any conflict with any provisions contained in these Rules and details contained in any form of related promotional material or media (the "Contest Materials"), these Rules shall prevail.
  11. Draw dates and times are subject to change without notice.
  12. All winning Entries for the Contest will be destroyed by the Contest Manager on or after three (3) years from the corresponding draw date, with all other Entries for the Contest being destroyed by the Contest Manager on or after two (2) years from the corresponding draw date.
  13. This Contest is subject to the laws of the Province of Ontario and the Federal laws of Canada as applicable.
  14. These Rules govern this Contest and must be complied with. By agreeing to participate in the Contest, all entrants agree to comply with, and be bound by these Rules.
  15. The insertion of subheadings in these Rules are for convenience and reference purposes only and will not affect the construction or interpretation of these Rules. All sums of money that are referred to in these Rules are expressed in the lawful money of Canada. References to “discretion”, “sole discretion”, or “solely” mean the absolute, sole, unqualified, subjective discretion of the party having or exercising such discretion. In the event any part of these Rules is found to be void or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of these Rules shall operate to the fullest extent permissible by law.
  16. The Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, extend this contest for any reason it deems appropriate. This includes, but is not limited to, satisfying promotional integrity issues, technical errors or issues, and in the event the Sponsor has not sold all eligible tickets by the close of the Contest Entry Period.
  17. All times and dates refer to Eastern Time ("ET").

For any questions relating to this program please contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098.

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