SWEEPS COINS RULES
Date of Last Update: September 25, 2019
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL
NOT INCREASE A PARTICIPANT’S CHANCES OF WINNING.
Luckyland Slots is an online platform which offers Participants the chance to play
games for entertainment and enjoyment. Luckyland Slots also gives away Sweepstakes entries
referred to as ‘Sweeps Coins’ as set out in these Sweeps Coins Rules. Sweeps Coins can be
used to play Sweepstakes Games for a chance to win further Sweeps Coins as prizes that can be
1. ELIGIBILITY TO PLAY LUCKYLAND SLOTS
1.1. Luckyland Slots Sweepstakes (the Sweepstakes) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia but excluding outlying territories and the State of Washington (United States), who are at least eighteen (18) years old or the age of majority in their jurisdiction (whichever occurs later) at the time of entry. PARTICIPATION IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1.2. A person who participates in the Sweepstakes is a Participant.
1.3. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial and local laws and regulations. It is the sole responsibility of a Participant to determine whether the Sweepstakes is legal and compliant with all regulations in the jurisdiction in which the Participant resides.
1.4. Participation constitutes the Participant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Sweeps Coins Rules and Sponsor’s/Promoter’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
1.5. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set out in these Sweeps Rules.
1.6. Employees and former employees (less than 3 years since cessation of employment) of VGW Luckyland, Inc., any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, holding companies, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes and their immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children, whether the relationship is by birth, marriage or adoption) and household members (people who share the same residence at least 3 months of the year) are not eligible to participate.
2.1. The ’Sponsor/Promoter’ of the Sweepstakes is VGW Luckyland, Inc. of 1209 North Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801-1120.
3. HOW TO COLLECT SWEEPS COINS
3.1. A Participant must be a member of Luckyland Slots. If a Participant is not a member, the Participant can become a member free of charge:
(a) at https://play.luckylandslots.com ; or
(b) via the Android app at https://play.luckylandslots.com/download/.
To enter the Sweepstakes, a Participant must sign in to Luckyland Slots via https://play.luckylandslots.com or the Android app.
3.2. Once a Participant accesses Luckyland Slots, there are three potential ways to collect Sweeps Coins:
(a) Receive Sweeps Coins as a free bonus when purchasing Gold Coins. Each Participant will automatically receive Sweeps Coins as a bonus upon the purchase of Gold Coins (if a bonus is applicable to that purchase). Gold Coins can be used for social game play in Luckyland Slots. Gold Coins cannot be redeemed for prizes. The amount of Sweeps Coins a Participant will receive as a bonus for each relevant Gold Coin purchase will be stated in the website purchase window. All purchases of Gold Coins are final and no refunds will be given.
(b) Receive Sweeps Coins when entering Sweeps Coins no-cost giveaway contests on Luckyland Slots website and social media pages. The Sponsor/Promoter regularly holds Sweeps Coins no-cost giveaway contests which Participants can enter by following the instructions on the Facebook page or other Luckyland Slots websites. These giveaways may require sharing the Facebook page posts or answering various game related questions to be eligible for entry. The amount of Sweeps Coins given away will be stated on the applicable Sweeps Coins no-cost contest post, and will be credited to each contest winners accounts.
(c) Receive Sweeps Coins by sending a request by post. Participants can receive Sweeps Coins by sending a stamped #10 envelope, hand written, to the following:
for US residents: VGW LUCKYLAND INC, LUCKYLAND SLOTS SWEEPSTAKES DEPARTMENT, PO BOX #8486, PORTSMOUTH, NH 03801;
3.3. Participants must include their full name, email associated to their LuckyLand Slots player account, and return address on the front of the envelope and the words: ’Sweepstakes Credits’:. There is a limit of one request per outer envelope. For each request a Participant submits, the Participant will receive 199 Sweeps Coins credits (displayed as SC 1.99 currency in the game). The Sweeps Coins will be added to the Participant’s account. NOTE: A Participant must ensure that their hand writing is legible. If the Participant’s hand writing is not legible, the entry will be void and the Sweeps Coins will not be credited to the Participant’s account. The legibility of a Participant’s hand writing shall be determined by Sponsor/Promoter in its sole discretion. THE REQUEST MUST ONLY BE MADE BY THE PARTICIPANT. Requests made by any other individual or any entity, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and Sweeps Coins will not be credited to the Participant’s account. Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to the use of any device to automate the Sweeps Coins request/entry process, is prohibited and any requests/entries deemed by Sponsor/Promoter, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted a request cannot be resolved to Sponsor/Promoter’s satisfaction, the affected request/entry will be deemed ineligible.
3.4. The amount of Sweeps Coins a Participant has will be displayed in their account on the website. The amount of Sweeps Coins to be allocated to Participants can be changed at any time by the Sponsor/Promoter in its sole discretion.
3.5. Sponsor/Promoter is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected Sweeps Coins requests or allocations.
3.6. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register the Luckyland Slots account 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.
3.7. Use of any automated or other system(s) to participate, to acquire Sweeps Coins or play the games is prohibited and will result in disqualification and loss of eligibility to participate in the games.
3.8. Sweeps Coins is only valid for sixty (60) days from the date a Participant last logged on to their customer account and will thereafter automatically expire.
3.9. Sweeps Coins may also be forfeited if a Participant’s account is deactivated for any reason, or at the Sponsor/Promoter’s discretion.
4. USING SWEEPS COINS TO PLAY GAMES
4.1. Participants with Sweeps Coins can use those Sweeps Coins to play games within Luckyland Slots for a chance to win additional Sweeps Coins. Sweeps Coins won as prizes can be redeemed.
4.2. Within Luckyland Slots there are different games. The amount of Sweeps Coins required to play each game will be detailed next to the game. A Participant may be able to increase the amount of Sweeps Coins they play the game with so they can increase their potential winning eligibility.
4.3. Only games played with Sweeps Coins provide the opportunity to win prizes that can be redeemed. The prize that can be won while playing a game will be shown in Luckyland Slots by clicking the ‘Win Table’ or ‘Pay Table’ button, denominated as Sweeps Coins.
4.4. Each Sweeps Coins credit that has been won through game play (rather than collected using one of the methods described in Section 3 above) can be redeemed for USD 0.01.
4.5. Sponsor’s/Promoter’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes, the game and the amount of winnings are final and binding.
4.6. Unless Sponsor/Promoter requires otherwise, any Sweeps Coins allocated to a Participant is required to be played once before it is eligible to be redeemed for prizes. Sponsor/Promoter may, in its sole discretion, require that any Sweeps Coins allocated to a Participant must be played a greater number of times (not exceeding 20) in any combination of Sweeps Coins games before it is eligible to be redeemed for prizes.
4.7. Sponsor/Promoter reserves the right to change the prize win rates and odds of any of the Sweepstakes games at any time. A Participant can see the actual and any amended details by clicking on the ‘Win Table’ or ‘Pay Table’ button. It is a Participant’s responsibility to check the prize win rate on each occasion before they participate.
5. VERIFICATION AND CONFIRMATION OF POTENTIAL WINNERS
5.1. POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR/PROMOTER (IN ANY MANNER IT MAY CHOOSE) AND THE DECISIONS OF SPONSOR/PROMOTER ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE ONLINE SCREEN INDICATES THEY ARE, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE PARTICIPANT’S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING PLAY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND THE PARTICIPANT HAS FULLY COMPLIED WITH THESE SWEEPS COINS RULES AND BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR/PROMOTER WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER PURPORTED EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS.
5.2. Potential prize winners must comply with these Sweeps Coins Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.
5.3. 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).
5.4. 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), fails to comply with these Sweeps Coins Rules, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, that potential winner forfeits the prize.
5.5. In the event that a potential winner of a Sweepstakes prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor/Promoter may award the applicable prize to the next placed winner in the Sweepstakes (if applicable).
6.1. A Participant’s Sweeps Coins balance is stated in the Participant’s account.
6.2. All Sweeps Coins redemptions will be paid out in USD using an account of a payment provider authorised by Sponsor/Promoter, as amended from time to time.
6.3. Sponsor/Promoter will only process a prize redemption if the redeemed amount is USD 50 or more (i.e. a minimum of SC 5,000 credits). Consequently, a Participant’s account must have a balance of at least SC 5,000 credits that meets playthrough requirements before they can be redeemed for prizes.
6.4. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A SWEEPS COINS PRIZE OR A SWEEPS COINS PRIZE REDEMPTION:
(a) A PARTICIPANT MUST BE A LEGAL RESIDENT OF ONE OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES (INCLUDING DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA BUT EXCLUDING WASHINGTON STATE AND OUTLYING TERRITORIES); AND
(b) PARTICIPANT DETAILS MUST MATCH THOSE OF THE PARTICIPANT’S ACCOUNT.
6.5. In New York and Florida, the maximum redemption of a Sweeps Coins prize won on any one spin or play, via a Participant’s participation in the Sweepstakes games (Maximum Redemption) is limited to USD 5,000. Any Maximum Redemption in excess of USD 5,000 will not be paid.
6.6. Sponsor/Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to limit a Participant’s redemption of Sweeps Coins to USD 10,000 per day. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.
6.7. Sponsor/Promoter is not responsible for any taxes or fees associated with a prize redemption. Participants are responsible for all applicable taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or redemption.
6.8. Sweeps Coins is 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 of equal or greater value for any reason owing to circumstances outside Sponsor’s/Promoter’s reasonable control.
6.9. Prize winners will be notified by private message or email within 5 business days of winning.
7. ENTRY CONDITIONS AND RELEASE
7.1. By participating, each Participant agrees to:
(a) comply with and be bound by these Sweeps Coins Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor/Promoter which are binding and final;
(b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor/Promoter and its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes, 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, acceptance or use or misuse of prizes (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 a Participant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or Participant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prizes.
8.1. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each Participant’s consent to Sponsor’s/Promoter’s and its agents’ use of Participant’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.
9. GENERAL CONDITIONS
9.1. Sponsor/Promoter reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes or these Sweeps Coins Rules, or any part of the Sweepstakes or these Sweeps Coins Rules, 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, as determined by Sponsor/Promoter in its sole discretion.
9.2. 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 or to be acting in violation of these Sweeps Coins Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.
9.3. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes 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 Sweeps Coins Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
9.4. In all other cases, the Sponsor/Promoter reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes. Any notice regarding cancellation, suspension and/or modification will be posted on Luckyland Slots at https://play.luckylandslots.com.
9.5. In the event of modifying the Sweepstakes, a Participant’s continued enrolment and/or participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes acceptance of the modified terms.
10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
10.1. Insofar as permitted by law in the respective territories, the Released Parties (as defined above) are not responsible for:
(a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by a Participant, printing error or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes;
(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;
(d) technical or human error which may occur in the administration or operation of the Sweepstakes 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 or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
10.2. If for any reason a Participant’s Sweeps Coins or winning play is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Participant’s sole remedy is replacement by Sponsor/Promotor of an equivalent amount of Sweeps Coins.
11.1. Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes,
each Participant agrees that
(a) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the Participant;
(b) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and
(c) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction.
11.2. Under no circumstances will any Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than Participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or 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.
11.3. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Sweeps Coins Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Participant and Sponsor/Promoter in connection with the Sweepstakes, 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.
11.4. To ensure fairness and the integrity of the promotion to all Participants, the Sponsor/Promoter will respond to questions via email@example.com and may post updates/communications on its Facebook page.
11.5. Any Participant 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 Participants, players and fans of Luckyland Slots or directly aimed at the Sponsor/Promoter, will have their comments removed and will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor/Promoter reserves the right to alert Facebook to any such behaviour and Participant may have his/her Facebook account frozen pending investigation.
12. PARTICIPANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION