The Ohio Lottery Cincinnati Reds 2013 VIP Promotion

Cincinnati Reds VIP Promotion


  The Cincinnati Reds Second Chance Ohio Lottery Promotion (“Promotion”) begins on April 1, 2013 and ends on August 30, 2013 (“Promotion Period”).


Promotion is open to residents of Ohio and who are 18 years of age or older, except employees and immediate family members of employees of the Ohio Lottery Commission, the Cincinnati Reds (“Sponsor”) and the other MLB Entities (as defined herein) and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, owners, employees, agents, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively referred herein as the “Promotion Entities”) are not eligible to participate. The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLBAM”), Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. (doing business in its own name and as Major League Baseball Productions), Baseball Television, Inc. (d/b/a Major League Baseball International), the Major League Baseball Clubs, and each of their subsidiaries or affiliated entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Major League Baseball Clubs or the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and the directors, officers and employees of the above entities. By participating in the Promotion, each participant agrees to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion. Sponsor shall be responsible for resolving any disputes and rules violations that arise in connection with the Promotion. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

During the Promotion Period, drop off any one (1) $5.00 non-winning Ohio Lottery instant ticket (“Ticket”) into the Register-To-Win Box located in the Reds Team shop at Great American Ball Park. Participants must write their name, address, city, state, zip, daytime phone number, e-mail address and date of birth on the back of each Ticket submitted. Participants may also enter the Promotion by mailing one (1) 3X5 card containing the name, address, city, state, zip, daytime phone number, e-mail address and date of birth on the back in a business size envelope to Attn: Ohio Lottery Second Chance Drawing, The Cincinnati Reds LLC, Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way Cincinnati, OH 45202. Entry must be completely filled out and legible to be considered eligible. All materials submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.

RANDOM DRAWING:  Of the eligible entries collected during the Promotion Period, a total of two (2) grand prize winners and a total of eight (8) first prize winners will be selected. One (1) Grand Prize Winner and four (4) First Prize Winners will be selected on or about the following dates: June 28, 2013 and August 30, 2013. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Winners will be notified by a representative of Sponsor via mail, phone or e-mail. Three (3) alternates will be chosen for each random drawing. If the Winner cannot be reached within seven (7) business days of the initial drawing, an alternate winner will be chosen in order of draw.

PRIZES:  Each Grand Prize includes: 1) Four (4) tickets in the Champions Club for a mutually agreed upon 2013 Reds regular season game (“Game”); 2) the opportunity for four (4) to view batting practice on-field prior to that same game; 3) one (1) replica custom Reds jersey; and 4) one (1) autographed item (item TBD and is at the sole discretion of Sponsor). Approximate retail value of each Grand Prize is $1,000.

Each First Prize Includes four (4) view-level tickets for a mutually agreed 2013 Reds regular season game. Approximate retail value of each First Prize is $68.

The Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to select and/or change the Prize to be awarded as part of this Promotion.

PRIZE ACCEPTANCE & WAIVER OF LIABILITY:  Prize is non-transferable to any other person, including relatives or friends. Sponsor is responsible for supplying the Prize awarded, and Sponsor will provide winner with a 1099 Tax Form. Winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and/or local taxes and any expenses associated with the Prize, unless otherwise indicated. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. By accepting the Prize, Winner agrees to hold the Promotion Entities harmless against all claims and assumes all liability for any injury or damage arising out of participation in this Promotion and/or the ownership and/or use of the Prize. Further, in consideration for being awarded the Prize, Winner hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of Winner’s name and/or likeness in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by the Promotion Entities except where prohibited by law.

GENERAL RULES: No mechanically reproduced or photocopied entries are permitted. The Promotion Entities are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, damaged, incomplete, postage-due or misdirected mail or entries. By participating, entrant accepts and agrees (a) to be bound by these Official Rules, including eligibility requirements; (b) that the decisions of Sponsor are final on all matters relating to the Promotion; and (c) to Sponsor’s use of the Winner’s personal information submitted in connection with the Promotion. Winner will be required to complete, execute and return a Release Form (including, but not limited to, tax reporting information and a publicity release) within four (4) days of notification, and, in any event, prior to receiving the Prize. Failure to return documents in a timely manner will result in disqualification.

The Promotion Entities make no warranties, express or implied, relative to the use or enjoyment of the Prize or portions thereof, including without limitations, its quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. By entering the Promotion, each participant agrees to hold harmless and fully release the Promotion Entities from any and all liability for any injuries, losses, death, or damages of any kind caused by or related in any way to the Promotion, including but not limited to any (a) unauthorized intervention in the Promotion, (b) technical error related to computers, servers, or providers, (c) printing errors, (d) errors in administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries, (e) any cancellation or modification of the Promotion due to weather or circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control, or (f) 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 Promotion or receipt of the Prize. Participant further agrees that in any cause of action, Sponsor’s liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Promotion, and in no event shall Sponsor be liable for attorney’s fees. Participant waives the right to claim any additional damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

Sponsor reserves the right to halt, modify, reschedule or suspend the Promotion at any time before or during the Promotion due to situations beyond the control of the Promotion Entities such as work stoppages, acts of God (including but not limited to the cancellation or postponement of the baseball game due to weather), acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, etc. Sponsor also reserves the right to reschedule or cancel the Promotion in part or in its entirety for any other reason in Sponsor’s sole discretion. This Promotion is conducted solely by Sponsor.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. This Promotion and these Official Rules will be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio. Any court of competent jurisdiction sitting within the State of Ohio, Cuyahoga County will be the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any dispute arising out of or relating to this Promotion or these Official Rules.


For the name of the Winners or copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: “Cincinnati Reds Second Chance Ohio Lottery Promotion” – Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way Cincinnati, OH 45202
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