Contest Rules

Official contest rules.

THE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME® TAILGATE PARTY/POWERBALL PROMOTION OFFICIAL RULES
11/17/13 – 2/8/14

TO ENTER: From Sunday, November 17, 2014 through Saturday, February 8, 2014 (the “game sales period”), contestants (18 years and older) who purchase a single ticket of $10 or more in Powerball will receive a 2nd chance entry coupon ticket to be used to enter a 2nd chance online promotion.

Valid entries will be eligible for a drawing for a chance to participate in the Pro Football Hall of Fame® Tailgate Party Powerball promotion, cash cards and Ohio Lottery gift packs.

Eligible tickets must be purchased during the game sales period and must be entered online by 11:59pm on February 9, 2014.

Contestants will have a chance to win the prizes by entering their full name, address, phone, contest code number (located above the barcode on the 2nd chance entry coupon) and email address at www.ohiolottery.com/tailgate-party.

Online entry is supported by the following browsers: Internet Explorer 9 & 10, Safari, Firefox and Google Chrome. Entry on a mobile device should be done using the Ohio Lottery mobile website as mobile devices (smartphones, iPads, and tablets) are not always compatible and may not work properly when using the full Ohio Lottery website.

The Ohio Lottery, at their discretion, reserves the right to select and/or change the prize(s) to be awarded as part of this Promotion. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible.

INTERNET CONDUCT AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Any attempt by a user, contestant or any other individual to deliberately damage any Website or undermine the legitimate operation of this 2nd chance promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and, should such an attempt be made, the Ohio Lottery reserves the right to seek damages from any such person or persons as permitted by law.

The Ohio Lottery and their employees, commissioners, directors, officers, affiliates, subsidiaries and assignees are not responsible for illegible, late, lost, damaged, incomplete or misdirected entries, or responsible for incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by the website or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this 2nd chance promotion.

The Ohio Lottery and their employees, commissioners, directors, officers, affiliates, subsidiaries and assignees are not responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communication failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the 2nd chance drawings, inaccessibility or unavailability of the Internet or the website of any combination thereof; theft or destruction or unauthorized access of the website; any injury or damage to the participants or to any other person's computer(s) or smart phone related to or resulting from participating in this 2nd chance promotion, or downloading materials from or use of the website.

If for any reason, this 2nd chance promotion is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or the entire drawing process, the Drawing Manager (or designee) will conduct the drawing, using an alternate RNG and representatives from the Ohio Lottery Internal Audit and Marketing departments will witness the drawing. Should any unforeseen problems arise prior to the drawing date, the Drawing Manager reserves the right to reschedule the drawing for another day. The same verification procedures will be in effect should this occur.

RANDOM DRAWING: On or around February 11, 2014, final date to be determined by the Drawing Manager, sixty-seven (67) prize winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received. Twelve grand prize winners will receive a Pro Football Hall of Fame Tailgate Party prize package. Ten winners will receive a $500 cash card, twenty winners will receive a $100 cash card and twenty-five winners will receive an Ohio Lottery gift pack. Sixty-seven (67) alternates will be chosen during the drawing. If the winner cannot be reached within ten business days of the date of notification, an alternate will be used in order drawn. The odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

GENERAL RULES: Employees of the Ohio Lottery, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, or any blood relative or spouse of such an Officer or Employee living as a member of the Officer’s or Employee’s household are not eligible to enter this promotion. Void where prohibited by law.

MDI shall withhold from the prizes to be paid by MDI the minimum required Federal and State withholding taxes and deposit said withholdings on behalf of the prize winners to the appropriate agencies. The prize winners shall receive an IRTS Form W-2G from MDI. MDI shall provide to the Lottery Marketing Department photocopies of the IRS Form W-2G issued to the cash winners.

Acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor and their agencies to use the Prize Winner's name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. Further, by accepting the Prize, Prize Winner agrees to hold the Ohio Lottery, their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns, absolutely harmless against any and all claims and/or liability arising out of the ownership and/or use of the Prize. Prize Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of any Prize. By participating in this promotion, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The grand prize winners are expected to participate in a planned event and will receive a portion of the grand prize at the event, which will take place at or around May 2, 2014 through May 6, 2014.

All materials submitted become the property of the Ohio Lottery and will not be returned. Prizes are non-transferable to any other person, including relatives or friends. The Ohio Lottery is responsible for supplying the prize(s) awarded, and will provide winner with a tax form if applicable.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame Tailgate Party Official Rules and Drawing Procedures used by the Oho Lottery are available for review. These rules may be amended or revised at the sole discretion of the Executive Director of the Ohio Lottery.



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