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Georgia Lottery's "Maximum Green Extra Chance"

Promotion Official Rules

  1. Eligibility: The Georgia Lottery’s “Maximum Green Extra Chance” Promotion (the “Promotion”) is open to all holders of a valid non-winning Georgia Lottery Maximum Green (Games 800 and 801) Instant Game ticket. An Entrant must be a legal resident of the U.S. who is 18 years of age or older and a Georgia Lottery Players Club member. Employees of the Georgia Lottery Corporation (“Sponsor”), Scientific Games International, Inc., BBDO Atlanta, What’s Up, LLC, and their agents, advertising/promotional agencies, and immediate family members living in the same household of each are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law.

  2. How To Enter: Commencing January 26, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time and continuing through a date to be determined by the Georgia Lottery (the “Promotion Period”), Entrants may submit an entry consisting of any non-winning Georgia Lottery Maximum Green (Games 800 and 801) instant ticket, along with required information, through the Georgia Lottery’s website at www.galottery.com/maxgreen. Mailed entries will not be accepted. Entrants must click on “ENTER TO WIN”, follow the screen instructions to login to their Players Club account, and (1) enter a valid 12-digit ticket number from a non-winning Georgia Lottery Maximum Green (Games 800 and 801) instant ticket, (2) click where indicated to show the Entrant’s agreement to the Georgia Lottery “Maximum Green Extra Chance” Promotion Official Rules, and (3) click where indicated to submit entry. You may enter as often as you would like; however you may only use one unique Maximum Green (Games 800 and 801) valid ticket number per entry. Previously submitted 12-digit ticket numbers will be disqualified. The computer clock of Sponsor's webmaster is the official timekeeping device of the Promotion.

    Individuals selected must produce the actual non-winning Georgia Lottery Maximum Green (Games 800 and 801) ticket represented by the information given on the individual's entry or else that individual may be disqualified and an alternate entry may be selected. Multiple entries using the same Georgia Lottery ticket number and entries made via automated computer scripts or other programming techniques will be disqualified. 
Proof of submission does not constitute proof of delivery or entry. Each entry submission must be manually key stroked and manually entered by the individual Entrant; automated and/or repetitive electronic submission of entries (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot or sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these or related e-mail or IP addresses may be blocked. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.


    Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible, garbled, misdirected, forged e-mail or for any technical problems, malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Sponsor not responsible for any damage to any Entrant's computer system/software related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Promotion. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If for any reason the Promotion is terminated, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes outside control of Sponsor which impair or affect the administration, security fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to modify, terminate, or suspend the Promotion. In the event of termination, a notice will be posted on the promotional website at www.galottery.com/maxgreen and random drawings will be held from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination of the Promotion end date.

  3. Drawings: Monthly drawings will be held on the first Thursday of each month, commencing on Thursday, March 4, 2010 and continuing through a date to be determined by the Georgia Lottery. Each month during the Promotion, a minimum of ten (10) entries will be randomly selected as the Monthly Prize Winners from all eligible entries received between the previous entry deadline and 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on the last calendar day of the month immediately preceding each drawing. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received for each monthly drawing. New entries are required for each monthly drawing. Entries will not be rolled over month to month and will only be eligible for the month they are received. Entries not received by the specified deadline for a drawing will be automatically entered in the next scheduled drawing. Entries received after the deadline for the final drawing will not be eligible for any drawing.

  4. Prizes: Each Monthly Prize Winner will win ten-thousand dollars ($10,000.00) cash. Prizes awarded are limited to one (1) prize per person, per monthly drawing.

    Prizes are not transferable, and no substitutes for prizes are available, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute different prizes of comparable value. Sponsor's decisions shall be final and conclusive in all matters relating to the Promotion. Applicable local, state, and federal taxes and any customs charges or tariffs on prizes are the sole responsibility of and must be paid by the Winner(s). All Winners will be required to furnish their social security number for federal and state tax reporting and withholding.

  5. Winner Notification: Telephone contact will be attempted for each potential Winner who has a telephone number listed in their Players Club profile. Each potential Winner will be notified by U.S. mail or e-mail at the street address and/or e-mail address provided in their Players Club profile upon entry into the Promotion. Winners will be required to complete and sign a Winner Claim Form and return the form and required entry ticket within twenty-one (21) days of the corresponding drawing. Except where prohibited by law, Monthly Prize Winners will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability/Publicity Release and return them within twenty-one (21) days of the corresponding drawing. If after reasonable attempts to contact a Winner by the Georgia Lottery Corporation, a Monthly Prize Winner does not return the required entry ticket and forms within twenty-one (21) days of the corresponding drawing, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate may be awarded the prize.

    Proof of sending will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. By submitting an entry, an Entrant agrees to allow use of his or her name, in full or in part, for any and all purposes in any and all media now known or hereinafter developed without territorial or time limitations and without compensation, including, but not limited to for promotional and advertising purposes.

  6. General Terms and Conditions: The Georgia Lottery Corporation, Scientific Games International, Inc., BBDO Atlanta, What’s Up, LLC, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, agents and employees (collectively, “Sponsors”) assume no liability or responsibility for damages, losses, or injury resulting from this promotion or the acceptance or use of a prize. Taxes and any other incidental expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the sole responsibility of the Winners. All federal, state, and local law and regulations shall apply.

    By participating in the Promotion, all Entrants and Monthly Prize Winners agree to the Georgia Lottery “Maximum Green Extra Chance” Promotion Official Rules and the decisions of the Georgia Lottery, whose decisions shall be final in all respects and legally binding in all matters related to this Promotion. All Entrants and Winners agree to release, discharge, hold harmless and indemnify Sponsor and their agents and Scientific Games International, Inc., BBDO Atlanta, and What’s Up, LLC against any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, harm, damage (including but not limited to property damage, personal injury and/or death), claims, actions, costs and expenses (including without limitation, all attorney's fees and court costs) arising directly or indirectly from or in connection with his/her participation in the Promotion, acceptance, possession or use/misuse of the prize or participation in any prize-related activity, including but not limited to any travel related thereto or any goods/services provided in connection with any prize. Entrant further acknowledges that Sponsor is in no manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on a prize (if any) are subject to the respective manufacturers' terms therefore and winners agree to look solely to such manufacturers for any such warranty and/or guarantee. Acceptance of prize shall further constitute and signify the Winner's agreement and consent that Sponsor may use the Winner's name, likeness and/or prize and biographical information worldwide for promotion purposes without limitation and without further compensation, except where prohibited. Winners are solely responsible for any local, state, or federal income taxes on prizes. Sponsor reserves the right to take such action as it deems necessary to enforce these Official Rules and ensure the fair operation of the Promotion, including without limitation, barring and disqualifying Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, Entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Georgia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, Entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Atlanta, Georgia.

  7. Official Rules: For a complete copy of the “Maximum Green Extra Chance” Promotion Official Rules, players may visit the Georgia Lottery’s Maximum Green Extra Chance promotional website at www.galottery.com/maxgreen, or send a request to: Maximum Green Extra Chance Promotion, Attn: Rules Request, 250 Williams Street, Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30303.

  8. Winners Lists: For a copy of the names of Monthly Prize Winners for the “Maximum Green Extra Chance” Promotion, players may visit the Georgia Lottery’s Maximum Green Extra Chance promotional website at www.galottery.com/maxgreen, or send a request to: Maximum Green Extra Chance Promotion, Attn: Winners List Request, 250 Williams Street, Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30303.

  9. Decisions of the President/CEO: In the event of any situation not provided for in these “Maximum Green Extra Chance” Promotion Official Rules or any conflict between any provisions of these rules, the decision of the President/CEO of Georgia Lottery Corporation, or her designee, shall be final and binding.

  10. Sponsor: Georgia Lottery Corporation, 250 Williams Street, Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30303.

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