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Play daily CHECK YOUR CHEQUE online contest - February 7 - 27, 2011

Official Rules and Regulations

Cheque Your Check Online
February 7 – 27, 2011
OLG Slots & Casinos & WinnersCircleRewards.ca
Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation


PROMOTION ELIGIBILITY AND CHANCES OF WINNING:

  1. This event is sponsored by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and is open to residents of Canada and the United States of America, who are active Winner's Circle Rewards (WCR) members; nineteen (19+) years of age or older (this excludes self-excluded, trespassed, and/or archived members as determined by OLG), except employees of any of the following: OLG, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, and OLG's advertising, promotion and contest management agencies.
  2. There is no fee payable to obtain membership, but OLG is not responsible for any delays in processing membership applications.
  3. Any personal information provided to or collected the OLG or the Contest Management Agency, including but not limited to entrants' contact information, is collected pursuant to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Act, 1999 and is intended to be used for the following principal purposes: to conduct and administer the contests by OLG or through a 3rd party Contest Administrator, including but not limited to the awarding of the Prize(s) and referring to such personal information in voice messages or other messages left for a selected entrant, for publicity and advertising purposes, for improving how OLG markets deliver its product(s) to consumers, and to comply with legal requirements. For further information see the WCR desk, or call the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098.
  4. Members with self-excluded or trespassed status as determined by OLG will not be eligible for any prizes associated with OLG contests, promotions, tournaments or giveaways.
  5. The chance of winning any draw component depends on the number of entries by WCR online members who enters the Check Your Cheque Online weekly and grand prize draws from February 7, 2011 up to and including February 27, 2011 at 11:59:59pm.
  6. In the event a selected entrant does not meet the eligibility requirements, then OLG has no obligation to award any prize to that selected entrant.
  7. This promotion is open to WCR members only who have activated an online account prior to or during the promotional period as described in Rule #5.
  8. OLG is not responsible for any delays in processing new email addresses, online accounts or www.winnerscirclerewards.ca online database entries and/or uploads and updates.
  9. Except as otherwise specified in these Official Rules and Regulations, this promotion takes place at each of the following OLG Casinos: Brantford, Point Edward, Sault Ste. Marie, Thousand Islands, Thunder Bay, and each of the following OLG Slots: Ajax, Clinton, Dresden, Flamboro, Fort Erie, Georgian, Grand River, Hanover, Hiawatha, Kawartha, Mohawk, Rideau Carleton, Sudbury, Western Fair, Windsor, Woodbine, Woodstock (each, a "Site", and, collectively the "Sites").

PROMOTIONAL COMMUNICATIONS:

  1. An aggregate of 162,440 Winner's Circle Rewards members from all membership levels were selected for the mailing list for the Check Your Cheque promotional direct mail piece.
  2. The only way to be selected for the mailing list for Check Your Cheque is to satisfy the following criteria:
    11.1. The selected eligible Winner's Circle Rewards member must have mail consent and have a mailable and correct address, as determined by OLG.
    11.2. To be a selected member belonging to the Winner's Circle Rewards (base level: also known as "Rewards" level) membership level with a 12-month point accumulation of 500 Tier points or more at time of selection on December 2, 2010.
    11.3. To be a selected member belonging to the Winner's Circle Rewards Silver membership level at time of selection on December 2, 2010.
    11.4. To be a selected member belonging to the Winner's Circle Rewards Gold membership level at time of selection on December 2, 2010.
    11.5. If the eligible member's membership level changes after December 2, 2010, the member will receive the prize in which they were initially classified as described in these Rules and as determined by OLG.
    11.6. Member must not be self-excluded or trespassed at time of selection on December 2, 2010.
  3. For more information on the member selection criteria for this promotion please contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098.
  4. OLG will not be responsible for direct mail pieces or emails, which are lost, destroyed, deemed unmailable, as determined by Canada Post, misdirected, or delayed for any reason whatsoever, or for OLG Sites capacity constraints or for the removal or the non-removal of any patrons or for any incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, visual or printing errors, or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone, computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination of thereof.
  5. Distribution of the Check Your Cheque promotional direct mail piece will commence on or after January 12, 2011. The direct mail piece will be mailed by third class mail to the selected Winner's Circle Rewards member at the address contained in OLG's database records, all as determined by OLG.
  6. Eligible WCR members who provided a valid email address and have opted in to receive email communication prior to February 2, 9, and 16, 2011 will receive a weekly email directing them to www.winnerscirclerewards.ca to participate. These emails will deploy on February 7, 14 and 21, 2011 to all eligible members as determined by OLG based on OLG's database of online records. Active members who do not receive the email are still eligible to participate in this promotion, pursuant to Rule #7. OLG will not be responsible for errors in database entries and/or uploads or for email delivery errors.

HOW TO ENTER (NO PURCHASE NECESSARY):

  1. There is one (1) way to participate as follows: Beginning on February 7, 2011 up to and including February 27, 2011 at 11:59:59pm eligible members, as described in Rule #1 and #7, can visit www.winnerscirclerewards.ca and log in to their active online account and:
    16.1. Access the Check Your Cheque Online promotion within www.winnerscirclerewards.ca.
    16.2. Members will be shown three (3) promotional cheques.
    16.3. Members will select one (1) of the three (3) cheques by mouse or keyboard stroke.
    16.4. The selected cheque will then reveal:
    16.4.1. Reward points (per allocation in Rule 16.4.7 below) and one daily entry to that promotional week's draw as described in Rule #18, and will accumulate for the grand prize draws as outlined in Rule #19 or;
    16.4.2. One (1) to four (4) bonus entries for that promotional week's draw as described in Rule #18, and will accumulate for the grand prize draws as outlined in Rule #20
    16.4.3. Limit one play per day throughout the promotional period, per eligible WCR member.
    16.4.4. Maximum of 235 Winner's Circle Rewards points to be won per promotional day, per eligible member.
    16.4.5. Maximum five (5) entries to be won per promotional day, per eligible member.
    16.4.6. All Reward points will adjusted to a member's WCR account weekly on or around February 16, 23 and March 2, 2011. OLG is not responsible for delays in processing on exact dates all points will be adjusted on or before March 8, 2011, based on OLG's online database as the verified record of actual won by eligible members for their online play.
    16.4.7. Reward point allocation:
    # of pts. Avail to be won Total Pts. Won
    10 8,500 85,000
    15 7,000 105,000
    20 4,000 80,000
    25 3,000 75,000
    50 2,500 125,000
    75 2,000 150,000
    100 1,270 127,000
    120 1,000 120,000
    125 500 62,500
    235 300 70,500
      30,700 1,000,000
    16.5. Upon successful completion of the Check Your Cheque Online members that have received a Secret Code; via email, Direct Mail or by visiting a site and swiping their WCR card at the kiosk or WCR desk and redeeming for a Secret Code and/or by winning a site Hot Bank or Table draw may then enter the code to receive an entry to the $10,000 bonus cash prize draws.
    16.5.1. Limit one Secret Code entry per day per eligible member.
    16.5.2. Secret codes are one time use and, can not be reused after online redemption.
    16.5.3. Maximum one entry per promotional day, per eligible member.
    16.5.4. Online codes received from the site are distributed on a first come, first served basis and while quantities last.
  2. Eligible members may play each component (as described in Rule #16 of the Check Your Cheque Online one (1) time per promotional day from 12:00am to 11:59:59pm during each day of the promotional period per Rule #5.

WEEKLY DRAW PRIZES

  1. The weekly draw prize allocations and dates are as follows:
    • Week 1 – February 7 – 13, 2011 – three (3) one thousand dollar cash prize ($1,000.00CAD)
    • Week 2 – February 14 – 20, 2011 – three (3) one thousand dollar cash prize ($1,000.00CAD)
    • Week 3 – February 21 – 27, 2011 – three (3) one thousand dollar cash prize ($1,000.00CAD)
    18.1. Each week three (3) primary entries will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received by Sunday February 13, 20 and 27 at 11:59:59pm during each promotional week.
    18.2. Draw entries are cumulative for that week of the promotional period as outlined in Rule #18. Entries will not be cumulative for following weeks. All accumulated entries will remain in drawing for the Grand Prize draw as outlined in Rule #19.
    18.3. Members are eligible to win one (1) or more of the weekly draws, but only one (1) prize per promotional week and one (1) Grand Prize for the promotional period.

GRAND PRIZE DRAW PRIZES

  1. The Grand Prize draw prize allocations are as follows:
    • Grand Prize – one (1) three thousand dollar cash prize ($3,000.00CAD)
    • 2nd Prize – one (1) two thousand dollar cash prize ($2,000.00CAD)
    • 3rd Prize – one (1) one thousand dollar cash prize ($1,000.00CAD)
    19.1. Three (3) primary entries will be randomly selected from all the eligible entries received by February 7, 2011 up to and including February 27, 2011 at 11:59:59pm.
    19.2. Draw entries are cumulative for that week of the promotional period as outlined in Rule #18. Entries will not be cumulative for following weeks. All accumulated entries will remain in drawing for the Grand Prize draw as outlined in Rule #19.
    19.3. Members are eligible to win one (1) or more of the weekly draws, but only one (1) prize per promotional week and one (1) Grand Prize for the promotional period.

SECRET CODE DRAW PRIZES

  1. The Secret Code draw prize allocations are as follows:
    • Grand Prize – one (1) five thousand dollar cash prize ($5,000.00CAD)
    • 2nd Prize – one (1) three thousand dollar cash prize ($3,000.00CAD)
    • 3rd Prize – one (1) one two thousand dollar cash prize ($2,000.00CAD)
    20.1. Three (3) primary entries will be randomly selected from all the eligible entries received by February 7, 2011 up to and including February 27, 2011 at 11:59:59pm.
  2. Sites will be notified of the winners each week on or before the following promotional weeks' draw.
  3. Attempts will be made to award the selected winners with the respective prize by contacting the selected winners at his/her contact information (as recorded in the OLG database), from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm for a period of time as deemed necessary by the Site but, not longer than March 31, 2011. Sites are notified of their winner(s), to arrange a time to visit the WCR desk to claim his/her prize. The selected winner is responsible for returning any telephone or email message left by the WCR representative within the time frame stipulated in the message in order to remain eligible to win the prize.
  4. If, at the end of the above mentioned time period, the selected winner has not been contacted or otherwise declared a winner for that prize, he/she will no longer be eligible to receive the prize.
  5. There will be no back-up winners drawn. If none of the selected winners claim the prize within the time limits specified, the prize will not be awarded and OLG has no obligation to award any substitute prizes.
  6. All cash prizes must be claimed in person on or before March 31, 2011. Cash prizes will be issued via a manual prize voucher, to be redeemed at the site Cashier Redemption. In order to claim the prize, the member must present valid government-issued photo identification along or; a valid WCR card together with an acceptable (as determined by OLG) form of valid government-issued non-photo identification.
  7. Members who have indicated no phone consent and no email consent on their account may NOT be telephoned or emailed by the Site to be advised of their prize, and if they have no other contact with the Site within the specified time period during which the Site is attempting to contact them to advise them of their prize, then the winner will not be eligible to win the prize and the prize will not be awarded.
  8. If no selected-entrant is able to be contacted and no winner is declared for a prize after the times and dates specified in Rule #26, then the prize will not be awarded.

GENERAL RULES:

  1. All participants must present valid government-issued photo identification upon request.
  2. Prize winners may be announced over the site public address system and may be required to sign, before receiving the prize, a form declaring that he/she has claimed his/her prize. Prize winners may also be required to sign, before receiving the prize, a declaration and release, confirming promotion eligibility, compliance with the promotion rules and releasing OLG including any management agency and any independent judging organization from any liability in connection with the conduct of the promotion and/or the awarding of the prizes.
  3. Once received by OLG, all vouchers/coupons/offers are the property of OLG. Vouchers/coupons/offers which have been obtained or made through fraudulent means or which are illegible, altered, reproduced, mutilated, irregular, or appear to be tampered with are subject to disqualification. OLG will not be responsible for coupons/voucher/offers, direct mail pieces or emails, which are lost, destroyed, deemed unmailable, as determined by Canada Post, misdirected, or delayed for any reason whatsoever, or for the Site's capacity constraints or for the removal or the non-removal of any patrons, or for any incorrect or inaccurate data in the WCR database, any incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, visual or printing errors, or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone, computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Where such failures cannot be corrected immediately or within a reasonable time frame to allow for a continuation of the promotion, the Site may, at the Site's option, use a manual back up system and/or disqualify the affected participant.
  4. All decisions of the judges with respect to any element of this promotion are final.
  5. In the event that an entrant does not meet the eligibility requirements, then OLG has no obligation to award any prize(s) to that entrant.
  6. Members who have indicated no phone consent on their account may not be telephoned by OLG for any reason.
  7. Members who have indicated no email consent on their account may not be emailed by OLG for any reason.
  8. Members who have indicated no mail consent on their account may not be mailed by OLG for any reason.
  9. The only way to receive a direct mail piece is to meet the criteria as determined by OLG, based on OLG database records. OLG will not be responsible for errors in database entries or mail delivery errors.
  10. As per the Winner's Circle Rewards program rules and regulations (contained within the Winner's Circle Rewards application) any Winner's Circle Rewards card used in this promotion can only be entered by the named cardholder. The use of any other person's card(s) or online account to obtain entry will result in any issued entry being null and void and ineligible to win any draws.
  11. OLG, Draftfcb and SplashDot assume no responsibility for: entries lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected, or for the failure, interruption or delay of any e-mail or other communication to be received, for any reason; 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, problems with the function of any website or website feature howsoever caused; the malfunction of, or damage caused to, any telephone network or lines, computer equipment, data or software, online systems, servers or access providers, any functionality lost due to not having cookies enabled; traffic congestion on the Internet; the security or privacy of information transmitted via computer networks; or for breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer "hackers"; or any combination thereof, as a result of participation in this contest.
  12. No offer or prize substitutions will be made, save for OLG's right, at its sole discretion, to make an offer or prize substitution of equivalent value. Vouchers and coupons not redeemed prior to the expiry date will automatically become void and will not be redeemable at a later date. OLG has no obligation to award substitute offers to those WCR members who have not redeemed their offer(s).
  13. OLG reserves the right to verify the full legal name and address of the claimant with the information on the selected entry form. To claim the prize, valid government issued photo identification OR valid WCR card together with an acceptable (as determined by OLG) form of valid government issued non-photo identification will be required.
  14. OLG is not responsible for commencing, continuing or completing the Check Your Cheque Online promotion, or awarding prizes in the event of circumstances beyond OLG's control, and OLG may, at its sole discretion, change or alter this promotion, as OLG deems necessary.
  15. Members with self-excluded or trespassed status or whose Winner's Circle Rewards account become archived during the promotional period, as determined by OLG, will not be eligible for any prizes associated with OLG contests, promotions, tournaments or giveaways.
  16. OLG may, at its sole discretion, disqualify an entrant and seek damages and/or other relief, to the fullest extent permitted by law, from all persons responsible for any attempt to tamper with the entry process, interfere with the contest rules, and deliberately damage any kiosk or undermining the administration, security or legitimate operation of this contest.
  17. Prizes, vouchers and coupons are non-transferable and must be claimed by the rightful winner per processes indicated and prior to dates and times conveyed to the winner.
  18. All references to times and dates reflect Eastern Time. Times may vary, depending on the opening and closing hour of the Site.
  19. OLG reserves the right to change or alter a promotion, as it deems appropriate, including making changes or alterations to these rules and regulations relating to the accommodation of participants in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).
  20. These Official Rules and Regulations govern the promotion and must be followed and by agreeing to participate in the promotion, all entrants agree to comply with, and be bound by these Official Rules and Regulations.
  21. This promotion is subject to the Laws of the Province of Ontario and the Federal laws of Canada as applicable.

Any questions relating to this program please visit the Winner's Circle Rewards desk, www.WinnersCircleRewards.ca or contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098.

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