IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE REGARDING CONTEST RULES OF DRAFTKINGS
IMPORTANT! PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THESE CONTEST RULES (hereinafter, “Contest Rules”) BEFORE ENTERING THE MMA $30K BATTLE FOR NEW YORK CONTEST AS THESE RULES AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS.
DraftKings is pleased to announce an exciting new contest, the MMA $30K Battle for New York, LIVE at Madison Square Garden on November 12, exclusively for DraftKings Players. Battle for New York Qualifiers will have the opportunity to win the Prize (defined below).
To qualify for the Battle for New York, DraftKings Players must participate in a qualifying contest, in which the winner of the respective Qualifier will win a “ticket” to the Battle for New York Contest. The eight (8) Qualifier Winner(s) will win the following: a trip for two (2) to Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY to attend the FIRST EVER MMA fight card in NY on November 12; accommodations in downtown New York City for (2) nights (arriving on November 11, 2016 and departing on November 13, 2016); and a $1,000 cash credit to the winner’s DraftKings’ player account for two (2) roundtrip airfares and transportation to/from the airport (collectively, the “Prize”). The approximate retail value of the Prize is $1,950.00. Each Qualifier Winner shall be subject to these Contest Rules in addition to the contest rules for each Qualifier.
MMA $30K BATTLE FOR NEW YORK PRIZES
If one or more DraftKings Players tie for a Qualifying place in a “Battle for New York” Qualifier, there will be a playoff contest between the tied DraftKings Players, as solely determined by DraftKings, to determine the winner.
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ENTRIES
Once a player has accumulated 1 entry to the Battle for New York Contest they are no longer allowed to win additional entries. If a player wins multiple qualifier contests that were live at the time their 1st entry was accumulated, they will receive the cash value of their additional qualifiers. DraftKings will rerun those additional qualifiers.
First Degree Relatives
First degree relatives living in the same household are subject to the same max entry cap for the Battle for New York. For example, a husband and wife with separate usernames can only win 1 combined entry to the Battle for New York.
RULES OF PLAY
Players must be 18 (19+ in Nebraska and 21+ in Massachusetts) years of age or older, possess appropriate travel documentation necessary to allow the player to travel to and from New York City at the beginning of the Battle for New York Contest in order to be eligible for the trip to New York City (hereinafter, the “Prize”), or for the Grand Prize.
Conditions on Claiming Prize
The finalists of the Battle for New York Contest, in order to claim either the Prize or the Grand Prize, or both as the case may be, must:
Where legal, the finalists, grand prize winner and all guests must consent to the use of his/her name, voice, video, and likeness/photograph in and in connection with the development, production, distribution, commercialization, promotion and/or exploitation of DraftKings and the Battle for New York Contest in a form reasonably directed by the organizers of the Battle for New York Contest or other representatives of DraftKings;
Wear patches, attire, and/or promotional items as DraftKings may reasonably direct, and otherwise act as a brand ambassador for DraftKings;
Refrain from acting as a brand ambassador, or in any way promoting or endorsing any third party whose core business is offering daily real-money fantasy sports contests;
Agree to be bound by and adhere to all rules and codes of conduct as required by the terms and conditions during your participation in the Battle for New York;
Consent to the release of certain personal information to the DraftKings for purposes related to participation and eligibility for your participation in the Battle for New York;
Schedule, reserve and provide for your own travel arrangements to and from the hotel in New York City. DraftKings will provide $1,000 for airfare.
Execute other documents as DraftKings may reasonably request;
At all times while traveling to, from and while attending the trip to the Battle for New York, use his/her best endeavors to uphold the good name, image and reputation of DraftKings and shall not make any statements or engage in conduct which could damage or bring into disrepute the name and/or image and/or reputation of DraftKings; and
At all times conduct him/herself in a professional manner, and shall not be involved in any conduct or activity that may bring the winner into disrepute, or harm the finalist or winner’s name or reputation.
In the event a finalist or winner of a Prize is not able to meet the Requirements for claiming the Prize, such finalist or winner, as the case may be, shall not be entitled to the Prize, the Grand Prize, or any other prize, compensation or monetary value whatsoever, and DraftKings will have no further obligation to the finalist or winner, as applicable. The player explicitly agrees that by entering the Battle for New York Contest, the sole prize for becoming a finalist in the Battle for New York Contest is the Prize with the opportunity to win the Grand Prize. The winners of both the Prize and the Grand Prize, as applicable, must be able to fulfill the Requirements. A finalist’s or winner’s failure to fulfill the Requirements shall constitute a disclaimer by the finalist or winner of the Prize, the Grand Prize, or any other prize, compensation, or monetary value of any nature whatsoever associated with or otherwise related to the Battle for New York Contest.
By participating in this Battle for New York Contest or accepting the Prize, entrants further acknowledge and agree to the following Prize restrictions:
HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: Once hotel accommodations have been confirmed, no changes will be allowed except by DraftKings or its designees. Hotel accommodations are subject to additional restrictions and requirements as set forth in the hotel agreement between of the hotel designated by DraftKings.
AIRFARE: The winner of the prize shall be responsible for coordinating and booking his/her own transportation, transfers, and similar. DraftKings shall have no responsibility or liability for winner’s transportation, transfers, and similar except for providing the credit outlined above. The winner and his/her guest will be responsible for all airfare costs and fees in excess of the credit.
INCIDENTAL EXPENSES: All other expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the Battle for New York Contest Rules, including but not limited to, travel costs, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, luggage fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges, damage to hotel room, security fees, gratuities, taxes or other expenses, including any transportation not mentioned within such Prize description, including without limitation, transportation to and from airports and flights, are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner and his/her travel companion. The Prize winner and his/her travel companion are also responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that DraftKings has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.
CONDUCT: The Prize winner and his/her travel companion must follow all instructions of DraftKings or its designees relative to the Prize and any element thereof, in addition to the Requirements. In the event the Prize winner or his/her travel companion engages in behavior that, as determined by DraftKings in its sole discretion, is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, DraftKings reserves the right to terminate the Prize or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send the Prize winner and his/her travel companion home with no further compensation. In such event, the Prize winner may also be required to reimburse the DraftKings for the ARV of the Prize.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering the Battle for New York Contest, each players agrees to receive communications from DraftKings, subject to opting out when Entrant so desires. Entrant’s information will not be shared or sold to any outside party.
CONSENT OF USE
Each player who enters the Battle for New York Contest hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the editing, modification, replication, publication and/or other use of the names, likenesses, photographs, videos, voices, Entries and the like of the Entrant in any medium, whether now known or hereafter developed, including without limitation, any and all advertising, promotions, and other publicity conducted by DraftKings. Notwithstanding the generality of the foregoing, each Entrant further assigns any and all rights he or she may have over his or her Entry to the Sponsor without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind.
As used herein, a “Force Majeure” event shall mean the interruption of or material interference with DraftKings’ ability to grant to the winners the Prize by any cause or occurrence not within DraftKings’ reasonable control, including, but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, hurricane, terrorist threat or activity, public health emergency (e.g., SARS), act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, or order of any court. In the event of a Force Majeure, DraftKings may reschedule the Battle for New York Contest, or may cancel the Battle for New York Contest altogether.
DraftKings reserves the right to alter these rules and event at any time in DraftKings’ sole discretion upon reasonable notice to you; provided however that any change in the Prize shall be made prior to the beginning of the Battle for New York Contest.