I. HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Visit the Billion Dollar Game Sweepstakes page
and fill out the online entry form with your name, and address. One entry per person allowed. Mechanically reproduced entries not accepted. In the event of a dispute about entries submitted by multiple individuals using the same e-mail account, entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the Sweepstakes at the actual time of entry. The authorized e-mail account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programmed or any other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified. The sweepstakes begins December 17, 2008 and final submissions are due by 11:59pm (Eastern Daylight Time) on January 25, 2009.
Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada who are at least 18 years of age on December 17, 2008, excluding all residents of Quebec, and all Random House and employees and affiliates. Entries received from persons residing in geographic areas in which entry is not permitted will be disqualified. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
1 GRAND PRIZE WINNER will win (1) Emerson 19" Digital LCD TV + DVD Combo. Model LD195EM8. Approximate Retail Value of the TV is $275.00.
The Grand Prize Winner will also win one (1) signed copy of THE BILLION DOLLAR GAME (ISBN: 978-0385-52354-7). Approximate Retail Value of the book is $27.95.
10 RUNNER-UP WINNERS will each win one (1) signed copy of THE BILLION DOLLAR GAME (ISBN: 978-0385-52354-7). Approximate Retail Value of the book is $27.95.
ALL WINNERS will be randomly selected.
All winners will be notified on or around Jan 27, 2009. The winners will be notified by email, mail or telephone and may be required to sign and return affidavit(s) of eligibility and release of liability within 10 days of notification. A noncompliance within that time period or the return of any notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner. One prize per household. In the event of any other noncompliance with rules and conditions, prizes may be awarded to an alternate winner. Taxes, if any, are the winner's sole responsibility. RANDOM HOUSE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE PRIZES OF EQUAL OR GREATER VALUE IF PRIZES, AS STATED ABOVE, BECOME UNAVAILABLE.
V. ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS
Random House assumes no responsibility for any error; omission; interruption; deletion; defect; delay in operation or transmission; communications-line failure; or the theft destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entries. Random House is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines; computer online systems, servers, or providers; computer equipment or software; or failure of e-mail or entry on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to the participant's or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials from this Web site or sweepstakes. By entering the sweepstakes, participants are consenting to be added to Random House’s mailing lists for future promotions and for the use of their name for publicity and promotional purposes on behalf of Random House with no additional compensation or further permission (except where prohibited by law).
VI: WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, available after February 1, 2009, please send a stamped, self addressed envelope to: Julie Sills, THE BILLION DOLLAR GAME Sweepstakes, 1745 Broadway, Mail Drop 22.1, New York, NY 10019.
VII: GOVERNING LAW: All disputes and questions regarding the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any participant or the Sponsor, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than New York. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.