WSOP LAS VEGAS 2017 ME T&C

  1. The following are the terms and conditions of the "WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event Promotion in cooperation with The Sun" (the "Promotion"). The Promotion is organized by the applicable 888 group company (as defined in www.888poker.com's Terms of Service) (the "Promoter") who is the operator of the www.888poker.com website (the "Website"). Your participation in this Promotion shall be deemed to constitute your complete acceptance of the provisions below.
  2. All 888poker Tournament Tickets Terms & Conditions apply.
  3. The Promotion shall commence on 04/27/2017 and shall conclude on 05/01/2017 (the "Promotion Period"). However, in exceptional cases the Promoter may conclude the Promotion before the end of the Promotion Period or may prolong the Promotion Period, for example due to security or bonus abuse issues.
  4. Participation in the Promotion is limited to persons who: (i) are aged 21 or over at the commencement of the Promotion Period; (ii) have registered with the Website; and (iii) have username with the Website.
  5. The Promoter will organize and host on the Website daily WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event Qualifying Tournaments, from April 27th through April 30th (each of the daily Qualified Events that will be held from April 27th through April 29th shall be referred to as the "Preliminary Qualifying Tournament" and the Qualifying Tournament that will be held on April 30th shall be referred to as the "Final Qualifying Tournament" and collectively be referred to as the "Qualifying Tournaments"). At each such dates, the UK daily newspaper, the Sun, is set to publish daily articles about the 888 group companies. The first three daily articles that the Sun is set to publish (on each of April 27th - April 29th) shall each include a dedicated password ("Password").
  6. Participation in each of the Qualifying Tournaments is restricted to UK citizens living in the UK only, and not serving or acting in any manner as ambassadors for or otherwise sponsored by online poker companies. Illegible players will not be entitled to any of the benefits or compensation granted in this Promotion.
  7. In addition, to participate in each of the daily Preliminary Qualifying Tournaments, players must register using the daily Password published by the Sun as explained above. Each such daily Password can only be used for the Preliminary Qualifying Tournament being held on the same day of such Password's publication by the Sun (for example, players who would like to play in the Preliminary Qualifying Tournament that will be held on April 27th, must register using the password that the Sun is set to publish on the same day  April 27th).
  8. The top 15 players of each of the daily Preliminary Qualifying Tournaments, will be qualified to participate in the Final Qualifying Tournament.
  9. The top 9 players of the Final Qualifying Tournaments (each be referred to as "Top 9 Qualifiers"), will be awarded with prizes as described below.
  10. The first place winner of the Final Qualifying Tournament (the "Winner") will win a prize package valued at US$12,500 to the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event which consists of: (i) Buy-in entry to the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event valued at $10,000 (paid by the Company directly to the tournament organizer); (ii) 5 nights (nights of the 9th -13th July 2017) at the Vdara Hotel Las Vegas (paid by the Company directly to the hotel) (the "Hotel Expenses"); (ii) US$1,200 for travel and expenses (paid by the Company directly to the Winner's poker account with the Website) (the "Travel Expenses"); (iii) an invitation to the 888poker welcome session; (iv) daily transportation from the Vdara Hotel to the Rio Hotel and Casino where the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event will be hosted; and (v) an 888live poker kit ((i)- (v) collectively the "Prize Package").
  11. The Winner cannot redeem the Prize Package for cash or transfer the Prize Package in any way. On the occasion that the Winner is unable to attend the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event (for any reason), the monetary value of the Prize Package will not be paid to the Winner nor will he\ she be entitled to receive any part of the Prize Package.
  12. The Winner will be registered to play in the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event at day 1C ONLY held on July 10th, 2017, without exceptions and must play in such event.
  13. If a Winner wins the WSOP 2017 Main Event Championship (event #73), then such Winner ("ME Champion") will be entitled to receive a cash bonus from the Company ("Cash Bonus") such that the prize awarded to the ME Champion for winning the WSOP 2017 Main Event Championship (event #73) by the organizer of such championship (the "WSOP Prize") will be rounded up to a total sum of US$10,000,000 (i.e., ME Champion shall be entitled to Cash Bonus in the amount as determined by subtracting the WSOP Prize from the amount of US$ 10,000,000. By way of example only: (i) if a ME Champion is awarded a WSOP Prize of US$8,000,000, then s/he will be entitled to a Cash Bonus of US$2,000,000; or (ii) if a ME Champion is awarded a WSOP Prize of US$8,500,000, then s/he will be entitled to a Cash Bonus of US$1,500,000). The Cash Bonus will be paid to the ME Champion's account with the Website. If the ME Champion's account with the Website will be closed or self-excluded at any time, then the engagement between Company and the ME Champion, including the eligibility to receive any unpaid Cash Bonus, shall be immediately cancelled and terminated.
  14. The Company shall pay 20% of Cash Bonus each year to the ME Champion, in equal monthly installments, commencing on the first calendar month following the month in which the WSOP 2017 Main Event Championship (event #73) ends (the "Start Date") until the Cash Bonus has been paid to the ME Champion. By way of example only, if the Cash Bonus is US$ 2,000,000, then the ME Champion will receive a total of US$ 400,000 yearly from the Start Date which will be paid in 12 equal monthly installments of US$ 33,333.33.
  15. The ME Champion acknowledges that his/her receipt of the Cash Bonus is conditional upon the Winner agreeing to act as an ambassador for the Website and promote the Website for a period of five (5) consecutive years following s/he winning the 2017 WSOP Main Event Championship (event #73). The ME Champion shall not be entitled for the payment of additional amount or bonus of any kind for acting as such ambassador.
  16. In addition, in order to receive the Cash Bonus and before Company commences payment of the Cash Bonus installments as set out above, the ME Champion will be required to sign the Company's standard ambassador agreement and further undertakes to fully comply with such agreement. Failure by the ME Champion to sign such agreement shall render the ME Champion ineligible for payment of the Cash Bonus. In addition, if such agreement is terminated early the ME Champion shall not be liable to receive any unpaid Cash Bonus.
  17. Upon a request by the Company, ME Champion undertakes to play in up to six (6) 888live events organized by the Company during 2018 and 2019. Travel and accommodation costs incurred in connection with the 888live events will be at the expense of Company, subject to prior written approval by Company and according to the Company's then in effect traveling policy.
  18. Winner further undertakes to promote and act as ambassador for the Website at the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event Championship (event #73), which includes wearing exclusively throughout the duration the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event Championship (event #73), including the final table, the branded clothing/ patch provided by the Company.
  19. The Company will make hotel reservations for the Winner at the Vdara Hotel. The accommodation is booked for the night of the 9th July 2017 to the 13th July 2017. The dates are not subject to adjustment. For the avoidance of doubt, please note that it is not possible to grant the Winner a refund or rebate in the event that the Winner leaves the hotel prior to 13th July 2017.
  20. The Company will not be responsible for extending the Winner's stay at the Vdara hotel beyond 13th July 2017.
  21. If the Winner is still playing in the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event after 13th July 2017, the Winner will be solely responsible for arranging his/her own accommodation, following such date. The Company will provide the winner with up to USD $200 per day for each day that the winner is still playing at the Main Event following 13 July 2017 (the "Additional Accommodation Expenses"). The Additional Expenses will be paid to Winner's account with the Website within 30 days of the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event ending, and after receiving the hotel booking receipt issued to the Winner.
  22. In the event that the Winner continues to play in the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event beyond the 13th July 2017, the Company will provide the Winner with a one-off compensation of up to USD $500 for changing the flight ticket (the "Additional Flight Expenses"). The Additional Flight Expenses will be paid to Winner's account with the Website within 30 days of the event ending conditional upon Company receiving a relevant proper receipt issued to Winner.
  23. In the event that Winner does not attend the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event Championship (event #73) for any reason whatsoever and the Company has paid the Hotel Expenses or Travel Expenses, Winner agrees that the Promoter may deduct from the real money funds in Winner's account with the Website the monetary amount of such expenses. In the event that the real money in Winner's account does not cover such expenses, Winner undertakes to reimburse the Promoter of the difference within 14 days of request.
  24. The Company will not be responsible for arranging transportation from the Winner's residence to the airport and from the airport to the Vdara Hotel Las Vegas, nor any related parking expenses.
  25. Caesars Interactive Entertainment Inc. ("CIE") and the Company will not be responsible for any tax liability associated with the Prize Package and/or the Cash Bonus.
  26. Winner is solely responsible for recording, paying and accounting to any relevant governmental, taxation or other authority for any tax or other levy that may be payable in relation to the Prize Package and/or cash Bonus.
  27. Entrants must be at least 21 years of age to play in the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event. All entrants to the event will be required to produce proof of age (passport or other valid picture ID). Entrants who are not able to present such proof will be excluded from participation in the Event with no compensation.
  28. By participating in the Promotion and winning the Prize Package, the Winner grants the Company, its affiliates as well as their marketing affiliates, a world-wide, sub-licensable, perpetual, royalty free, irrevocable right to use his/her name, image, voice and likeness for promotional and publicity promotional and marketing purposes (whether online or offline) for the Website without any compensation and the Winner expressly waives any claims against the Company and all companies within the 888 group of companies as well as their marketing affiliates and partners, in this regard.
  29. Company does not endorse any deals whatsoever in any of our tournament qualifiers and as a result will not be held responsible or liable for settling any private deals made between members.
  30. During the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event, strict rules regarding player behavior will be enforced by the tournament organizers, which may result with disqualification. If you are penalized or disqualified at the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event as a result of an infraction of the rules set forth by the tournament organizers, the Company assumes no responsibility or liability for your entry into the event and no refund will be provided. In addition, disqualification shall render the Winner ineligible for receiving the Prize Package and/or Cash Bonus and Company shall not reimburse the monetary value of the Prize Package.
  31. All Website fraud and collusion rules apply. Any fraudulent activity will result in the winner losing their Prize Package and the Company reserves the right to take additional action against such player, which may include but not be limited to termination of the Winner's account, as well as disqualification from this Promotion.
  32. THE WINNER MUST BE IN POSSESSION OF A VALID PASSPORT FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS BEYOND THE CONCLUSION OF THE WSOP LAS VEGAS 2017 MAIN EVENT AND THE WINNER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING ANY VISA (IF REQUIRED) AND/OR ESTA (IF REQUIED) TO TRAVEL TO LAS VEGAS. THE COMPANY ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WINNER BEING UNABLE TO TRAVEL DUE TO LACK OF APPROPRIATE TRAVEL DOCUMENTATION AND THE MONETARY VALUE OF THE PRIZE PACKAGE WILL NOT BE REIMBURSED.
  33. The Winner of the Prize Package will be solely responsible for arranging his/her travel arrangements to and from the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event and shall be responsible for purchasing at his\ her own expense his/her own travel insurance which includes but is not limited to medical insurance and lost luggage insurance.
  34. The Company is not responsible for any changing or changes to flights, accommodation and anything else relating to the itinerary.
  35. The Company has purchased the room in the Vdara Hotel Las Vegas and the right to attend the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event and play in the Main Event from third party vendors and therefore is not responsible for its quality and the Winner expressly waives any claims against the Company in this regard.
  36. By participating in this Promotion each participant grants the Company and any third party vendors providing any services in relation to the Prize Package, the right to provide his/her personal details to such third party vendor in order to facilitate the provision of the relevant items comprising the Prize Package, to the extent such participant is a Winner (as set out above).
  37. If a players' account with the Website has been closed or self-excluded at any time up until the WSOP Las Vegas 2017 Main Event takes place or at any time thereafter, he/she will not be eligible for receiving the Prize Package and/or Cash Bonus and without derogating from the generality of the foregoing, in any event, Company shall not reimburse the monetary value of the Prize Package.
  38. By participating in the Promotion each participant agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless the Company, its legal representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from any damages or liabilities whatsoever arising out of this Promotion or the awarding or use of the Prize Package and the Cash Bonus (if applicable).
  39. The Winner may be required to complete and sign an insurance waiver with any third party vendor providing services in relation to the Prize Package or the Company prior to being allowed to take up the Prize Package. The Winner may also be required by the Company or by any third party vendor providing services in relation to the Prize Package to sign further documents before delivery of the Prize Package.
  40. The prize-pool for the Final Qualifying Tournament held on the Website will be as follows:
    • 1st place - Wins a WSOP ME package as further detailed in these Terms and Conditions.
    • 2nd place - Wins a ticket voucher worth US$ 1,050 for participating in an 888poker online qualifying tournament, in which the player will have the opportunity to try and qualify once again to win a WSOP ME package.
    • 3rd place - Wins a ticket voucher worth US$ 160 for participating in an 888poker various other online tournaments.
    • 4th-9th places - Each wins a ticket voucher worth US$ 109 for participating in an 888poker various other online tournaments.
  41. The name of each of the Top 9 Qualifiers, the Winner and the ME Champion (if applicable), may be published on the Website, the Sun and SunOnline without any further prior notice. Each of the Top 9 Qualifiers, the Winner and the ME Champion (if applicable) irrevocably agrees and consents to make themselves available for promotional, marketing and publicity purposes on reasonable notice, and grant all consents necessary for the exploitation of the promotional, marketing and publicity related materials in all media worldwide in perpetuity and execute all documents required by either the Sun or Company or both to do so, including (but not limited to) the use (without additional permission or compensation) by either the Sun or the Company or both: (i) of their likeness, name, image and/or voice in any media worldwide (including the Sun, SunOnline and the Website) for an unlimited period; (ii) of photographs and audio and/or visual recordings of each of the forgoing receiving their prize. The use hereunder by the Company shall include any of its affiliates and marketing partners.
  42. These terms and conditions have been drafted in the English language. In the event of any discrepancy between the meanings of any translated versions of these terms and conditions and the English language version, the meaning of the English language version shall prevail.
  43. The Company may alter these terms and conditions, including without limitation where required for security reasons, as a result of exceptional circumstances beyond the Company's control or as a result of changes to applicable law or regulation. If the Company makes any material changes to these terms and conditions, it will give you reasonable notice of the changes.
  44. The Company reserves the right to cancel or withdraw the Prize Package and/or Cash Bonus (if applicable) from the Winner, without any further liability including monetary compensation, if the Winner is under any investigation by government authority or his/her account with the Website is closed/blocked.
  45. Any provisions herein which by their nature are required to survive termination or expiration of this Promotion in order to achieve their purpose shall so survive until it shall no longer be necessary for them to survive in order to achieve that purpose.

By participating in this Promotion each member agrees to these terms and conditions which govern the Promotion, along with the "User Agreement".

     

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