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FanDuel Bracket T&Cs

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FanDuel Bracket T&Cs

FanDuel Bracket T&Cs

FanDuel Bracket

 

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR WAGER OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS PROMOTION.  A PURCHASE OR WAGER OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY / RELEASE OF LIABILITY / PRIZE ACCEPTANCE AGREEMENT MAY BE REQUIRED.

ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT.

 

The FanDuel Bracket promotion (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by Betfair Interactive US, LLC (“BIU” or the “Sponsor”), located at 6701 Center Drive West, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA  90045. The terms “you” or “your” mean the person to whom a Promotion Payout (defined below) is issued to upon satisfaction of the terms and conditions set forth in this Promotion.  Redemption of the Promotion is expressly conditioned upon acceptance of and compliance with all of these Promotion “Official Rules”.  Promotion participants may be required to sign paperwork issued by the Sponsor.

 

1.   Promotion Period:  The Promotion will begin on or around 12:00am ET on March 17, 2019 and ends at 11:59pm ET on April 8, 2019 (the “Promotion Period”).

 

2.   Eligibility:  The Promotion is only open to individuals who are at least 21 years of age.  Employees, officers and directors of the Sponsor, their parent companies, and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, cable/satellite affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, retailers, distributors, and each of such employees’, officers’ and directors’ immediate family members and/or those living in the same household (whether legally related or not) of each are not eligible to participate in the Promotion or receive a Promotion Payout.  Additionally, BIU reserves the right to refuse or otherwise restrict your eligibility to participate in any Promotion for any reason, in our sole discretion, including based on your wagering patterns or wagering history or if you failed to take advantage of any previous Promotion in good faith. Void where prohibited by law.

3.   How to Qualify:   To qualify for the Promotion, eligible individuals must have an active FanDuel Sportsbook member account (“Sportsbook Account”). Creating a Sportsbook Account at https://sportsbook.fanduel.com is free. By submitting your information and creating a Sportsbook Account, however, participants will be required to agree to the BIU Privacy Policy and Terms.  If you do not agree to BIU’s Terms and Privacy Policy, you cannot create a Sportsbook Account or participate in this Promotion.

 

4.   How to Enter: Use your Sportsbook Account to log in and submit a College Basketball Bracket before tip-off of the first game of the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament (“Tournament”) on March 21, 2019 (the “Eligible Bracket”).  Limit one (1) Eligible Bracket per user.  Any bracket submitted after already submitting your Eligible Bracket or outside of the Promotion Period will not qualify as an Eligible Bracket.  No purchase or deposit is necessary in order to submit an Eligible Bracket.

 

Subsequent attempts made by the same individual to submit multiple entries by using multiple or false contact information, accounts or otherwise may result in the entrant being disqualified.  Entries generated by a script, computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic or other automated means are void and may be disqualified. Entries that are in excess of the stated limits, incomplete, illegible, corrupted, damaged, destroyed, forged, false, lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Promotion at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.  Entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void. All materials submitted become the physical property of Sponsor and will not be returned. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the registered account holder of the email address associated with the entry for the domain associated with the submitted address provided that person is eligible.  Winner(s) may be required to show proof of being the registered account holder. Registered account holder is defined as the person assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible. For purposes of this Promotion, an on-line entry is “received” when the Website’s servers record the entry information.  Proof of sending (such as an automated computer receipt confirming entry or “thanks for entering” message) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of an entry for purposes of this Promotion. The Website’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Promotion. Those who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their entry form, or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified. All entrants submitting materials/content as part of the Promotion will be non-exclusively licensing (with the unlimited right to sublicense) to Promotion Entities the right to use such materials, and the images related thereto (including entrant’s name, social media account username and likeness), for any purpose (including any and all commercial purposes) with the right to modify the materials and make derivative works thereof.  

 

5.   Promotion Payout Determinations:  Users will accumulate points based on selecting winning teams in their Eligible Bracket in each round of the Tournament. Points will be accumulated as follows: 1 point for each winning team selected in the first round, 2 points for each winning team selected in the second round, 4 points for each winning team selected in the Sweet Sixteen, 8 points for each winning team selected in the Elite Eight, 16 points for each winning team selected in the Final Four, and 32 points for selecting the winning team in the Championship.

 

6.   Payout Amounts and Odds: Users finishing positions will based on the number of points accumulated in their Eligible Bracket. A total payout of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000) will be awarded in the Promotion based on a user’s finishing position, as follows in the table below (“Promotion Payout”).  There will be 1,000 winners selected in this Promotion.  Odds of winning depend on the number of Eligible Brackets entered.

 

Finishing Position

Payout Amount

1st

$100,000

2nd

$50,000

3rd

$25,000

4th-5th

$10,000

6th-10th

$1,000

11th-20th

$500

21st-50th

$250

51st-100th

$100

101st-500th

$50

501st-1000th

$25

 

In the event that there are two or more recipients that tie among results, awards will be combined and divided among winners, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.  The approximate retail value of all the prizes awarded in this Promotion is $250,000. Limit of one prize per person.

 

 

7.   Promotion Payout:  If applicable, the Promotion Payouts will be deposited into users Sportsbook Accounts within seventy-two (72) hours of the conclusion of the Promotion, subject to verification of users’ eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.  Promotion payout recipients will be solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the Promotion Payout received, regardless of whether the Promotion Payout, in whole or in part, is used.  The Promotion Payout value may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. The Promotion Payout is not transferable and cannot be substituted except in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. For any legally required winners’ list, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at 6701 Center Drive West, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA  90045. All such requests must be received within three (3) months after the end of the Promotion.

 

 

8.   Administration:  Sponsor will have complete discretion over interpretation of the Official Rules, of administration of the Promotion, and of selection of the winner(s).  Decisions of the Sponsor as to the selection of the winner(s) will be final. The Sponsor expressly reserve the right to amend, suspend or terminate this Promotion at any time without prior notice or consent.  Sponsor reserves the right to restrict at any time any Sportsbook Account holder from participating in this Promotion for any reason. Any questions relating to eligibility, these Official Rules or any other questions concerning this Promotion will be resolved at the sole discretion of the Sponsor and their decisions will be final and binding with respect thereto.  No groups, clubs, corporations, companies, partnerships, or organizations may participate in this Promotion or reproduce or distribute any portion of these Official Rules to their members.

9.   Release and Waiver of Liability:  By redeeming this Promotion, participants agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective affiliates, gaming license partners, advertising and promotion agencies, directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from and against any and all liability claims or actions of any kind whatsoever (however named or described) for injuries, death, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with: (i) your participation in the Promotion; and (ii) the receipt, use or misuse of the Promotion Payout, or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any Promotion-related activity, including those damages caused by the Sponsor’s own negligence.  The Sponsor expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use or misuse of the Promotion Payout. In consideration of the Promotion Payout, each individual hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of such individual’s name, photograph, likeness (including his/her voice), biographical information and statements concerning the Promotion, in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates.

10. Governing Law:  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of participants and the Sponsor in connection with the Promotion will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other laws.

11. Dispute Resolution:  The parties each agree to finally settle all disputes only through arbitration; provided, however, the Sponsor shall be entitled to seek injunctive or equitable relief in the state and federal courts in Los Angeles County, California and any other court with jurisdiction over the parties.  In arbitration, there is no judge or jury and review is limited. The arbitrator’s decision and award is final and binding, with limited exceptions, and judgment on the award may be entered in any court with jurisdiction. The parties agree that, except as set forth above, any claim, suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Promotion shall be resolved solely by binding arbitration before a sole arbitrator under the streamlined Arbitration Rules Procedures of JAMS Inc. (“JAMS”) or any successor to JAMS.  In the event JAMS is unwilling or unable to set a hearing date within fourteen (14) days of the filing of a “Demand for Arbitration”, then either party can elect to have the arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) or any other mutually agreeable arbitration administration service.  If an in-person hearing is required, then it will take place in Los Angeles, California.  The federal or state law that applies to these Official Rules will also apply during the arbitration.  Disputes will be arbitrated only on an individual basis and will not be consolidated with any other proceedings that involve any claims or controversy of another party, including any class actions; provided, however, if for any reason any court or arbitrator holds that this restriction is unconscionable or unenforceable, then the agreement to arbitrate doesn’t apply and the dispute must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Los Angeles County, California.  The Sponsor agree to pay the administrative and arbitrator’s fees in order to conduct the arbitration (but specifically excluding any travel or other costs of participant to attend the arbitration hearing). Either party may, notwithstanding this provision, bring qualifying claims in small claims court.

12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (A) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE PROMOTION, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (B) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (C) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (D) ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

13. Miscellaneous:  No waiver of any of the provisions of these Official Rules shall be deemed or shall constitute a waiver of any other provisions hereof, nor shall waiver constitute a continuing waiver unless otherwise expressly provided.  If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed from the remainder of these Official Rules, which will otherwise remain in full force and effect.

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