Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Lottery
Second Chance Promotion
“Minnesota Vikings”
July 26, 2016

The name of this promotion will be the “Minnesota Vikings Second Chance Promotion.”

2.1. Definitions
A. “Minnesota Vikings” or “Scratch Ticket” or “Ticket” means the Minnesota Lottery Scratch Game #620.

B. “Minnesota Second Chance Promotion” or “Second Chance Promotion” means the drawings conducted by the Lottery in conjunction with the Minnesota Vikings second chance promotion.

3.1. Duration
A. The Second Chance Promotion will begin at 5:00:00 a.m. CDT on July 26, 2016, and conclude at 11:59:59 p.m. CDT on February 28, 2017.

4.1. Eligibility
A. A person may enter the Second Chance Promotion by becoming a member of the Minnesota Lottery’s Players Club via mnlottery.com and supplying all of the required registration information, and entering the 10-digit validation number that appears under the latex of a non-winning Minnesota Vikings Scratch Game Ticket.

B. Each non-winning Ticket entered will receive one (1) entry. One (1) winner per household per drawing.

C. The submission of a winning Ticket will invalidate that entry.

D. Employees (including immediate family members residing in the same household) of the Minnesota Lottery, Digiknow Inc., Clockwork Active Media Systems, LLC, and any other company that is not eligible to receive a prize from the Lottery under Minnesota law or pursuant to a contract with the Lottery are ineligible for any of the Minnesota Vikings Second Chance Promotion Drawings.

E. The person who submits an entry must be 18 years of age or older.

F. The Minnesota Lottery is not responsible for delayed, lost or misdirected electronic submissions made through the Internet.

G. A person may enter more than once; however, the player may only use one (1) unique Ticket number per entry. Multiple entries using the same non-winning Ticket number and entries made via automated computer scripts or other programming techniques will be disqualified.

H. A player who uses a non-winning Ticket as an entry in this Second Chance Promotion that has previously been used in any other Minnesota Lottery second chance promotion or contest will be considered ineligible.

I. By participating, players agree to these official rules and to the decisions of the Minnesota Lottery which will be final and binding in all respects.

J. An entry will be considered invalid if it does not meet all of the requirements for eligibility stated in this section.

5.1. The Second Chance Promotion Drawings
A. To enter the Minnesota Vikings Second Chance Promotion, a player must enter a non- winning Ticket via the process described above. The Minnesota State Lottery will conduct two (2) Second Chance Promotion drawings. The eligibility and schedule for each drawing are set forth in the chart below:

Drawing: Drawing entry start date: To be eligible, entry
must be received by:
Drawing date on or about: Total winners: Number of winners/prizes:
Drawing #1 5:00:00 a.m. CDT
July 26, 2016
11:59:59 p.m. CDT
October 11, 2016
October 13, 2016 85 1 VIP Game Day Experience
1 Pair of 2017 Season Tickets
8 Pairs of 2017 Single Game Tickets
75 Vikings Merchandise Packages
Drawing #2 12:00:00 a.m. CDT
October 12, 2016
11:59:59 p.m. CDT
February 28, 2017
March 2, 2017 86 1 VIP Game Day Experience
1 Pair of 2017 Season Tickets
8 Pairs of 2017 Single Game Tickets
75 Vikings Merchandise Packages
1 Green Bay Road Trip for 4 (Grand Prize)

B. The Lottery will, by use of mechanical or other devices, randomly determine which of the entries submitted are selected.

C. The Minnesota Lottery will conduct two drawings with one hundred seventy one (171) total winners for the following prizes:

  • Two (2) VIP game day experiences (includes club level game tickets, post-game press conferences passes, parking pass and merchandise items) ($2,450 estimated taxable value)
  • Two (2) pairs of 2017 Vikings season tickets ($2,500 estimated taxable value)
  • Sixteen (16) pairs of 2017 Vikings single game tickets and a Vikings merchandise package (includes a cooler, water bottles and hat) ($462 estimated taxable value)
  • One hundred fifty (150) Vikings merchandise packages (includes a cooler, water bottles, and hat) and $50 cash ($200 value).
  • One (1) Green Bay road trip for 4 (includes tickets, parking passes, transportation) plus $3,000 cash ($4,600 estimated taxable value).

The Minnesota Lottery reserves the right to substitute prizes based on availability.

D. The first one (1) entry drawn in Drawing #1 and Drawing #2 will receive a VIP game day experience, the next one (1) entry drawn in each drawing will receive a pair of 2017 Vikings season tickets, the next eight (8) entries drawn in each drawing will receive a pair of Vikings single game tickets, and the next seventy-five (75) entries drawn in each drawing will receive a Vikings merchandise package. In Drawing #2, the final entry drawn will receive a Green Bay Road Trip for 4.

E. A person may only win once in any one Second Chance Promotion drawing. However, they may win in more than one drawing.

F. A list of all winners will be posted on the Contest Winners page of the mnlottery.com website following the drawing and after winners have been verified. The list will remain on the Contest Winners pages for the duration of the Claim Period (as defined below).

G. Each person entering the Second Chance Promotion and winning a prize from the promotion consents to the use of his or her name and/or likeness for advertising, trade or promotional purposes without further compensation.

H. Prizes with a value of $599 or less will be shipped to the address listed in the prizewinner’s Minnesota Lottery Players Club profile after the drawing in which they are awarded. The Lottery is not responsible for lost or misdirected delivery. Prizes returned to the Lottery may be claimed by the prizewinner during the Claim Period (as defined below). It is the responsibility of the prizewinner to provide correct contact information, mailing address, and to check the Lottery’s website to determine if a prize was returned to the Lottery.

I. A prize won in a Second Chance Promotion may not be assigned or transferred to another person. Federal, state or local taxes on any prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. All applicable federal, state or local laws apply.

J. Promotion questions may be referred to MSL at (651) 635-8273, option 2 or promotions@mnlottery.com.

5.2. Claiming Prizes
Each person whose entry was selected in the Second Chance Drawing to win a prize valued at
$600 or more must fill out a claim form and submit it to the Lottery. Prizes with a value of $599 or less returned to the Lottery may be claimed by the prizewinner contacting the Lottery during the Claim Period and providing an updated mailing address. In the event that the claim is not validated by the Lottery, the claim shall be denied and the player shall be notified immediately.

If a prize winner is delinquent in the payment of state taxes or owes a debt as defined in Minnesota Statutes § 270A.03, subdivision 5,the amount due will be deducted from the value of the prize including, but not limited to, the cash portion of the prize, and the cash value of the merchandise or non-cash prizes. If the person owes a debt as described above, the person will be given thirty (30) calendar days from the date that the Lottery notifies the person that he or she has won a prize in which to fully satisfy the debt, as determined by the Minnesota Department of Revenue. In the event that the person fails to completely satisfy the debt within
30 days, the Lottery will liquidate the non-cash prize and it will forward any proceeds it receives to the Department of Revenue to satisfy or partially satisfy the debt on the winner’s behalf. If any cash remains after the Lottery has forwarded the proceeds of a non-cash prize to the Minnesota Department of Revenue, the winner will receive the remaining cash.

5.3. Claim Period
All prizes in this Second Chance Promotion must be claimed within one (1) year of the date of the drawing at which the prize was awarded. If, however, the one (1) year deadline is a Saturday, Sunday or a legal holiday, a claim must be submitted by the close of business the following business day. The Minnesota Lottery reserves the right to substitute prizes based on when the prize is claimed during the claim period. The Lottery will provide the end of the claim period on its website. Questions may be referred to the Lottery at (651)635-8273, option 2 or promotions@mnlottery.com.

5.4. Allowance for Delay of Payment
The Lottery may delay payment pending a final determination by the Lottery under any of the following circumstances.

A. if a dispute occurs or it appears likely that a dispute may occur regarding the prize;

B. if a dispute occurs or it appears likely that a dispute may occur regarding the ownership of the entry;

C. if there is any question regarding the identity of the claimant;

D. if there is any question regarding the validity of the entry or the claim presented for payment; or

E. if the claim is subject to any setoff for delinquent debts owed by the claimant under Minnesota Statutes, Section 349A.08, subdivision 8.

5.5. Emergency Termination
If, for any reason, all or any part of the Second Chance Promotion is not capable of running as planned due to, without limitation, errors in these official rules or advertising for this promotion, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, human error or any other cause beyond the control of the Minnesota State Lottery that, in the sole judgment of the Minnesota State Lottery, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity=or proper conduct of this promotion, the Minnesota State Lottery reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion.

6.1. Governing Law
By submitting an entry into the Second Chance Promotion, the person agrees to comply with
and abide by these game procedures; Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 349A (the State Lottery Law); Minnesota Rules, Chapter 7857 (the Lottery’s Prize Payment Rules); and all final decisions of the Director of the Lottery. All applicable federal, state or local laws apply. Second chance entry
offer void where prohibited by law.