Sizzlin' Hot

 

MINNESOTA STATE LOTTERY
OFFICIAL RULES
“SIZZLIN’ HOT” SECOND CHANCE PROMOTION

ADOPTED:  JUNE 24, 2014

 

I. Name of Promotion

The name of this promotion will be the “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion.

II. Definitions

A. “Hot Scratch Games” means the Minnesota State Lottery Scratch Game #966, $1.00 (one dollar) “HOT $50”; #967, $2.00 (two dollar) “HOT $200”; #968 $5.00 (five dollar) “HOT $500”; and #969, $5.00 (five dollar) “HOT $10,000”.

B. “Sizzlin’  Hot’ Second Chance Promotion  Drawings” means  the drawings conducted by the Lottery in conjunction with the “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion.

C. “Sizzlin’  Hot’  Second  Chance Promotion Event or Event”  means the event occurring at White Bear Mitsubishi on November 7, 2014, in conjunction with the “Sizzlin’ Hot Second Chance Promotion”.

III. Duration of the Promotion

The “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion will begin on June 24, 2014 and conclude on November 7, 2014.

IV. Eligibility for the “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion Drawings

A.  To enter the “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion contest, a person must: 1) log  in  to  the  Minnesota  State  Lottery’s  players  club  website  at www.mnlottery.com and, while logged in, complete an entry form which includes all required information; 2) enter the 13-digit ticket number that appears on the back of the non-winning Scratch Game Ticket; and 3) enter the 10-digit validation number that appears under the latex of a non-winning “HOT” Scratch Game Ticket.

B.  Each   Game   #966   $1.00  (one  dollar)   “HOT  $50”   Scratch Game Ticket entered will  receive one (1) entry. Each Game #967 $2 (two dollar) “HOT $200” Scratch Game Ticket entered will receive two (2) entries.  Each Game #968 $5 (five dollar)  “HOT $500” Scratch Game Ticket entered will receive five  (5) entries.  Each Game #969 $5 (five dollar) “HOT $10,000” Scratch Game Ticket entered will receive five (5) entries.

C.  The submission of a winning Scratch Game Ticket will invalidate the entry or entries associated with the winning Scratch Game Ticket.  

D. Employees   (including   immediate   family   members   residing   in   the   same household)  of  the  Minnesota  State  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 “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion Drawings.

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

F.  The Minnesota State 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 non-winning “HOT” Scratch Game Ticket number per entry.   Unless multiple entries are permitted as provided in Section IV.B. above, multiple entries using   the same “HOT” Scratch Game Ticket number and entries made via automated computer scripts  or  other programming techniques will be disqualified.

H.  A person may only be selected once in each of the five (5) “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion Drawings.  In addition, any one (1) entry may only be selected once in any of the five (5) “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion Drawings.  A person must submit more than one (1) entry to be eligible to win in more than one drawing.

I.  A player who uses a non-winning “HOT” Scratch Game Ticket as an entry in the “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance  Promotion Drawings  that  has  previously  been used in any other Minnesota State Lottery second chance promotion or contest will be considered ineligible.

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

“Sizzlin’ Hot”
Drawing Number
Drawing Entry
Start Date
To be eligible,
Entry must be Received by:
Drawing to be held
on or about: 
Prize
Drawing #1 5:00:00 a.m. CDT
June 24, 2014
11:59:59 p.m. CDT
July 15, 2014
7/17/2014 One (1) - $1,000 cash prize
Ten (10) - $500 cash prizes
Drawing #2 5:00:00 a.m. CDT
June 24, 2014
11:59:59 p.m. CDT
August 5, 2014
8/07/2014 One (1) - $1,000 cash prize
Ten (10) - $500 cash prizes
Drawing #3 5:00:00 a.m. CDT
June 24, 2014
11:59:59 p.m. CDT
August 26, 2014
8/28/2014 One (1) - $1,000 cash prize
Ten (10) - $500 cash prizes
Drawing #4 5:00:00 a.m. CDT
June 24, 2014
11:59:59 p.m. CDT
September 16, 2014
9/18/2014 One (1) - $1,000 cash prize
Ten (10) - $500 cash prizes
Drawing #5 5:00:00 a.m. CDT
June 24, 2014
11:59:59 p.m. CDT
October 7, 2014
10/09/2014;
Event to be held on 11/7/14
One (1) entry will win the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE vehicle;
nine (9) entries will win $1,000 cash prizes.


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

V.  “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion Drawings

A.  The Minnesota State Lottery will conduct five (5) “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion Drawings. The eligibility and schedule for each Drawing are set forth in the chart above.

B.  The Minnesota State Lottery will select one (1) entry in Drawing #1, Drawing #2, Drawing #3, and Drawing #4, as listed in Paragraph V. A. above to win  a $1,000 cash prize. The Lottery will then select ten (10) entries each in Drawing #1, Drawing  #2, Drawing #3 and Drawing #4 as listed  in  Paragraph  V.  A. above to win a $500 cash prize. In Drawing #5, one (1) entry will be selected to win the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE vehicle. The Lottery will then select nine (9) entries to win a $1,000 cash prize as listed in Paragraph V.A. above.

C.  The results of Drawing #5 will be revealed at the “Sizzlin Hot” Second Chance Promotion Event at White Bear Mitsubishi on November 7, 2014

D.  The prize value of  each $500 cash  prize is $500.  The prize value of the $1,000 cash prize is $1,000.  The prize value of the 2014 Mitsubishi Sport SE vehicle is approximately $36,076.38 (amount includes withholding taxes that the Lottery will pay on the winner’s behalf).

E.   The odds of  being selected in any drawing are dependent on the number of entries received for that drawing.

F.   A  list  of  all “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second  Chance  Promotion  Drawing  winners will be posted  on  the  Winners  section  of  the  www.mnlottery.com  website   following Drawings 1,  2,  3, and 4,  and  after winners have been  verified. Click the Contest Winners tab on the pull down menu listed under Winners at the top of the Lottery’s home page on www.mnlottery.com.

G.   Each  person  entering  any  of  the  “Sizzlin’  Hot”  Second Chance Promotion Drawings 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.   The Lottery will, by use  of mechanical or other devices, randomly determine which of the entries submitted are selected.

I.    A  prize won  in  any of the “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance  Promotion Drawings may not be assigned or transferred to another person. The Lottery reserves  the right  to  substitute  any  prize  awarded  in  the   “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion  Drawings  based  on  availability.  Federal, state or local taxes on   the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner; however, the Lottery will pay the required federal and state withholding taxes on behalf of the winner of the 2014 Mitsubishi Sport SE vehicle. All applicable federal, state or local laws apply.

J.    The Lottery provides no warranties, guarantees or representations of any kind, express or implied, arising by law or otherwise, including, without any limitation, any implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or any implied warranty arising from course of performance, course of dealing usage of trade in relation to any item included in a prize won in a “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion Drawing.

K.   The  Lottery  will  conduct  Drawing  #5  on  approximately  October  9,  2014,  by selecting ten (10) entries, one at a time.  The first entry selected is the apparent winner of the 2014 Mitsubishi Sport SE vehicle, subject to the individual whose entry was selected meeting all eligibility requirements.  The second through tenth entries selected will each win a $1,000 cash prize.

VI. “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion Event

A.   The ten (10) people whose entries were selected in Drawing #5 will be notified that their entry has been drawn and that they may be eligible to participate in the “SIZZLIN HOT” Second Chance Promotion Event to be held at White Bear Mitsubishi on November 7, 2014 to win the vehicle described above.

B.   The ten (10) people whose entries were selected in Drawing #5 must fill out claim forms and submit them to Minnesota State Lottery Headquarters within ten (10) days after the person is notified that they have been selected in Drawing #5. At its sole option, the Minnesota State Lottery may shorten the time in which the person must submit the claim form to the Lottery, if there are fewer than ten (10) days before the event on November 7, 2014.  If the claim form is not submitted within the required time period, any prize won during the “SIZZLIN” HOT” Second Chance Promotion Drawing is forfeited by the player and the player has no further right to the prize, and the Lottery may award the prize to another player. If the claim is validated by the Lottery, and the apparent winner meets all other eligibility requirements, the prize will be awarded to the player.  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 if the   prize is a cash prize.  Since any debt owed cannot be deducted from the value of the vehicle, a person selected to win the vehicle who is delinquent in the payment of state taxes or owes a debt as described herein, will be deemed ineligible to win the vehicle and the Lottery will go the second entry selected to determine whether the individual selected is eligible to win the vehicle.  This process will continue until the individual selected is determined to be eligible to receive the vehicle.

C.   The ten (10) individuals whose entries were selected in Drawing #5, and who have been determined eligible to receive a prize by the Lottery will be presented a “key fob” at the Event on November 7, 2014, one of which will fits the 2014 Mitsubishi Sport SE vehicle.  While the winner has been selected and qualified in advance by the Lottery drawings and security staff, the winner will not be known to the Lottery staff present at the Event until the winner is revealed during the Event.   In order to enhance the winner’s experience during the “SIZZLIN HOT” Second Chance Promotion Event on November 7, 2014, and so that the vehicle winner may leave the event at White Bear Mitsubishi with the new vehicle on November 7, 2014, the Lottery will determine in advance of the Event, whether the apparent winner of the vehicle is eligible to receive this prize.  Accordingly, the individual whose entry was selected to win the vehicle must meet all eligibility requirements to win the vehicle, as determined by the Minnesota State Lottery.  In addition to all other eligibility requirements, the ten (10) individuals who are selected to attend the Event must have valid drivers’ licenses and proof of insurance since one of the ten individuals will be awarded the vehicle at the Event.

D.   If one of the individuals selected to participate in the “SIZZLIN HOT” Second Chance Promotion Event is unable to participate in the Event, they may designate a proxy or the Minnesota State Lottery may designate a proxy to participate in the Event on the individual’s behalf.

VII. Claiming a Prize in the Sizzlin’ Hot Second Chance Promotion

A.   A  person whose entry  was selected to  win the $1,000 prize in the “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second  Chance  Promotion  Drawing  must  fill  out a  claim form  and  submit it to  the  Minnesota  State  Lottery  Headquarters within  ten (10) days after the person   is   notified   that   they   have   been selected in a “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion   Drawing.     If the claim  form is not submitted  within  the required time period, any prize won during the “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion  in which  the player  is eligible  is  forfeited  by  the  player  and the player has  no  further right to  the prize and the  Minnesota  State Lottery may award the prize   to another player.  If the claim  is validated by  the Lottery,  the prize will be awarded to the player.  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 of a cash prize 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.

B.   Since the Lottery is unable to liquidate the vehicle prize, if an individual whose entry was selected in Drawing #5 to win the vehicle is delinquent in the payment of state taxes or owes a debt as defined in Minnesota Statutes §270A.03, subdivision 5, the amount due cannot be deducted from the value of the vehicle. In such case, the Lottery will deem any such person ineligible to win the vehicle and another entry from among the remaining nine (9) entries drawn in Drawing #5 will be selected to win the vehicle, provided that the individual whose name was drawn is eligible to win the vehicle.  If necessary, this process will continue until an individual eligible to win the vehicle is identified by the Lottery drawings and security staff.  Any individual whose name was drawn to win the vehicle and   of $1,000, subject to the individual’s eligibility to receive a cash prize.

C.    A person  whose  entry was  selected  to  win  a  $500  cash  prize  will  have  the prize mailed to the address provided by the person on the Minnesota State Lottery’s Players Club website at www.mnlottery.com. Prizes returned as undeliverable or unclaimed may be forfeited and the player has no further right to the prize.

VIII. Emergency Termination of the “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion

If, for any reason, all or any part of the “Sizzlin’ Hot” 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.

IX. Governing Law

By submitting an entry into the “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance Promotion, the person agrees to comply with and abide by the game procedures for the “Sizzlin’ Hot” Second Chance  Promotion; 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.