Facebook Contest Rules

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Facebook Contest Rules

The Rose Gaming Resort
Official Rules


  1. Promotion Description: The Rose Gaming Resort SOCIAL SWEEPSTAKES (“Sweepstakes”) is a periodically conducted Facebook Promotion. The start and end times of the period for entering the Sweepstakes (“Promotion Period”) will be posted within each Sweepstakes post on The Rose Gaming Resort Facebook page, located at https://facebook.com/rosegamingresort. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Colonial Downs Group, LLC d/b/a The Rose Gaming Resort (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Entrants must act as instructed on the post and in these Official Rules to enter a Sweepstakes for a chance to win the prize. Winners will be notified by Facebook post and will be required to provide additional contact information to claim prize. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the promotion.
  2. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of Virginia who are 21 years of age or older. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), members of their immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, or persons who are prohibited from wagering pursuant to applicable law or whose name is on any self-exclusion list of Sponsor or Virginia Lottery Exclusion List are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant represents and warrants that they meet the eligibility requirements for the Sweepstakes.
  3. Winner Selection: The winner(s) of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries for the Sweepstakes received during the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted within 72 hours after the Promotion Ends ends by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. Winner(s) will be notified by Facebook post comments and will be required to provide additional contact information including full legal name, mailing address and date of birth within 48 hours of notification. If a potential winner does not respond within forty-eight (48) hours of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected.  Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners of a prize in accordance with the above procedure, after which the prize in question may go unawarded if it remains unclaimed.

    Prize must be claimed in person at The Rose Gaming Resort in Dumfries, Virginia.  All prizes will be awarded at The Rose Gaming Resort as specified in the winner notification. Winners may claim their prizes by visiting the Players Club desk located inside The Rose Gaming Resort during business hours. Winners have 30 days after responding to the winner notification as required above to claim their prize at The Rose Gaming Resort. Prizes not claimed within 30 days of response to the winner notification as required above may result in prize forfeiture.

    All winners must be an existing Rose Gaming Resort Players Club member or must enroll as a new member to accept prize. Membership in The Rose Gaming Resort Players Club is free. New members may apply for membership at the Players Club located inside The Rose Gaming Resort.

    If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prize winner may be selected. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively “the Prize Claim Documents”).  If winner fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within forty-eight (48) hours of winner notification, that potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.  ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

    Sponsor shall have no liability for any entry or winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received for any reason.

    In the event of a dispute concerning who participated in the Sweepstakes, the registration will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the Facebook account. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.
  4. Prizes: Prize(s), prize average retail values (ARVs) and number of winners for the Sweepstakes will be posted within each Sweepstakes post on The Rose Gaming Resort Facebook page, located at https://www.facebook.com/RoseGamingResort/.  Only the prize(s) posted by The Rose Gaming Resort in the applicable Facebook post will be awarded. Prize(s) cannot be transferred, assigned, redeemed for cash, or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination, which is final and binding and cannot be appealed. Winners shall be entitled to receive the state prize(s) only.  For clarity, if the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded and only the stated prize(s) will be awarded. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty whatsoever concerning the prize(s) awarded, including, without limitation, with respect to its appearance, safety, or performance. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize(s). All prize related expense, including, without limitation, federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  Acceptance of a prize constitutes prize winner’s permission for Sponsor and its designees to use prize winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements, and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  5. Online Entry: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period online by following the instructions on the designated Facebook post. Entrants are limited to one entry per person per Sweepstakes.  All information requested must be provided for entry.  Automated or robotic entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the entrant. Any attempt to enter or obtain more than the permitted number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, fraud, circumvention of these Official Rules,  and commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, may be removed from eligibility and voided by Sponsor. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification. All entries must be posted before the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.
  6. Privacy: All entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a winner, certain of their personal identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, on a winner’s list. All personal information submitted as part of the Sweepstakes may be shared by and between the Promotion Entities, and each of the Promotion Entities will use such information in accordance with their respective independent online privacy policies.  Sponsor’s privacy policy is available at https://www.churchilldownsincorporated.com/privacy-policy.
  7. Limitation of Liability; Indemnification: Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any misdirected or lost mail, or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating downloading materials in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification.

    By entering, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, and assigns, and each of their employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries. Sponsor assumes no liability of any kind for any property loss or damage or personal injury occurring in connection with any prizes.

    THIS Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, shall be settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules. The number of arbitrators shall be one. The place of arbitration shall be Richmond, Virginia. Virginia law shall apply. Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall an entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes). Entrants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  8. Winner’s List: To obtain a copy of any promotion post winner(s) list or a copy of the Official Rules, send the applicable request and a self-addressed, stamped, #10 envelope to The Rose Gaming Resort, SOCIAL SWEEPSTAKES, [17680 Colonial St. Dumfries, VA 22026}. Please include the date of the promotion post you would like a winners list. Request must be received no later than six months after the promotion post.
  9. Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Colonial Downs Group, LLC d/b/a The Rose Gaming Resort, [17680 Colonial St. Dumfries, VA 22026}. The Rose Gaming Resort promotes responsible gaming. Please play responsible. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.
  10. Facebook Disclaimer: Entrants should understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By participating, you hereby release and hold harmless Facebook from any and all liability associated with this Promotion.