SAVOR BORGATA SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
Savor Borgata Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is subject to these Official Rules. By entering, all participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor (as defined in Section 2) which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Certain restrictions may apply.
1. Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (and the District of Columbia) who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry (unless otherwise excluded by Sponsor in accordance with applicable law). Proof of residency and age may be required. Employees, officers, directors, members and representatives of Sponsor and MGM Resorts International and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, as well as the immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings and children and each of their respective spouses, children and siblings) of each of the above and persons living in the same households of each of the above are ineligible to participate or win in this Sweepstakes. Persons who have won a prize in any sweepstakes or contest sponsored by Sponsor within six (6) months of the start date of this Sweepstakes are not eligible to win a prize in this Sweepstakes. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sweepstakes is void outside the 50 United States (and the District of Columbia) and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
2. Sponsor: The sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, NJ 08401(“Sponsor”).
3. Timing: Sweepstakes entry period begins on October 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on October 26, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET (“Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
Limits. Maximum one (1) entry per person in this Sweepstakes. All entries in excess of the limits described herein are ineligible and will be disqualified.
5. Winner Selection and Notification: On or about October 27, 2017, winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received by representatives of Sponsor. The odds of winning a prize depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. The selected potential winners will be notified via email and/or telephone, promptly after selection. Sponsor is not obligated to leave a voice, recorded or other message. The selected potential winners will be required to respond to the notification within five (5) business days of the date and time notification was sent/attempted by Sponsor, with the required information or prize will be forfeited. The selected potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.
Each selected potential winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability & Publicity Release (“Affidavit”) to Sponsor. If required by Sponsor, this document will be sent out to the potential winner by email along with instructions on to how to return them to Sponsor. In addition, each winner’s guest may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) be required to execute and return a release of liability as directed in order to participate as winner’s guest. Each selected potential winner may be required to provide his/her U. S. Social Security Number for tax purposes. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification and Affidavit procedures in connection with the selection of any alternate winner(s).
In Sponsor’s sole discretion, a selected potential winner may be disqualified (and may forfeit his/her prize), and an alternate winner may be randomly selected in accordance with these Official Rules from among the remaining eligible entries if such selected potential winner (i) is unreachable or does not timely respond to any communication from Sponsor (or its designee) (or if a winner notification is returned as undeliverable), (ii) declines or cannot accept, receive or use a prize for any reason, (iii) fails to sign and return the Affidavit within the required time period, and/or (iv) does not comply with these Official Rules. Forfeited prizes may not be awarded. In the event that a selected potential winner is disqualified and/or is unable to satisfy the requirements herein, Sponsor will use reasonable efforts to award the prize to an alternate winner (if necessary and time permitting) who successfully meets the requirements to receive a prize, but reserves the right to not award the prize after multiple efforts to identify an alternate winner (if any) who accepts the prize.
Sponsor’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners, is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. The selected potential winners may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, be required to show a valid state issued driver’s license, government-issued identification or other identification (subject to Sponsor’s approval) as evidence of identity.
6. Prize: A total of three (3) prizes are offered in this Sweepstakes.
Grand Prize. The one (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a Grand Prize which consists of the following prize elements: (i) 2-night’s accommodations in a Queen Classic Room checking in on Friday, November 10, 2017 and checking out Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa (approximate retail value (“ARV”) of accommodations (including daily resort fee) is $688.00); (ii) $200 food and beverage credit for use only at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa during this stay (maximum ARV: $200); (iii) Two (2) VIP tickets to Savor Borgata’s Ultimate Food Experience on Saturday, November 11, 2017 (ARV: $278); (iv) Two (2) tickets to Culinary Demonstration with Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian on Saturday, November 11, 2017 (maximum ARV: $50); (v) autographed cookbook signed by Geoffrey Zakarian (ARV: $30); and (vi) a meet and greet with Geoffrey Zakarian on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Total ARV of Grand Prize: $1,246.00. Prize excludes airfare/transportation to/from Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Second Prize. The one (1) Second Place winner will receive a Second Prize which consists of the following prize elements: (i) 1-night accommodations in a Queen Classic Room checking in on Saturday, November 11, 2017 and checking out Sunday, November 12, 2017 (ARV of accommodations (including resort daily resort fee) is $379); (ii) Two (2) general admission tickets to Savor Borgata’s Ultimate Food Experience on Saturday, November 11, 2017 (ARV: $178); and (iii) Two (2) tickets to Culinary Demonstration with Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian on Saturday, November 11, 2017 (maximum ARV: $50). Total ARV of Second Place Prize: $607.00. Prize excludes airfare/transportation to/from Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Third Prize. The one (1) Third Place winner will receive a Third Prize which consists of the following prize elements: (i) Two (2) general admission tickets to Savor Borgata’s Ultimate Food Experience on Saturday, November 11, 2017 (ARV: $178); and (ii) Two tickets to Culinary Demonstration with Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian on Saturday, November 11, 2017 (maximum ARV: $50). Total ARV of Third Place Prize: $228.00. Prize excludes airfare/transportation to/from Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Total ARV of all offered prizes: $2,081.00.
Unless otherwise indicated herein, all expenses and travel costs including, but not limited to, all transportation, meals, incidental, surcharges, service charge or facility charges, personal charges at hotel, taxes or other expense, are the responsibility of each winner and his/her guest. All elements of prize are subject to availability, blackout days (which may include holidays, weekends and/or special events) and certain other restrictions. All elements of the prize must be used during the same stay. The Grand Prize and Second Prize winners will be required to present a major valid credit card at the time of check-in to cover incidentals and fees/services not included in the prize. All prizes must be used on dates as indicated above. Food and beverage credit is valid for food, beverage and applicable taxes; credit not valid for gratuity. Any unused portion of the food and beverage credit will become void, and will no longer be redeemable. If applicable, prize elements also subject to terms and conditions set forth in applicable prize certificate or ticket. The type and seating level for events will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The prize is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or any element of a prize) for one of equal or greater retail value if the designated prize (or element of prize) should become unavailable for any reason. The values of the prizes set forth above represent Sponsor’s good faith determination of the ARVs thereof, and the actual fair market value of each prize will be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion, and will be final and binding and cannot be appealed. Actual value of prizes may vary based on time of stay and other factors. The meet and greet prize element does not have a retail value. In the event this prize element is unavailable for any reason, no alternate prize will be awarded in its place. Each winner is responsible for reporting and payment of all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Guest of each winner must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of winner notification.
No changes may be made by a winner (or his/her guest) to prize details once any portion of arrangements has been made. Sponsor is not responsible for changes in schedule of any element of the prize. PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.
7. Release and Limitation of Liability: BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, EACH PARTICIPANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS AND SHAREHOLDERS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, CONSULTANTS, AND ANY OTHER COMPANIES PARTICIPATING IN THE PROMOTION, ADMINISTRATION OR FULFILLMENT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES (COLLECTIVELY THE “RELEASEES”) AND FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM AND TWITTER FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, LOSS, DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY, COSTS, EXPENSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEY FEES) AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND (AND AGREE TO WAIVE ANY SUCH CLAIMS, ETC.) RELATED TO OR ARISING OUT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, MY PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES) OR RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF ANY OF THE PRIZES AWARDED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED, TO PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, INVASION OF THE RIGHT OF PRIVACY OR PUBLICITY.
Releasees shall not be liable to any winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s), or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulations(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Sponsor’s sole control. Releasees shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by any persons.
Releasees are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (ii) technical, hardware, software, or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions which may limit or interfere with a participant’s ability to take part in the Sweepstakes; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process of the Sweepstakes; (iv) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (v) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, undeliverable, damaged or stolen entries or notices (including winner notifications, if applicable); (vi) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alternation of entry or other materials; (vii) any printing, typographical, human, administrative or technical errors or omissions in any material associated with the Sweepstakes; and/or (viii) any injury, loss, costs, expenses or damages to persons or property (including, but not limited to, damage to any computer system or mobile device related to participation in, accessing or downloading information related to the Sweepstakes) which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes related activity.
If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes unless it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance or completion of the Sweepstakes.
8. Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, each winner agrees and acknowledges that Sponsor and its designees may, without any limitation or further compensation, use his or her name, voice, biographical data and/or likeness in any and all media now known or hereinafter devised, throughout the universe and in perpetuity, for any commercial purpose including, but not limited to, advertising and promoting the Sweepstakes or any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes sponsored by the Sponsor.
9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes (or any portion of the Sweepstakes) should an error, virus, bug, computer problem or other cause or issue corrupt, restrict, prevent or inhibit the administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes and, in such situation, to select the winners from the remaining eligible non-suspect entries received prior to and/or after such action or in such manner as deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, Sponsor determines entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor’s representatives. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
10. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards against one or more of the Releasees shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees (or other professionals’ fees); and (iii) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim and/or seek indirect, punitive, incidental, special and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
Each entrant must be the rightful owner or have authorized use of the email account associated with the entrant’s submitted email address (if provided). If a dispute arises about who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email account provided. The “authorized account holder” is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry and that all eligibility requirements are met.
11. Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New Jersey without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New Jersey. By entering (or participating in any Sweepstakes-related activity), entrants (and others) consent to the jurisdiction and venue of federal, state and local courts located in Atlantic County, New Jersey.
13. Official Rules: For a copy of these rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (Vermont residents need not affix return postage) to: Marketing (attn.: Social Media/Savor Borgata Sweepstakes), 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. All requests for the Official Rules must be received by April 26, 2018.
14. Winners List: For a list of prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Marketing (attn.: Social Media/Savor Borgata Sweepstakes), 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. All winner list requests must be received by April 26, 2018.
RESPONSIBLE GAMING: MGM Resorts International™ endorses responsible gaming and strictly adheres to the Code of Conduct established by the American Gaming Association (AGA). Commitment to this includes employee training, public awareness and support of research initiatives by contributing to the National Center for Responsible Gaming. If you or someone you know has a problem gaming responsibly, please call the 24-hour Problem Gamblers HelpLine at 1-800-522-4700. Bet with your head, not over it. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.