iGaming- Gambling is Random – Official Rules and Regulations

The Gambling is Random contest (the “Contest”) is organized by the Responsible Gambling Council (Ontario) (the “Sponsor”).

1. Contest Period

The Contest has one contest period. The first GIR Contest period (the “GIR Contest”) begins on Friday, December 1, 2023 at 10:00:01 am Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on Friday, March 1, 2024 at 11:59:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) (the “GIR Contest Period”).

2. Eligibility

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The Contest is open to all participants 18 years and older in the province of Ontario, Canada during the Contest Period at the time of entry. Employees of the Sponsor and their respective families and members of their households are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

3. How to Enter

To enter the Contest an eligible individual must complete a contest entry from and, in conjunction with the foregoing, provide a valid e-mail address and correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other assistance. The contest entry form can be obtained by playing online at www.gamblingisrandom.ca, or b) by accessing the contest website located at www.gamblingisrandom.ca (the “Contest Website”). Proper completion of one of the foregoing entry methods during the Contest Period will provide the individual with one (1) entry for the GIR Contest.

4. Prizes

There are two (2) prizes in total to be won during the GIR Contest Period (each a “Prize”), namely one gift card each in the amount of $125.

5. Draws

GIR Contest Period Draws: On the draw dates shown below, two (2) eligible entrants for the GIR Contest will be selected via a random computer draw from among all eligible entries received during the corresponding entry period shown below. The random computer draw will be overseen by a Sponsor representative at Sponsor’s offices.

Entry Periods Draw Dates (on or around 12:00 pm (“ET”)
Start Date/Time End Date/Time
December 1, 2023 — 10:00:01 am ET March 1, 2024 — 11:59:59 pm ET January 31, 2024 and March 4, 2024

All entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity, proof of age and/or proof of eligibility from an Ontario college or university Registrar’s Office (in a form acceptable to Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in the Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of an entry for the purposes of the Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason that Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering the Contest in accordance with these rules. Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification from the Contest in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.

Sponsor may at any time and from time to time substitute a Prize for an alternate prize of equal and greater value. Prizes are non-redeemable and cannot be exchanged for cash or other form of consideration.

6. Award of Prizes

Potential winners will be contacted by e-mail. Sponsor requires verification of a potential winner’s identify or validation of his or her eligibility and he or she must respond to such e-mail within five (5) days. Failure to do so may result in disqualification as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor may also require that a potential winner sign and deliver to Sponsor a winner’s declaration and release form which, among other things: (i) confirms compliance with these rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the applicable Prize as awarded; (iii) releases the Sponsor each its respective directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the applicable Prize or any portion thereof; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet, and on the winners’ list.

Any unclaimed Prizes will not be awarded. If a potential winner is found to be ineligible, declines to accept the applicable Prize or in the event that a Prize confirmation or Prize is returned as undeliverable, the applicable Prize will be forfeited.

Lost, stolen or misappropriated Prizes will not be replaced.

If due to printing, production, online, internet, computer or other error of any kind, more Prizes are claimed than intended to be awarded according to these Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing from amongst all eligible prize claimants whose claims have not yet been redeemed to award the remaining advertised Prizes for the Winter Contest Period, as the case may be. Prizes will stop being awarded in the event Sponsor becomes aware of an error respecting the number of Prizes. In no event will the Sponsor be liable for more than the stated number of Prizes in these Rules.

7. General

Void where prohibited by applicable laws. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor. These Contest rules are governed by the laws of the province of Ontario and the Federal laws of Canada that apply in the province of Ontario. In the event of any dispute or other matter relating to the Contest or these Contest rules, the courts of the province of Ontario located in the city of Toronto will have exclusive jurisdiction, provided that Sponsor may enforce its intellectual property and other proprietary rights in any jurisdiction without restriction. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of entrants. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, and without prior notice to adjust any of the dates and/or timeframes stipulated in these rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant and/or entry with these rules, or as a result of technical problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Rules. Releases will not be liable for: (i) any failure of the Kiosks and/or Contest Website during the Contest Period; (ii) any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, private networks, public networks, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any computer system used to conduct the random computer draw for any reason; (iv) the failure of any customer to receive an e-mail or other communication from Sponsor; (v) any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the Contest; (vi) any lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or illegal entry; and/or (vii) any combination of the above. Releases will not be liable for any indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages of any sort and Releases aggregate liability in regard to any direct damages suffered in conjunction with the Contest, to the extent not excluded and otherwise recoverable, is limited at $100 in the aggregate.

By entering the Gambling is Random contest, entrants consent to the use of their personal information for purposes of administering the contest and consent to receipt of electronic communications and messages in regard to the Contest as well as general information about Sponsor, its mandate and various projects and undertakings. Entrants can withdraw such consent at any time in writing but doing so during the Contest Period will render them ineligible to participate in the Contest. Entrants can view Sponsor’s privacy policy at https://responsiblegambling.org/privacy-policy/. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspect, and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, in the event of fraud, technical failure, error, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or other cause beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control that impair the integrity or proper functioning of the draw, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, amend or suspend the Contest, or to amend these rules, without prior notice or obligation, in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind, or for any other reason. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or of Gambling is Random campaign to be acting in violation of these rules, or otherwise acting in a disruptive manner.