OFFICIAL RULES

New Jersey Lottery Plants vs. ZombiesTM Second Chance Drawing and Tournament

 

GAME PERIOD

 

The New Jersey Lottery (the “Lottery” or “New Jersey Lottery”) is conducting an online second chance game promotion, (the “Second Chance Drawing”), in connection with the Plants vs. ZombiesTM Instant Scratch Ticket Game #01105 (the “Plants vs. Zombies Game Ticket”). The game period begins on September 10, 2012. Plants vs. Zombies Game Tickets may continue to be sold after the Second Chance Drawing game period ends based on availability of other cash prizes.

 

PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES WALL-NUT BOWLING TOURNAMENT

  1. To enter the Plants vs. Zombies Wall-nut Bowling Tournament game, (the “Tournament Game”), visit the New Jersey Lottery Plants vs. Zombies website at http://pvz.njlotterydreams.com/plants_vs_zombies/(the “Website”). No purchase is required to enter the Tournament Game.
  2. 2.The top ten (10) scores among all participants who play the Tournament Game will be tracked on a weekly basis and displayed on the Website’s leader board box. The leader board will be reset weekly each Sunday at 11:59 PM (EST). The top score from each week will be included in the Website Hall of Fame list.
  3. Scores earned playing the Tournament Game have no bearing on any prizes awarded in this promotion.
     

GENERAL RULES
 

  1. Ten (10) Second Chance Drawings shall be conducted by GTECH Printing Corporation (“GTECH”) through the IMARCS Group, Inc. (“IMARCS”) on behalf of the New Jersey Lottery.
  2. You must be at least eighteen (18) years old to participate in the Second Chance Drawings.
  3. This promotion and/or any parts thereof, including the award of any prizes, is void where prohibited by laws outside the state of New Jersey.
  4. Employees of the New Jersey Lottery, GTECH Corporation, GTECH Printing Corporation, the IMARCS Group and any subcontractors participating in this promotion are prohibited from participating in the Second Chance Drawing. This prohibition shall also apply to any employees of companies that are associated with the game development and/or drawing process in any way.
  5. To enter the Second Chance Drawings, players must have purchased three (3) Plants vs. Zombies Game Tickets.
  6. Every three (3) non-winning Plants vs. Zombies Game Ticket serial numbers submitted constitutes one (1) Second Chance Drawing entry. No other tickets may be used.
  7. You may enter as many times as you wish.
  8. Entries are to be filed in one individual’s name only.
  9. All entries in a drawing have an equal chance of winning a prize.
  10. You may submit more than one (1) entry per drawing; however, prizes are limited to one (1) per person and/or household address and/or e-mail address per drawing.
  11. Odds of winning any prize in any drawing will vary depending upon the number of entries received for the drawing.
  12. Entries are eligible for one (1) drawing and the final grand prize awarded in the tenth (10th) and final drawing.
  13. Entries submitted after the deadline for any drawing will be placed in the next subsequent drawing.
  14. Entries received after the final entry deadline will not be eligible for any drawing.
  15. Winners will be notified by e-mail.
  16. Prizes to be shipped via UPS. Please allow four (4) weeks for delivery.
  17. Winner names and hometowns will be posted on the Website.
  18. All drawing dates are subject to change based on ticket sales, distribution and claims.
  19. Cash will not be awarded in lieu of prizes.
  20. For information about the Second Chance Drawings please use the FEEDBACK form on this Website, or contact the PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES Second Chance Hotline, toll-free at 1-888-311-0029.
  21. For additional rules and regulations about New Jersey Lottery games, visit the official New Jersey Lottery website at http://www.njlottery.net. 

INTERNET ENTRY RULES
 

  1. To be eligible to enter the Second Chance Drawings on the Internet, you must register as a New Jersey Lottery VIP Club Member at www.njlottery.net with your name, street address, city, state and ZIP code, and a valid email address.
  2. You may only enter the Second Chance Drawings by accessing the New Jersey Lottery VIP Club at www.njlottery.net, clicking on the Plants vs. Zombies icon, entering the required registration information and checking the box to certify that you are at least eighteen (18) years old and understand that all Plants vs. Zombies Game Tickets, transactions and winners are subject to these Rules, New Jersey Lottery Rules and Regulations, state law, and the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy located on the Website.
  3. The Website is the only method of entry into this Second Chance Drawing. Entries sent via any other method, US mail/courier, drop-off etc., shall not be opened and/or reviewed and shall be disqualified.
  4. You must enter the serial numbers from three (3) non-winning Plants vs. Zombies Game Tickets for each entry.  The serial number is the fourteen (14) digit number that is found on the bottom front of the Plants vs. Zombies Game Ticket, and on the back of the Plants vs. Zombies Game Ticket under the bar code.  The first five (5) digits of the serial number will always be "01105" for the Plants vs. Zombies Game Tickets, and they are already entered for you. The Lottery, GTECH and/or IMARCS shall not be responsible for data entry errors by entrants.
  5. The serial number from any Plants vs. Zombies Game Ticket may be entered only one (1) time. 
     
  6. INTERNET PLAYERS MUST RETAIN THE TICKETS THEY SUBMIT AS PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY TO CLAIM THEIR PRIZE SHOULD THEY BE SELECTED AS WINNERS.
  7. The Internet entry deadline for each of the ten (10) Second Chance Drawings is Midnight Eastern Time on the night of the announced entry deadline.
  8. All drawing entries are subject to validation by the Lottery or its designee and may be disqualified if eligibility requirements are not met.
  9. Tickets determined to be in a stolen/missing inventory status or not part of a valid sold, activated or promotional New Jersey Lottery inventory status shall be disqualified.
  10. The Lottery and/or its administrators, at their sole discretion, may disqualify an entrant, winner, or designee from participating in any aspect of the Second Chance Drawings if they deem or suspect that such person has engaged in or has attempted to engage in any of the following: (a) acting in violation of these Official Rules or the Terms of Use or Privacy Policy; (b) damaging, tampering with or corrupting the operation of the Website; (c) acting with intent to annoy, harass or abuse any other person; (d) use of any automated bot, macro, script or other robotic, mechanical, programmed or automated devices to submit data to the Website; (e) repeated attempts to submit multiple entries; (f) any unsportsmanlike, inappropriate, uncooperative, disruptive, fraudulent, potentially fraudulent, or unusual behavior or activity; or (g) activity deemed to be generally inconsistent with the intended operation of the Second Chance Drawings. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR CORRUPT ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SECOND CHANCE DRAWING IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE LOTTERY AND ITS ADMINISTRATORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.

DRAWING DATES AND PRIZES 

 The Lottery shall award the following prizes for each drawing.

 

Drawing Number

Entry Deadline

Drawing Date*

Prize

1

September 25,2012

October 2, 2012

One (1) iPod touch® and $50.00 iTunes® Gift Card

2

October 2, 2012

October 9, 2012

One (1) iPod touch and $50.00 iTunes Gift Card

3

October 9, 2012

October 16, 2012

One (1) iPod touch and $50.00 iTunes Gift Card

4

October 16, 2012

October 23, 2012

One (1) iPod touch and $50.00 iTunes Gift Card

5

October 23, 2012

October 30, 2012

One (1) iPod touch and $50.00 iTunes Gift Card

6

October 30, 2012

November 6, 2012

One (1) iPod touch and $50.00 iTunes Gift Card

7

November 6, 2012

November 13, 2012

One (1) iPod touch and $50.00 iTunes Gift Card

8

November 13, 2012

November 20, 2012

One (1) iPod touch and $50.00 iTunes Gift Card

9

November 20, 2012

November 27, 2012

One (1) iPod touch and $50.00 iTunes Gift Card

10

November 27, 2012

December 4, 2012

One (1) iPod touch and $50.00 iTunes Gift Card

One (1) iPad® 3 and $250.00 Apple® Gift Card


*Actual drawing dates are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Lottery.

The computer of IMARCS located in Tallahassee, Florida is the official time and record-keeping device for the drawings.
Apple®, iPad®, iPod®, iPod Touch® and iTunes® are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. Apple is not a participant in or a sponsor of this promotion.


WINNER NOTIFICATION
 

  1. Winners will be sent e-mails with prize claim instructions. Because e-mails are sometimes not deliverable for reasons beyond the control of the Lottery and its suppliers, Internet players should always check the WINNERS page on the Website after a drawing to see if they've won.
  2. If your Internet entry is selected as a prize winner, you will be required, within thirty (30) days of the posting of the winners list, to produce the Plants vs. Zombies Game Tickets with the serial numbers that match the serial numbers that you entered. If you are unable to produce the Plants vs. Zombies Game Tickets with the serial numbers you entered within the thirty (30) day time limit, the prize will be awarded to an alternate, according to the Lottery's established drawing procedures.
  3. Prizes are not transferable.
  4. Each winner’s name and town of residence shall be posted on the Website following the validation of the winners. For a list of prize winners, send a written request to: New Jersey Lottery Plants vs. Zombies Second Chance Drawing, Attn: GTECH Corporation, 10 Memorial Drive, 5th Floor, Providence, RI 02903.
  5. Disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate potential winner may result from any of the following: (a) the potential winner's failure to respond to any notification within the specified response period; (b) the return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts; (c) the return of any other notice as undeliverable; (d) the potential winner's failure to provide satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency; (e) the potential winner's failure to execute and return the required documents within the specified return period; (f) the potential winner's failure to be available to receive the prize; (g) the potential winner's failure to validly claim the prize by the date specified in the prize award notification; or (h) any other non-compliance with these Official Rules, the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy. In the event of a forfeiture of the prize, the Lottery may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the winner based on an email address, the winning entry shall be the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
     

PRIZE CLAIM INFORMATION

 

To claim your PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES Second Chance Prize, you must provide the actual tickets along with your name, current mailing address and phone number to the following address:

 
NJ Lottery

PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES 2nd Chance Drawing
PO Box 041
Trenton, NJ 08625
 

The Lottery recommends (but does not require) that the prize-winning entry tickets be sent by certified or regular mail to ensure delivery. The Lottery is not responsible for lost mail.

If you have any questions about your prize, please use the Feedback form on the website..
 



USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

  1. The collection, use, storage and destruction of personal information submitted by an entrant for participation in the drawings shall be managed in accordance with the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
  2. Information shall only be collected from entrants that are age 18 and over.
  3. By submitting your drawing entry via the Internet, you give the Lottery permission to announce and publish your name for marketing/promotional purposes if you win a Second Chance Drawing.
     

MISCELLANEOUS
 

  1. The Lottery reserves the right to modify, cancel, postpone, delay, suspend and/or terminate this Second Chance Drawing, in whole or in part, in the event that the promotion is not capable of running as planned or as intended by these Official Rules, by reason of any technical or other disabling causes or other causes that impair, corrupt or interrupt the administration, fairness, security or integrity or proper play of the Second Chance Drawing, including without limitation hurricane, fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, war, terrorist threat or activity or insurrection. In such event, the Lottery may, in its sole discretion: (a) postpone and/or reschedule and/or modify the Second Chance Drawing, or (b) cancel the Second Chance Drawing in its entirety. In the event of cancellation, the Lottery shall award the prizes through a process deemed fair and equitable by the Lottery, and the Lottery and its administrators shall have no further liability to any participant in connection with the promotion. In no event shall the Lottery be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules.
  2. This Second Chance Drawing is governed by laws of the state of New Jersey, and all entrants hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state of New Jersey for resolution of all claims and disputes, and any right to a trial by jury is hereby waived. If any provision or provisions of these Official Rules, the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy is or shall be held to be invalid, illegal, unenforceable or in conflict with the law of any jurisdiction, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby. Please use the Feedback form on the Website for any questions or comments you may have about this Second Chance Drawing or Plants vs. Zombies Wall-nut Bowling Tournament.