OFFICIAL RULES FOR CANDYSTAND.COM INSTANT WIN GAME

 

1. Eligibility
A limit of one entry into this Instant Win Game per day is allowed per individual and per e-mail address for each separate online promotion unless otherwise specified. Subsequent entries determined to be submitted from the same email address or from the same individual using multiple email addresses in violation of this rule will be declared ineligible. Giveaway No. 2093 is limited to U.S. resident Candystand.com users only. Principals and employees of Publishers Clearing House, pch.com and Funtank LLC, their affiliates and subsidiaries, their contest processors, their immediate families and the Board of Judges are not eligible. All federal, state and local laws apply.

2. How to enter the Sweepstakes
To enter, scratch the entire online scratch card between June 13th, 2011 (12:00 AM, ET) and June 25th, 2011 (11:59 PM, ET). Match any 3 prize amounts and you will win that prize. Match any 3 ticket amounts and you will be able to credit your Candystand.com account with the ticket amount you matched. Please see Sections 5 and 6 of these Official Rules for information on How to Claim a Prize and credit Tickets. Entries received after June 25th, 2011 (11:59 PM, ET) will not be eligible to win a prize.

3. Current Prizes and Ticket Awards

Giveaway No.  2093
The promotional period for Giveaway No. 2093 begins June 13th, 2011 (12:00 AM, ET) and ends on June 25th, 2011 (11:59 PM, ET).

Prizes: One (1) One Thousand Dollar ($1,000.00) Home Depot Gift Card; Ten (10) One Hundred Dollar ($100.00) Home Depot Gift Cards

Additionally, Tickets will also be awarded as follows: Five Hundred (500) awards of Five Hundred (500) Tickets; Five Thousand (5,000) awards of One Hundred (100) Tickets. Tickets can be accumulated and redeemed for entries into other sweepstakes promoted on Candystand.com.

Everyone who scratches the card and does not win a gift card or receive Tickets in one of the above-listed amounts will be granted Fifty (50) Tickets..

4. Winner Selection Methodology
Computer-generated potential winning times will be randomly selected during the promotional period and prizes will be randomly assigned to the winning times. If you are the first person to scratch at or after a winning time during the promotional period, you will win a prize.

The spinning wheel is for illustrative purposes only and does not represent the actual odds of winning.  For the actual odds of winning a prize or receiving tickets, see the Sweepstakes Facts in these Official Rules.

In the unlikely event that, due to a system malfunction or other technical error, more than one person is identified as a winner of a single instant-win prize, PCH reserves the right to hold a random drawing to determine the winner of the prize.

5. How to Claim a Prize
You will be notified immediately if you have won a prize. To claim your prize, you must follow the instructions in your notification and complete and submit your claim form within 3 hours of winning. Failure to timely and properly claim any prize will result in forfeiture. Forfeited prizes will be returned to the prize pool and made available to be won again. The first person to play at or after the time that a forfeited prize is made available again will win that prize. All personally-identifiable information submitted by any winner to claim a prize is subject to the Privacy Policy.

6. Tickets
If you match 3 ticket amounts, follow the instructions to credit the ticket amount to your Candystand.com Account.

7. Publicity
Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name voice and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes, including winner’s screen name, avatar, city, state, games played and any prize won without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Parent or Legal Guardian must act for a minor.

8. General Conditions
By entering this promotion, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Board of Judges. Publishers Clearing House, pch.com, Funtank and their agencies are 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. Publishers Clearing House, pch.com, Funtank and their agencies assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Publishers Clearing House, pch.com, Funtank and their agencies are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer systems, servers or providers, computer equipment or software on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of Publishers Clearing House, pch.com and/or Funtank which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Publishers Clearing House and pch.com and/or Funtank reserve the right to terminate the online portion of the promotion. Entries become the property of Publishers Clearing House and pch.com and/or Funtank and will not be returned.

Publishers Clearing House and pch.com reserves the right through decision by the Board of Judges to disqualify any entry determined to be the result of tampering with the pch.com system and/or Funtank in violation of the letter and spirit of the official rules. Any use of programmed, automatic or scripted entry methods will void all associated entries and individuals using such methods may be disqualified for future entry opportunity.

9. Disputes
Decisions of the Board of Judges are final. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to play will be deemed to be the entrant. Failure by Publishers Clearing House, pch.com and Funtank to enforce any provision in these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

1-800-645-9242
pch.com
101 Winners Circle
Port Washington, NY 11053-4016

To receive future Sweepstakes opportunities, to obtain our most recent list of winners, or if you wish to stop receiving Bulletins from us, just let us know by calling the number or writing to us at the address above.

ALL PRIZES ARE GUARANTEED TO BE AWARDED AS OFFERED
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER
BUYING WON’T HELP YOU WIN

 

SWEEPSTAKES FACTS
Prize/Value Giveaway
No.
End Date Est. Odds of Winning

$2,000.00
(1 @ $1,000.00 Home Depot Gift Card; 10 @ $100.00 Home Depot Gift Cards)

2039 6/25/11 1 in 3,182*

750,000 Tickets †
(5,000 @ 100 Tickets; 500 @ 500 Tickets)

N/A 6/25/11 1 in 6.4*

*Everyone who scratches the card and does not win a Gift Card or receive Tickets in one of the above-listed amounts will be granted Fifty (50) Tickets.
† Tickets can be accumulated and redeemed for entries into other sweepstakes promoted on Candystand.com.

You Have Not Yet Won. All Entries Have The Same Chance Of Winning.The winner has not been identified. We don’t know who the winner is. If you enter our Sweepstakes, your entry will have the same chance to win as every other entry.

Enter For Free.  You don’t have to buy anything to enter. Just follow the instructions in the Official Rules.

Play the Instant Win Game Once Per Day. Your first scratch card play of the day will qualify as an entry into this Instant Win Game.

Buying Won’t Help You Win. Your chances of winning without a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who buys something. It would not be lawful to give any advantage to buyers in a Sweepstakes.