The OppLoans #MarchMadness Giveaway!
It’s March, and you know what that means: time for ALL of the basketball! Across this great nation, true hoop-heads and casual fans alike are staring at their fresh NCAA Tournament brackets.
Even for the most cynical of sports fans (We see you, Kansas) a new, unbusted bracket represents a clean slate full of opportunity and hope. It’s another chance to win some cash from your coworkers and bragging rights for an entire year!
(These beautiful brackets will totally get busted, like, two games into Round 1. But just let them have this, okay?)
One of the best parts of betting is imagining how you’re gonna spend your winnings. Are you gonna put it into savings like a responsible winner? Maybe you’ll buy your buddies (aka, the losers) a round of drinks so there are no hard feelings? What about buying a life-sized cardboard cutout of Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski to watch over you while you sleep and dream about the 2-3 zone?
Whatever you’d do with your not-so-hard-earned cash, we want to hear about it. That’s why we’re giving away $100 on Facebook and Twitter to hear what your plans are for your potential winnings!
How does it work?
Enter once on Facebook and once on Twitter!
Click here to enter on Facebook
Click here to enter on Twitter
The giveaway begins Wednesday, March 14th at 12:00 pm CST, and you must enter by Friday, March 23rd at 12:00 pm CST. The lucky winners will be announced by 5 pm CST on Friday, March 23rd.
- Winners chosen at random
- Begins Wednesday 3/14 at 12:00pm CST
- Must enter by Friday 3/23 at 12:00pm CST
- Prize: $100
- One entry per person, per platform
- Must be 18 to participate
- Must be US resident
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED FOR THE APPLICABLE SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT.
By participating in the Sweepstakes (as defined below) promoted by OppLoans, the OppLoans Facebook Page (http://www.facebook.com/opploans) hereafter, “Official Facebook Page”) and the @OppLoans Twitter Account (the “Official Twitter Account”) you agree to these Official Rules, which are a contract, so read them carefully before participating. Without limitation, this contract includes indemnities to the release parties (defined below) from you and a limitation of your rights and remedies. The details and requirements for entry or participation in the Sweepstakes shall be provided by the Official Twitter Account and/or the Official Facebook Page from time to time, in the discretion of Opportunity Financial, LLC (“Sponsor”). You must follow the directions provided by the Official Twitter Account and/or the Official Facebook Page and otherwise be bound by and follow these Official Rules to be eligible to receive a prize in connection with any Sweepstakes.
The OppLoans #MarchMadness Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time (“CDT”) on March 14th, 2018 and ends at 12:00 PM on March 23rd, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States including its territories and possessions (collectively referred to herein as “states”) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states/territories where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such legal age of majority) at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Sponsor and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a Prize (defined below). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited.
HOW TO ENTER: Share your favorite tip about making additional money and submit your entry during the Sweepstakes Entry Period via the following platforms:
“Entry” shall mean and refer to each Twitter Entry or Facebook Entry. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void. Side Hustle Tips are included for entertainment purposes only. Entries will not be judged. Limit one (1) Entry per person, per platform regardless of method of entry. Sponsor’s computer shall be the official clock of the Sweepstakes.
RANDOM DRAWINGS: Promptly following the end of the applicable Sweepstakes Entry Period, the two (2) potential winner(s) of the applicable Sweepstakes will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries received for the applicable Sweepstakes. One winner shall be selected from the applicable Facebook Entries and the other winner shall be selected from the applicable Twitter Entries. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winner(s) will be declared the official winner(s) of the applicable Sweepstakes (each, a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”). The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the applicable Sweepstakes. Limit one (1) Prize per person, family or household per Sweepstakes.
PRIZES: There are two $100 cash prizes offered in this Sweepstakes (each, a “Prize” and collectively, the “Prizes”). The approximate retail value of each Prize shall be $100. Exact Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes).
PUBLICATION, LICENSE AND RELEASE: By entering any Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant (a) agrees that his/her entry is an original work of authorship and that he/she owns all right, title and interest in the entry as of the date of submission or has all necessary rights and authorizations to submit it and the express permission of all individuals, content and materials embodied in the entry to submit it for possible use as provided herein; (b) agrees that his/her entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity; (c) grants to Sponsor and each of their respective designees the perpetual and unlimited right and license to use, license, edit, modify, duplicate and/or create derivative works from his/her entry throughout the world and in perpetuity, including, but not limited to, the right for Sponsor, as applicable, to publish, display, broadcast, distribute, reproduce, perform, create derivative works from and otherwise use and exploit the entry via the Internet or any other interactive media, on television, in print and/or any other media currently existing and hereafter developed and without limitation and without payment of any compensation to the entrant or his/her heirs and successors, (i) on its own or as part of any audiovisual or other production; (ii) to advertise any products or services of the Sponsor or for any other advertising, marketing, publicizing and promotional purposes and in any materials related thereto; and/or (iii) for any other purpose whatsoever; and (d) release in perpetuity the Released Parties from any claims, demands, losses and liabilities of any nature arising out of or in any way connected with the entry, and the use thereof as permitted hereunder, including, but not limited to, claims of false endorsement or infringement of rights of publicity or privacy. Nothing herein will obligate the Sponsor to make any use of any of the rights set forth herein.
CONTENT RESTRICTIONS: Entrants must not include any of the following content (the “Content Restrictions”) in any entry: (a) pornography, adult-oriented content or any other sexually-explicit material; (b) materials relating to lotteries or gambling; (c) explicit language or content, images of violence, or promotion of illegal activities; (d) content in violation of intellectual property rights or laws; (e) libelous, defamatory, disparaging, tortious or slanderous materials; (f) content that denigrates, disparages or reflects negatively on OppLoans, their owners and employees; (g) tobacco, alcohol or drugs; (h) dangerous stunts; (i) real weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, guns, knives or projectiles; (j) material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any other basis protected by federal, state, territory, provincial or local law, ordinance, or regulation; (k) individuals under legal age of majority without providing a signed release from parent or legal guardian; (l) audio and/or visual content owned by any third party (e.g., recorded music; pre-produced video, etc.); and (m) material that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state/territory where the entry is created. Any entry that does not comply with the foregoing, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, will be disqualified.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against OppLoans, Twitter, and Facebook and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the applicable Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the applicable Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof). By entering any Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. Each Winner, by acceptance of the Prize, grants to Sponsor and its respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state/territory of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional, trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered or garbled entries, transmissions, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, wireless service, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prize(s) or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants or to any other person’s computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of Sponsor or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of any Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor and/or its agents. Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. Released Parties (a) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize (or any portion thereof), and (b) disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend any Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the Winner(s) and award the Prize(s) by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes or discontinue any Sweepstakes at any time without notice.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF ANY SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT, AND SPONSOR AND/OR ITS AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Email Account Holder of the email address submitted via the Online Entry Form at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. For entries via the Online Entry Form, the “Authorized Email Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on a Twitter account, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Twitter Account Holder of the Twitter account used to enter the applicable Sweepstakes provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. For entries via Twitter, the “Authorized Twitter Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a Twitter account by www.twitter.com.
As a condition of entering any Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims, controversies or causes of action arising out of or relating to any Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded (each, a “Claim”), shall be (i) arbitrated on an individual basis only, and shall not be consolidated or joined with or in any arbitration or other proceeding involving a Claim of any other party, and (ii) settled by binding arbitration in Chicago, Illinois before a single arbitrator appointed by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its then governing rules and procedures, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof; and (b) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. These Official Rules shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Cook County, State of Illinois, U.S.A., applicable to contracts entered into and performed exclusively in that State.
All entry data provided online is provided to Sponsor and not to Facebook or Twitter. Each Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Opportunity Financial LLC, 130 East Randolph, St. 3400, Chicago, IL 60603.
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