Official Rules: Accel Entertainment’s $1,000,000 Giveaway

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Entries to ACCEL ENTERTAINMENT’S $1,000,000 GIVEAWAY (“Sweepstakes”) will be accepted, as detailed below for multiple individual giveaway opportunities, beginning at 12:00 A.M. Central Daylight-Saving Time (“CDT”) in February 2019, and ending at 11:59 P.M., CDT on December 31, 2019 (the “Promotional Period”).  3rd Party Verification Company’s computer will be the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

Eligibility:  THE SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE STATES OF ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, TENNESSEE, AND WISCONSIN WHO ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, WITH A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE OR A VALID GOVERNMENT-ISSUED PHOTO I.D. AT TIME OF ENTRY (“ENTRANT”).  Employees of Accel Entertainment (“Sponsor”), Synergy Powered by EventLink ("3rd Party Verification Company"), RoboRewards, LLC and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, and their advertising and promotion agencies (collectively the “Released Parties”) and the members of their immediate families (spouses and parents, siblings, children and their spouses and in-laws) and persons living in the same household with such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter or win.  Owners and individuals disclosed on the Participating Establishment’s Illinois Gaming Board application (i.e. officers, video gaming manager, etc.) may be eligible to enter or win but shall not enter to win at the Participating Establishment they own or are listed on the application of.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED.

Agreement to the Official Rules:  By participating, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or the 3rd Party Verification Company, which are binding and final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Prizes Available Per Individual Giveaway Opportunity:  Multiple Prizes available.  Individual Giveaway Opportunities, as detailed below, are subject to change at the sole discretion of Sponsor at any time.  For the most current list of all Individual Giveaway Opportunities, please visit (www.aeplayer.com).  Every Entry throughout Promotional Period will also be included in the drawing on or around January 16, 2020 for a chance to attend the Grand Prize Giveaway Event. 

Giveaway Opportunity Entry Period
(Enter during the specified time period for the chance to win the specified prize)
Prize Winner Vetting and Announcement
2/1 – 3/8 $15,000.00 3/9 – 3/25
3/9 – 3/31 $25,000.00 4/1 – 4/16
3/1 – 3/31 Nineteen (19) single admittance tickets to Grand Prize Giveaway Event No later than 6/30
Every calendar day (i.e., 24 hour period) in April 2019 $1,000.00/day 5/1 – 5/16
4/1 – 4/30 Ten (10) single admittance tickets to Grand Prize Giveaway Event No later than 6/30
5/1 – 5/7 $10,000.00 6/1 – 6/18
5/8 – 5/14 $10,000.00 6/1 – 6/18
5/15 – 5/21 $10,000.00 6/1 – 6/18
5/22 – 5/28 $20,000.00 6/1 – 6/18
5/1 – 5/31 Ten (10) single admittance tickets to Grand Prize Giveaway Event No later than 6/30
6/1 – 6/7 $10,000.00 7/1 – 7/16
6/8 – 6/14 $20,000.00 7/1 – 7/16
6/15 – 6/21 $30,000.00 7/1 – 7/16
6/22 – 6/28 $40,000.00 7/1 – 7/16
6/1 – 6/30 Ten (10) single admittance tickets to Grand Prize Giveaway Event 7/1 – 7/16
7/1 – 7/7 $10,000.00 8/1 – 8/16
7/8 – 7/14 $10,000.00 8/1 – 8/16
7/15 – 7/21 $10,000.00 8/1 – 8/16
7/22 – 7/28 $10,000.00 8/1 – 8/16
7/1 – 7/31 Ten (10) single admittance tickets to Grand Prize Giveaway Event 8/1 – 8/16
8/1 – 8/15 $20,000.00 8/16 – 9/3
8/16 – 8/31 $20,000.00 9/1 – 9/17
8/1 – 8/31 Ten (10) single admittance tickets to Grand Prize Giveaway Event 9/1 – 9/17
Every calendar day (i.e., 24 hour period) in September 2019 $1,000.00/day 10/1 – 10/16
9/1 – until 9/30 or date awarded, whichever comes first $20,000.00 Instant Win (Subject to vetting)
9/1 – 9/30 Ten (10) single admittance tickets to Grand Prize Giveaway Event 10/1 – 10/16
10/1 – 10/15 $25,000.00 10/16 – 10/31
10/16 – 10/31 $25,000.00 11/1 – 11/19
10/1 – 10/31 Ten (10) single admittance tickets to Grand Prize Giveaway Event 11/1 – 11/19
11/1 – 11/30 $50,000.00 12/1 – 12/17
11/1 – 11/30 Ten (10) single admittance tickets to Grand Prize Giveaway Event 12/1 – 12/17
12/1 – 12/31 Ten (10) single admittance tickets to Grand Prize Giveaway Event 1/1 – 1/16
12/1 – 12/31 Up to approximately 1,900 single admittance tickets to Grand Prize Giveaway Event 1/1 – 1/21

Grand Prize Giveaway Event:  On or around February 1, 2020, Sponsor will hold a Grand Prize Giveaway Event.  Final date, time and location of Grand Prize Giveaway Event will be announced and is subject to change in sole discretion of Sponsor.  Individuals in attendance at the Grand Prize Giveaway Event will have the opportunity to win Prizes valued at a total of $500,000.00.     

TO ENTER: Visit any of the participating establishments that operate Sponsor’s video gaming machines during the Promotional Period (“Participating Establishment”) and during the Participating Establishment’s regular posted business hours and provide the requested information on the Sweepstakes tablet (“Sweepstakes Tablet”) provided at Participating Establishment (“Entry”) and submit as directed.  For the most current list of all Participating Establishments, please visit (www.aeplayer.com).  In the alternative, Entrants may complete an Entry by downloading Accel’s AE Player App (“Sweepstakes App”) on a compatible smart phone device and providing the requested information on the Sweepstakes App while physically located inside a Participating Establishment.  Your physical presence inside a Participating Establishment will be required to properly enter using the Sweepstakes App.  Incomplete Entries are void.  Entries must be received by the end of each individual entry period for a particular offered prize (“Individual Giveaway Opportunity”).  There is no purchase or fee required to enter.  A purchase will not improve the chances of winning.  Limit one (1) Entry per person, per one (1) hour period, per Participating Establishment (via either the Sweepstakes Tablet or Sweepstakes App).

Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other event or method, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service websites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes.   In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an Entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor and/or 3rd Party Verification Company’s satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed ineligible in the sole discretion of the Sponsor and/or 3rd Party Verification Company.

Only Entries submitted in accordance with these Official Rules will be accepted. No telephoned, faxed, emailed, or mechanically reproduced Entries, or Entries generated by any means which subvert the entry process, will be accepted.  3rd Party Verification Company, Sponsor and Participating Locations are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, unreadable, or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified.  All Entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  3rd Party Verification Company has no obligation to advise an Entrant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant Entry.

MULTIPLIER OPPORTUNITIES:  Multiplier Events for Individual Giveaway Opportunities, as detailed below, are subject to change at the sole discretion of Sponsor at any time.  For the most current list of all Multiplier Events for Individual Giveaway Opportunities, please visit www.aeplayer.com.  On these specified dates and/or times, one (1) Entry will either be multiplied by two (2) (“Double Entry” or “DE”) or multiplied by three (3) (“Triple Entry” or “TE”), as detailed below and at www.aeplayer.com.

TITLE DESCRIPTION APPLICABLE DATES IN CALENDAR YEAR 2019

Holidays or Special Days

Sunday Funday (All Day)

Feel Good Friday (All Day)

Final Day of Month to Enter (x2 All Day)

December Double Entry Days

Every one (1) Entry received on these specifically noted days will be multiplied by two (2). March 1, 3, 5, 10, 14, 15, 22, 26, 28, 29, 30 & 31
April 1, 6, 7, 12, 15, 19, 21, 22, 25 & 30
May 4, 5, 10, 11, 15, 20, 25, 26 & 31
June 3, 7, 8, 11, 18 & 21
July 1, 5, 7, 17, 24, 26 & 31
August 3, 15, 21, 23 & 31
September 2, 5, 8, 12, 16, 21 & 25
October 3, 4, 6, 11, 17 & 25
November 3, 10, 16, 20 & 29
December 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 30 & 31

Fourth of July

December Quadruple Entry Days

Every one (1) Entry received on these specifically noted days will be multiplied by four (4).

July 4

December 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 & 22

December Quintuple Entry Days Every one (1) Entry received on this specifically noted day will be multiplied by five (5). December 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 & 29

Sunday Funday (5-9pm)

Feel Good Friday (5-9pm)

Double Entry Happy Hour (5-9pm)

Every one (1) Entry received from 5:00pm CST to 9:00pm CST on these specifically noted days will be multiplied by two (2). May 22
June 23 & 29
July 28
August 9, 12, 18 & 24
September 4 & 13
October 14, 18 & 27
November 8, 18, 23 & 27

Holidays or Special Days

Triple Tuesday & Thursday (All Day)

Final Day of Month to Enter (x3 All Day)

December Triple Entry Days

Every one (1) Entry received on these specifically noted days will be multiplied by three (3). March 20
May 18
June 16, 20, 28
August 1 & 29
September 10, 17, 19 & 27
October 8, 21 & 31
November 5, 11, 21, 26 & 30
December 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15

Multiple Entry Monday (5-9pm)

Triple Tuesday (5-9pm)

Triple Thursday (5-9pm)

Triple Entry Happy Hour (5-9pm)

Every one (1) Entry received from 5:00pm CST to 9:00pm CST on these specifically noted days will be multiplied by three (3). March 7 & 11
April 4, 13,18
May 2 & 23
July 2 & 13
August 7 & 20
Triple Tuesday & Triple Thursday (1-7pm) Every one (1) Entry received from 1:00pm CST to 7:00pm CST on these specifically noted days will be multiplied by three (3).

April 23

July 18

Double Entry Happy Hour (1-5pm) Every one (1) Entry received from 1:00pm CST to 5:00pm CST on these specifically noted days will be multiplied by two (2). March 13
April 3
May 7 & 13
June 5 & 25
July 9 & 20
August 14
September 29
November 14
Double Entry Happy Hour (1-7pm) Every one (1) Entry received from 1:00pm CST to 7:00pm CST on these specifically noted days will be multiplied by two (2). August 27
September 14
October 12
November 2
Double Entry Happy Hour (5-10pm) Every one (1) Entry received from 5:00pm CST to 10:00pm CST on these specifically noted days will be multiplied by two (2). April 9 and 27

WINNER SELECTION/VERIFICATION:  At the end of each Individual Giveaway Opportunity, Winners will be selected via a random drawing.  Each Winner will be notified via phone or email provided at time of Entry, by Sponsor or its representative within 48 hours of being selected.  Each Winner will be subject to a vetting and verification process to ensure Eligibility Requirements have been met.  Each Winner will be required to complete and return to Sponsor an affidavit of eligibility, liability release, and except where prohibited by law, a publicity release form (“Affidavit/Release”) within five (5) days of receipt.  Upon receipt of the properly executed Winner’s Affidavit/Release, Sponsor and/or its representative will process such materials and mail the applicable prize to the Winner. If Winner: (1) provides false, inaccurate, or incomplete information on his/her entry form, (2) is otherwise disqualified pursuant to these Official Rules, or (3) fails to sign and return the Affidavit/Release within the required time period, his/her prize will be forfeited, and it will be awarded to an alternate, randomly selected Winner (also subject to verification). 

Entries will be included in the drawing for the particular Individual Giveaway Opportunity in which the Entry is received and confirmed valid by Sponsor and/or 3rd Party Verification Company.  Entries will not roll over into any subsequent Individual Giveaway Opportunity except the drawing to win admittance to the Grand Prize Giveaway Event.  All Entries will be included in the drawing for the chance to attend the Grand Prize Giveaway Event.  Entrants are only eligible to win one (1) Prize per month, excluding Instant Win Giveaway Opportunities. 

ODDS OF WINNING: THE ODDS OF WINNING ANY PARTICULAR PRIZE DEPENDS UPON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED FOR THAT INDIVIDIUAL GIVEAWAY OPPORTUNITY.  Prizes are subject to terms and conditions herein and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

GENERAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS:  Prize money will be paid in the form of a check made out to the Winner from Sponsor or its representative. Winners are responsible for all costs associated with their individual prize, including but not limited to all federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes) and any other expenses related to the acceptance and use of a Prize specified herein.  Prizes may not be transferred or assigned.  No substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the Prizes in whole or in part with another prize of comparable or greater value if the intended prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the Sponsor’s sole discretion, a selected Winner may be required to forfeit a Prize and an alternate Winner may be selected (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) in accordance with these Official Rules from the remaining eligible entries if selected Winner: (i) declines or cannot accept, receive or use the Prize for any reason; or (ii) fails to comply with these Official Rules.  Sponsor reserves the right to withhold delivery of Prize if the Winner does not comply with the requirements described herein and Prize may be forfeited, in Sponsor's sole discretion, by Winner’s noncompliance.  All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

PUBLICITY:  Except where prohibited by law, the return to the Sponsor of the completed Affidavit/Release for any Prize(s) constitutes permission for Sponsor to use the Winner’s name, hometown, likeness, statements and other personally identifiable information for promotional, advertising and marketing purposes in any media throughout the world without additional compensation, prize, incentive, consideration, consent or review; and upon request, a Winner must provide written consent to such use.

RELEASE: By participating (a) Entrants release Sponsor, 3rd Party Verification Company, RoboRewards, LLC , the Illinois Gaming Board and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, limited liability companies, suppliers, distributors, Participating Locations and employees, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, shareholders, directors, members, employees, licensors, dealerships, and agents (collectively the “Released Parties”), from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages, of any kind caused by their participation, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize; (b) Entrants, by participating, agree that Released Parties will have no liability whatsoever, and shall be held harmless by Entrants against any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, death or destruction of property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize(s) (including any travel or activity associated thereto) or participation in this Sweepstakes; and (c) acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a prize, including, but not limited to, the prize quality or availability.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:  Neither Released Parties nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost or misdirected mail, or any injury or damage related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes. Neither Released Parties nor any service providers are responsible for typographical or other error in the printing of Sweepstakes materials, the administration of the Sweepstakes, or the announcement of any prize winner, including any such error as may give an erroneous indication that a prize has been won.  CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being executed as planned, or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of Entrants, technical failures or any other causes which in the opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any suspect Entry or Entrant and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend, the Sweepstakes and/or to randomly select the winner from valid entries received prior to action taken, or otherwise as may be deemed fair and equitable by the Sponsor in its sole discretion.  In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at aeplayer.com. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.  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 Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.  If any provision(s) of these Official Rules is held invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION/DISPUTE RESOLUTION:  Entrants agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the federal, state and local courts for DuPage County, Illinois (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to, claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than State of Illinois.

ENTRANT'S PERSONAL INFORMATION:  By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants acknowledge that Sponsor may use any personal information collected as part of the Sweepstakes entry form in accordance with Sponsor's privacy policy, located at https://www.accelentertainment.com/privacy-polic. 

SPONSOR: Accel Entertainment, P.O. Box 1218, Bolingbrook, IL 60440.