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Preakness Big Bet Handicapping Sweepstakes

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Prizes

One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive:

  • $25,000 WIN bet on the Preakness Stakes
  • VIP Preakness Package, including table for two at Pimlico on Black-Eyed Susan Day and Preakness Stakes Day
  • Hotel accommodations for three (3) nights in Baltimore
  • Meet-and-greet at the track with NBC Sports Handicapper Eddie Olczyk

Fifty (50) Second Prize Winners will receive:

  • $100 Xpressbet Wagering Voucher

Things to Know

Things You Should Know

  • You must register for the $25K Preakness Big Bet Sweepstakes before you can begin earning entries.
  • Open to Xpressbet customers only; Sign Up for an Xpressbet account and Pick Your Bonus amount of $500 (promo code XB500), $100 (promo code XB100) or $20 (promo code XB20).
  • Registration is free and takes seconds to complete.
  • All Xpressbet customers are eligible to participate.
  • You'll earn one Sweepstakes entry for every bet you make between Monday, April 2 and Sunday, May 6, 2018.
  • You'll earn bonus entries for wagers made on weekdays and on the following tracks:
    • Golden Gate Fields
    • Gulfstream Park
    • Laurel Park
    • Pimlico
    • Portland Meadows
    • Rosecroft Raceway
    • Santa Anita Park
  • You may enter the Sweepstakes at any time throughout the promotional period.
  • All entries are processed overnight.

Official Rules

("Giveaway") is offered only in the United States (where legal) and is open only to legal U.S. residents (of such jurisdictions where Giveaway is lawfully offered), 18 years or older as of April 1, 2018 (21 in Alabama, Arizona, Iowa, Kansas, New Hampshire, North Dakota, and Washington). Employees, officers and directors (and their immediate families [parents, children, spouses and siblings] regardless of where they live and members of their same households [whether related or not]) of Xpressbet, LLC ("Xpressbet" or "Sponsor"), its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates and agencies; and entities engaged in the development, distribution, implementation or administration of the Giveaway are not eligible to enter. VOID IN ALASKA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, GEORGIA, HAWAII, MISSISSIPPI, MISSOURI, NEVADA, NEW JERSEY, NORTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA, TEXAS, UTAH, PUERTO RICO AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW; RESIDENTS OF THESE JURISDICTIONS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO ENTER.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

YOU MUST HAVE AN OPEN, VALID XPRESSBET® ACCOUNT IN ORDER TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY AND (IF A WINNER) CLAIM PRIZE(S). PERSONS WITH XPRESSBET ACCOUNTS THAT ARE CLOSED (UPON THEIR OWN REQUEST) OR WITH XPRESSBET ACCOUNTS THAT HAVE BEEN LOCKED BY XPRESSBET (BECAUSE ACCOUNT IS NOT IN GOOD STANDING) ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GIVEAWAY. FOR INFORMATION ON OPENING AN XPRESSBET ACCOUNT, SEE "TO ESTABLISH AN XPRESSBET ACCOUNT" BELOW.

To Enter:

To participate, you must Log In to your account and click the ‘Register’ button to enroll in the Giveaway. Upon successful registration, you will automatically receive one (1) entry into a Giveaway Drawing for each wagering ticket (of any denomination) accepted from Your Xpressbet wagering account (exclusive of refunds and cancels) within the Giveaway Period. Wagers may be made using Xpressbet Online (www.Xpressbet.com), entering your user name and password and submitting wagers; Xpressbet Mobile (https://m.xb-online.com), entering your user name and password and submitting wagers; by calling the toll free number (866.88XPRESS) and choosing touch tone (IVR); by calling the toll free number (866.88XPRESS) and choosing voice bet; or by calling the toll free number (866.88XPRESS) and choosing Premium Live Teller. A participant will receive the entry after Xpressbet confirms the accuracy and adequacy of the wager(s) and the wager transaction is recorded by Xpressbet's computers. For greater certainty, entries will NOT be deemed to have been received at the time a participant submits a wager. Entry into the Giveaway for each day will be calculated once all racing is closed, typically approximately 2:00 am Eastern Time (the following day). One (1) entry into a Giveaway Drawing will be received by a participant for each wagering ticket (of any denomination) placed during the Giveaway Period, exclusive of cancels or refunds, regardless if the ticket earned a payout, and regardless of the number of wagering combinations on the wagering ticket.

Additionally, participants will receive one (1) additional bonus entry for each wagering ticket (of any denomination) placed during the Giveaway Period on any race on any of the following racetracks:

  • Golden Gate Fields
  • Gulfstream Park
  • Laurel Park
  • Pimlico
  • Portland Meadows
  • Rosecroft Raceway
  • Santa Anita Park

Additionally, participants will receive one (1) additional bonus entry for each wagering ticket (of any denomination) placed during the Giveaway Period on Monday through Friday.

Subject to the availability of bonus entries, the maximum number of entries available to be received by any participant is equal to the number of total tickets (of any combination), placed per Xpressbet account during the Giveaway Period.

Entries must be made in accordance with these Official Rules; any other attempted form of entry will NOT be accepted. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like call-in or deposit entry methods will void all such entries by such methods, and result in disqualification of any entrant using such methods.

Participants are only eligible to win a maximum of one (1) prize.

Giveaway Period:

Giveaway begins on
April 2, 2018

Giveaway ends on
May 6, 2018

The draw for the Grand Prize and the Secondary Prizes will occur on or about May 9, 2018.

Selecting Winners:

The winner of the Grand Prize and the Secondary Prizes will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the Giveaway Period. All drawings will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. Xpressbet will attempt to notify the winner by May 9, 2018. The winner must be available to travel and attend the 2018 Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, Maryland on dates designated by Sponsor or Giveaway Drawing Prize will be forfeited.

The Grand Prize and Secondary Prizes are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-exchangeable for cash or any other item, and may not be substituted, transferred or assigned by the winner. In its sole discretion however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Grand Prize and/or Secondary Prizes with a prize of equal or greater value if the Grand Prize or Secondary Prizes or any portion is unavailable for any reason.

Taxes:

Liability for any and all federal, state and local taxes rests solely with the prize winner. The prize winner acknowledges that taxes may be payable on the Giveaway Drawing Prize even if a winning wager on the 2018 Preakness Stakes is not made using the Giveaway Drawing Prize. All expenses, costs, fees or additional tax associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner, provided however, that if it is ultimately determined that there are taxes resulting from a non-paying Bet (as described below) by Winner, then Xpressbet will pay such taxes, if any. Estimated retail value ("ERV") of Prize is three thousand dollars ($3,000), plus the amount of taxes paid by Xpressbet, if any, resulting from a non-paying Bet by Winner. Prize winner further acknowledges that additional taxes, including withholding taxes, may be payable by prize winner if a winning wager on the 2018 Preakness Stakes is made using the Giveaway Drawing Prize.

General Conditions:

All expenses, costs, fees and federal, state and local taxes associated with the acceptance and/or use of any Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner; provided, however, that if it is ultimately determined by governmental authorities that there are taxes on the Grand Prize resulting from a non-paying WIN wager on the Preakness Stakes race (as described below) by Winner, then Xpressbet will pay such taxes, if any. Winner acknowledges that additional taxes, including withholding taxes, may be payable by Winner if a paying wager on the Preakness Stakes is made using the Grand Prize.

Notification of Winners:

Winners may be notified via one of the following: email or telephone.

Odds of Winning:

Odds of winning are determined by number of eligible entries received during all five weeks of the Giveaway Period. It is estimated that 500,000 eligible entries will be received and that the expected odds of winning the Grand Prize for each entry is as follows: 500,000:1 with the expected odds of winning a Secondary Prize of 10,000:1.

Giveaway Drawing

Grand Prize:

  • Trip for 2 to Preakness Stakes, including:
    1. accommodations for three (3) nights for two (2) persons at a hotel in or near Baltimore, Maryland;
    2. tickets for two (2) persons to Pimlico, Home of the Preakness, in Baltimore, Maryland on May 18 and 19, 2018.
    3. $1,200 for airfare and ground transportation.
  • Travel and accommodations are subject to availability and must be booked by May 10, 2018.
  • The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $3,000.
  • $25,000 wagering voucher for a WIN wager on Preakness Stakes race.

The WIN wager funds will be deposited into winner's Xpressbet wagering account and may not be withdrawn. Winner has not won Twenty Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) but has simply won the right to direct one (1) free WIN wager in the amount of Twenty Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) which will be placed on one (1) horse selected by winner. The free wager itself has no cash value to winner and cannot be transferred or redeemed for cash by winner. The $25,000 WIN wager must be placed by winner on one (1) horse participating in the 2018 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland (or another race selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion). Failure by winner to place the full amount of the wager on the Preakness Stakes race will result in forfeiture of this portion of the Grand Prize. Winner will win the proceeds, if any, of the free wager to be redeemed in accordance with all Xpressbet policies and procedures. If the 2018 Preakness Stakes is cancelled for any reason, the free $25,000 WIN wager portion of the Grand Prize will not be awarded and the remaining elements of the Grand Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor's prize obligation to winner and no additional compensation will be awarded.

Travel to the Preakness Stakes is subject to flight availability. Changes to airline and hotel reservations, once made, may not be permitted. Positive identification will be required at the time of check-in at the airport and hotel. Checked luggage fees may apply. Travel must be round-trip and is subject to standard airline and hotel terms and conditions. Flight schedules are subject to change without notice. Travel may not be combined with any other offer and may not qualify for frequent flyer miles or hotel points. All travel will be at the risk of winner. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, vouchers or certificates.

All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner, including but not limited to: round-trip transportation between the residence of the Grand Prize winner and any airport, round-trip transportation between the airport and the hotel, alcoholic beverages, bag check fees, fax, food, gratuities and tips, insurance, laundry service, merchandise, parking, room service, service charges, souvenirs and telephone calls.

Secondary Prizes (50):

50 (fifty), $100 Xpressbet Wagering Vouchers

Secondary prizes will be given to 50 randomly chosen eligible entries, which will consist of a $100 Xpressbet Wagering Voucher. Wagering credit will be deposited to the entrant's Xpressbet account, and must be wagered prior to withdrawing any winnings.

To Establish an Xpressbet Account:

Xpressbet applications are accepted online at www.Xpressbet.com; by calling toll-free (866) 889-7737; or in-person at an Xpressbet center at any one of the following race tracks: Golden Gate Fields (Albany, CA), Hawthorne Race Course (Cicero, IL), Hawthorne OTBs, Gulfstream Park (Hallandale Beach, FL), Laurel Park (Baltimore, MD), Pimlico Race Course (Baltimore, MD), Portland Meadows (Portland, OR), Santa Anita Park (Arcadia, CA), Suffolk Downs (East Boston, MA), The Meadows (Meadowlands, PA), The Meadows OTB - Harmar (Pittsburgh, PA) and Thistledown (Cleveland, OH). Follow all instructions, first providing your name, complete residential address (including zip code), telephone number, date of birth, social security number, email address and mailing address (if different from residential address). You will also be asked if you wish to receive email updates about Xpressbet; you may complete and submit the application without consenting to receive such email updates. If submitting application online, indicate your preference by either retaining or removing the checkmark from the designated box. Then, select a username and password, security question and answer, and PIN and Account password for your Xpressbet account. Upon completion of these steps, and valid ID check, you will be assigned a unique Xpressbet Account Number. As part of the application procedure, you may then also activate your Xpressbet account for wagering by depositing funds into the account. The Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions of Use may be found at www.Xpressbet.com by clicking on the appropriate links on the home page and certain other pages of the website. Once the application procedure has been completed and your Xpressbet account has been established, you may enter the Giveaway in accordance with the terms above.

General Conditions:

In order to be eligible to receive a prize, the prize winner is obligated, and by entering agrees, to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, General Release of Liability, Indemnity and Publicity Consent (where legal), which is to be returned to Sponsor within the indicated time period. Non-compliance with this requirement or return of prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and prize forfeiture, with an alternate winner being selected from all remaining eligible entries received for the drawing.

By accepting the Grand Prize or a Secondary Prize, the winner agrees to the use of his or her name, voice, photo, biographical information and/or likeness for promotional/advertising/trade purposes by Xpressbet and will be required to participate in such publicity communications as Xpressbet requests without further compensation, except where prohibited by law.

TO ENTER WITHOUT PURCHASE/DEPOSIT:

Participants with open, valid Xpressbet accounts may call toll-free 866-901-1818, choosing Customer Service and providing the following information when prompted: Xpressbet Account Number, Username, Password and PIN. Participant will receive one (1) entry into the Giveaway ("call-in entry"). Limit of 1 call-in entry per account number per day during the Giveaway Period. No purchase, wagering activity or entry fees required. Entries may be made only at the special toll free number provided between the hours of 10:30 am and 10:30 pm Eastern Standard Time, excluding Holidays.

Agreement to Rules/Release:

By entering the Giveaway, each entrant (i) agrees to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of Xpressbet; and (ii) releases and holds harmless Xpressbet, LLC., its parent company, affiliates and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to persons, including death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize(s), or participation in this Giveaway.

Limitations of Liability:

Xpressbet assumes no liability for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Giveaway including, without limitation, errors in the printing of the offer and official Giveaway rules, selection, notification and announcement of the winners, or distribution of the prizes. Xpressbet shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays or any other change by any other company or person providing any element of the Grand Prize or Secondary Prize due to reasons beyond Xpressbet's control, and are not responsible for or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Xpressbet, its parent company, affiliates and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents shall assume no liability of any kind whatsoever in any cases in which their inability to act results from an event or situation beyond their control, including, but not limited to Acts of God, civil or military authority, acts of public enemy, war, riot, civil disturbance, fire, explosion, earthquake, flood, strike, third party non-performance lockout, labor disturbance, or any other cause beyond the control of a party. In such event, Xpressbet reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Giveaway and award the prizes, as set forth in Modification/Suspension/Termination below. No responsibility is assumed by Xpressbet for late, lost, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible deposit submissions/phone calls, postage due mail, disconnected, inaudible, interrupted phone calls, any computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability or garbled or jumbled transmissions, service provider/Internet/web site/use net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion or unauthorized human intervention. Xpressbet reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or web site; to be in violation of the Terms and Conditions of Use of the web site, or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules. Xpressbet is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by web site users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the web site.

Modification/Suspension/Termination:

If, for any reason, the on-line and/or telephone component of the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which Sponsor, in its sole opinion, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the on-line and/or telephone components of the Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend the on-line and/or telephone components of the Giveaway and select the winners for the affected drawing(s) from all eligible deposit entries received by means other than via corrupted component(s) of the Giveaway, all eligible deposit entries received via corrupted components of the Giveaway prior to and/or after (as appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor and/or call-in entries received for such affected drawing(s) prior to and/or after (as appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor or by some other means determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. In such event, notice will be posted at www.Xpressbet.com.

Winners List:

For names of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by July 1, 2018 to: Xpressbet, LLC, 200 Race Track Road, Building 26, Washington, PA 15301.

SPONSORED BY: Xpressbet, LLC., 200 Racetrack Road, Building 26, Washington, PA 15301.

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