Terms and Conditions

Trip to Sochi

The following are the Terms and Conditions of the PokerStars "Trip to Sochi" promotion (the "Promotion"), as organized by the operator ("PokerStars") of the Internet site found here (the "Site") and of the PokerStars GUI software (the "Client"). By logging on to the Client and participating in this Promotion, you shall be deemed to have accepted the Terms and Conditions herein.

  1. The duration of the Promotion shall be November 16, 2017, to March 18, 2018, (“Duration”).

  2. To participate in this Promotion, you must download the Client, find and register to play in the ‘Trip to Sochi’ free rolls (“Daily Free rolls”) which will be available on the Client from November 16, 2017 to March 17, 2018, at 19:00 Moscow time.

  3. The top 50 (fifty) finishers of each Daily Free roll will qualify to the ‘Trip to Sochi’ final (“Sochi Final”) which will take place each Sunday, from November 26, 2017 – March 18, 2018, at 18:00 Moscow time (16:00 CET), save for December 31, 2017, which will take place at 14:00 Moscow time.

  4. The winner of each ‘Sochi Final’ will receive a ‘Trip to Sochi’ package as set out in Clause 5 below (“Prize”).

  5. The Prize consists of:

    • Single entry to the Main Event of EPT Sochi (worth RUB 192,000, approximately $3,322), which will take place from March 23-29, 2018 at the  ‘Sochi Casino & Resort’, Sochi, Adler district, Estosadok village, Estonskaya str. 51;
    • 10 (ten) nights’ accommodation for two at the 5* Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana hotel resort for the period of March 20-30, 2018; and
    • transfer costs of up to USD $550 in total, to get to the venue where the event will be held.
  6. All Prize winners will be contacted regarding arrangements for receipt of the Prize within 72 hours following the conclusion of each Sochi Final.

  7. You will only be permitted to receive one Prize package which cannot be transferred or exchanged under any circumstances.

  8. If you are unable to use the Prize for any reason, it will be assigned by PokerStars to the next available player from the Sochi Final. No compensation of any kind will be offered or given for any failure to utilise the Prize during the period of its availability.

  9. At PokerStars sole discretion and/or in the event of unforeseen circumstances or circumstances outside PokerStars’ reasonable control, PokerStars reserves the right to offer a cash alternative instead of the actual prize.

  10. No Prize will be awarded to a person who, for any reason, would not be allowed by law to use the Prize or where the supply of the Prize to that person would be unlawful.

  11. There may be additional terms and conditions imposed by the Prize provider which must be complied with and PokerStars will not be responsible for your failure to comply with such terms and conditions. In particular, winners shall comply with all health and safety guidelines and instructions and all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

  12. Winners are not entitled nor authorized in any way to commit PokerStars to any contract, expense or cost entered into or incurred without its advance written acceptance of the same.

  13. Any applicable taxes or duties payable in relation to the receipt of a Prize hereunder shall be the sole responsibility of the winner of such Prize.

  14. In the case of disputes in regards to the participation rights, all matters relating to the awarding of the prizes and or the terms and conditions of the Promotion, the final decision lies with PokerStars' management, is binding and shall not be subject to review or appeal by an entrant or any third party.

  15. By participating in the Promotion you hereby agree to release, discharge and hold harmless PokerStars, its legal representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies and respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from any damages whatsoever, including any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the acceptance of any Prizes.

  16. PokerStars reserves the right, at any time, to alter these terms and conditions at its sole discretion, including to cancel, modify or suspend the Promotion if, in its sole discretion, PokerStars believes that the Promotion is not capable of being conducted as specified.

  17. You are prohibited from using multiple accounts to participate in this Promotion. PokerStars reserves the rights to disqualify anyone suspected of creating multiple accounts who takes part in this Promotion. The decision to disqualify any participant shall be at the sole discretion of PokerStars.

  18. When participating in the Promotion, you confirm that the name and address which are registered in your PokerStars account are correct and up to date. Any player unable to produce such proof of name and address will be excluded or disqualified from participation in the Promotion.

  19. By participating in the Promotion, you are deemed to have granted PokerStars the right to use your name, likeness, voice and image in marketing and promotion campaigns in any media whatsoever without further compensation and you expressly waive any claims against PokerStars in this regard.

  20. Employees and relatives of employees of PokerStars and any entities affiliated or related to PokerStars are not permitted to participate in the Promotion. For these purposes, the term 'relative' shall mean spouse, partner, parent, child or sibling.

  21. These terms and conditions and matters relating hereto shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with Isle of Man law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Isle of Man courts.

  22. The operator of the Internet site found here.

    Rational Poker School Limited, Douglas Bay Complex, King Edward Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 1D.

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