OFFICIAL RULES FOR PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE INSTANT WIN GAME

1. Eligibility
A limit of one entry into this Instant Win Game is allowed per individual and per e-mail address for this online promotion. 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. Publishers Clearing House Giveaway No. 2292 is limited to U.S. residents who are physically located and residing in the U.S. and are Search & Win users. Principals and employees of Publishers Clearing House, 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 once between October 20th, 2011 (12:00 AM, ET) and October 23rd, 2011 (11:59 PM, ET). Match any 3 prize amounts and you will win that prize.  Please see Section 4 of these Official Rules for information on How to Claim a Prize. Entries received after October 23rd, 2011 (11:59 PM, ET) will not be eligible to win an instant prize.

3. Current Prizes Giveaway No. 2292
The promotional period for Giveaway No. 2292 begins October 20th, 2011 (12:00 AM, ET) and ends on December 31, 2011 (11:59 PM, ET).

Prize: Five (5) One Hundred Dollar ($100.00) cash prizes; Three (3) Fifty Dollar ($50.00) cash prizes; Ten (10) Ten Dollar ($10.00) Amazon Gift Certificates; Fifty (50) Five Dollar ($5.00) Amazon Gift Certificates.

Everyone who scratches the card and does not win a cash prize or gift certificate in one of the above-listed amounts will be eligible to receive 2 entries for a $5,000.00 prize from Publishers Clearing House Giveaway No. 2290.

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.

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 automatically 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. Publicity
Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name and photograph in television commercials, in website promotions, and for other promotional purposes, unless prohibited by law. Parent or Legal Guardian must act for a minor.

7. 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 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 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 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 which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Publishers Clearing House reserves the right to terminate the online portion of the promotion. Entries become the property of Publishers Clearing House and and will not be returned.

Publishers Clearing House reserves the right through decision by the Board of Judges to disqualify any entry determined to be the result of tampering with the Publishers Clearing House online system 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.

8. 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 to enforce any provision in these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

1-800-645-9242
Publishers Clearing House
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

$1,000.00
(5 @ $100.00; 3 @ $50.00;
10 @ $10.00 Amazon
Gift Certificates;
50 @ $5.00 Amazon
Gift Certificates)

2292 12/31/11 1 in 5,882

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 this Instant Win Game Once. Your first scratch card play 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.