PCH.com Blackjack Daily Tournament Rules

1. How to Participate in the at PCH.com Blackjack Daily Tournament

Beginning on December 15, 2016, you can compete for the top scorer prize in the Daily Tournament on the PCH.com Blackjack page website between 12:00 AM, ET and 11:59 PM, ET. To become eligible for this promotion, play the daily tournament and submit your score. This promotion will end on June 30, 2017 or earlier at our option.

2. Prize Structure

Top scorer is separately accounted for their score on desktop/tablet and score earning on mobile device. Each top scorer will win a $100.00 cash prize. Scoring is based on the total score earned by the end of the day for each channel (desktop/tablet or mobile). In the event of a tie for the top position(s) for one or both channels, PCH will select one winner in a random drawing from among those tied for first place and award that person(s) a prize. To participate in this Tournament you must submit your score by no later than 11:59 PM, ET.

3. Winner Notification

If you are a top scorer for the day, you will be notified by email that you have won the prize. Prizes will be paid in full by check, unless otherwise noted.

4. Publicity

By participating in the PCH.com Blackjack Daily Tournament, you grant us the right to use your name, voice and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes including your screen name, avatar, city, state, games played and any prize won without additional compensation.

5. 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, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Publishers Clearing House and and 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 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.

6. Disputes

By participating in this Promotion, each user accepts and agrees to be bound by the PCH.com Blackjack Daily Tournament rules, and the decisions of the PCH.com Officials, and accepts the final scoring results as determined by PCH.com scoring technology. All decisions reached by Publishers Clearing House Officials will be final.

7. Fraudulent Activity Policy

Promotion Officials will make sure that all players are eligible for a prize.  Principals and employees of Publishers Clearing House LLC, PCH.com, their affiliates and subsidiaries, their contest processors, their immediate families and the PCH.com Officials are not eligible to win.

Furthermore, Promotion Officials will also verify that none of the players act fraudulently when playing in the Promotion, including (but not limited to) the opening and/or use of multiple accounts or windows. 

The Site strictly prohibits user fraud and abuse relating to access to and use of the Site or any Promotion made available on the Site. In accessing the Site or participating in any Promotion, or any other activities, products or services offered by or through the Site, you represent and warrant that: (a) all information you supply is complete and accurate, (b) you are not acting in violation of any applicable laws, rule or regulations or of this Agreement and (c) you will not circumvent or attempt to circumvent any provision this Agreement or any security feature on the Site or engage in any activity that interrupts or attempts to interrupt the operation of the Site.

Anyone who engages in, participates in or displays behavior that may be interpreted, in Our sole and absolute discretion, as the use of unfair, improper or unauthorized methods or activities on the Site, including (but not limited to) the opening and/or use of multiple accounts, the use of multiple browser tabs or windows to play multiple games simultaneously in effort to expedite token earnings, earn higher scores and/or give an unfair advantage in regular game play or tournaments, the use of unauthorized or altered software or hardware to assist play (including the use of bots, bot nets, collusion with bots and/or use of gaming software or programs), accessing the Site from a foreign or otherwise ineligible location or IP address, using automated technology, proxy servers or other means to conceal your identity, intentionally poor play in certain games in order to achieve a broader competitive advantage, collusion with other players or any other act or circumstance that unfairly alters your chance of winning, gives you an unfair advantage, or constitutes the commission of fraud or harassment of other participants, posting of objectionable material, any breach of this Agreement, any breach of the security of Your account or the Site or any other activity that We, in our discretion, deem to be abusive (collectively, "Abuse"), shall be subject to immediate sanction (as determined in Our sole and absolute discretion), including without limitation: (1) your account may be terminated without notice and your access to the Site blocked; (2) any entries submitted will not be valid and you will not be eligible to win; (3) any “winning” invalid entries will be void and may report a losing result; (4) any prizes, winnings and any other representative of value (if any) that you may otherwise have been entitled to receive shall be void and/or forfeited; and (5) any prizes, winnings or representative of value already received by You shall be subject to disgorgement and/or recoupment by the Site.

8. Accessibility

During the Promotion, the Site may, at times, be inaccessible or inoperable for any reason, including, but not limited to: (i) equipment or communications malfunctions; (ii) periodic maintenance, repairs, or administrative reviews which we may undertake from time-to-time; or (iii) causes beyond our control or which are not foreseeable by us including, but not limited to problems with the end user’s computer.  We are not responsible or liable in any way to you or anyone else due to or as a result of any such inaccessibility or inoperability.

9. Miscellaneous

By participating in this Promotion, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the Promotion Officials. Publishers Clearing House, PCH.com 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 Promotion or by any technical or human error which may occur in the course of Promotion play.   Publishers Clearing House, PCH.com 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 game play. Publishers Clearing House, PCH.com 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 Promotion. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Publishers Clearing House or PCH.com which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, Publishers Clearing House and PCH.com reserve the right to terminate the Promotion.