PokerStars Road to 100 Billion - Rules & Regulations
The following are the terms and conditions of the PokerStars Road to 100 Billion promotion ("Promotion"), as organized by the operator ("PokerStars") of the Internet site found at www.pokerstars.com (the "Site") and of the PokerStars GUI software (the "Client"). Your logging on to the Client shall be deemed to be your complete acceptance of the terms and conditions herein.
Entrants must be 18 years of age or of legal age of majority in their jurisdiction (whichever the greater) to participate in the Promotion. You may be asked at any stage to provide PokerStars or a third party with proof of age and/or identity. All players must be able to present a valid passport or other valid picture ID to verify their age and/or identity. Any player unable to produce such proof of age will be excluded from the Client and may forfeit any funds won.
By accepting a prize 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.
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, sibling or housemate.
The Promotion will run for the timeframe starting from hand 59,700,000,000 until hand 100,000,000,000, using the hand numbers as shown in the Client.
By participating in the Promotion, each entrant agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless PokerStars, their legal representatives, their affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies and their 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.
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 PokerStars believes that the Promotion is not capable of being conducted as specified.
All players participating in the Promotion must abide by all PokerStars rules, as well as the terms of service requirements as listed at /poker/room/tos/, and by PokerStars general tournament rules listed at /poker/tournaments/rules/.
During the Promotion, strict rules regarding player behaviour will be enforced. PokerStars reserves the right to take action against any player found to be abusing any aspect of the Promotion. Such action includes, but is not limited to, exclusion or suspension from the Promotion or from the Client, and the confiscation of rewards earned as a result of the abuse. The decision on what activity constitutes abuse of the Promotion lies with PokerStars management in its sole discretion.
The milestone hands element of the Promotion is only applicable to real money ring games. The winner(s) of a milestone hand will be deemed to be any player that won a portion of the main pot of the hand. The fifty hands used to calculate the prize money must be dealt in the sixty minutes prior to the milestone hand being dealt. Any hands dealt before this 60 minute period will be excluded from the calculation. Leaving and re-joining a table will reset the number of VPPs earned towards the prize amount. All prizes will be credited in USD.
When playing in the Promotion you confirm that the name and address which are registered in your PokerStars account are correct and up to date.
Only cash game hands dealt on the Client found on the Site are eligible for prizes in the Promotion. Cash game hands dealt in the Home Games product are excluded from the Promotion.
In the event that for any reason whatsoever a winning entrant does not take an element of a prize at a time stipulated by PokerStars, such winning entrant shall be deemed to have forfeited his/her claim to such prize and PokerStars shall not have any obligation to compensate the winning entrant in any way.
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, the final decision lies with PokerStars management. The decision will be binding and shall not be subject to review or appeal by an entrant or any third party.
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.
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