"Katchalov Giveaway" – Promotion Terms and Conditions

The following are the rules of the "Katchalov Giveaway" promotion ("Promotion") as organized by the operator (hereinafter referred to as "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.

  1. 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 prohibited to use the Client.

  2. By participating in a Tournament of any kind on PokerStars, 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.

  3. 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.

  4. By entering into a Tournament 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.

  5. 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.

  6. All Promotion participants must adhere to all PokerStars rules, Terms of Service, and all generic PokerStars tournament rules.

  7. During the Promotion, strict rules apply regarding the using of multiple accounts. PokerStars reserves the right to disqualify any player suspected of entering more than one account in the Promotion. The decision on what activity constitutes multiple account abuse lies with PokerStars management in its sole discretion.

  8. 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. Otherwise players might be disqualified. 

  9. To take part in the Promotion you need to play in free-to-enter and/or cash qualifiers, that run according to the schedule below:

    Free 19:00 EET (12:00 ЕТ) Monday - Saturday, October 20 - December 13 Top 150 advance to Weekly Final
    $0.55 20:00 EET (13:00 ЕТ) Monday - Saturday, October 20 - December 13 Top 50 advance to Weekly Final + share $50 prize pool
  10. To register and play launch PokerStars.com client and open the "Tourney" > "Regional" tab.

  11. Weekly Final tickets will be awarded to players who make their first deposit of $10 or more before 23:59 ET on December 13 using bonus code "10GET20".

  12. Weekly Final tickets will be also awarded to players who make their deposit for $10 or more before 23:59 ET on December 13 using bonus code "KATCHALOV".

  13. If players who have already won the qualifying tournaments for the week and have already got a ticket to the Weekly Final win again, they will get a ticket that can be used to register in one of the next Weekly Finals, but not later than December 14, 2014. Weekly Final tickets not used before December 14, 2014 will expire and are not subject to exchange or transfer.

  14. Weekly Finals will run on Sundays October 26 - December 14 at 19:00 EET (12:00 ЕТ).

  15. Winner of each Weekly Final will get the Prize.

  16. Prize - iPhone[1] 6 (64 GB), which will be presented to each winner personally by Eugene Katchalov on December 19. Place and time where winners can get their Prizes will be announced before December 12.

    * Winner of each Weekly Final will get the mobile digital device iPhone 6. iPhone is trade mark of Apple Inc., registered in USA and other countries.

  17. As a part of the Promotion a player can win only one Prize.

  18. Winners of the Promotion, within 48 hours of the conclusion of the respective Weekly Final, will receive via email a special form that needs to be filled out and sent back to PokerStars via email within 72 hours of the finish of the respective Weekly Final. Players are responsible for accuracy and completeness of information provided in the special form. PokerStars reserves the right to decline a Prize if the special form isn't filled out correctly and fully or isn’t sent within the time frame mentioned above.

  19. In addition to the prize pool each Weekly Final has other prizes worth T$800. Top 150 players of each Weekly Final will get additional prizes according to their finishing place as per the table below:

    2 - 4 T$50
    5 - 10 T$20
    11 - 20 T$10
    21 - 50 T$5
    51 - 150 T$2
  20. The prize of the Promotion cannot be transferred or exchanged. Only the person whose name appears on the account can get a Prize, may use the prize and any part of it.

  21. 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 compensation of $500 instead of the Prize.

  22. No Prize will be awarded to any player who for any reason would not be allowed by applicable law to use the Prize or where the supply of the Prize to that Entrant would be unlawful.

  23. There may be additional terms and conditions imposed by a Prize provider to which you must comply. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. Winners of the Promotion are solely responsible for any applicable taxes and fees, required by the law of their country, payable on prizes awarded to you through their participation in the Promotion.

  26. 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. 

  27. 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.

Additional information about this Promotion and other details can be found on the "Katchalov Giveaway" Promotion home page.

If you have any questions about the "Katchalov Giveaway" Promotion, please contact support@pokerstars.com 

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