Moscow Vacation with Ronaldo – Terms and Conditions

The following are the rules of the PokerStars promotion "Moscow Vacation with Ronaldo" ("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 is greater) to participate in the Promotion. This Promotion is available only for players from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Republic of Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine. 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 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. Promotion will run from March 16, 2015 until  May 3, 2015.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Every Promotion participants must adhere to all PokerStars rules and Terms of Service as described on http://www.pokerstars.com/poker/room/terms/, and all generic PokerStars tournament rules as described on http://www.pokerstars.com/poker/tournaments/rules/.

  8. 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.

  9. 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 player might be disqualified.

  10. To take part in the Promotion you need to play either in free-to-enter qualifiers that run from Monday till Saturday March 16-May 2, 2015, at 19:00 Moscow time (top 250 players of each such qualifier advance to the one of the Weekly Finals) or in $0.55 buy-in qualifiers that run from Monday till Saturday March 16-May 2, 2015, at 20:00 Moscow time (top 100 players of each such qualifier advance to the one of the Weekly Finals).

  11. To register and play launch PokerStars client and open the "Tournaments" > "Regional" tab.

  12. Weekly Finals will run every Sunday, March  22 and 28, April 5, 12, 19, 26 and May 3, 2015 at 19:00 Moscow time.

  13. Winner of each Weekly Final Freeroll will get the Prize. In total, there are 7 (seven) Prizes. The Prize can be won only once.

  14. "Prize" is a prize package that includes fully-paid trip to Moscow, Russia and personal meeting with football legend Ronaldo. Prize package also includes: economy class air or train ticket to Moscow (excluding winners from Moscow or Moscow Region), accommodation in Moscow in the hotel (excluding winners from Moscow or Moscow region), three meals a day, football training with Ronaldo, photo session, autograph session, dinner with Ronaldo and Ivan Demidov, Team PokerStars Pro, ticket to the VIP Party with Ronaldo, excursion around Moscow. Approximate dates of travel (subject to change +/- three days): May 16-19, 2015. Travel plan will be sent to the Promotion Winners before May 14, 2015. Meeting with Ronaldo and other activities will take place on May 17-18, 2014 (subject to changes).

  15. The prize of the Promotion cannot be transferred or exchanged. The person whose name appears on the PokerStars account which wins a prize will be deemed to be the person who played and won the Promotion, and that person may use the prize and any part of it. One player can win only one Prize.

  16. If the player who won the Prize cannot use it, the Prize is transferred to the player who took next place in the Weekly Final. No compensation will be paid to the player who cannot use Prize and so forfeited it.

  17. If a winning player cannot be reached by e-mail or phone within seven days of winning, the Prize will be transferred to whichever player took next place in the related Weekly Final. No compensation will be paid to the original player who could not use the Prize.

  18. Winning players  who require a visa to enter the Russian Federation, will need to obtain said visa themselves at their own expense, and undertakes to provide PokerStars with a copy of the visa not later than May 10, 2015. In case the player doesn’t provide PokerStars with a copy of the visa before May 10, 2015, the Player will be deprived of the Prize without compensation.

  19. When taking part in those activities specified in Clause 14, Players should behave accordingly. Personnel responsible for organisation of the stated activities have the right to deprive a Player of participation at their discretion, at any time, in cases of improper behaviour.

  20. 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 Prize.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. Winners of the Prizes 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.

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. Operator of the Internet web-site www.pokerstars.com which runs the Promotion:
    Rational Poker School Limited, 33-37 Athol Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1LB
    (Rational Poker School Limited, 33-37 Athol Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1LB)

Additional information about this Promotion and other details can be found on the "Moscow holiday with Ronaldo" Promotion home page.

If you have any questions about "Moscow holiday with Ronaldo" Promotion, please, contact support@pokerstars.com

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