STANDARD PROMOTIONAL TERMS
1.1 This document details the Standard Promotional Terms that is applicable to each and every promotional offer through www.pokerking.com
or website working in conjunction with www.pokerking.com that relate to any associated Promotion Specific Terms which could referenced as “Key Terminology”, displayed on the individual landing or web index page for the related promotion. Our Terms of Service , Royal Club Terms and Conditions and our Security Policy (Hence jointly, the Rules) in cooperation structure a binding legal agreement between, You (the Customer) and Us (www.pokerking.com ) and thereby can only be amended with Our sole consent. By actively taking part in any promotion, You are signifying that You willfully accept and agree to be legally bound by the Rules herein.
1.2 Prior to any participation in any promotion it is advisable to carefully read and understand these Terms of Service and any applicable Promotion Specific Terms.
1.3 By any unforeseen chance that there is any disagreement or discrepancy between these Standard Promotional Terms, any applicable Promotion Specific Terms and the Terms of Service , the Promotion Specific Terms will be the deciding factor, followed by these Standard Promotional Terms, this will be the order used as our determination of any irregularity in agreements.
1.4 You can print a copy of the Standard Promotional Terms by choosing “Print” option from the File meny of your browser.
1.5 The use of the platform or any of the services on the platform is done in accordance to these Rules.
2. PROMOTIONS AND PROMOTION PERIODS
2.1 As we find necessary, we may periodically hold Promotions which can be in the form of bonus offers (either monetary bonuses or another form of incentive), prize draws, competitions, contests, leagues, tournaments or a collective grouping there of. The individual form of any Promotion will be described fully and in legible terms, and full details will be sent out through various sources of communications (such as emails, computer pop-ups and letters).
2.2 The provider with whom You contracted with under the Terms of Service (“We“, “Us” and “Our“) shall function as the promoter for the purposes of all Promotions.
2.3 The duration of each Promotion will be specifically detailed in the Promotion Specific Terms that affect each individual promotion. The run time, identified as the “Promotion Period”, will conclude automatically at the precise end time and will be discontinued on the platform. In case there is no specified “Promotion Period” the Promotion ends as soon as it is discontinued on the platform.
3. PROMOTION COMMUNICATIONS
3.1 Involvement in each Promotion is limited to one per entrant, family, household, address, organization or IP address to whom We specifically send the Promotion Communication to. We withhold the right to control participation in certain Promotions to players who fulfill specific selection criteria. If a Promotion Communication permits multiple participants, We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to put a ceiling on the number of participants, any possible variances for these guidelines will be noted in the specific Promotion Communication.
3.2 Unless indicated in the particular Promotion Communication, it is deliberately addressed to a specific addressee or grouping of recipients only and cannot be reassigned. If You were not the recipient addressed on the Promotional Communication then the offer is null and void.
4. ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN PROMOTIONS
4.1 In order to be permitted to partake in any Promotion, You must:
(a) be at least eighteen (18) years of age, or the legal age of majority in Your home country, state or province;
(b) be legally entitled to use Our services in accordance with Our Terms of Service ;
(c) On the occasion the Promotion is specifically intended for players who are residents of and/or located in a particular country as stated in the applicable Promotion Specific Terms, be a documented resident of and/or located in that country;
(d) Unless the applicable Promotion Specific Terms indicate that a “no purchase necessary” route is available and subject to section 5.2 below, have successfully completed registration on the Platform for the relevant service and opened a real money player account (Account) in accordance with Our Terms of Service ;
(e) Ensure that all of specific criteria set fourth in the relevant sections of these applicable Promotion Specific Terms are satisfied in order to clearly demonstrate eligibility as per the certain general categories of the Promotion;
(f) Must not indentified as an Unauthorized Person (as defined in section 6, below);
(a Qualifying Player).
4.2 In order to participate in any Promotion which is acknowledged as an offer to new players or which is described as a “new player” or “sign up” offer (or similar), You must not previously have an active account nor received any of Our Services. Once verified, You will be eligible to partake in Such Promotions. These offers cannot be used simultaneously in coincidence with another Promotional offer.
4.3 The identity of each participant in a Promotion will be determined from all or any combination of the following: name, address, email address, credit/charge/debit card number, IP address and other forms of identification which may be required. We reserve the right to request further information from You if You wish to participate in certain Promotions.
5. PARTICIPATION IN PROMOTIONS
5.1 Each Promotion is a voluntary event and therefore participation is made by choice. You can decline to participate by simply ignoring the pertinent Promotion Communication.
5.2 Participation in these Promotions have been simplified, first of all be sure to carefully follow the instructions in the applicable Promotion Communication, which will be located on the web landing page for that Promotion and, where appropriate, the applicable Promotion Specific Terms. In the area where it states “No Purchase Necessary” to participate in the Promotion, You can at that point send an e-mail to the specified and then you are ready to participate.
5.3 On the Promotion Specific Terms, entry into each Promotion can only be used once, unless otherwise indicated.
6. EXCLUDED AND DISQUALIFIED PLAYERS
6.1 In the event clarity is required, Our definition of,” relative” shall include, but not be limited to, a spouse, partner, child or sibling and any person residing in the same household as any of the foregoing persons. Officers of the company, directors, employees, consultants or agents of King Enterprises N.V (www.pokerking.com) or any of its subsidiaries, parent or associated companies, or any of its or their respective suppliers or vendors (including advertising, printing and publicity agencies) or any officers, directors, employees, consultants or agents of any entity connected with any Promotion, or relatives of any of the foregoing persons (in short – Unauthorized persons).
Participation in any Promotion by Unauthorized Persons is strictly prohibited.
6.2 We reserve the right, without prejudice to any other rights under the Rules, to seek the return of any bonus, payment, award or other prize, from any non-Qualifying Player that illegally participates in any Promotion, including from that player’s Account.
6.3 We withhold the right, at Our sole discretion, to disqualify any player whose conduct is in breach of the Rules, contrary to the spirit of the Rules or the intention of the pertinent Promotion, or might, in Our reasonable opinion, bring Us, any of Our Group companies or any of Our or their respective brands into disrespect or who knowingly cheats or who tampers or attempts to interfere with the entry process or the operation of any Promotion.
7. QUALIFYING DEPOSITS
7.1 Unless a “no purchase necessary” route is available (or such other dispensation is available) is indicated, the appropriate Specific Promotional Term, participation in any Promotion is subject to You having made the compulsory minimum deposit as may be required from periodically into Your Account (Qualifying Deposit). This is in full force except if Your Promotion Specific Terms specify that a different Qualifying Deposit amount is required.
Example: New Player Bonus
7.2 For clarity purposes transfers conducted between player Accounts and reverse cash outs are not considered Qualifying Deposits for the purpose of any minimum Qualifying Deposit requirements.
7.3 Qualifying Deposit requirements can be found by clicking here .
Bonuses are incentives given to players. Normally they are issued to player’s Bonus Money balance, that is located in the Cashier section of the lobby, but in some specific promotions and/or occasions player may receive a bonus in form of straight cash to his real money balance.
A bonus issued to a player normally would require the player to earn a certain number of Royalty Points within a certain amount of time. The numbers of points required to be played, is generally a multiple of the bonus amount.
Example: If the bonus amount is $20, the player has to earn 5 times the bonus amount in Royalty Points , i.e. 20 x 5 = 100 Royalty Points .
Release Restricted Bonus
This is a bonus that when issued to a player is kept pending in the Bonus Money account and is NOT available for use.
Once the restrictions or criteria are fulfilled, the bonus would be released from the players “Bonus Money” account and added to his/her “Real Money” account balance and is now available for use to play at live table and tournaments.
2.Examples of Release Restricted bonuses:
- RAF (Refer a Friend)
- New Player Bonus (most of them)
3. This is a pending bonus
4. The bonus amount is in the Bonus Money account
5. The player cannot use the bonus amount to play
6.The player fails to meet the restriction:
The money will not be transferred to the real money balance irrespective of the account balance.
Cash-out restricted Bonus
This is a bonus issued directly and credited into a player’s real money account. The bonus amount would be available for use instantaneously.
However, the player will not be able to cash out the bonus amount until he/she meets or fulfills the restrictions or criteria of the bonus issued.
2.Example of Cash-out restricted bonuses:
- Opt in bonuses
- Special Bonuses
3. This is a pending bonus
4. The bonus amount is already added to the Real Money account
5. The player can use the bonus amount to play, but cannot cash out.
6. The player fails to meet the restriction and has used the money:
If the restricted balance is greater than $1 at the time of expiration of the bonus and the player does not meet the requirements of the bonus, system will claim the restricted amount.
9. RELEASE AND CASH OUT RESTRICTIONS
9.1 Some of our Promotions possess defined release requirements, or, where suitable, cash out restrictions must be satisfied, in addition to the general eligibility criteria set out in these Standard Promotional Terms, before a bonus may be used, played with or, where appropriate, cashed out, or as a stipulation of being entitled for a prize or to compete in a competition, contest, league or tournament. Any such restrictions or requirements will be contained or referenced in the applicable Promotion Specific Terms.
If You have received a Bonus , and You have failed to meet the applicable release requirements, cash out limitations or general eligibility criteria, You shall forfeit the entire sum of the Bonus and We shall be entitled to deduct this from Your Account.
9.2 Some Promotions hold a requirement that a certain number of games, hands or wagers be played or placed, then unless otherwise indicated in the applicable Promotion Specific Terms, games, hands or wagers played or placed at tournament tables (unless the Promotion is a tournament) or at play money tables will not be counted.
9.3 The reference to “Status Points
” means standard Status Points accrued during the relevant Promotion Period only. Where it is a requirement of any Promotion that a certain number of Status Points be accrued, Status Points accrued through “topping” or which have been redeemed or used in any way outside of the relevant Promotion will not be counted towards such requirement and once Status Points have been redeemed in connection with a Promotion they may not then be reclaimed. Except the rare case it is indicated in the applicable Promotion Specific Terms.
10. PAYMENT OF BONUSES
10.1 Subject to Clause 8.1 above, all real money bonuses will be paid into the Accounts of Qualifying Players in the form of real money and/or Bonus Money within seven (7) days of entry into the relevant Promotion. Except the rare case it is stipulated in the applicable Promotion Specific Terms.
10.2 During some transactions where Your use of any real money bonuses can be an area under discussion during Our review for irregular playing patterns. To ensure fair gaming and the proper use of bonuses, We consider low margin betting, equal betting, zero risk bets or hedge betting to be irregular gaming when deployed to exploit bonuses. Further examples of irregular playing patterns also include, but are not limited to: (i) placing single or multiple bets of a value of fifty percent or more of the Bonus on any single game , individual hand, or round, building a balance and radically changing play patterns (bet size, game types, bet structures etc.) in order to meet the bonus release requirement; (ii) placing large bets which result in a substantial gain followed by a drop in bet size equal to or more than 75% of the previous average bet size until the bonus release requirements have been met; (iii) if We have good justification to suspect that you have sought only to exploit a bonus offered by Us in good faith to enhance your amusement (for example, on acceptance of a bonus, the minimum wagering requirement is met and funds are subsequently withdrawn). In the event that this type of activity has occurred and We deem that an irregular playing pattern has taken place, We reserve the right to prevent you from cashing out any Account funds and/or withhold any of Your winnings derived from Your use of the bonus.
10.3 In the case of an accidental monetary payout is made by way of more than one real money bonus or any excess payment is made to a Qualifying Player, We reserve the right, without prejudice to any other rights under the Rules, to seek the reimbursement of the amount of any additional monetary bonus or payment from that player’s Account.
11.1 Any Qualified Players who accept a prize must accept the relevant Prize in “as is” condition if the said prize stems from the result of any Promotion consisting of a draw, competition, contest, league or tournament (each, respectively, a Winner and a Prize). There is no entitlement to a monetary alternative unless We, in Our sole discretion, elect to offer such a monetary alternative (which may be less than the full value of the Prize). We reserve the right, at any time, to substitute any Prize with one or more prizes (other than a cash alternative) of substantially equivalent value. We may do this, in particular, if it is impractical or unduly costly to deliver a particular Prize to the Winner’s geographical location.
11.2 In order to demonstrate that no favoritism will be shown in terms of gender, age, geographic location, length of time as a Qualifying Player, which of Our gaming channels or Platforms a Qualifying Player has used, the Prizes will be drawn at random and, provided all players must be Qualifying Players.
11.3 All drawings will take place within the specified timeframe as listed in the Promotion Specific Terms and a cash Prize will be paid into the Account of the Winner. We arrange for a non-cash Prize to be delivered to You, the delivery may need to be signed for, but in all cases We reserve the right to require that a particular Prize is made available for collection only, including without limitation if such Prize is impractical or unduly costly to deliver. In the case of a non-cash Prize, We will make all reasonable attempts to contact the Winner using his/her Account contact details, but if We have not been able to make contact with the Winner within 30 days of the Prize being won, We reserve the right to draw another Winner in place of the original Winner or to forfeit the Prize altogether without liability to the Winner.
11.4 If the Winner is not entitled to receive such Prize in accordance with applicable law (provided always that the Winner is solely responsible for ensuring that s/he is entitled to receive any Prize) We reserve the right not to award a Prize or to seek the return of any Prize awarded in the event that the or if We have cause to disqualify the Winner in accordance with section 6.3.
11.5 In the event a player is participating in a game, whether it is a league or tournament and are unable, for any reason whatsoever, or choose not to advance to the next round after qualifying to do so, You will surrender Your place and will be found ineligible to take delivery of any Prize to be awarded for the next or any subsequent round or the final Prize.
11.6 Any entitlement to receive a Prize is non-transferable.
11.7 As with any Promotion or regular event the Winner is solely accountable for the payment of any applicable tax in regards to the relevant Prize and for any associated costs with the Prize or its use, including without limitation the cost of complying with any requirements of applicable local law. Examples of such associated costs include, but are not limited to: if the Prize consists of a motor vehicle, in relation to vehicle registration, motor insurance and driving license or, if the Prize consists of foreign travel, in relation to passport, visa and travel insurance requirements or, in relation to Prizes that are location-specific (for example, an event, activity or holiday), the cost of travel to and from the relevant location (unless the Prize is expressed to include travel or consists of a flight, train journey or sea voyage, in which case the Winner accepts responsible for the travel to and from the point of embarkation).
11.8 Winner is also solely accountable if a Prize consists of an event, activity, holiday or the performance of a service, the Winner is solely accountable for complying with any booking or other conditions or instructions of the related third party provider or organizer and must be able to comply with any restrictions as to dates and times in relation to the Prize (which may not be re-scheduled) and any other eligibility limitations imposed by the relevant third party provider or organizer. The contract in relation to any such event, activity, holiday or service will be directly between the Winner and the relevant third party provider or organizer and We will not be a party to that contract or have any liability in relation to its performance or non-performance, which shall be the sole responsibility of the relevant third party provider or organizer. We will not provide any form of insurance, including without limitation any public liability or cancellation insurance, in respect of any Prize consisting of an event, activity, holiday or service.
11.9 Winner is also solely accountable, in relation to any Prize, We make use of any third party name or trade mark, and these are proprietary to the relevant third party. No license, affiliation, support or approval is claimed or should be inferred from the use of these names or trademarks or the use of any photograph of a Prize. Any photograph used to promote a Prize is for illustrative purposes only and the actual Prize may differ from the item shown in the photograph, including without limitation as to make, model, specification, color, finish, packaging and other features.
11.10 Our Participation of offering a particular Prize implies no association on Our part with or sponsorship or endorsement of the relevant third party company, merchant, source or coordinator.
11.11 The use of the prize is solely the responsibility of the Winner. Except as expressly provided in these Standard Promotional Terms, no representations, warranties, conditions or other terms are made, given or accepted by Us and no other terms shall apply, as between Us and any person, in relation to any Prize, including without limitation any terms as to suitability, reliability, satisfactory quality or fitness for purpose, or any other implied terms, all of which We exclude to the maximum extent permitted by law.
12. PUBLICITY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
12.1 By participating in any Promotion contest, league or tournament in which You successfully progress to a second or subsequent round, You agree to co-operate in all publicity, marketing and publicity material and activities We may, at Our expenditure, produce or arrange. You also agree if requested (a) to wear any well-known clothing or attire We may provide; and (b) to sign, if requested, an unchangeable release form allowing Us, without any reparation being payable, The right to use Your personal Identification information, any comments made by or attributed to You, and to integrate any such information and any audio/visual recording or broadcast for such promotional purposes, in any media, throughout the world.
12.2 As a representative You participate in any event which We host or arrange in connection with a Promotion, You agree not to make use of any third party branding or advertising for any organization which We consider to be Our competitor, including without limitation any branding or advertising for any other gaming company, and You agree not to conduct yourself in a manner that might, in Our reasonable opinion, bring us, any of Our affiliates or any of Our or their respective brands into disrepute. In the event of any breach of this requirement, We reserve the right not to award a Prize or to seek the return of any Prize awarded.
12.3 In regards to submission for participation in any promotion, the player must provide relevant material and information is and always will be your own private works and not infringing on the intellectual property rights or other rights of any person. You must agree to dispense all rights (including intellectual property rights) in such material (and if moral rights exist, agree to waive such rights) and agree to execute all documents and to do any other things reasonably necessary to assure Our title to such material and to allow Us fully to use and exploit such material.
13. OUR LIABILITY
13.1 The player is solely responsible for their participation (or inability to participate) in any Promotion, including without restriction any use made by You of (or inability to use) any Prize, to the maximum extent permitted by law. We hereby Except that We do not exclude or limit Our liability for personal injury or death caused by Our negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation or any other liability that may not, by law, be limited or excluded.
13.2 For any reason if a Promotion cannot take place as scheduled, due to any technical problems or circumstances beyond Our control, We shall incur no liability and no bonus, payment or prize of any kind will be awarded.
14. ALTERATION AND TERMINATION OF PROMOTIONS; MODIFICATION OF THE RULES
14.1 If there has been any error in the preparation for or conduct of any Promotion affecting the result of the Promotion or the number of participants or the value of claims, We reserve the right to modify, suspend or terminate any Promotion, or any aspect of it, at any time, with or without notice, for any reason whatsoever, including without restriction if there has been any printing, production, allocation or other error in any Promotion Communication or on the Platform.
14.2 We withhold the right to modify/amend the Rules at any time by posting the modified terms on the relevant page(s) of the Site. We strongly recommend You revisit these Standard Promotional Terms regularly. By Your continued participation in the Promotion, You accept any such modified terms.
15. POKER LIVE EVENTS
15.1 Select Winners will participate at a live tournament as a member of Our team.
15.2 Representative Winners may not exchange live tournament tickets for a cash prize.
15.3 Specific live tournament rules that are provided by the tournament organizer may supersede live event conditions. If the becomes the situation the remaining provisions of these Poker live event conditions shall remain in full effect.
15.4 If Our representative Winner is unable to actively participate in a specific live tournament, We reserve the option to provide the Winner a second chance to participate in an live tournament of equal or lesser value. If We at Our sole discretion consider the alternative live tournament to be of lesser value, the Winner will receive the buy-in value difference in cash. If no suitable alternative live tournament is available, the prize package may be forfeited.
15.5 In the event forces beyond our control prevent us from sending the Winner to a live tournament the Winner will be provided with another opportunity to participate in an alternative live tournament.
15.6 We will make any substitution at the live tournament at Our sole discretion.
15.7 If we find a situation where We may decide not to send a team to a live tournament, We shall notify the Winner at least two (2) weeks prior to the start of the live tournament setting out the reason(s) for the non-participation. At Our discretion, We shall also provide the opportunity to participate in an alternate live tournament.
15.8 We may not be held liable for any costs, loss or damage incurred as a result thereof, If the Player is sent to an alternative live tournament.
15.9 Costs related to a live tournament are dependent on the package value won by the Winner and may be covered by Us as a member of Our team:
a) Tournament buy-in: As a representative We may cover the cost for the tournament buy-in.
b) Travel allowance and spending money: The amount may cover any costs and expenses that the Player has during the stay at the location of a live tournament. The amount will be credited to the Player’s account on Our site. Although We may cover travel costs and provide spending money to the Winner. The amount paid will be communicated through Our representative and will be paid to the Winner before departure to a live tournament.
c) Hotel accommodation: We may cover the costs for hotel accommodation. Any additional costs, e.g. meals, room service, telephone calls, etc. are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
15.10 When participating in a live tournament, or in any surrounding event, unless the tournament organizers expressly prohibit such displays, the Winner shall wear Our clothing fully visible at all time.
15.11 In connection with participating in a live tournament, the Winner agrees to be interviewed and/or engaged by public relations companies on Our behalf. We own the exclusive right to copy reproduce and use all or part of the result from interviews or engagements, including photos and videos of the Winner. This may include, but is not limited to, being interviewed by Our crew on a daily basis and providing any additional information of interest for the reporting on any of Our sites. The Winner waives the right to inspect and approve such use.
15.12 Unless the tournament organizer expressly restricts such communication, if interviewed in connection with a live tournament by a third party, the Winner shall mention that the Winner has qualified for the live tournament by playing at Our site.
15.13 We want to ensure that the Player is aware and agrees that We may use images and videos of the Winner as well as the Winner’s real name and nickname on any of Our sites in connection with the reporting of a live tournament.
15.14 We may provide compensation for additional activities following the end of a live tournament which the Winner may be asked to participate in. Any activities outside a live tournament period are subject to the prior approval of the Winner.
15.15 If the Winner fails to fulfill the obligations stated in this contract, We will notify the Winner in writing about a ban including qualifying events and live events and the consequences of such ban.
15.16 Should a banned Winner participate and win a prize in a qualifying event, the prize will be forfeited.
15.17 This applies during the whole time the Winner is acting as a member of Our Team. We may organize additional activities during the time a live tournament is in operation. We are not responsible in any way whatsoever for anything that may happen to the Winner during these activities. The Winner is always responsible for personal safety and should act accordingly.
15.18 We cannot be held responsible if the Winner decides not to participate or is prevented from participating due to personal reasons or tournament play. The anticipated total prize stated on Our site can only be assured to a Winner that is participating in all extra-curricular activities.
15.19 In the case of any disputes regarding any Terms and Conditions of the prize package, Our decision shall be final and binding upon the parties.
14.20 Documentation verifying age may be requested by Us at any time. The participants must be of legal age of majority in order to participate in a live tournament and it is the sole responsibility of the Winner to provide verification of age.
15.21 It is the sole responsibility of the Winner to hold any travel visa or any other conditions, such as immunizations, etc. that are required for the Winner to enter the country/region in which a live tournament takes place.
15.22 The Winner is required to bring a credit or debit card in order to gain access to the accommodation. All extra and associated costs in the event of such relocation shall be carried by the Winner. Failure to do so will mean alternative, potentially inferior accommodation will need to be arranged by Us.
15.23 The Winner is individually responsible for any taxes associated with the winning of the prize.
16.1 Your rights or obligations under the Rules cannot be re-assigned or transferred.
16.2 No third party shall have a right to enforce the Rules against Us.
16.3 Failure by Us to enforce a right under the Rules does not result in waiver of such right.
16.4 If any part of the Rules is found to be unenforceable as a matter of law, all other parts of the Rules shall be unaffected and shall remain in force.
16.5 Any difference of opinion or situation not covered by the Rules will be resolved by Our management in a manner it deems to be the fairest to all concerned and, subject to the following section, that decision shall be final and binding on all players. Our determination and decision on all matters will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
16.6 You and We agree that the laws of Curacao apply to the Rules and that any dispute between You and Us arising out of or in connection with the Rules or any Promotion will only be dealt with by the courts of Curacao.
16.7 If these Terms of Service or any applicable Promotion Specific Terms are translated into a language other than English, then the English version shall prevail where there is any inconsistency.
These Terms of Service were last updated on 15 June 2012.
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