Microsoft “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” Crate Drop Sweepstakes
TIMING: This Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on December 18, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on January 7, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) who are 18 years of age or older and legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who are the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry. Employees of Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”) (“Sponsor”), Bluehole, Inc. (“Bluehole”), GMR Marketing LLC (“GMR”), and any promotion or other vendor agency involved in this Sweepstakes (and any other person engaged to work on this Sweepstakes) and each of the above’s respective affiliates (collectively, the “Released Parties”) and the household and immediate family members (defined for the purposes of this Sweepstakes as a parent, spouse, child, and sibling) of such employees are not eligible to enter or win. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state/provincial, and local laws and regulations. Void in Quebec and where prohibited or restricted by law.
WINNER SELECTION/PRIZES: On or around January 22, 2018 at 10 a.m. PT in New Berlin, Wisconsin, United States, GMR will randomly select one (1) potential Grand Prize winner, three (3) potential First Prize winners, and five (5) potential Second Prize winners from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. All random drawings will be conducted under the supervision of Sponsor, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Limit one (1) prize per person.
a) One (1) Grand Prize: A trip for the Grand Prize winner and one (1) guest to Honolulu, Hawaii. Grand Prize includes: Round-trip, coach-class airfare for the Grand Prize winner and one (1) guest to Honolulu, Hawaii from an airport determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor; four (4) nights’ hotel accommodations for winner and guest (hotel to be determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, in one (1) double-occupancy room, excluding room service, meals, and other incidentals); roundtrip ground transportation for the Grand Prize winner and one (1) guest between airport and hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii; and $2,500 USD spending cash to the Grand Prize winner only, awarded in the form of a corporate check, intended to be used for two (2) sky diving experiences in Hawaii and meals. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $8,500 USD.
If the Grand Prize winner is a legal U.S. resident, the Grand prize winner will also receive a single cash payment, in the form of a corporate check, to the winner only. The single cash payment will be based on a 34% tax rate of the final Grand Prize value, which may vary based on factors described below. The single cash payment is intended to assist with any federal or state tax obligations related to the Grand Prize, but in no event, will the single cash payment exceed $4,378.79. Any additional tax obligation that the Grand Prize winner may be liable for is the sole responsibility of the winner. The Grand Prize winner is responsible for all federal, state, and local income taxes and other taxes associated with the prize. The Sponsor will comply with all tax reporting requirements.
The ARV of the Grand Prize if won by a legal U.S. resident: $12,878.79 USD.
The ARV of the Grand Prize if won by a legal Canadian resident: $8,500 USD.