VegasInsider.com Pro Football Handicapping Challenge Rules
This VegasInsider.com Pro Football Handicapping Challenge ended as of Sunday, December 29, 2019. Check out SharpSide’s story on the winner, Bao Nguyen.
No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or to win. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. All prize claims are subject to verification. Void where prohibited by law.
All free-to-enter VegasInsider.com Pro Football Handicapping Challenge (the “Contest”) promotions are governed by the VegasInsider.com Pro Football Handicapping Challenge Official Rules (the “Official Rules”). The Contest is designed for participants to demonstrate his or her skill at making correct selections on contest offerings over the course of a given time period. The Contest will be played by accessing the SharpSide app (the “App”) and complying with the following Official Rules.
The Contest is hosted by SharpSide.com (the “Host”) and sponsored by VegasInsider.com (the “Sponsor”). The Contest is not affiliated with, or endorsed by, the National Football League (NFL), the National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Baseball (MLB), Apple, Inc., or Google, Inc.
The VegasInsider.com Pro Football Handicapping Challenge Rules (the “Rules”). Please read these Rules carefully and check back frequently, as the Rules may be modified. The Rules, and any modifications
There are no entry fees or purchases required to participate in the Contest.
Participants, based on their skill, knowledge, and understanding of real-world sporting events, make selections on eligible offerings by choosing the side of his or her choice (the “Pick” or collectively “Picks”) during the Contest Period. The Contest Period for the VegasInsider.com Pro Football Handicapping Challenge is Thursday, September 5, through Sunday, December 29, 2019.
Weekly prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of each of the 17 NFL weeks during the course of the regular season. A Halfway Prize will be awarded following the conclusion of Week 8 in the NFL. A Grand Prize will be awarded to the participant who has accumulated the most net units won at the conclusion of the Contest Period.
Host and Sponsor reserve the right to modify and/or cancel the Contest at any time and without advance notice.
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Subject to these Rules, the Contest is open to individuals who are United States residents. The Contest is void where prohibited by law. The Contest is open to individuals who are at least 18 years old or the age of majority in their jurisdiction of legal residence as of the entry date. Employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, and representatives of Host, Host’s parent company, Better Collective Tennessee, Sponsor, and immediate family members of those individuals, are ineligible to win prizes in the Contest.
Participants must have an active SharpSide account to enter. There is no purchase necessary to open an account. Participants can create an account within the App by downloading the App. The App is available to iOS users via the Apple App Store and to Android users via Google Play.
How To Enter:
Step 1: Download and install the App.
Step 2: Open the App and create a free account or log in to an existing account.
Step 3: After logging in, select a Pick or Picks from the available offering.
Step 4: Repeat Step 3 for additional picks for all eligible offerings during the Contest Period.
The Contest is limited to one account entry per person. Multiple entries per individual are not permitted. Any attempt by an individual to use multiple accounts, identities, forms, registrations, email addresses, logins, or any other methods of Multi-Accounting will disqualify all of the individual’s Contest entries. Further penalty as a result of Multi-Accounting is at Sponsor discretion and may include forfeiture of prizing and suspension from the App.
Contest offerings are limited to spread and over/under point total offerings on NFL games during the NFL regular season.
In order to claim prizes, upon request, potential winners may be required to show proof to the Sponsor that he or she is the authorized account holder. Entries specifying an invalid, non-working, or inactive email address will be disqualified.
The Contest officially begins Thursday, September 5, 2019, at 8 a.m. PT. The Contest officially ends Sunday, December 29, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. PT. Contest winner(s) will be determined at the end of the Contest Period.
The Contest prizes will be awarded in cash in a winner’s FanDuel account. The total amount of Contest prizes amounts to $10,000. Cash prizes in a winner’s FanDuel account may be withdrawn through FanDuel by the winner.
One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded per Contest period. The Grand Prize is $5,000. A participant must have a FanDuel account to be eligible to receive a prize. In the case of a tie, all tying participants will equally split the prize.
The Grand Prize will be awarded to the participant with the most net units won from the period spanning Thursday, September 5, 2019, at 8 a.m. PT to Sunday, December 29, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. PT.
A Halfway Prize of $750 will be awarded following the conclusion of Week 8 in the NFL. The Halfway Prize will be awarded to the participant with the most net units won from the period spanning Thursday, September 5, 2019, at 8 a.m. PT to Monday, October 28, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. PT.
A Weekly Prize in the amount of $250 each will be awarded at 17 instances during the Contest time period. Following the conclusion of each NFL week, the contestant to have won the most net units on eligible Contest bet offerings in the SharpSide app will be awarded the $250 weekly prize, paid out to the winner’s FanDuel account. Each weekly prize is determined based on net units won from the current week.
Weekly Contest Periods:
Week 1: Thursday, September 5, to Monday, September 9, 2019
Week 2: Thursday, September 12, to Monday, September 16, 2019
Week 3: Thursday, September 19, to Monday, September 23, 2019
Week 4: Thursday, September 26, to Monday, September 30, 2019
Week 5: Thursday, October 3, to Monday, October 7, 2019
Week 6: Thursday, October 10, to Monday, October 14, 2019
Week 7: Thursday, October 17, to Monday, October 21, 2019
Week 8: Thursday, October 24, to Monday, October 28, 2019
Week 9: Thursday, October 31, to Monday, November 4, 2019
Week 10: Thursday, November 7, to Monday, November 11, 2019
Week 11: Thursday, November 14, to Monday, November 18, 2019
Week 12: Thursday, November 21, to Monday, November 25, 2019
Week 13: Thursday, November 28, to Monday, December 2, 2019
Week 14: Thursday, December 5, to Monday, December 9, 2019
Week 15: Thursday, December 12, to Monday, December 16, 2019
Week 16: Sunday, December 22, to Monday, December 23, 2019
Week 17: Sunday, December 29, 2019
All potential winners are subject to Host and Sponsor verification. Host and Sponsor reserve the right on all final decisions related to the Contest. All potential winners have thirty (30) days after being notified of his or her prize to claim the prize. Following thirty (30) days, the Sponsor has the right to award the prize to the next best finisher in the Contest.
In the case that FanDuel payment is unavailable, winners may be paid via PayPal within 30 days as an alternative option, as per the discretion of Host and Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to make equivalent prize substitutions.
Participation constitutes a Contest participant’s full acceptance of these Rules and to the Host’s and Sponsor’s decisions. Any attempt by a participant or any other individual to deliberately damage any Host or Sponsor properties or the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law. Should an attempt such as be made, the Host and Sponsor reserve the right to seek damages and prosecution from any individual to the extent permitted by law.
Host and Sponsor reserve the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the Contest, or any part thereof. Host and Sponsor reserve the right to make equivalent prize substitutions.