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The NBA season is upon us — and we’re starting things off with free entries and free game tickets! Play free every day from 10/16 through 10/29 in our daily Qualifier for a shot at $3K in prizes, including tickets to a local game.
Plus, everyone who enters at least one Qualifier Free Play will automatically get entry into the $10K Finals on 10/31. Win the Finals, and you’ll get a trip for two to an NBA game on MLK day.
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Play free for one these great prizes in each Qualifier Free Play — every day from 10/16 through 10/29

Tickets to an NBA Game in Local Market
$50 NBA Store Credit
6th-15th: $25 NBA Store Credit
16th-30th: $20 NBA Store Credit
31st-100th: Free Entry to $4 NBA Contest
101st-200th: Free Entry to $2 NBA Contest
201st-450th: Free Entry to $1 NBA Contest
451st-1,450th: Free Entry to $0.25 NBA Contest
1,451st-2,950th: 500 FanDuel Points
2,951st-5,450th: 250 FanDuel Points
5,451st-10,575th: 100 FanDuel Points

Enter any Qualifier Free Play to get your ticket to the Finals and play for a share of $10K, including two tickets to an MLK day game.

Tickets to an NBA Game on MLK Day
Tickets to an NBA Game in Local Market
11th-25th: $50 NBA Store Credit
26th-47th: $25 NBA Store Credit
48th-107th: $20 NBA Store Credit
108th-200th: Free Entry to $4 NBA Contest
201st-300th: Free Entry to $2 NBA Contest
301st-550th: Free Entry to $1 NBA Contest
551st-1,550th: Free Entry to $0.25 NBA Contest
1,551st-4,050th: 500 FanDuel Points
4,051st-9,050th: 250 FanDuel Points
9,051st-19,125th: 100 FanDuel Points

© 2018 NBA Properties, Inc.
Users physically located in Alabama, Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, Texas and Washington are not eligible to receive free entry into the NBA Swish, And One, Dime, Assist, Big Double Up, Dribbler or Fadeaway contests and will instead receive FanDuel Points in lieu of the free entries.

Contest Structure

Welcome to the 2018 NBA Fantasy Tip-Off (“NBATO” or “Contest”). The NBATO will take place solely through the Official One-Day Fantasy Game of the NBA hosted by FanDuel at fanduel.com/nba. The NBATO will consist of fourteen (14) Official NBA One-Day Fantasy Basketball Contests (each a “Qualifier”, and collectively the “Qualifiers”) and one (1) NBATO Tournament Finals Contest (“Finals”). The Qualifiers will run on fourteen (14) days from October 16, 2018 through October 29, 2018, and the Finals will take place on October 31, 2018. Participants may enter each Qualifier through the contest landing page, available here: fanduel.com/nba.

All Qualifiers are single entry contests and no entry fee is required to enter. Any instance of registering multiple accounts on FanDuel in order to gain more than one entry into a Qualifier will result in automatic disqualification from the Qualifier and the NBATO as well as potential suspension from FanDuel.

Each Qualifier will award prizes to participants in the top 10,575 position levels (“Winners”) pursuant to the prize table below. All users who enter at least one (1) Qualifier will earn one entry into the Finals. Exact prizing will be specified in the entry screen for each day’s Qualifier. FanDuel will set the maximum number of participants prior to each Qualifier. All prizes are non-transferrable.

Place

Prize

ARV

1st

(2) Tickets to a 2019 NBA Game in local market

$500

2nd-5th

$50 NBA Store Code

$50

6th-15th

$25 NBA Store Code

$25

16th-30th

$20 NBA Store Code

$20

31st-100th

Free Entry into $4 NBA Contest

$4

101th-200th

Free Entry into $2 NBA Contest

$2

201st-450th

Free Entry into a $1 NBA Contest

$1

451st-1450th

Free Entry into a $0.25 NBA contest

$0.25

1451st-2,950th

500 FanDuel Points

$0.20

2951st-5,450th

250 FanDuel Points

$0.10

5451st-10,575th

100 FanDuel Points

$0.04

Winners of a free entry into a FanDuel contest will see their contest ticket on their Vouchers page within 72 hours of winning the prize. Winners of FanDuel Points will see their FanDuel Points deposited into their account within 72 hours of winning the prize. Players awarded a contest ticket by FanDuel are responsible for redeeming their voucher before the contest starts and setting their preferred lineup into the contest.

Users physically located in Alabama, Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, and Washington (“Restricted States”) are not eligible to receive free entry into paid fantasy contests or FanDuel Points on FanDuel, and will instead receive the ARV equivalent of the prize in FanDuel credits in lieu of the free entries or FanDuel Points. FanDuel makes no representation that participation in paid entry fantasy sports contests is lawful under Texas state law.

The Finals will award prizes to participants in the top 9,050 position levels pursuant to the prize table below. Exact prizing will be specified in the entry screen on the day of Finals. All prizes are non-transferrable.

Place

Prize

ARV

1st

Grand Prize: (2) Tickets to a 2019 NBA Game on MLK Day

$2,500

2nd-10th

(2) Tickets to a 2019 NBA Game in local market

$500

11th-25th

$50 NBA Store Code

$50

26th-47th

$25 NBA Store Gift Code

$25

48th-107th

$20 NBA Store Gift Code

$20

108th-200th

Free Entry into $4 NBA Contest

$4

201st-300th

Free Entry into $2 NBA Contest

$2

301st-550th

Free Entry into $1 NBA Contest

$1

1551st-1550th

Free Entry into $0.25 NBA Contest

$0.25

1551st-4050th

500 FanDuel Points

$0.20

4051st-9050th

250 FanDuel Points

$0.10

9051st-19,125th

100 FanDuel Points

$0.04

NBA Fantasy Tip-Off Prizing

The Grand Prize Winner will receive the NBATO Finals Grand Prize (“Grand Prize”), comprised of a trip for two (2) to his or her choice to one the following NBA games on January 21st, 2019.

  • New Orleans Pelicans at Memphis Grizzlies
  • Houston Rockets at Philadelphia 76ers
  • Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Lakers

Grand Prize includes an airfare credit up to $1,000 to book round-trip airfare to an NBA Game on January 21st, double-occupancy hotel accommodations for one (1) night for winner and one (1) guest, and two (2) game tickets to the NBA game. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is up to $2,500.00. Actual value depends on city/day/time of departure. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Winner must book and pay for their flights within 2 days of receiving the airfare credit. FanDuel will not provide more cash than initially deposited; winner will be responsible for any change in airfare from time of deposit to booking. Guest must be at least 18 years of age, unless child or legal ward of winner. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents prior to travel. Trip must be taken on dates and times designated by FanDuel or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and may be awarded to an alternate winner. In the event that the Grand Prize winner or his/her guest are unable to obtain proper travel documents prior to departure date, the Grand Prize winner in question will forfeit the Grand Prize in its entirety and the Grand Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. If the NBA game is canceled or postponed for any reason, the airfare travel will be awarded less applicable prize-related activity(s) and Sponsor will substitute that activity(s) with an item(s)/activity(s) of comparable or greater value as determined solely by FanDuel and no additional compensation or prize will be awarded to winner in such event. Winner and guest must comply with arena rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of applicable prize element. Exact seat locations at a game to be determined by FanDuel in its sole discretion. All prize details are at FanDuel’s sole discretion. Certain travel restrictions may apply. NBA Game tickets are subject to availability as determined by the NBA.

The 2nd-10th Final Place Winners and the 1st Place Qualifier winners will receive two (2) tickets to a regular season 2018-19 NBA game in any one (1) team market (to be determined by FanDuel). Travel to and from the game is not included and is each Winner's sole responsibility. Tickets are subject to terms and conditions specified thereon. Seat locations will be determined by FanDuel. The Additional Winners will receive the prizes in the table above. Prize details are subject to change at FanDuel's sole discretion. NBA Store Gift Codes will be provided in the form of promo codes sent via e-mail to respective Winners. Gift codes are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by Gift Code issuer. In the event a prize is unavailable, FanDuel will use its sole discretion to provide the winner at issue with a suitable alternate prize with a comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. FanDuel will set the maximum number of participants prior to the Free Play. All prizes are non-transferrable. All federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes) and all other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of a prize not specified herein as being awarded are winners’ sole responsibility.

NBATO Teams and Scoring

Each Qualifier and the Finals follows FanDuel’s standard scoring rules for fantasy basketball contests. You can find all scoring rules athttps://www.fanduel.com/rules.

In the event of a tie for NBA Tickets or NBA Store Gift Codes, the tied players will play a one-day 'playoff' fantasy basketball contest administered by FanDuel to determine the finishing position. The playoff contest will follow FanDuel’s standard scoring rules for fantasy basketball contests. All other ties will result in the tied players receiving the split cash value of the related prizes, which will be determined by FanDuel in its sole discretion. For example, if there is a three-way tie for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th position, FanDuel will provide each participant with a prize that is one-third of the aggregate value of the original prizes.

In order to participate in the NBATO, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • All US citizens or residents who comply with our eligibility rules for free entry games in our Terms of Use and are 18 years of age or older (21 in Massachusetts) are eligible to participate in the NBATO.
  • You must comply with the entirety of FanDuel’s Terms of Use
  • You will abide at all times by FanDuel’s Terms of Use and any other agreements between you and FanDuel regarding your use of FanDuel or participation of games therein.
  • You must be a registrant or existing FanDuel user to participate; and
  • You are not subject to backup withholding tax because: (a) you are exempt from backup withholding, or (b) you have not been notified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that you are subject to backup withholding as a result of a failure to report all interest or dividends, or (c) the IRS has notified you that you are no longer subject to backup withholding.

Employees, officers, and directors of FanDuel and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and family members living in the same household of such employees are not eligible to participate in the NBATO.

NBA Properties, Inc., the National Basketball Association (the “NBA”), and the NBA member teams is defined as collectively (“NBA Entities”). Employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents NBA Properties, Inc., Turner Digital Basketball Services, Inc., NBA Media Ventures, LLC, the National Basketball Association and its member teams and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, governors, owners, wholesale distributors, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies and teamDigital Promotions, Inc. (collectively, “Released Parties”), and the immediate family members (parent, spouse, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win a prize in the NBATO.

Void in Puerto Rico, and all territories and possessions of the United States and where prohibited by law. The NBATO is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Prize Notifications

The Qualifier Winner(s), Grand Prize Finals Winner, and 2nd-10th Place Winners in the Finals will be notified via email within ten (10) business days following the completion of the Contest. The Winners may be required to submit valid identification (in a form determined by FanDuel in its sole discretion) to the Released Parties and may be required to execute and return, within three (3) days of issuance, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law) or Prize claim form depending on the prize level.

Any of the following may result in disqualification and, at FanDuel discretion and time permitting, the prize may be awarded to runner up (as applicable): failure to return such documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Terms and Conditions or the FanDuel Terms and Conditions, the return of any prize or prize notification and if any potential winner declines a prize for any reason.

Publicity of NBATO Winners

The Qualifier Winner, Grand Prize Finals Winner, and 2nd-10th Place Winners in the Finals agree that their full names, location and/or photos and videos can be used for marketing purposes. They also agree to speak to bloggers and other journalists and media personnel where applicable prior to, during and after the experience, and they agree to participate in additional FanDuel marketing activities, all without additional compensation. Any winner unprepared to adhere to this requirement may have their finishing position swapped with a runner up in that Contest.

In regard to the “NBA Entities”, participants in this promotion agree to be bound by these NBATO terms and agree that the NBA Entities and their designees and assigns may use the participant’s name, voice, city/state of residence, photos, video or film clips, and/or other visual likeness for advertising and/or trade purposes and/or for any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known without further compensation (financial or otherwise), permission or notification.

Affidavit of Eligibility

FanDuel may require NBATO participants to sign the below Affidavit of Eligibility to confirm their identity and eligibility. Any participant refusing to sign the Affidavit of Eligibility upon FanDuel’s request will be disqualified from the NBATO and ineligible to receive any prizes.

In consideration for the opportunity to participate in the NBATO contest, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, I agree as follows:

  • I represent that the information provided above is accurate and complete. I represent that I am not a resident of Nevada and am over 18 years of age (21 in MA). I agree to provide government-issued photo identification to FanDuel to verify my identity and date of birth.
  • I reaffirm my agreement to: The FanDuel Terms of Use, provided at (https://www.fanduel.com/terms); and the FanDuel NBATO Rules, provided at fanduel.com/nba
  • I agree to refrain from any behavior or communication during any NBATO promotion that would harm the image or reputation of FanDuel, the NBA, or the FanDuel user community.
  • If I win the Grand Prize, I will participate in the following, without requesting additional compensation from FanDuel or any third party: At FanDuel’s request, I will speak with any interested bloggers and other journalists and media personnel at the NBA Game I attend, including when such personnel are recording the conversation for publication. At FanDuel’s request, I will participate in a specified number of other hours of any FanDuel marketing-related activities that FanDuel organizes (whether during a NBATO or otherwise, at FanDuel’s discretion), such as participating in FanDuel marketing photo shoots or interviews with the media, and I agree that my local travel to and from such activities will take place at my own expense and will not count toward the hour total. I agree to be available for these marketing-related activities from 30 days before until 360 days after it.
  • During the promotion activities, I will not participate in any promotional or marketing-related activities for other daily fantasy websites.
  • FanDuel, its service providers and “NBA Entities” may take photos or videos of me or in which I appear (“Images”) during the events and activities described in this Affidavit of Eligibility. I grant FanDuel and “NBA Entities” ownership of any copyright or other rights I may have in the Images. I grant FanDuel and “NBA Entities” an irrevocable, perpetual and unrestricted right to publish, distribute, copy, perform and otherwise use in any manner the Images and derivative works thereof, in conjunction with my own or a fictitious name, or without any name, in any medium, and in all media now or hereafter known, including over the Internet, for promotion, advertising, trade or commerce, or for any other purpose whatsoever. I also grant FanDuel and “NBA Entities” an irrevocable, perpetual and unrestricted right to publish and otherwise use my name for such purposes, whether or not in connection with the Images. I consent to the digital compositing or distortion of the Images, including any changes or alterations as to color, size, shape, perspective, context, foreground or background or associated audio. I also consent to the use of any published matter in conjunction with such Images. I waive any right that I may have to inspect or approve the finished product or products and the advertising copy or other matter that may be used in connection with the Images or my name or the use to which they may be applied. I release and discharge FanDuel, its service providers, “NBA Entities” and assigns from any liability in connection with their use of the Images or my name, including without limitation any claims for libel or violation of any right of publicity or privacy. The NBA Entities and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, agents, assignees, advertising/promotion agencies, representatives, and agents shall have no liability and will be released and held harmless from any claim, action, liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury or death to winner or any third party or damage to personal or real property due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by any reason, including the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize and/or participation in this promotion. This grant of rights is binding upon me and my heirs, estate, legal representatives, and assigns.

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Additional Terms and Conditions

FanDuel may request US resident prize winners to provide address and social security details prior to receiving their prize if their prize exceeds $600 in value. Winners are responsible for paying all taxes, fees, registration and insurance, for any prizes won in connection with this contest, including non-cash prizes.

The decisions made by FanDuel management regarding, but not limited to, eligibility, winners, scoring, rules, prizes and compliance is in accordance with FanDuel’s standards of conduct. No correspondence will be entered into. FanDuel reserves the right to make reasonable changes to these terms, (a) to ensure the fairness of competition, and (b) in response to unanticipated developments (including, but not limited to, technical failures, errors, acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, changes in applicable law, failure of stats provider and failure to obtain a minimum number of entrants).

By participating in the NBATO, you agree that FanDuel may provide your name and e-mail address to the NBA and that the NBA may use this information for marketing and advertising purposes in accordance with its own policies.

By participating in the Contest, each participant accepts and agrees to accept and be bound by these Terms and Conditions and by the decisions of the FanDuel, which shall be final and binding in all respects. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) is permitted except by FanDuel who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value as determined by FanDuel.

Except where prohibited by law, a prize winners’ acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for the Released Parties to use that prize winners’ name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, and address (city and state) worldwide and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation. Prize winners agree to Released Parties’ use of their names and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.

The Released Parties and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and advertising and promotion agencies are not responsible for lost, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled, late, delayed, undelivered or misdirected downloads, installations, registrations, usernames, scores, NBA player selections or revisions; theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, NBA player selections; failures or malfunctions of phones/mobile devices (including wireless phones/handsets or other wireless devices), phone lines or telephone systems; interrupted or unavailable network/mobile app, server or other connections; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication; traffic congestion on the Internet or for any technical problem, including, but not limited to, any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participation in this Contest; errors or ambiguity in these Terms and Conditions, in any Contest-related advertisements or other materials; the selection or announcement of potential winners or the distribution of prizes; the cancellation, suspension or preemption of NBA games, injuries or other unavailability of players, scoring tabulation or timing errors or other problems or errors of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic, typographical, printing or otherwise. By entering, each participant agrees that the Released Parties and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and advertising and promotion agencies shall have no liability and will be held harmless by participant for any claim, action, liability, loss, injury or damage (1) to participant or any other person or entity, including, without limitation, personal injury or death to participant or any other person or damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize and any travel or travel-related activity thereto or participation in the Contest, and (2) any and all taxes and other fees applicable to the prizes received by the prize winners. The Released Parties, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to: 1) disqualify any person (and void his/her points) who tampers with the submission process, the operation of the Contest, or any other component the Contest, or who is otherwise in violation of these Terms and Conditions; and 2) modify, suspend or terminate the Contest (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes, including but not limited to war, strikes, and/or acts of God, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Contest. The Released Parties reserve the right to halt or modify the Contest at any time during the Contest Period if events beyond its control compromise the Contest’s fairness or integrity. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, RELEASED PARTIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

The Released Parties reserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Contest. This is a Contest designed to increase consumer awareness of and interest in the Released Parties’ service.

In the event that the Contest is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority, Released Parties reserve the right to discontinue or modify the Contest, or to disqualify participants residing in the affected geographic areas. In such event, the FanDuel shall have no liability to any participants who are disqualified due to such an action.

In the event of any ambiguity(s) or error(s) in these Terms and Conditions, the Released Parties reserve the right to modify these Terms and Conditions for clarification purposes or to correct any such ambiguity or error(s) without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Contest