Rules "in a nutshell":
- You must be 18 years of age or older.
- Strict limit of 1 email address per person to play.
- You must be a resident of Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, The United Kingdom or The United States.
- Winnings claimed by ineligible players will be denied and you will not be paid out.
- You must claim your winning tickets within 4 weeks of playing.
- Players are required to review their own tickets, verify they have won, and claim their prize.
- All winnings are paid through PayPal only.
Official Rules and Terms:
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
- Eligibility: LoveFreeLotto.com (the “Sweepstakes” or "LoveFreeLotto") is open only to those who enter their email address and successfully submit a lottery-style sweepstakes ticket at the online sweepstakes game page and who are 18 years of age as of the date of entry. The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, The United Kingdom and The United States and is void where prohibited by law. Residents of Rhode Island, New York and Florida are not permitted to play due to convoluted state sweepstakes laws that are out of our control. Employees of LoveFreeLotto.com (the “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited.
- Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of LoveFreeLotto.com, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
- Sweepstakes Period: The sweepstakes is operated weekly on a 7-day period. Entries will be accepted online starting each on Wednesday at 00:00 (midnight) PT and ending the following Tuesday at 23:59 (11:59 PM) PT. All online entries for the week must be received by 23:59 (11:59 PM) PT each Tuesday. There are no late entries, as entries made after the cutoff period will go towards the next week's drawing.
- How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on this Sweepstakes site. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of LoveFreeLotto.com. You may enter thirty (30) times each week (or however many entries are available at the time of entry) and you must fill in the information requested. You must also successfully submit a validated sweepstakes game ticket for each entry. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submissions may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of LoveFreeLotto.com and you may be banned from further participation.
You may view all your entries on LoveFreeLotto.com anytime.
- Prizes: Winners will receive prizes of:
The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor's discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for LoveFreeLotto to use winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
- $250,000 for matching six (6) numbers with the bonus number.
- $500 for matching six (6) numbers without the bonus number.
- $150 and six (6) bonus tickets for matching five (5) numbers with the bonus number.
- $20 and three (3) bonus tickets for matching five (5) numbers without the bonus number.
- $2 and three (3) bonus tickets for matching four (4) numbers without the bonus number.
- Three (3) bonus tickets for matching (3) numbers without the bonus number.
- Any other combination of matches do not receive a prize.
Cash prizes, with the exception of the jackpot prize, will be paid out within thirty (30) days of claiming your prize via a provided PayPal email address, or your contact email address if a PayPal address is not provided. We do not issue said cash payouts through any other medium. LoveFreeLotto.com will only attempt to payout said cash prizes one (1) time and will not be held responsible for any malfunction, error, cancellation, fee or any other problem with your PayPal account, or any reason PayPal is not a suitable form of payment. The jackpot cash prize will be paid out over the course of ten (10) years. Specifics of the jackpot prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor.
Bonus tickets will be automatically generated using a quick-pick system at the time of claiming a winning ticket and will go toward the sweepstakes drawing for the following week.
- Odds: The odds of winning depend on the prize to be awarded and the number of eligible entries. The following odds are based on only a single entry.
- Six (6) numbers with the bonus number - 1:1,351,724,220
- Six (6) numbers without the bonus number - 1:46,611,180
- Five (5) numbers with the bonus number - 1:4,250,705
- Five (5) numbers without the bonus number - 1:146,576
- Four (4) numbers without the bonus number - 1:2,180
- Three (3) numbers without the bonus number - 1:96
- Winner selection and notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected by matching each player's eligible ticket against a random drawing where six (6) unique numbers from a pool of fifty-nine (59) and one (1) bonus number from a seperate pool of thirty (30) numbers are selected. The six (6) random numbers are the same as those drawn by The NY State Lotto's Wednesday night dawing. The bonus number is generated randomly under the supervision of the Sponsor using the following random number generation script: $bonus = mt_rand (1, 30); Winning numbers will be posted on LoveFreeLotto.com shortly after all entries are processed. Winners will be attempted to be notified via email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes with, as long as they opted in, per the CAN-SPAM Act, to receive such emails, within seven (7) days following the winner selection. LoveFreeLotto shall have no liability for a winner's failure to receive notices due to winners' spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners' provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within thirty (30) days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and winnings will be revoked.
The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
- Rights Granted by you: By entering this Sweepstakes you understand that LoveFreeLotto.com, anyone acting on behalf of LoveFreeLotto.com, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.
- Terms: LoveFreeLotto.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, or for any other reason. In such case, LoveFreeLotto.com may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by LoveFreeLotto.com. LoveFreeLotto.com reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms and Conditions.
LoveFreeLotto.com has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, LoveFreeLotto.com reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from LoveFreeLotto.com. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
- Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless LoveFreeLotto.com and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
- Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in CALIFORNIA having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
- Winners List: To obtain a copy of winner names or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to the Sponsor.
- Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is:
PO Box 368
Temecula CA 92593-0368
These Official Rules are subject to change any time, for any reason, with or without prior or subsequent notification. Last updated 08/21/2017.