Greater Media Newspapers- National Be a Millionaire Day – Official Contest Rules

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NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST; PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. 

How to Enter for a Chance to Win

Contest will run from May 4th, 2016 thru May 20th, 2016 at 11:59 pm (ET). To enter, visit www.gmnews.com to complete and submit the online entry form.  Entries must be received by 11:59pm on May 20th to be eligible.  On May 23rd, two (2) entries will be selected at random from all eligible entries received to win a $300 Certificate to Gino Mallamaci, CPA, Morganville, NJ OR American Prosperity Group, Old Bridge, NJ. Specific prize to be awarded to each winner will be selected in the sole discretion of Greater Media Newspapers. Receipt of prize is subject to confirmation of eligibility in accordance with these rules. Winners will be notified by phone or email and posted on Greater Media Newspaper’s Facebook page.

All contest entries will become the property of Greater Media Newspapers and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Prize

Two (2) prizes will be awarded, one to each confirmed winner:

  1. A $300 certificate valid for one (1) 2016 Tax Return prepared by Gino Mallamaci, CPA, 50 Route 9 #308, Morganville, NJ 07751. Complex or unusual tax situations may incur a higher fee; winner is responsible for any charges in excess of $300. Tax return preparation is a timely process and must be scheduled well in advance of filing deadline. All scheduling is subject to availability. Certificate is good for 2016 tax return only. Not valid for extensions. Retail value: $300.
  1. A one (1) Hour Consultation with American Prosperity Group, 1 Jocama Blvd, Old Bridge, NJ 08857. Appointment required; scheduling is subject to availability. Retail value: $300. Certificate does not expire.

Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received.  Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash.  Greater Media Newspapers reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with one of equal or greater value.  Winners may not request prize substitution.  Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.  Winners must claim their prizes in person during business hours at Greater Media Newspapers office by 5:00 pm on June 1, 2016.  Winners must pose for picture with Winning Certificate. Prizes not claimed by this time will be forfeited and new winners may be chosen in the sole discretion of Greater Media Newspapers.

Eligibility

All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in Greater Media Newspapers’ delivery area.  A winner will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a Greater Media Newspapers contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days.  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Newspapers, its affiliates, promotion sponsors/prize providers, and advertising and promotional agencies who do business with Greater Media Newspapers or any of the promotion sponsors, are not eligible to participate. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”  Limit one entry per person; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.  Void where prohibited.

Release

By entering, all participants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, Gino Mallamaci, CPA, American Prosperity Group and The Sentinel Publishing Co. /Greater Media Newspapers, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won.  Winners will be required to sign a form releasing Greater Media Newspapers and its affiliates from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize. 

Disclaimer

Greater Media Newspapers undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner to attend; and accident, injury, death, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance at any event relating to the contest, by the winner and/or winner’s guest(s).  Greater Media Newspapers is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Greater Media Newspapers is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of this contest.  If, for any reason, the contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of Greater Media Newspapers management reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternate method of awarding the prize(s).

License

Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for Greater Media Newspapers and promotion sponsors/prize providers and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant’s name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.

Taxes

If required by applicable law, Greater Media Newspapers will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winners with a federal Form 1099.  Winners may be required to provide their social security number to Greater Media Newspapers for tax reporting purposes, and are solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize. 

General

Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on a contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant’s disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.  Greater Media Newspapers reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in its sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by Greater Media Newspapers or its affiliates.  Greater Media Newspapers reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Contest and these Official Rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement. By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the judges, who are employees of Greater Media Newspapers and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding.  Copies of written contest rules and the list of winners are available during regular business hours at the Greater Media Newspapers office, Justin Corporate Center, 198 Route 9 North, Suite 100, Manalapan, NJ 07726 for 60 days after the contest concludes. 

As a condition to participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Monmouth County, New Jersey having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the State of New Jersey, without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. The entrant and Greater Media Newspapers hereby waive any and all right to trial by jury. If any provision of these Official Rules is declared or found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unenforceable or void, then such provision will be null and void but each other provision hereof not so affected will be enforced to the full extent permitted by applicable law.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

Sponsors: Gino Mallamaci, CPA, 50 Route 9 North, Suite 308, Morganville, NJ 07751

American Prosperity Group, 1 Jocama Blvd.,#1B, Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Greater Media Newspapers, 198 U.S. Route 9 North, Suite 100, Manalapan, NJ 07726

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