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BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE™ CONTEST DETAILS

The BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE™ promotion (the "CHALLENGE") is an event produced by Scientific Games ("SGI") in connection with participating state lotteries ("Lotteries" or "Lottery"). Grand Prize Finalists (the "Finalists") are randomly selected by participating Lotteries per the applicable state lottery’s CHALLENGE rules. The total number of CHALLENGE Finalists depends upon Lottery participation levels. Finalists will receive a Lottery-sponsored trip to Las Vegas and compete in a series of contests for the chance to win cash prizes ranging from $1,000 to a grand prize opportunity for one (1) Finalist to win a minimum $1 million and possibly up to $1 billion. By participating in the CHALLENGE, each Finalist agrees all decisions regarding the CHALLENGE are made at the sole and exclusive discretion of SGI and are final and binding on all Finalists.

To participate in the CHALLENGE, eligible participating Lottery ticket holders must Enter the CHALLENGE through the participating Lottery’s promotional, second-chance website/app following all CHALLENGE entry rules established by the participating Lottery, be randomly selected by the participating Lottery in one (1) or more drawings from among all eligible entries received during the official entry periods and meet all participating Lottery selection and prize validation requirements. (See participating Lottery website for official entry and drawing rules.)

  1. The CHALLENGE will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, on April 18, 2018. The CHALLENGE will be held at the LINQ Hotel and Casino. The CHALLENGE Location may be subject to change, should the location change updates will be posted to the Lottery website.
  2. The CHALLENGE will consist of two elimination rounds, plus one Billion Dollar Round. Elimination Round 1 will reduce the field to five (5) "Million Dollar Spin Finalists" and Elimination Round 2 will reduce the field to one (1) "Billion Dollar Finalist" who will move on to the Billion Dollar Round. The rounds will take place as follows:
    1. Elimination Round 1: At the start of the CHALLENGE, each Finalist receives one (1) envelope; all envelopes being of identical outward appearance. The envelopes will contain the following messages:
      1. Five (5) of the envelopes contain a "GOLDEN TICKET." The Finalists revealing the "GOLDEN TICKET" move on to Elimination Round 2.
      2. Four (4) of the envelopes contain a "$25,000" message. The Finalists revealing this message win $25,000, less applicable withholding taxes. After the $25,000 prize is revealed, that Finalist’s opportunity to win additional money ends.
      3. Four (4) of the envelopes contain a "$5,000" message. The Finalists revealing this message win $5,000, less applicable withholding taxes. After the $5,000 prize is revealed, that Finalist’s opportunity to win additional money ends.
      4. Four (4) of the envelopes contain a "$2,500" message. The Finalists revealing this message win $2,500, less applicable withholding taxes. After the $2,500 prize is revealed, that Finalist’s opportunity to win additional money ends.
      5. The remaining envelopes contain a "$1,000" message. The Finalists revealing this message win $1,000, less applicable withholding taxes. After the $1,000 prize is revealed, those Finalists’ opportunity to win additional money ends.
      6. Odds of a Finalist successfully moving to Elimination Round 2 are dependent upon state Lottery participation levels.
    2. Elimination Round 2: Each of the five (5) remaining Finalists receives one (1) envelope; all envelopes being of identical outward appearance. The envelopes contain the following messages:
      1. One (1) envelope contains a "GOLDEN TICKET". The Finalist revealing the one (1) "GOLDEN TICKET" moves on to the Billion Dollar Round.
      2. Four (4) envelopes contain a "$1 Million Spin" message. The Finalists revealing this message will advance to play the $1 Million Spin (Spin Finalists). Each Spin Finalist will receive three separate spins of a wheel containing 24 equally sized slices. The slices contain the following messages:
        1. Two (2) of the slices contain the words "GOLDEN TICKET" worth $25,000.
        2. Two (2) of the slices contain the dollar amount of $22,500.
        3. Five (5) of the slices contain the dollar amount of $20,000.
        4. Three (3) of the slices contain the dollar amount of $15,000.
        5. Five (5) of the slices contain the dollar amount of $12,500.
        6. Three (3) of the slices contain the dollar amount of $10,000.
        7. Four (4) of the slices contain the words "Spin Again."
      3. Each Spin Finalist spins the wheel until he or she lands on a dollar amount slice and/or "GOLDEN TICKET" slice on three separate spins. If the Spin Finalist lands on a "Spin Again" slice, the spin does not count against the three separate spins. Each Spin Finalist wins the cumulative dollar amount and/or "GOLDEN TICKET" amount ($25,000) indicated on each of the three separate spins with the following exceptions:
        1. The Spin Finalist wins a total of $100,000, if he or she lands on the "GOLDEN TICKET" slice in any two spins.
        2. The Spin Finalist wins a $1,000,000 annuity, if he or she lands on the "GOLDEN TICKET" slice in all three (3) spins.
    3. Billion Dollar Round: The Finalist who received the one (1) envelope containing the "GOLDEN TICKET" in Elimination Round 2 is the Billion Dollar Finalist. The Billion Dollar Finalist participates in up to three steps as follows:
      1. Step 1: The Billion Dollar Finalist is presented with a one (1) in five (5) opportunity to randomly reveal a "GOLDEN TICKET" and a four (4) in five (5) opportunity to randomly reveal a $250,000 prize.
        1. If the "$250,000" prize is revealed, the Billion Dollar Finalist "bankrolls" $250,000 and automatically advances to Step 2.
        2. If the "GOLDEN TICKET" is revealed, the Billion Dollar Finalist "bankrolls" $500,000 and automatically advances to Step 2.
        3. No matter which prize is randomly revealed in Step 1, the Billion Dollar Finalist automatically advances to Step 2.
      2. Step 2: The Billion Dollar Finalist is presented with a one (1) in fifteen (15) opportunity to randomly reveal a "GOLDEN TICKET" and a fourteen (14) in fifteen (15) opportunity to randomly reveal a "4X Multiplier."
        1. If the Billion Dollar Finalist advanced to Step 2 with a bankroll of $250,000 and a "4X Multiplier" is randomly revealed, the Billion Dollar Finalist shall win a $1,000,000 annuity and the Billion Dollar Finalist’s attempt shall conclude.
        2. If the Billion Dollar Finalist advanced to Step 2 with a bankroll of $250,000 and the "GOLDEN TICKET" is randomly revealed, the Billion Dollar Finalist shall win a $1,250,000 annuity and the Billion Dollar Finalist’s attempt shall conclude.
        3. If the Billion Dollar Finalist advanced to Step 2 with a bankroll of $500,000 ("GOLDEN TICKET") and a "4X Multiplier" is randomly revealed, the Billion Dollar Finalist shall win a $2,000,000 annuity and the Billion Dollar Finalist’s attempt shall conclude.
        4. If the Billion Dollar Finalist advanced to Step 2 with a bankroll of $500,000 ("GOLDEN TICKET") and the "GOLDEN TICKET" is randomly revealed in Step 2, the Billion Dollar Finalist is presented with two options:
          1. Do not proceed to Step 3, win a $20,000,000 annuity and the Billion Dollar Finalist’s attempt shall conclude; or
          2. Proceed to Step 3 and win either a $2,500,000 annuity or a $1,000,000,000 annuity.
        5. Odds of the Billion Dollar Finalist successfully advancing to Step 3 are 1 in 75.
      3. Step 3: The Billion Dollar Finalist is presented with a one (1) in thirty five (35) opportunity to randomly reveal a "GOLDEN TICKET" and a thirty four (34) in thirty five (35) opportunity to randomly reveal "$2,500,000."
        1. If the "$2,500,000" prize is revealed, the Billion Dollar Finalist shall win a $2,500,000 annuity and the Billion Dollar Finalist’s attempt shall conclude.
        2. If the "$1,000,000,000" prize is revealed, the Billion Dollar Finalist shall win a $1,000,000,000 annuity and the Billion Dollar Finalist’s attempt shall conclude.
        3. Odds of the Billion Dollar Finalist winning the top prize in the Billion Dollar Round are 1 in 2,625.

Additional Rules and Procedures:

All BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE™ rounds will be audited by an independent auditor.

The $1 billion annuity will be paid in increasing annual payments of no less than $5,000,000 over 39 years (40 payments total), or in one lump-sum payment of $450 million at the Billion Dollar Finalist winner’s election with approval of the participating Lottery.

Prizes awarded during the CHALLENGE in the amount of $1 million up to $20 million shall be paid in the form of an annuity over 19 years (20 equal payments). Lump sum payments may be awarded with approval of the participating Lottery.

The minimum age requirement to play the CHALLENGE is twenty-one (21) years per Nevada State Law. If a Finalist is not 21 years of age, the Finalist shall assign a proxy to play on his or her behalf. If the Finalist does not timely assign a proxy to play on his or her behalf, SG shall assign a proxy. A proxy must be 21 years of age or older to be eligible to play the CHALLENGE.

Selected second-chance prize winners who are contacted and fail to provide all information requested by a participating Lottery (e.g., age verification, address verification, signed publicity/liability release and affidavit as to identity, etc.) in a timely fashion will forfeit prizes and an alternate second-chance prize winner may be selected.

Prizes are not for resale and are not transferable.

Taxes are the sole responsibility of each Finalist.

Neither the Lottery, SGI, nor other companies directly associated with the promotion shall be responsible to entrants or to any other person for data entry errors resulting from or caused by the entering, keying or mis-keying of the required ticket information by entrants.

Employees of the Lottery, SGI or other companies associated with the promotion, as well as their immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible.

All decisions regarding technical difficulties, mechanical failures, or human errors, including but not limited to the premature reveal of any game material or elements, the malfunction of any piece of stage equipment or electronics or the failure of any audio equipment, in connection with the CHALLENGE will be determined by SGI in its sole discretion and shall be final and binding on all Finalists.

SGI reserves the right to change, add to, delete from, modify or amend these contest details at any time at its sole discretion, subject to the approval of participating Lotteries.

Odds of being selected as a Finalist vary by participating Lottery depending upon the number of eligible entries received and the number of Finalists prizes available.

All prize awards during the BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE™ are the sole responsibility of SGI and are underwritten by SGI and/or third parties. Prize awards are not considered won by a Finalist, and are not payable unless and until the third party underwriter (the "Risk Counterparty Representative") of such prize payouts, SGI’s Drawing Manager and the independent auditor certify that the BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE™ has been conducted appropriately and in accordance with the official BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE™ event and security procedures, that a Billion Dollar Finalist or Million Dollar Spin Finalist has validly won the prize award pursuant to the BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE™ event and security procedures and is entitled to receive the prize award, and the Risk Counterparty Representative has accepted the obligation to pay the prize award to the winning Billion Dollar Finalist or Million Dollar Spin Finalist. Participating Lotteries shall have no liability for any cash prize amounts awarded in the BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE™.