Global Poker Cruise Promotion Terms & Conditions
Date of last Update: 20 March 2019
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
These Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions apply to you, and are binding on you, if you participate in any Cruise Satellite or Cruise Promotion Tournament or accept a Cruise Package.
If you do not agree with any provision of these Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions or any other linked policy, rules or terms you must not participate in any Cruise Satellite or Cruise Promotion Tournament or accept or use any Cruise Package.
ONLY PLAYERS IN THE 50 STATES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (EXCLUDING OUTLYING TERRITORIES) AND CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) ARE ELIGIBLE TO REDEEM PRIZES WON IN CRUISE SATELLITES AND CRUISE PROMOTION TOURNAMENTS. SUBJECT TO THESE CRUISE PACKAGE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLAYERS IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS MAY PARTICIPATE IN CRUISE SATELLITES AND CRUISE PROMOTION TOURNAMENTS, BUT ARE NOT ABLE TO REDEEM PRIZES WON IN CRUISE SATELLITES AND CRUISE PROMOTION TOURNAMENTS.
Cruise means a cruise on Royal Caribbean International’s Liberty of the Seas commencing on 5 May 2019 and ending on 12 May 2019.
Cruise Package means a prize comprised of the following:
- one Cruise Ticket;
- USD 490 worth of buy-ins for Live Events held on the Cruise organised by Card Player Cruises;
- $SC 500 (added to the Customer Account of the recipient and redeemable for real cash in accordance with our Terms and Conditions) as a contribution toward the recipient’s travel and/or other expenses; and
- an opportunity to attend during the Cruise:
- a Poker Coaching Session for all skill levels; and
- a Poker Seminar.
Cruise Promotion means the promotion run by us offering participants the opportunity to win a Cruise Package.
Cruise Promotion Tournament means a $SC Tournament in which one or more Cruise Packages are available as a prize.
Cruise Ticket means an Ocean View Balcony Cabin ticket for a Cruise, including certain food, beverages and entertainment for you and one guest.
Cruise Satellite means a $SC Tournament where one or more of the prizes is entry to:
- another $SC Tournament which provides the opportunity to win entry to a Cruise Promotion Tournament; or
- a Cruise Promotion Tournament.
Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions means these terms and conditions, as amended from time to time.
Customer Account means an account held by a Registered Customer.
Game means any one or more games available on the Platforms.
Gold Coin means the virtual social gaming currency which enables you to play the Gold Coin Games. Gold Coins have no monetary value and cannot under any circumstance be redeemed for cash prizes.
Gold Coin Game means any game played with Gold Coin currency. We may give you Gold Coins free of charge when you sign up to a Platform and thereafter at regular intervals when you log into a Platform. You may win more Gold Coins when you play the Gold Coin Games and you may purchase more Gold Coins on the Platforms. Gold Coin Games are social games and you cannot win cash prizes when you play Gold Coin Games.
Live Event means a live poker tournament.
Platform means a URL or mobile application belonging to, or licensed to, VGW Group.
Player or you means any person who participates in any Game, Live Event or the Cruise Promotion.
Registered Customer has the meaning given in our Terms and Conditions.
$SC Tournament means a poker tournament game available on the Platforms played with $weeps Cash™.
$weeps Cash™ or $SC means Sweepstakes Prize/Promotion Cash subject to the Sweeps Rules. We may give you $weeps Cash™ free of charge when you sign up to a Platform, as a bonus when you purchase Gold Coins or via each of our free alternative methods of entry as set out in the Sweeps Rules. You may win more $weeps Cash™ when you play Sweepstakes Games. YOU CANNOT PURCHASE $weeps Cash™.
Sweeps Rules means the Sweeps Rules available on the Platforms.
VGW GP means VGW GP Limited (company registration number C78260) a limited liability company incorporated in Malta, and subject to Maltese law, having its registered address at 5-7 Matilda Court, Giuseppe Cali Street, Ta’ Xbiex, XBX 1423 Malta.
VGW Group, we, us or our means VGW RMG Malta, VGW Malta and VGW GP.
VGW Malta means VGW Malta Limited (company registration number C74706) a limited liability company incorporated in Malta, and subject to Maltese law, having its registered address at 5-7 Matilda Court, Giuseppe Cali Street, Ta’ Xbiex, XBX 1423 Malta.
VGW RMG Malta means VGW RMG Malta Limited (company registration number C76814) a limited liability company incorporated in Malta, and subject to Maltese law, having its registered address at 5-7 Matilda Court, Giuseppe Cali Street, Ta’ Xbiex, XBX 1423 Malta.
Website means the website located at https://www.globalpoker.com, any other related sites operated by us and all subdomains, subpages and successor sites thereof.
2.1. The promoter/sponsor of the Cruise Promotion is VGW RMG Malta.
2.2. Information provided by us on the Platforms and Website about how to participate in the Cruise Promotion and details about the prizes available in the Cruise Promotion form part of these Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions.
2.3. These Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions must be read together with the Live Event Terms and Conditions. For the avoidance of doubt:
- a Cruise Package is a specific type of Event Package (as defined in our Live Event Terms and Conditions), a Cruise Satellite is a specific type of Feeder Satellite (as defined in our Live Event Terms and Conditions) and a $SC Tournament is a Qualifier Satellite (as defined in our Live Event Terms and Conditions); and
- clause 2 and clauses 4 to 7 of the Live Event Terms and Conditions apply to you if you participate in a Cruise Satellite or Cruise Promotion Tournament or accept or use a Cruise Package.
3. Eligibility to Participate
3.1. The eligibility requirements contained in our Live Event Terms and Conditions apply to the Cruise Promotion.
3.2. For the avoidance of doubt, the employees and former employees (less than 3 years since cessation of employment) of Royal Caribbean International or Card Player Cruises, any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, holding companies, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the provision of the Cruise Package and their immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children, whether the relationship is by birth, marriage or adoption) and household members (people who share the same residence at least 3 months of the year) are not eligible to participate in Cruise Satellites and Cruise Promotion Tournaments or to attend the Cruise (either as the recipient of the Cruise Package or a guest of that person), unless approved in advance in writing by us.
3.3. If you win a Cruise Package, in order to attend the Cruise you must meet both our eligibility requirements and any requirements of Royal Caribbean International. This includes Royal Caribbean International’s Age Policy located at https://www.royalcaribbean.com/faq/questions/international-age-policy .
4. How to Win a Cruise Package
4.1. You may win a Cruise Package by taking part in a Cruise Promotion Tournament. Cruise Promotion Tournaments will run from 31 March 2019 to 21 April 2019.
4.2. The winner of each Cruise Promotion Tournament will be awarded a Cruise Package. Participants of a Cruise Promotion Tournament can check their finishing position on the Platform, however the winner of each Cruise Promotion Tournament and the recipients of each Cruise Package will be finally determined by us (taking into account eligibility requirements) and notified by email on or about 21 April 2019 using the email address associated with their Customer Account.
4.3. You can participate in a Cruise Promotion Tournament by:
- winning entry to the Cruise Promotion Tournament through your participation in one or more Cruise Satellites; or
- registering to participate in the Cruise Promotion Tournament on our Platform and paying the required $SC buy-in amount.
4.4. You can participate in a Cruise Satellite by registering for the Cruise Satellite on our Platform and paying the required $SC buy-in amount. Cruise Satellites will run from 24 March 2019 to 21 April 2019.
5. General Cruise Package Conditions
5.1. If you win a Cruise Package you are permitted to bring one guest on the Cruise to share your Ocean View Balcony Cabin.
5.2. If you win a Cruise Package you and any guest are responsible for all expenses not specifically stated by us to be included in the Cruise Package. Unless specified otherwise by us the Cruise Package does not include spending money, meals, drinks, travel costs, laundry charges, activities, entertainment, incidentals, gratuities, services charges, passports, visas, travel insurance, items of a personal nature and all other ancillary costs. The Cruise Package does not include entry to any Live Events for any guest who accompanies you.
5.3. You are solely responsible for:
- arranging your travel and that of any guest to the Cruise departure point and from the Cruise arrival destination;
- arranging any passports or visas required by you and any guest in order to participate in the Cruise;
- ensuring that you and any guest are fit to travel and have received appropriate immunisations and/or health checks prior to the Cruise;
- ensuring that you have enough money to pay for items during the Cruise which are not included in the Cruise Package; and
- obtaining travel insurance for you and any guest. TRAVEL INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO PROTECT AGAINST THE ADDITIONAL COSTS INCURRED IN THE EVENT OF UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.
5.4. It is a condition of accepting the Cruise Package that you and any guest must comply with all the terms and conditions relating to the Cruise Package, including those of any individual or company involved in supplying the Cruise Package or any part of the Cruise Package.
5.5. You acknowledge that we are not affiliated with Royal Caribbean International nor Card Player Cruises.
6. General Liability Release
6.1. If you use the Cruise Package you acknowledge and accept that attending the Cruise and participating in associated activities is inherently dangerous and may result in death, injury, incapacity, damage to property or other losses. We are not responsible for any acts of god, such as adverse weather conditions or industrial action or civil commotion that may take place. You must make your own inquiries about local issues and conditions at destinations prior to travel.
6.2. YOU AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE, OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS AND AFFILIATES, OUR ULTIMATE PARENT AND PARENT COMPANIES AND ANY OF OUR SUBSIDIARIES:
- WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE TO YOU IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE FOR, AND ARE HEREBY RELEASED FROM, ANY AND ALL COSTS, INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DEATH AND BODILY INJURY, DEEMED OR ALLEGED TO HAVE ARISEN IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PARTICIPATION IN A CRUISE SATELLITE, THE CRUISE PROMOTION TOURNAMENT, THE CRUISE OR A LIVE EVENT OR ANY RELATED ACTIVITY; AND
- HAVE NOT MADE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR LAW, WITH RESPECT TO THE CRUISE PACKAGE OR ANY OTHER PRIZE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO SUCH PRIZES’ QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
7.1. Disputes: In the case of any dispute relating to your participation in any Cruise Satellite or Cruise Promotion Tournament, any component of the Cruise Package or these Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions, the final decision will rest with us and any decision we make will be binding and not subject to review or appeal by you or any third party. To the extent that a situation or issue arises for which these Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions make no provision or are unclear, we reserve the right to make a decision regarding such situation or issue in our sole discretion and such decision will be final and binding.
7.2. Amendments: We reserve the right, at any time, to alter these Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions as we deem appropriate and you will be notified of any such changes on our Website and/or Platforms. Your continued participation in a Cruise Satellite, Cruise Promotion Tournament, Live Event or Cruise following such amendment and notification shall serve as your acceptance of the amendments. You should review the most recent version of these Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions each time prior to your participation in any Cruise Satellite, Cruise Promotion Tournament, Live Event or Cruise.
7.3. Inconsistency: If there is any inconsistency between these Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions and anything else that refers to this promotion, including the Live Event Terms and Conditions, these Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions will prevail.
7.4. Enforcement: We (or an authorised third party acting on our behalf) have the right, in our sole discretion, to take all such action as we deem reasonable in order to enforce the provisions of these Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions at any time.
7.5. Assignment: These Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions are personal to you, and are not assignable, transferable or sub-licensable by you except with our prior written consent. We reserve the right to assign, transfer or delegate any of our rights, licenses and/or and obligations, in whole or in part, under these Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions to any third party without notice to you.
7.6. Force Majeure: We will not be liable for any delay or failure in performing our obligations to you under these Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions in the event of acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond our reasonable control including (but not limited to) acts of God, fire, explosion, accidental damage, flood, earthquake, adverse weather conditions or other natural disaster, war, threat of or preparation for war, terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or riots and voluntary or mandatory compliance with any law.
7.7. Governing Law: These Cruise Promotion Terms and Conditions and matters relating hereto will be governed, and interpreted in accordance with, the Laws of Malta and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Laws of Malta.