NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, ALASKA, HAWAII AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sopranos A&E Connection Game (hereinafter "The Game" or "Contest") is Open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry, who are U.S. citizens, and who are "Authorized Account Holders" (as defined below) of their own Internet e-mail address and have internet access as of the time of registration. Promotion begins at 12:00 AM [midnight] (ET) on December 1, 2006 and ends at 8:45 PM (ET) on February 21, 2007 ("Promotion Period").
DESCRIPTION OF THE GAME: The Game is a real-world interactive skill-based competition where participants (“Players”) will be required to collect up to thirty-six (36) different “game pieces” and then strategically arrange those game pieces on their online game board prior to each Premiere airing of a Season 1 Episode of The Sopranos on A&E. Players will earn points when they collect a game piece (other than starter game pieces) and when the image found on a given game piece that a player has collected appears in a Premiere Season 1 Episode of The Sopranos on A&E. See Para. 7 “Scoring” below. A “Premiere Episode” is defined as an original airing on A&E Television Networks during its regularly scheduled time (tentatively scheduled for Wednesday 9PM/8C).
A&E will be airing two Premiere Episodes consecutively each week with the exception of week 7, which will only feature Episode 13 (last Episode in Season 1). The Player with the most points at the conclusion of Episode 13 will win the Grand Prize; see Para. 9 “Prizing” below. A complete broadcast schedule is available at www.aetv.com/thesopranos
HOW TO ENTER: Visit www.suitcaseofcash.com
between 12:00 AM (ET) on December 1, 2006 and 8:45 PM (ET) on February 21, 2007 (“Registration Period”) to complete and submit an online registration form. Your name, e-mail address, time zone in which you reside (Eastern, Central, Mountain or Pacific), date of birth and cellular phone number (if you wish to collect game pieces via cell phone) are required on the registration form; you will also be required to create a unique username and password (It is your sole responsibility to keep your password and username private so as to prevent unauthorized use: Sponsor and Administrator disclaim any responsibility for losses, damages or other consequences resulting from unauthorized use of password or username). Players can begin collecting game pieces at 9:00 AM (ET) on December 15, 2006 and up until 8:45 PM (ET) on February 21, 2007. All Players must fill out the online registration form completely to be eligible to participate. A player does not need to collect a game piece before registering. It is recommended that you register PRIOR TO collecting game pieces. The Website’s database clock will be the Official Time Keeper for The Game. Limit one (1) registration/game board per person and one (1) registration/game board per e-mail address.
GAME PIECES: There will be a total of thirty-six (36) game pieces consisting of fifteen (15) different characters from the Show (i.e., Tony, Carmela, etc.), eleven (11) objects found in the Show (i.e., cigar, glass of wine, Tony’s bathrobe, etc.) and ten (10) settings where the Show takes place (i.e., Satriale’s, Tony’s House, etc.) Each game piece can only be collected once by a player. A complete list of game pieces is available on The Game’s homepage (www.suitcaseofcash.com)
. Upon registration, each player will be given four (4) starter game pieces. All players will receive the same (4) starter game pieces. Some game pieces may only be available for a limited time.
COLLECTING GAME PIECES: There are three (3) ways that players can collect a game piece. You may collect a game piece using one or more of the following methods. (1) Clicking on a Game specific on-line banner ad or hotlink. Upon clicking on the ad or hotlink players will be directed to the Game’s Homepage where they must complete the online registration form to be eligible to play (if they have not done so already). The game piece will then appear on that player’s game board with their (4) starter pieces. Upon collecting subsequent game pieces via a banner ad or hotlink, players will only be required to provide their unique username and password to add each new game piece to their game board. A Game specific banner ad or hotlink will link directly to www.suitcaseofcash.com
and include the title of The Game. Not all A&E banner ads and hotlinks for The Sopranos are game-specific and, as such, those banner ads and hotlinks which are not game-specific will not contain game pieces and will not include the title of The Game. (2) Taking a photo of A&E advertising promoting The Sopranos such as outdoor signs, magazine ads and retail store displays with the camera phone you registered in The Game and sending it to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Players will earn credit for each individual game piece once, regardless of submission method.
OVERALL CONTEST/WEEKLY CONTEST: Overall Contest: After the conclusion of The Game (February 22, 2007 at 3:00 AM ET) A&E will award prizing to the ten (10) players with the most total points scored (the total of Game Piece Scoring and Episode Scoring). Winners will be notified via e-mail on or about February 25, 2007 and thereafter confirmed by mail. Weekly Contest: Each week for seven (7) weeks A&E will award prizing to the player who scored the most points for that week’s Premiere Episodes (for Week #7, the most points for Premiere Episode #13). Scoring will be based on that week’s Premiere Episodes only, but the score is cumulated for the overall contest. Winners will be notified on or after the Friday following each Wednesday’s broadcast via e-mail and thereafter confirmed by mail.
PRIZING: Overall Contest Prizes: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: The player with the most total points (Game Piece and Episode Scoring) will win a suitcase containing One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000 cash). (Approximate retail value is $100,000). In the event that two (2) or more Players have the same score at the conclusion of The Game, the player with the most points between tied players for Premiere Episode 13 will be declared the winner. If players remain tied, the player among the remaining tied players with the highest point total for Premiere Episode 12 will be declared the winner. Process will continue (with comparison of point totals of tied players for preceding Episodes) until one player remains, who will be declared the Grand Prize winner. ONE (1) FIRST PRIZE: The player with the second most total points (Game Piece and Episode Scoring) will win one (1) $5,000 Buy.com Gift Card (Approximate Retail Value is $5,000). Gift card is subject to the terms and conditions of use as state thereon. Ties will be broken in the same method as the Grand Prize. EIGHT (8) SECOND PRIZES: The eight (8) players with the next best total scores will win a Samsung NV10 10.0 Megapixel Digital Camera. (Approximate Retail Value is $350). Ties will be broken in the same method as the Grand Price. Winners are solely responsible for paying all federal, state and local taxes on their prizes.
Weekly Contest Prizes: SEVEN (7) WEEKLY PRIZES: Each week for seven (7) weeks the player with the most points for that week’s Premiere Episodes will win the following: Week 1: The Sopranos Season 1 DVD and one (1) US $25 My SONIC® cardMy SONIC® card. (Approximate retail value is $124.99). Week 2: The Sopranos Season 2 DVD and one (1) US $25 My SONIC® cardMy SONIC® card. (Approximate retail value is $124.99). Week 3: The Sopranos Season 3 DVD and one (1) US $25 My SONIC® cardMy SONIC® card. (Approximate retail value is $124.99). Week 4: The Sopranos Season 4 DVD and one (1) US $25 My SONIC® cardMy SONIC® card. (Approximate retail value is $124.99). Week 5: The Sopranos Season 5 DVD and one (1) US $25 My SONIC® card. (Approximate retail value is $124.99). Week 6: The Sopranos Season 6 DVD and one (1) US $25 My SONIC® card. (Approximate retail value is $124.99). Week 7: The Sopranos Season 6 DVD and one (1) US $25 My SONIC® card. (Approximate retail value is $124.99). Ties will be broken in the same method as the Overall Grand Prize. Gift cards are subject to terms and conditions of use as stated thereon. If winner does not live within 30 miles of a Sonic® Drive-In (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), winner will receive an alternate prize of equal value.
See Official Rules for complete details!!