MSG Networks Pick ‘Em
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PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: The MSG Networks Pick ‘Em sports predictor platform (the “Platform”) allows registered users to enter individual contests (each a “Contest”) that correspond to various, real-world sporting or other events (“Games”). Each Contest will consist of an entry period (each an “Entry Period”; collectively, “Entry Periods”) that will start when the Contest is available to enter on the Platform (“Entry Period Start Time”) and will end at a specified time (“Entry Period End Time”). All times in the Platform refer to Eastern Time (“ET”). Platform is subject all applicable federal, state and local laws.
ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States, (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other U.S. territories), and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and the age of majority in their state of residence as of the Entry Period Start Time for the Contest in which entrant intends to enter. Officers, directors, and employees of Contest Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win any Contest on the Platform. Contest Entities, as referenced herein, shall include MSGN Holdings, L.P. (“MSGN” or “Sponsor”), MSG Networks, Inc., Boom Shakalaka, Inc. dba Boom Sports (“Administrator”), New York Knicks, LLC (the “Knicks”), the National Basketball Association and its member teams, NBA Properties, Inc. (collectively, “NBA Entities”), New Jersey Devils, LLC (the “Devils”), New York Rangers, LLC (the “Rangers”), New York Islanders (the “Islanders”), Hockey Western New York, LLC d/b/a Buffalo Sabres (“Sabres”), the National Hockey League, its member teams and NHL Enterprises, L.P. (collectively, “NHL Entities”), and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising agents and promotional partners, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Platform.
You are also not eligible to enter or win any Contest on the Platform if: (a) by virtue of your affiliation or employment with another company operating in the fantasy sports or sports gaming industry, you have or have had access to that company’s pre-release, non-public, or confidential data or other information that is not available to all other entrants of the Contest that may provide you an advantage in any such Contest in the Platform; (b) you are an official, referee, coach or professional athlete, or agent of any official, referee, coach or professional athlete, whose performance may be used to determine the outcome of any Contest in the Platform; or (c) you are a commissioner, owner or employee of a professional sports league/association or its member teams, including team management, team support personnel, and other individuals.
Once you have become a registered user on the Platform, visit the Platform “Lobby,” select the Contest which you intend to enter and follow the provided instructions to complete and submit the applicable Contest entry form (the “Entry”) during the applicable Entry Period. Each Contest will be conducted among and between all eligible Entries received during the corresponding Entry Period. Entries must be received by the end of an Entry Period to be eligible for the corresponding Contest. Entry Period Start Time and Entry Period End Time for each Contest may vary. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Contests, Games, Entry Periods, and Entry Period Start Times and Entry Period End Times are subject to change at the discretion of Sponsor and/or the applicable sports league.
You may submit only one (1) Entry for each Contest, unless otherwise specified in a Contest’s Information Pages (defined below). Multiple Entries received from any person beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Administrator’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to any Contest on the Platform. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, suspect, fraudulent, misdirected, undelivered, not received, delayed, lost, stolen or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, congestion or computer, network, human, mechanical, or other malfunction, are void and will not be accepted. “Receipt” of an Entry only occurs when Administrator’s servers record an entrant’s registration information and Entry during the corresponding Entry Period. Screen shots, printouts or any other purported “proof” or “evidence” of Entry submission or winning whatsoever, in lieu of Administrator’s validation process, shall not be binding under any circumstances. Proof of submission (such as an automated receipt, screen shots, electronic mail, etc.) shall not constitute proof of actual receipt of Entry for purposes of these Official Rules. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant and such individual must comply with these Official Rules. “Authorized account holder” of an email address is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
Data rates may apply to an Entry submitted via your web-enabled mobile device. See your wireless service provider for details on rates and capabilities.
SCORING AND WINNER NOTIFICATION: For each Contest, entrants will submit Entries relating to certain Game(s), as instructed and provided on the Platform and each Contest’s entry, scoring, rules, FAQ, prizes, and/or other applicable pages on the Platform (“Information Pages”) (all of which are incorporated herein by reference). Entries will be scored based upon the objective criteria described in a Contest’s Information Pages. Scoring may vary by Contest.
For each Contest, winners (each a “Winner”; collectively, “Winners”) will be determined based on the scoring results of such Contest, as provided on each Contest’s Information Pages and subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. There may be multiple Winners for each Contest which will effect the amount each Winner will receive as a prize. The number of Winners for each Contest may vary. In the event of a tie for any prize, that prize will be divided equally among all those who tied, unless otherwise stated on the Contest’s Information Pages.
On or about two (2) days after the end of each Entry Period, or at any other time designated in the respective Contest, potential Winners will be notified through the Platform and/or email address submitted at the time of registration or Entry. Contest results and Winners’ names and/or registered usernames may also be posted on the Platform. Sponsor may share potential Winners’ names and contact information with Contest Entities, as applicable, if necessary. Potential Winners may be required at any time to provide Contest Entities with additional documentation and/or information to verify their identity and provide proof that all eligibility requirements have been met (collectively, “Eligibility Information”). Such Eligibility Information may include, without limitation, Winner’s date of birth, residential address, social security number, and an executed Form W-9. Potential Winners may also be required at any time to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Contest Documents”). Eligibility Information and Contest Documents must be provided and/or returned and executed upon Sponsor’s request. Noncompliance may result in disqualification from the Contest(s) or forfeiture of Prize(s), at Sponsor’s sole discretion. If a potential Winner cannot be reached within a reasonable time period, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if Prize (as defined below) or prize notification is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, including, but not limited to, if the Winner fails to withdraw their Prize within a reasonable time as determined by Sponsor but in no event later than twelve (12) months from the date of last activity on the Platform, such potential Winner may be disqualified from the Contest(s) and/or have Prize(s) forfeited.
Contest results and Winner determination will be based on the outcome, statistics, gameplay, and/or results of the applicable Game(s) as of the time when final scoring is tabulated by Sponsor. Contest results will not be changed in light of official statistics adjustments made by the NHL Entities or the NBA Entities (as applicable), though Sponsor reserves the right to make adjustments to Contest results based on errors or irregularities in their calculation of results or in the transmission of information to Sponsor from third parties. The NHL Entities and the NBA Entities are not responsible or liable for Contest scoring or results, or any decision of Sponsor in connection with such Contest scoring or results, including without limitation, changes to official Game statistics. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, also may make adjustments in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor have no obligation to delay the awarding of any Prize(s) in anticipation of any adjustment, and Sponsor reserves the right to reverse the awarding of Prize(s) in the event of any adjustment. Entrants agree to be bound by any such adjustments and to cooperate with Sponsor’s reasonable efforts to award Prize(s). Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding with respect to all matters related to each Contest in the Platform.
To the extent that the Platform offers or displays scoring, standings, results, statistics, or other information relating to any Contest (“Live Information”), all such Live Information is unofficial and is offered for informational and/or entertainment purposes only.
PRIZES: Prize information for each Contest (each, a “Prize and collectively, “Prizes”) will appear on the Contest’s Information Pages.
Entrants may only win one (1) Prize in each Contest, unless otherwise specified in a Contest’s Information Pages. Prior to awarding any Prize, Sponsor may conduct checks for compliance with these Official Rules, eligibility and identity verification, evidence of fraud or other prohibited conduct (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). In the event that an entrant accumulates prizing with an Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of six hundred dollars ($600) or more in a single calendar year, Sponsor will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to such entrant for the ARV of Prize(s) for the year in which Prize(s) was won.
Prizes won in Contests may be viewed on your “My Account” page. Winners may request withdrawal of Prizes via verified PayPal account and/or mailed check. If you do not already have a PayPal account, you can go to http://www.paypal.com to create a free PayPal account. Winners’ first and last name needs to be an exact match to their PayPal account information and their PayPal account needs to be verified. Sponsor may also request additional information, including without limitation, Eligibility Information and Contest Documents, before a withdrawal request may be processed. In certain instances, such as those involving larger or non-monetary Prizes, Prizes may be distributed in an alternative manner at Sponsor’s sole discretion. In no event will any prize be awarded outside of the U.S.
All details of Prize(s) will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and are subject to change. Sponsor reserve the right to substitute Prize(s) (or portion thereof) with a similar prize (or prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize(s) are the sole responsibility of Winner(s). Prize(s) cannot be transferred by Winner(s) and is valid only for the items awarded, with no substitution of Prize(s) by Winner(s). Sponsor shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize(s), and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Prize(s) will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Prize(s) may be subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer. Noncash Prizes (if any) cannot be redeemed for cash. Restrictions may apply.
CONDITIONS: By entering any Contest on the Platform, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Contest Entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Platform and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize(s) or any portion thereof; (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Platform and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize(s), including express warranties provided exclusively by prize supplier that are sent along with Prize(s); (c) to the use by Released Parties of entrant’s name, Platform username, city and state of residence, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Platform itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from any Contest on the Platform or forfeiture of Prize(s) at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify from the Platform or any Contest any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Platform or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, pandemic, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsor (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Platform. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled Entries, email, messages or other communications of any kind; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Platform, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Platform, the functionality of the App or any Contest, the tabulation of points, the announcement of the Prizes, or in any Platform or Contest-related materials. Sponsor does not warrant or make any representations of any kind with respect to the information provided through the Platform, including, without limitation, Live Information, and Released Parties shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness, or availability of such information, or for any errors or omissions in connection therewith. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend any Contest in the Platform or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension after the Contest has commenced, Sponsor reserves the right to select Winners from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension as deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Platform. Sponsor may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in any Contest in the Platform, void any Entries submitted by such entrant or potential entrant or disqualify such entrant or potential entrant from any Contest if such entrant or potential entrant engages in any conduct Sponsor, in its sole discretion, determine to be improper, unfair, fraudulent or otherwise adverse to the operation of the Platform or in any way detrimental to other entrants or potential entrants (“Improper Conduct”). If any entrant or potential entrant engages in any Improper Conduct (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), Prizes may be delayed, withheld and/or forfeited, and Sponsor may require the return of any Prizes that have already been awarded. Improper Conduct includes, without limitation: violating or showing a disregard for these Official Rules; acting with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsor, or Sponsor’s agents or representatives; tampering or attempting to tamper in any way with the Platform (or any computers, programs or networks associated with the Platform), any Contest’s entry process or the operation, gameplay and/or results of any Game or Contest; falsifying personal information, including information required to use the Platform, enter any Contest or win any Prize; violating eligibility requirements; or behaving in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). Sponsor reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Platform.
DISPUTES: THE PLATFORM AND CONTESTS ARE GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“JAMS RULES”). THE JAMS RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN NEW YORK. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE COUNTY OF NEW YORK. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.
WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the names of Winners, available after seven (7) days after the conclusion of any Contest, send an email to with the subject line: Winners List Request” to email@example.com. Email must be sent within sixty (60) days of the conclusion of such Contest.
SPONSOR: MSGN Holdings, L.P., 11 Penn Plaza, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001.
The Platform is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by the Knicks, Devils, Rangers, Islanders, Sabres, the NHL Entities or the NBA Entities.