2nd Chance Drawing
Official Rules & Conditions of Eligibility
Win a Getaway (Taxes Paid*) to Hershey, PA or Chocolate for a Year!
Beginning January 12, 2009, Maryland Lottery (Lottery) players can mail in $4 worth of Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™ non-winning tickets
(Game #744) for a chance to win one of four (4) taxes paid* Getaways to Hershey, Pennsylvania or one of four (4) Chocolate for a Year
prizes. Actual prizes may vary depending upon availability.
Taxes Paid* Hershey Getaway for Two: Each of the four (4) Taxes Paid* (*See CLAIMING section below) Hershey Getaways (Getaway
Prize) includes a 4-day, 3-night stay for two at the Hotel Hershey, Hershey theme park ticket package, Hotel Hershey Golf or Spa package,
$1,000 cash prize to cover travel expenses, meals, and some spending cash, and a Hershey gift package upon arrival. All Getaways must
be taken within one year (365 days) after being claimed. Each Getaway Prize has a total estimated value of $6,000 (including taxes paid by
Lottery). Winners must provide their own transportation.
Chocolate for a Year: The Chocolate for a Year prize consists of four (4) quarterly Hershey’s chocolate packages, one of which is a $250
Hershey’s Gifts Gift Card (which can be used to purchase chocolate or other items at the Hershey store on the premises or online at
hersheygifts.com). Each of the Four (4) Chocolate for a Year prizes has a total estimated prize value of $535.
HOW TO ENTER:
To enter the Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™ 2nd Chance Drawing, send in $4 worth of non-winning Maryland Lottery HersheyTM Kisses &
CashTM Scratch-Off tickets (Game #744) with your name, address (and, optionally, phone number and/or e-mail address) to:
Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™ 2nd Chance Drawing
P. O. Box 27089
Baltimore, Maryland 21230-0089
Entries must be mailed in an envelope no larger than 4-1/2” by 9-1/2” in any direction, and all entries must contain a Maryland postmark.
Entries submitted should list one name only, or the Lottery will choose which name is the winner. No other tickets other than non-winning
Maryland Lottery Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™ Scratch-Off tickets (#744) may be used to enter this drawing. Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™
Scratch-Off tickets originally winning on the ticket itself are not valid entries and will not be considered. Each mailing will be considered as one
entry, even if the mailing contains more than $4 worth of non-winning Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™ (#744) Scratch-Off tickets.
All entries must be received by 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 5, 2009
to be eligible for the Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™ 2nd Chance Drawing. The drawing will take place on Thursday, May 7th, 2009.
To enter, you must be 18 years of age or older and you must be a legal resident of the United States. You may enter as often as you wish;
however, 1) you may only win once, 2) only one winner per household (anyone living at the same address) may be selected as a winner, and
3) no other members of a winner’s immediate family (spouse, child, parent, or sibling) may be selected as a winner. This second chance
drawing is governed by these Official Rules and Conditions of Eligibility. This is a bonus game.
The Lottery reserves the right to reschedule any times and dates regarding this 2nd chance drawing, if necessary, without advance notice. In
the event the Lottery receives an excessive number of entries for this 2nd chance drawing, the Lottery reserves the right to conduct one or
more random predrawing(s) to determine the final entries for the drawing. A “drawing” may include any random selection event.
All Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™ Winners will be notified by the Lottery following the drawing via telephone and/or certified mail to confirm
eligibility. Winners must claim by May 21, 2009. In the event a winner cannot be confirmed or qualified, or has not submitted required
claiming documentation by Thursday, May 21, 2009, the Lottery may select an alternate winner. Please allow a minimum of 15 business
days after the Lottery receives a claim for delivery of any prize.
Winners, at the time of notification, will be advised of claiming procedures. All winners must claim their prize in person at the Maryland Lottery
Baltimore Customer Resource Center, Montgomery Park Business Center, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 330, Baltimore, MD 21230. All
winners must complete a Lottery Claim Form, including Social Security number (SSN), and must provide proof of their SSN and must furnish
photo I.D. proof of being at least 18 years of age.
*As a bonus prize, the Lottery will pay required estimated State and Federal tax withholdings on all Getaway Prizes at the required withholding
rate. Further amounts may be owed. The payment of tax withholdings could result in additional Federal and State tax liability being due
by the winner. Winner is responsible for all other taxes, including income taxes in excess of withholdings paid by the Lottery. Child support
arrearages, criminal restitution owed, and other outstanding state debts will be withheld from the cash portion of all prizes.
The Lottery will not pay tax withholdings on any other prize. Winners are responsible for all tax liabilities, including income taxes, on
Chocolate for a Year prizes.
Prizes cannot be transferred or assigned.
All Prize winners, including Getaway Prize winners and guests, a) agree to release and hold harmless the Maryland State Lottery Agency,
Maryland State Lottery Commission, the State of Maryland and their agents, employees, representatives, successors, and assigns from any
liability arising out of participation in this second chance drawing, and/or out of the use, misuse, and/or acceptance of a prize, from any breach
or any obligations(s) by any third party(s), and/or from any injury, death, or damage resulting from participation in this second chance drawing,
its drawings, and/or prizes; and b) must accept and be bound by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and Conditions of Eligibility
and all other applicable rules, regulations and statutes and must sign waivers and releases of liability.
Each of the four (4) Hershey’s Getaway Prize winners will be given a completed claim form, additional rules, and detailed instructions for
obtaining the Getaway Prize. Getaway Prize winners will be responsible for making their own travel arrangements.
Getaway Prize winners must retain both their Claim form and instructions for obtaining their Getaway Prize, and follow the instructions to
confirm any deadlines.
OTHER OFFICIAL GAME RULES:
By submitting an entry for this Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™ 2nd Chance Drawing, you consent and agree to the following: a) to publicity and
to have your name, photo, and/or hometown aired on TV, radio, and other media and in other publicity, as well as used in Lottery publications
and advertisements, Lottery mailings, and/or other Lottery-related activities, including mailing lists, b) to participate in a check presentation
ceremony as determined by the Lottery, c) to sign news and press release forms, and d) to sign waivers and releases of all liability. Guests of
the Getaway Prize winners will also be required to sign waivers and releases of liability.
Players understand and agree that the Lottery reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize of equivalent value for any or all of
the prizes in the event that circumstances warrant this change. Winners may not substitute a cash equivalent or other substitute for either the
Getaway Prize or the Chocolate for a Year Prize.
The Lottery does not endorse any company by providing a prize from that company.
Employees of the Lottery’s vendors, including its advertising agencies, their subcontractors, or the Lottery’s broadcast station, WBAL-TV, MDI
Entertainment, LLC, The Hershey Company, and/or any member of their immediate family (spouse, child, parent, or sibling) living in the same
residence are prohibited from participating in this drawing. Maryland law prohibits an officer or employee of the Maryland State Lottery Agency,
or any individual who is a spouse, child, parent, or sibling of an officer or employee of the Maryland State Lottery Agency who resides in the
same household as the officer or employee, from participating in this drawing.
Receipt of an entry will not be confirmed or returned. Once submitted, all entries become the property of the Maryland Lottery. At the
conclusion of the drawing, entries may be destroyed or used by the Lottery.
Participants release and hold harmless the Maryland State Lottery Agency, the Maryland State Lottery Commission, the State of Maryland
and their agents, employees, members and representatives (“MSLA”), from any liability arising out of participation in this drawing, or out of the
use, misuse, or acceptance of a prize. MSLA is not responsible for any negligence of any person, or any claim, liability, injury, property loss, or
other damage of or to participants, travelers, winners and/or their family members, guests, or any other persons arising from or in connection
with either the use or misuse of prizes awarded or with participation in this drawing or in any event or occurrence related to this drawing.
The probability of winning a Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™ 2nd Chance Drawing prize will be determined by the number of entries received
but will not exceed 1 in 778,016. The Maryland Lottery is not responsible for names announced or published in error. By participating in this
Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™ 2nd Chance Drawing, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Conditions of Eligibility, in addition
to any applicable laws and regulations, including the Maryland State Lottery Law and Regulations. The Maryland Lottery will make all
determinations concerning the validity of entries, winners, and other decisions required under this drawing. Each decision of the Lottery shall
be final. The Lottery reserves the right to modify, without notice, any rules and any times and dates when circumstances warrant, and when it
is in the best interest of the Lottery to do so. For further information about the Hershey’s™ Kisses & Cash™ 2nd Chance Drawing and winners,
contact the Lottery Customer Resource Center at 410-230-8730 or visit the Maryland Lottery website at mdlottery.com®.
The following are not valid entries and will not be considered or entered in the 2nd Chance Drawing: any incomplete or illegible entry; any
entry that does not comply with these Official Rules and Conditions of Eligibility, including, but not limited to, any ticket that is stolen, copied,
irregular in any manner, or for which any of the Lottery’s validation tests does not confirm apparent or asserted Lottery symbols or numbers;
and/or entries received in any manner other than as stated in the Rules. The Lottery accepts no responsibility for lost, late, damaged, stolen, or
misdirected entries. PERSONS ALTERING ANY LOTTERY TICKET ARE SUBJECT TO PROSECUTION.
January 6, 2009
The Maryland Lottery encourages responsible play.
Remember, it’s just a game.