#MonopolyMoment Official Rules


  1. The #MonopolyMoment (the “Sweepstakes”) begins April 1, 2016 at 12:00 A.M. ET and ends on April 25, 2016 at 11:59 P.M. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”) and is offered and open to legal residents of the New York Tri-State area (defined as New York, New Jersey and Connecticut) who are no younger than 18 years of age as of April 1, 2016.  Employees of McDonald’s USA and McDonald’s Owners Operators Association or their parent companies, franchisees, suppliers, agents or subsidiaries are NOT eligible.
  2. During the Sweepstakes Period, entrant must tweet a photo/video of themselves playing Monopoly Money with the hashtag #MonopolyMoment.  Tweets by entrants meeting the criteria will collectively be referred to herein as the “Entry”. Entries must be posted by 11:59 P.M. per day for daily drawing (winner to be announced the following day). Limit one (1) Entry per Twitter handle and per person.  Entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be void. Entries made by any means which subvert the entry process will be void.  Entries showing winning game piece numbers are discouraged to prevent theft of entry.
  3. All eligible Entries received by Sponsor will be selected randomly. Entries must not include offensive language or behavior, disparaging remarks about McDonald’s or Hasbro or any other 3rd party brand; no name brands or 3rd party logos other than McDonald’s and Monopoly logos. Participant must have rights to photo/video and anyone in the photo/video must have given permission for his/her likeness to be used. Sponsor reserves the right to award fewer than the stated number of prizes or not award all of the prizes if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of qualified Entries that comply with these Official Rules.
  4. To receive game pieces without purchase, participants must send a 3×5 postcard with their name and address handwritten on it to Monopoly Moment c/o IW Group 215 Park Ave South, NY NY 10003. The 3×5 postcard must be postmarked on or before April 22, 2016 and will serve as entry into the Sweepstakes for the daily drawing.  Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in entry not being honored, acknowledged or returned, and the persons submitting such requests will forfeit any corresponding postage and unused envelopes.
  5. The potential winners will be notified the following day of submission via Twitter.  If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond to Sponsor’s notification of him/her being selected by May 1, 2016 12:00P.M. such person will be disqualified without compensation of any kind and an alternate will be selected from among all remaining eligible entries received.  Winner is solely responsible for all applicable taxes and all other costs incurred in claiming the prize. The prizes are as follows: (1) $20 McDonald’s Arch Card given out daily from April 1, 2016 to April 25, 2016.  Each prize has a retail value of $20.00.
  6. Prize transfers are not allowed, except with the express consent of Sponsor (which may be withheld for any reason). Prizes are subject to taxes as applicable in the winner’s state of residence, and taxes may be withheld as appropriate based on the winner’s state of residence.
  7. Acceptance of prize(s) constitutes prize winner’s permission for Sponsor to use prize winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, video recording (including, without limitation, his/her Entry), statements and address (city and state) for advertising, promotional and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation or authorization, except where prohibited by law.
  8. Each participant agrees that McDonald’s USA and McDonald’s Owners Operators Association, and their parent companies, franchisees, affiliates, subsidiaries, local corporate and non-corporate advertising cooperatives, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents who are not Participants (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”) (A) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes -related activity, or from such participants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity, and (B) 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, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.
  9. No incomplete, mechanically reproduced, or otherwise non-conforming Entries will be accepted.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for Entries that are incomplete, illegible, misdirected, late, lost, damaged, or stolen; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information.
  10. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of the participant or Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws.It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.
  11. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.  Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  12. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes.
  13. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes.  If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will select winners in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination.
  14. SPONSOR: McDonald’s Owners Operators Association, 96 East Main Street, Little Falls, NJ 07424. For a list of winners, send a SASE to Monopoly Moment  c/o IW Group, 215 Park Ave South – 6 Fl. New York, NY 10003.