Saturday, November 15, 2014

Contest Rules


The sponsor of this contest is Live From the Compound, LLC, P.O. Box 179, Albertson, NY 11507 (“Company”).

TACS Poker Tournament Photoshop Contest (the “Contest”) begins on November 17, 2014 and concludes at 12:00 PM EST on November 21, 2014. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these official rules (“Official Rules”).  By submitting an “Entry”, as defined hereinbelow, each entrant agrees to the Official Rules and warrants that his or her Entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules. This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners.

The Contest is open to any person who has reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction at the time of Entry.  Employees or independent contractors of Company, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, and sponsors, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees or independent contractors, whether or not related, are not eligible.  CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Each “Entry” consists of a single “Photoshoped” image of the photo(s) located at To enter, email the Entry to with your name, address, telephone number, and email address. Also, post the Entry to Twitter and tag @TheCumiashow and #TACSpoker. Only emailed Entries will be eligible.

The Entry, in its entirety, must be a single work of original authorship prepared by the Contest entrant. By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted Entry is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the Entry does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the Entry.

The Entry must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of Anthony Cumia (“Cumia”), contain obscene, defamatory, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.

The first place winner will receive a room for two at the Mohegan Sun during the TACS poker tournament, tickets to a comedy show, and free entry into the TACS poker tournament. The prize(s) are non-transferable, non-assignable, and no cash alternative or other substitution is available.

At Company’s election, potential winners may be required to sign and return, within three (3) days following an attempted notification, an Affidavit, Declaration or Certificate of Eligibility, Liability Release, Tax and other governmental forms, and Warranty of Ownership and License in which the entrant warrants that he/she is the owner of the Entry (and all the intellectual property rights in the Entry). Failure to execute and deliver any required documents to Company by the specified deadline may result in disqualification from the Contest, and selection of an alternate potential winner. NONCOMPLIANCE OR RETURN OF PRIZE NOTIFICATION AS UNDELIVERABLE, WHETHER BY REGULAR MAIL OR BY EMAIL, MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION AND SELECTION OF AN ALTERNATE POTENTIAL WINNER.

If a prize (or part of a prize) is unavailable, Company, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the original prize (or that part of the prize) with an alternative prize, unless to do so would be prohibited by law.

The Contest shall be judged by Anthony Cumia, in his sole and unfettered discretion.  The decision(s) of Anthony Cumia are final and binding.

By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to Company and its licensees (the “Authorized Parties”) to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the Entries in any media now or hereafter known. Display or publication of any Entry does not indicate the entrant will be selected as a winner. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.

By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Company and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.
Company assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Contest Entries or alteration of Entries.  Company is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email Entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other persons’ computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to in this Contest.

THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Entrants agree that this Contest shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the State of New York, without respect to its conflict of laws principles, and the forum for any dispute shall be in New York City, New York. To the extent permitted by law, the right to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or on connection with this Contest are hereby excluded and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Certain restrictions may apply. Entries void if the Company determines the Entry to not be an original or is illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft.

By entering, entrants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) that the decision(s) of Anthony Cumia is/are final and binding with respect to all matters relating to the Contest; and (c) if the entrant wins, that Company may use the winning Entry and each winner’s name, photograph, likeness, and/or voice in any publicity or advertising relating to the Contest, the Anthony Cumia Show, or future promotions without compensation or approval (except where prohibited by law). All federal, state/provincial/territorial, and local taxes, fees and surcharges and taxes (whether foreign or domestic, and including income, sales, and import taxes) on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winner(s). In the event that the selected winner(s) of any prize is/are ineligible, cannot be traced or does/do not respond within three (3) days to a winner notification as required by the “Contest Prizes” Rules above, or refuses the prize, the prize will be forfeited and Company, in its sole discretion, may choose whether to award the prize to another entrant.  No entrant may win more than one prize in connection with this Contest.

The Company reserves the right to verify the validity and originality of any Entry and/or entrant (including an entrant’s identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an Entry that is not in accordance with these Official Rules or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Company to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason including, but not limited to, human error, infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Company that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest.

The Official Rules are subject to change without notice.  If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Official Rules, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Official Rules shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.  These Official Rules constitute the entire agreement between you and Company with respect to the Contest.  No changes to these Official Rules shall be made except by a revised posting on this webpage, and these Official Rules may not be modified by any advertisements of Company or oral or written communications by Company, except for a written communication from an authorized officer of Company.

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