Instant win promotions are usually considered games of chance in Australia. Accordingly, competitions permits will be required as follows:
Instant win promotions are a great way to add excitement to the consumer journey, and promote sales, as each purchase adds to the chance of winning. Some common instant win promotion mechanics include:
There are unique requirements in several states and territories for instant win promotions, including:
In addition to the above, it is a requirement for national promotions that all advertised prizes be given away. This can be done via a second chance draw, and therefore consideration must also be given to how entrants data is captured and how the second chance draw will be conducted.
In some instances, a waiver can be submitted to avoid a second chance draw, however this depends on where the promotion is being conducted, the prize value and pool, and the entry mechanic. Please contact Plexus for assistance.
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