Terms & Conditions
2022 Melbourne Cup Sweeps Kit Promotion ("Conditions of Entry")

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  1. Queensland
  2. Tasmania
  3. New South Wales
  4. South Australia
  5. Western Australia
  6. Northern Territory
  7. Victoria

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Queensland

1) The conduct of any sweepstake held on 2022 Melbourne Cup Day is the sole responsibility of the publican or licensee of the venue where the sweepstake is conducted.

2) Lion-Beer, Spirits & Wine Pty Ltd (LBSW) and its related bodies corporate and Victoria Racing Club and its related bodies corporate are in no way responsible or associated with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes and are not, nor can they be held liable for any breach of any laws, regulations or the conditions of any permit or licence including any liquor licence, as a result of or in connection with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes.

3) When conducting a sweepstake, the following provisions of the Charitable and Non-Profit Gaming Act 1999 (QLD) must be adhered to:

  • all tickets must be sold at the same price, and a ticket may only be issued to an entrant if they have paid the correct price for the ticket. Every ticketholder must be given a fair and equal chance in the draw;
  • persons directly engaged in conducting the draw are not eligible to enter;
  • the draw must take place not more than four months after the date on which tickets were first sold and the draw must take place within one month of the 2022 Melbourne Cup;
  • tickets may be sold as a bundle. If bundled, the same discount for bundled ticket sales must be offered to all ticket buyers;
  • tickets must not be sold after the closing of the sweepstake;
  • tickets must not be sent or delivered to a person unless that person has paid for the ticket before it has been sent or delivered;
  • each ticket must be numbered consecutively and if more than one series of tickets is to be used for the same draw or if more than one sweepstake is being drawn on the same day, each series of tickets, or tickets for each draw, must be identifiable by colour or other distinguishing characteristics;
  • if tickets are not to be sold on 2022 Melbourne Cup Day the tickets must have the name and either the address or telephone number of the entrant legibly written on butt or be recorded in a way which allows each prize winner to be identified, the closing date, the time, day and place of the draw; and the name of the Association conducting the sweep;
  • entrants should be informed how the prize pool is to be divided before the sweep is drawn;
  • entry is open to residents of Queensland who are 18 years and over. Employees and their immediate families of the publican or licensee of the venue associated with their sweepstake are ineligible to enter;
  • prizes must be delivered to winners and not to any other person within one month of the draw and the organiser must use every reasonable effort to locate the winners. Unclaimed prizes must be kept for a reasonable period and must be drawn again if not claimed;
  • the results of the sweepstake must be published in the way advertised when tickets were sold. If no such information is provided, the organisers must inform the winners orally or by written notice in person within 28 days of the draw and the results must be published or made available in an appropriate way;
  • the organiser must retain accounting records correctly recording and explaining the transactions for the sweepstake;
  • the value of the gross proceeds (ie total ticket sales) must not exceed $2,000 and the total value of prizes must be at least 20% of the estimated gross proceeds of the sweepstake;
  • the amount of estimated gross proceeds that may be paid towards the cost of conducting the sweepstake (other than the cost of the prizes) must be reasonable in relation to the estimated gross proceeds for the sweepstake and the nature of the sweepstake; and
  • records relating to the sweepstake must be kept for 5 years.

4) Tickets are null and void if damaged or defaced. No refunds for scratchings.

5) Failure to comply with the above conditions and the general conditions of the Charitable and Non-Profit Gaming Act 1999 (QLD) may result in penalties being payable for breach of the relevant law.

Tasmania

1) The conduct of any sweepstake held on 2022 Melbourne Cup Day is the sole responsibility of the publican or licensee of the venue where the sweepstake is conducted.

2) LBSW and its related bodies corporate and Victoria Racing Club and its related bodies corporate are in no way responsible or associated with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes and are not, nor can they be held liable for any breach of any laws, regulations or the conditions of any permit or licence including any liquor licence, as a result of or in connection with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes.

3) When conducting a sweepstake, the following provisions of the Gaming Control Act 1993 (TAS) must be adhered to:

  • all tickets must be sold at the same price, and every ticketholder must be given a fair and equal chance in the draw;
  • the total contributions do not exceed $10,000;
  • no participant contributes more than $110; and
  • the total sum contributed is paid, either:
  • without any deduction, to the winner, or as the case may be, to the participants drawing the three (3) contestants that finish in the first three (3) places; or
  • to the winner, or as the case may be, to the participants drawing the three (3) contestants that finish in the first three (3) places and the contestant that finishes last in the race in respect of which the sweepstake is held;
  • entrants should be informed how the prize pool is to be divided before the sweep is drawn;
  • entry is open to residents of Tasmania who are 18 years and over. Employees and their immediate families of the publican or licensee of the venue associated with their sweepstake are ineligible to enter.

4) Tickets are null and void if damaged or defaced. No refunds for scratchings.

5) Failure to comply with the above conditions and any general conditions provided by the Gaming Control Act 1993 (TAS) may result in penalties being payable for breach of the relevant law.

New South Wales

1) The conduct of any sweepstake held in relation to the 2022 Melbourne Cup race is the sole responsibility of the publican or licensee of the venue where the sweepstake is conducted.

2) LBSW and its related bodies corporate and Victoria Racing Club and its related bodies corporate are in no way responsible or associated with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes and are not, nor can they be held liable for any breach of any laws, regulations or the conditions of any permit or licence including any liquor licence, as a result of or in connection with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes.

3) When conducting a sweepstake, the following provisions of the Community Gaming Act 2018 (NSW) must be adhered to:

  • all tickets must be sold at the same price, and every ticketholder must be given a fair and equal chance in the draw;
  • the total value of prizes must not exceed $30,000 (otherwise an authority is required) and all monies invested by participants must be paid out as prizes (less any expense properly incurred in connection with the sweep).gaming activity requires an authority, the operator must provide a copy of the gaming rules to NSW
  • payment must not be given or sought for the right to enter any place where the sweepstake is to be played;
  • payment (other than the investment of stake money) must not be given or sought for the right to participate in the sweepstake;
  • persons under the age of 16 years are not permitted to play or assist in the conduct of the sweepstake or be present at the time the draw is conducted;
  • ticket holders must not be required to be present at the draw and the draw must be conducted in public;
  • entry is open to residents of New South Wales who are 18 years and over. Employees and their immediate families of the publican or licensee of the venue associated with their sweepstake are ineligible to enter;
  • all records relating to the sweepstake must be kept for at least seven (7) years after the receipt of the income or the incurring of expenditure to which they relate.
  • If a sweep or is conducted wholly or partly for or on behalf of an approved fund raising organisation, the amount of proceeds remaining after payment of prize money and the costs and expenses of the gaming activity may be paid for the purposes of the organisation, even if that amount exceeds the agreed amount of the gross proceeds.
  • approved fund raising organisation means the following:
    • a charitable organisation or non-profit organisation;
    • a political party or trade union;
    • a registered club;
    • a club registered under the Rules of Racing of Racing New South Wales;
    • a greyhound racing club within the meaning of the Greyhound Racing Act 2017
    • a harness racing club within the meaning of the Harness Racing Act 2009.
  • If a sweep or is not conducted wholly or partly for or on behalf of an approved fund raising organisation, the gross proceeds are distributed to the holders of the rights in respect of the successful participants in the event to which the sweep relates.

4) Failure to comply with the above conditions and the general conditions of the Community Gaming Act 2018 (NSW) may result in penalties being payable for breach of the relevant law.

South Australia

1) The conduct of any sweepstake held on 2022 Melbourne Cup Day is the sole responsibility of the publican or licensee of the venue where the sweepstake is conducted.

2) LBSW and its related bodies corporate and Victoria Racing Club and its related bodies corporate are in no way responsible or associated with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes and are not, nor can they be held liable for any breach of any laws, regulations or the conditions of any permit or licence including any liquor licence, as a result of or in connection with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes.

3) When conducting a sweepstake, the following provisions of the Lotteries Act 2019 (SA) must be adhered to:

  • all tickets must be sold at the same price and each ticket must have a fair and equal chance of winning a prize (this includes the requirement that ticket holders must not be required to be present at the draw)
  • if tickets are sold before the day of the draw, each ticket and butt must contain the name of the association conducting the sweepstakes, the name of the race and the date, place and time for the draw clearly printed and how the purchaser may ascertain the winner of the sweepstakes. The butt of each ticket must also contain the name and address or telephone number of the purchaser of the ticket clearly written on it. The draw must be carried out on the day and at the place and time so specified and each participant must be personally notified of the name of the horse that he or she has drawn before the race;
  • a list of the names of the persons successful in the draw must be read out and displayed immediately after the draw has been carried out;
  • the gross proceeds must not exceed $2,000 and the total value of prizes must be at least 20% of gross proceeds;
  • entrants should be informed how the prize pool is to be divided before the sweep is drawn;
  • the administrative expenses of the sweepstakes must not exceed 2% of the gross proceeds of the sweepstakes;
  • entry is open to residents of South Australia who are 18 years and over. Employees and their immediate families of the publican or licensee of the venue associated with their sweepstake are ineligible to enter;
  • If a prize is not delivered to its winner at the time the race is run, the winner must, within 7 days of the race being run, be notified in writing of the prize they have won and the particulars of how the prize is to be delivered or collected;
  • If the terms and conditions of the sweepstakes provide for the manner in which an unclaimed prize is to be dealt, those terms and conditions must allow a reasonable opportunity (having regard to the nature of the prize) for the prize winner to claim the prize;
  • records of the sweepstakes, including gross proceeds, administrative expenses and distribution of prizes and unclaimed prizes must be kept for a period of not less than 3 months from when the lottery is drawn;
  • The whole of the net proceeds of the sweepstakes must be applied for 1 or more approved purposes (prizes).
  • The total amount of proceeds applied for 1 or more approved purposes (prizes) must not be less than 35% of the gross proceeds of the sweepstakes.
  • the prizes do not include any prohibited goods or services.

4) Tickets are null and void if damaged or defaced. No refunds for scratchings.

5) Failure to comply with the above conditions and any general conditions provided under the Lotteries Act 2019 (SA) may result in penalties being payable for breach of the relevant law.

Western Australia

1) The conduct of any sweepstake held on 2022 Melbourne Cup Day is the sole responsibility of the publican or licensee of the venue where the sweepstake is conducted.

2) LBSW and its related bodies corporate and Victoria Racing Club and its related bodies corporate are in no way responsible or associated with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes and are not, nor can they be held liable for any breach of any laws, regulations or the conditions of any permit or licence including any liquor licence, as a result of or in connection with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes.

3) When conducting a sweepstake, the following provisions of the Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 (WA) must be adhered to:

  • all tickets must be sold at the same price, and every ticketholder must be given a fair and equal chance in the draw;
  • The following must apply:
    • tickets must be numerically distinct;
    • the declaration of the result must be made on the same day and on the licensed premises on which the ticket is sold; and
    • the aggregate of the value of the prizes must not exceed $2,000.
  • the sweepstake must not be advertised other than by notices inside the premises of persons for whom it is conducted or on the tickets;
  • all monies invested by participants, other than expenses incurred for printing and stationery, must be paid out as prizes;
  • entry is open to residents of Western Australia who are 18 years and over. Employees and their immediate families of the publican or licensee of the venue associated with their sweepstake are ineligible to enter;
  • prizes must be paid to the winners of the sweepstake and not to any other person; and
  • participants should be informed how the prize pool is to be divided before the sweep is drawn.
  • Where any prize is unclaimed within one (1) year of the date of drawing the organiser must notify the Commission of the name and any known address of the prize winner, including details of the prize and steps taken to locate the prize winner. The organiser must await the Commissions response before disposing of the prize.

4) Tickets are null and void if damaged or defaced. No refunds for scratchings.

5) Failure to comply with the above conditions and any general conditions of the Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 (WA) may result in penalties being payable for breach of the relevant law.

Northern Territory

1) The conduct of any sweepstake held on 2022 Melbourne Cup Day is the sole responsibility of the publican or licensee of the venue where the sweepstake is conducted.

2) LBSW and its related bodies corporate and Victoria Racing Club and its related bodies corporate are in no way responsible or associated with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes and are not, nor can they be held liable for any breach of any laws, regulations or the conditions of any permit or licence including any liquor licence, as a result of or in connection with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes.

3) The sweepstake must be conducted by an approved association as follows:

  • all tickets must be sold at the same price, and every ticketholder must be given a fair and equal chance in the draw;
  • tickets must not be sold earlier than one month before 2022 Melbourne Cup Day and at the premises where the sweepstake is to take place;
  • the total value of tickets must not exceed $5,000 and all monies invested by participants (less permitted deductions) must be paid out as prizes;
  • the rules and conditions of the sweepstake (including prizes offered, when drawn, draw method, how winners are determined and how the prize pool will be divided) must be clearly stated, and included on all promotion of the sweepstake;
  • the sweepstake must be drawn on the date specified;
  • prizes must be paid to the winners of the sweepstake and not to any other person;
  • the organiser of the sweepstake must not receive any fees, remuneration or commission or any other benefit whatsoever in relation to organising or conducting the sweepstake;
  • payment (other than a customary admission fee) must not be sought for the right to enter the place where the sweepstake is to be conducted;
  • entry is open to residents of Northern Territory who are 18 years and over. Employees and their immediate families of the publican or licensee of the venue associated with their sweepstake are ineligible to enter;
  • all tickets sold but accidentally not included in the draw must be refunded within 60 days of the draw, and if the purchaser cannot be contacted, to the Director of Licensing;
  • records relating to the sweepstake must be kept for 2 years after all prizes in the sweepstake have been awarded or otherwise disposed of, and unsold tickets must be kept for 12 months from the draw; and
  • prizes unclaimed for more than 3 months after the date of the draw must be surrendered to the Director of Licensing.

4) Tickets are null and void if damaged or defaced. No refunds for scratchings.

5) Failure to comply with the above conditions and any general provisions of the Gaming Control (Community Gaming) Regulations 2006 (NT) may result in penalties being payable for breach of the relevant law.

Victoria

1) The conduct of any sweepstake held on 2022 Melbourne Cup Day is the sole responsibility of the publican or licensee of the venue where the sweepstake is conducted.

2) LBSW and its related bodies corporate and Victoria Racing Club and its related bodies corporate are in no way responsible or associated with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes and are not, nor can they be held liable for any breach of any laws, regulations or the conditions of any permit or licence including any liquor licence, as a result of or in connection with the conduct of any 2022 Melbourne Cup sweepstakes.

3) All tickets must be sold at the same price and prizes must be paid to the winners of the sweepstake and not to any other person.

4) When conducting a sweepstake, the following provisions of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (VIC) must be adhered to:

  • all tickets must be sold at the same price, and every ticketholder must be given a fair and equal chance in the draw;
  • the total value of the prizes must not exceed $5,000;
  • all monies invested by participants must be paid out as prizes and the organiser of the sweepstake cannot retain any money for costs and expenses;
  • the rules should be clear for entrants to understand, including:
    • the positions in the Cup which will result in a prize being paid;
    • the prize money being offered; and
    • whether the sweepstake is “all-in” or will provide refunds for scratchings; and
  • entry is open to residents of Victoria who are 18 years and over. Employees and their immediate families of the publican or licensee of the venue associated with their sweepstake are ineligible to enter.
  • If a prize remains unclaimed for six (6) months, the organiser must pay an amount equal to the sum of all the unclaimed prizes to the Treasurer.

5) Tickets are null and void if damaged or defaced. No refunds for scratchings.

6) Failure to comply with the above conditions and any general provisions provided by the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (VIC) may result in penalties being payable for breach of the relevant law.

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