Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this website.
Thank you for visiting the IGT Player Direct's website. The purchase of Internet Tickets on this Website is strictly limited to persons who are at least 18 years old, located within the geographical boundaries of the State, and whose personal information has been successfully verified through the Know Your Customer ("KYC") process. As an authorized, registered player, you may access your Player Account from outside the State. However, you must be located within the geographical boundaries of the State to purchase Internet Tickets or Players Subscriptions.
Upon successfully completing the KYC verification process, you will be able to utilize this Website to purchase IGT Player Direct game tickets for Lotto, MegaMillions¨ and any other internet games ("Internet Tickets") authorized by State law; sign-up for and purchase subscription plans ("Players Subscription"); log into your IGT Player Direct account ("Player Account"); view transactional history, account balance, winning IGT Player Direct numbers, or otherwise manage your Player Account; access information regarding the prepaid debit card option for receiving your internet Lottery winning ("Player Card"); and access other information related to the IGT Player Direct. You will be allowed to purchase up to $3500 of Internet Tickets or Players Subscriptions per year on each credit card used to fund your Player Account. The IGT Player Direct uses geo-filtering software to verify your location when accessing this Website. If the IGT Player Direct is unable to verify your location, you will not be able to purchase Internet Tickets or Player Subscriptions. Access to, and use of your Player Account is strictly limited to you as the registered and authorized user of your Player Account. Accordingly, you should not share your username and password with anyone. Prior to logging into the Website, you must check a box certifying that you (1.) are the registered and authorized user of your Player Account, (2.) are at least 18 years old, and (3.) are completing a purchase from a location within the geographical boundaries of the State. Failure to comply with any of these requirements will result in forfeiture of all winnings.
The IGT Player Direct reserves the right to terminate, suspend or cancel any Player Accounts for suspected fraud of any type, any attempt to purchase Internet Tickets and/or Player Subscriptions from a location that is not within the geographic boundaries, the purchase or attempted purchase of Internet Tickets and/or Players Subscriptions by persons under the age of 18 years old, and for violations of any applicable rules, regulations, state or federal laws.
In the event a purchase is determined to have been placed by an individual under the age of 18, by someone other than the registered owner of the Player Account, from a location outside the State, or through any fraudulent or unlawful means, the prize will be forfeited, the funds deposited into the Common School Fund, and the Player Account may be canceled.
The IGT Player Direct encourages parents to ensure that children under the age of 18 do not have access to Personally Identifiable Information ("PII") that may be used to set up a Player Account and/or purchase Internet Tickets on this Website.
For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, "you" and "your" means each person, group of individuals, entity or entities who visits this Website for any purpose.
For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, "personal information" means information about a natural person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal Information includes, among other information, an individual's name, address, telephone number, date of birth, social security number, password information, and any other information used to identify you on this Website. A domain name or Internet protocol address is not considered Personal Information.
For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the "IGT Player Direct" means the IGT Player Direct, including its agents, contractors, and any parties involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Website, including, but not limited to, IGT Corporation and each of their respective successors and assigns.
The following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") govern your use of this Website. These Terms and Conditions are a binding legal agreement between you and the IGT Player Direct. By visiting this Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
The IGT Player Direct may change these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice to you by posting changes on this Website. The IGT Player Direct encourages you to review these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of any changes will mean that you accept the revised Terms and Conditions.
If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, you should immediately stop using this Website.
If you browse through this Website and review information such as game rules or winning numbers, then only Sections I through XII of these Terms and Conditions apply to you. If you sign up for, or access a Player Account (which is required to purchase Internet Tickets via the internet and sign up for a Player Subscription), then Section XIII also applies to you
II. USE OF WEBSITE AND WEBSITE MATERIAL
You agree to access and use this Website only for lawful reasons. You are responsible for knowing and complying with any and all laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of this Website. You are prohibited from using this Website in a way that:
- is threatening, violent, abusive, hateful, defamatory, slanderous, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, tortious, indecent, vulgar, profane, obscene, or that the IGT Player Direct deems in its sole discretion to be inappropriate for this Website;
- violates any law, regulation, or court order;
- accesses, collects or stores personal information about others;
- violates or infringes upon the rights of anyone else, including, for example, another person's right to privacy;
- impersonates any person, business, entity, or IP address (e.g., IP spoofing);
- involves uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise making available any materials that you do not have a right to make available under any law;
- is commercial in nature, including, for example, advertising, promotional or marketing materials, or spam, phishing or other unsolicited messages;
- gains or tries to gain unauthorized access to this Website, its computers and networks, or its user data, or that otherwise modifies or interferes with the use or operation of this Website;
- imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the IGT Player Direct's infrastructure, including but not limited to transmitting spam or using other unsolicited mass emailing techniques;
- alters, damages, or deletes any content posted on this Website;
- contains or introduces computer viruses or other disruptive, damaging or harmful files or programs; or
The IGT Player Direct will cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials and/or agencies if requested or required in the investigation of any users who violate these Terms and Conditions and may disclose your information to such law enforcement officials and/or agencies if required by law.
III. PLAYER ACCOUNT, INTERNET TICKETS, PLAYER SUBSCRIPTIONS AND PLAYER CARDS
A. Player Account
Upon successfully completing the KYC verification process, you may register for a Player Account to purchase Internet Tickets and Players Subscriptions. You will be required to choose a unique login username and password when you sign up for a Player Account. You are responsible for keeping your Player Account login username and password information secret and confidential. Individuals who are listed on the IGT Player Direct's Voluntary Self Exclusion Program database are allowed to set up a Player Account but will not able to purchase Internet Tickets or Players Subscriptions.
The official record of all purchases and winning numbers will be maintained by the IGT Player Direct. All validated winnings over $600 will be evaluated by the Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with Section 10.05 of the State Comptroller Act to determine if they are subject to any applicable offset(s).
B. Internet Tickets
As the registered and authorized user of your Player Account, you will be able to utilize this Website to purchase single-play IGT Player Direct game tickets for Lotto, MegaMillions® and any other internet games authorized by State law. By purchasing an Internet Ticket, you authorize the IGT Player Direct to deduct the purchase price of the Internet Ticket from your Player Account.
Internet Tickets may be purchased using this Website up until the draw close time on the respective days when each game is drawn. The cutoff time for purchases for Lotto is 9:15PM Central Standard Time ("CST") and 9:45PM (CST) for MegaMillions®.
C. Players Subscriptions
Upon successful registration of your Player Account, you may sign-up to be automatically entered to play IGT Player Direct internet games every week for a pre-selected, specific period of time. By purchasing a Players Subscription, you authorize the IGT Player Direct to deduct the purchase price of the Players Subscription from your Player Account.
D. Player Card
As part of your Player Account, you may receive a Player Card to use as an option for receiving your internet Lottery winnings. You are not required to utilize the Player Card to play internet Lottery games or receive winnings. Additional information regarding the Player Card is available at: Help.
IV. LINKS AND THIRD PARTIES
This Website may contain links to third party websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you click on any of these links, you will leave this Website. The IGT Player Direct does not control, and is not responsible for, any third party websites or their content. Therefore, the IGT Player Direct does not endorse or make any representations about third party websites, or any information, products, or materials found there. If you access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
V. COMMENTS AND OTHER SUBMISSIONS/USE OF INFORMATION
While the IGT Player Direct does not claim ownership of any comments or suggestions that you may submit to the IGT Player Direct, by submitting a comment or suggestion or any other material to this Website, such as through the "Contact Us" section, you hereby authorize and grant the IGT Player Direct the non-exclusive right and license to use, display, reproduce, modify and distribute the comment, suggestion or material in whole or in part, anywhere in perpetuity in any and all media outlets, whether alone or together, or as part of any material of any kind or nature. Without limiting any of the foregoing, the IGT Player Direct will have the non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, display, perform, distribute, modify and re-format the comment, suggestion or material in any manner that the IGT Player Direct may determine. You waive any claims to compensation for any such right or license. By submitting a comment, suggestion or material, you represent and warrant to the IGT Player Direct that you have all necessary rights in and to all comments, suggestions or materials you provide and all information they contain, and that such comments, suggestions or materials do not infringe upon any proprietary or other rights of third parties or contain any libelous, tortious, or otherwise unlawful information.
VI. OWNERSHIP OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The IGT Player Direct and its agents, contractors, and any parties involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Website (including IGT Corporation) (collectively, the "Contractors"), and licensors (and each of their respective successors and assigns) own the copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and trade dress rights to all materials and content displayed on and from this Website (collectively referred to as "Intellectual Property"). You may not reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, display, frame, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, transmit, broadcast or circulate any such materials or content to any third party (including displaying or distributing the Intellectual Property using a third party website) without the prior written consent of the IGT Player Direct or its Contractors, or licensors, as applicable, except to use this Website for its intended purpose. The IGT Player Direct retains all rights that are not otherwise expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions.
VII. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
A. Disclaimer of Liability
The IGT Player Direct is not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data, or business interruption) arising out of your access to, use of, or inability to use, this Website or any material from this Website, including but not limited to damages caused by any failure of performance, interruption (including those disruptions described in Section X below), error, omission, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, security, communication line failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action. Without limiting the foregoing, this Website and the material provided on this Website are provided "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ANY CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES WILL BE LIMITED TO THE PRICE OF EACH INTERNET TICKET PURCHASED VIA THIS WEBSITE OR THE VALUE OF A SINGLE TICKET PLAYED AS PART OF A PLAYERS SUBSCRIPTION PURCHASED VIA THIS WEBSITE.
B. Disclaimer of Accuracy of Data
The IGT Player Direct makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the materials, or content provided on this Website and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions on this Website. No warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any materials or content. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the materials or content. If you find any errors or omissions, we encourage you to report to email@example.com.
The IGT Player Direct makes every effort possible to make sure that winning number information posted on this Website is accurate and available within a reasonable amount of time after winning numbers are drawn. However, in the event of an error, the winning numbers and prize amount information in the official records of the IGT Player Direct will stand as the final determination.
C. Disclaimer of Endorsement
The IGT Player Direct may from time to time distribute content supplied by third parties. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect the opinion of the IGT Player Direct and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the IGT Player Direct.
VIII. APPLICABLE LAW
Any dispute arising out of your use of this Website or material or content from this Website shall be resolved according to the laws of the State, United States of America. The federal and state courts of the State shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all claims.
IX. ACCESS OUTSIDE OF STATE OR UNDER AGE 18 STRICTLY PROHIBITED
Information contained on this Website is for convenience and informational purposes only. The lottery games offered by the IGT Player Direct are sold only within the State. Any access to this Website from outside of the State to purchase Internet Tickets or Players Subscriptions is strictly prohibited. You may sign up for or log in to a Player Account from any location within or outside State. However, in order to purchase Internet Tickets or Players Subscriptions via the internet, you must access this Website from a location within the geographical boundaries of the State. If the IGT Player Direct is unable to verify your location, or verify that your location is within the geographical boundaries of State, you will prohibited from making any purchases using this Website.
BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE. PERSONS YOUNGER THAN THIS AGE ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED FROM USING THIS WEBSITE. IN ADDITION, TO OBTAIN A PLAYER ACCOUNT, YOU MUST PROVIDE A CURRENT VALID US ADDRESS WHEN YOU REGISTER. IF YOU ARE NOT AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE WITH A CURRENT, VALID US ADDRESS, DO NOT REGISTER FOR A PLAYER ACCOUNT.
X. INTERNET PRIVACY AND SECURITY
Due to the design of the Internet, the IGT Player Direct cannot guarantee that communications between you and the IGT Player Direct will be free from unauthorized access by third parties or will be secure. By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, you expressly agree that your use of this Website is at your sole risk, and you agree that the IGT Player Direct shall not be liable if a security breach occurs, or if this Website malfunctions, except as required by law.
XI. POTENTIAL DISRUPTION OF SERVICE
Access to this Website may from time to time be unavailable, delayed, limited or slowed due to, but not limited to, the following:
- scheduled daily maintenance;
- emergency (unscheduled) maintenance;
- hardware failure, including but not limited to, failures of computers (including your own computer), servers, networks, connections, and other electronic and mechanical equipment;
- software failure, including but not limited to, bugs, errors, viruses, configuration problems, incompatibility of systems, utilities or applications, the operation of firewalls or screening programs, unreadable codes, or irregularities within particular documents or other content;
- overload of system capacities;
- damage caused by severe weather, earthquakes, act of God, accident, fire, water damage, explosion, mechanical breakdown or natural disasters;
- interruption (whether partial or total) of power supplies or other utility or service (including the Internet); or
- other similar disruptions.
The IGT Player Direct reserves the right to terminate your access to this Website at any time and for any reason, including for violation of these Terms and Conditions. In the event of termination, you will no longer be authorized to access this Website (including your Player Account), use your Player Card if applicable, purchase Internet Tickets, or participate in the Players Subscriptions. You shall have no recourse and the IGT Player Direct shall have no liability as a result of any such termination. All provisions of these Terms and Conditions relating to warranties, confidentiality obligations, proprietary rights, and limitation of liability shall remain effective despite such termination. If your access is terminated and you believe you have remaining funds in your Player Account or remaining plays in your Players Subscription, you may submit a claim to: IGT Player Direct, 10 Memorial Bouelvard, Providence, RI 02903.
In the event a wager is determined to have been placed by an individual under the age of 18, by someone other than the registered owner of the Player Account, from a location outside the State or through any fraudulent and unlawful means, the prize will be forfeited, the funds deposited to the Common School Fund, and the Player Account may be canceled.
XIII. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO PLAYERS ACCOUNTS
A. About Players Accounts, Players Cards and MetaBank
You must sign-up for a Player Account in order to purchase Internet Tickets, Players Subscriptions, or access information about your Player Card, if applicable. By signing up for a Player Account, you are also automatically signing up for an account with MetaBank, which is the financial institution which issues the Player Card, and a non-affiliated business partner of the IGT Player Direct. You will be notified if your application for a Player Account and MetaBank account is denied. If you are listed on the IGT Player Direct's Voluntary Self Exclusion Program database, you will be allowed to set up a Player Account but will not able to purchase Internet Tickets or Players Subscriptions. Before you sign up for a Player Account, you should review the terms and conditions of MetaBank. Please visit MetaBank Terms And Conditions
The information you provide when you sign up for the Players Account will be provided to MetaBank and used by MetaBank to sign you up for the MetaBank account.
As part of your Player Account, you may receive a Player Card to use as an option for receiving your internet Lottery winnings. You are not required to utilize the Player Card to play internet games or receive winnings. Additional information regarding the Player Card is available at: Help.
B. Players Account Information
You are responsible for keeping your Player Account login username and password secret and confidential. If you fail to do so, you are responsible for any charges, costs, expenses, damages, liabilities and losses that you, the IGT Player Direct and/or MetaBank may incur as a result. Immediately notify the IGT Player Direct by calling (800) MY-LOTTO if your Player Card is lost or stolen, discover fraudulent or unauthorized purchases, funds transfers or suspect that someone else is using your Player Account login or password without your permission. permission. Providing prompt notice to the IGT Player Direct will limit your liability for such fraudulent or unauthorized transactions. Please reference your Player Card Holder Agreement ("Agreement") for information on how to report lost or stolen cards, unauthorized purchases or funds transfers. Click on the following link to obtain additional information about unauthorized purchases. Terms and Conditions
You certify that any information provided to the IGT Player Direct in the registration form is complete and accurate. The IGT Player Direct, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to require you to change your Player Account login username and/or password if the IGT Player Direct deems that your login information is offensive, inappropriate or otherwise unacceptable.
C. E-mail Practices
By creating a Player Account, you acknowledge and agree that IGT Corporation (on behalf of the IGT Player Direct) may send you e-mail containing information about IGT Player Direct products such as games and promotions.