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Gold Run

Gold Run

Gold Run

From Saturday, 28 October 2017 to Thursday, 28 December 2017

Play more and win more in the GOLD RUN!

Stand a chance to win your share of over R600,000 in CASH and PRIZES!

  • Gold Rewards cardholders will be given individual Milestones to reach over an 8 week period.
  • There will be two calculated Milestones. The first one will consist of an F&B Voucher and the second Milestone of FreePlay
  • Gold Rewards cardholders will be individually rewarded according to their Milestone criteria.
  • Gold Rewards cardholders need to play Slots and/or Tables to earn points to qualify for Milestone Rewards. 
  • Milestone points earning dates:
    • Reward 1: 28 October until 27 November 2017
    • Reward 2: 28 November until 27 December 2017
  • Milestone Rewards will be redeemable from the EHosts.
  • Vouchers will be issued for Food and Beverage offers.
  • SMS notifications will be sent to qualifying guests
  • The cash draw will take place on Thursday, 28 December 2017

Draw ticket criteria:

  • All active Gold Rewards cardholders will be awarded with one free draw ticket.
  • Additional draw tickets can be earned through points earning between 28 October 2017 at 08h00 and 27 December 2017 at 08h00.
  • 200 points for each additional draw ticket. 

Hourly draws

  • There will be 3 hourly draws at 18h00, 19h00 and 20h00
  • Electronic draw with tickets deposited into a tombola
  • Draw takes place at the casino stage area
  • Cardholders enter the draw by printing their tickets at the EHost machines and entering them into the tombola at the casino stage area, cut off time for ticket printing and entry into the tombola is 15 minutes before the draw time.
  • Tickets are placed into one tombola
  • Finalists will be determined by drawing tickets from the tombola manually by a marketing representative (marketing host, promotions coordinator or marketing manager)
  • 2 finalists will be drawn per hour on the hour

The main draw will be at 20h00, straight after selected the last 2 finalists

  • The 6 finalists will participate in an elimination game to determine the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th place.
  • 6 identical boxes will be chosen by finalists in the order they were selected at the hourly draws, the boxes will reveal their prizes

Prize Breakdown

  • 1st – R20,000 Cash
  • 2nd – R6,000 Cash
  • 3rd – R4,000 Cash
  • 4th – R500 FreePlay
  • 5th  - R500 FreePlay
  • 6th  - R500 FreePlay

Promotional Rules

  1. No person under 18 is allowed to gamble or participate in this promotion.
  2. Any person who has been issued with a Refusal of Entry order, or who is self-excluded, or who fall into category of excluded persons, is expressly prohibited from participating in this promotion.
  3. This promotion is closed to any persons who are directors, members, partners, employees, agents or consultants of or any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by the company or marketing service providers, or spouses, life partners, business partners or immediate family members.
  4. Participants earn points by playing Slots and/or Tables whilst using the Blackrock Rewards Programme cards.
  5. Milestone Rewards
    • Rewards can only be earned as a result of playing Slots and/or Tables at Blackrock Casino.
    • The required number of points must be earned over a specific period in order to qualify for each reward, as communicated in advertising mediums used within the casino, SMS and email communication.
    • Rewards are restricted to the periods and offering as advertised. The reward is neither transferable nor shall it be replaced if it is lost or stolen.
    • Rewards cannot be redeemed for anything other than what the reward offer is and no change will be given.
    • A minimum of 24-hours shall pass from the time of the reward being earned and the time that it becomes available for redemption. The reward will be available for collection at the eHost within the dates specified in the communication of the offer.
    • All other standard gaming Rewards Programme terms and conditions apply in addition to the above.
    • Milestones will be available on the eHost two weeks after the patron earns them.
  6. Draw entries and milestone rewards cannot be purchased for cash or through any other form of consideration.
  7. Prize Winners will be selected by way of random draw. Draw times and dates; and points criteria to earn tickets, will be advertised through advertising mediums used for this promotion.
  8. Participants must activate their entry into the draw(s), on the day of the draw(s) prior to the actual draw(s) within the specified times during which the entry bins are open. The opening and closing times for the entry bins will be advertised through mediums used within the casino.
  9. A process for declination to be present at a draw will be available at the Customer Service Desk on the day of the draw for the period between the opening and closing times of the entry bins before the actual draw, where a participant can register to still be acknowledged for the prize, should he/she decline to be present for that draw(s) or when the prize winners are announced on that day.
  10. Participants must register to decline to be present at draws in person. No person shall be permitted to act on behalf of a participant to exercise this rule. Positive and acceptable form of identification must be presented by relevant parties when completing this process. (Please refer to the prescribed Proxy nomination form for this purpose).
  11. Prize winners or nominated Proxies who are present will be given 90 seconds to present themselves and must be in possession of evidence of the winning ticket and/or Blackrock Rewards card belonging to the winner; and positive and acceptable form of identification.
  12. Should the prize winner or nominated Proxy not present themselves within 90 seconds, a re-draw will take place.
  13. Should a prize winner who is eligible for a prize but who is not present as a result of declining an invite to be present for the draw, the casino shall take all reasonable steps to contact the prize winner via the contact details provided on the Proxy nomination form or otherwise readily available. In such circumstances the prize winner may within 15 days of the draw claim the prize at the Customer Service Desk.
  14. Prizes are not transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash unless otherwise advertised. Prize winners must sign for receipt of prizes.
  15. The prize winner must claim the prize at the casino within 15 days of the draw at the Blackrock Customer Service Desk.
  16. All decisions are final and binding and no correspondence or appeals will be entered into;
  17. Any person transgressing the rules of this promotion will be disqualified;
  18. In the event of technical failure or damage to the device used for the promotional draw, irrespective of the cause, another suitable device or method will be used, at the sole discretion of Management;
  19. Every participant in the promotion shall be deemed to have acknowledged and accepted the rules by virtue of their participation;
  20. The above clauses are severable from each other. Should any clause or part thereof be found to be unenforceable by operation of the law, such clause or part thereof will be severed, and the remaining clauses shall remain in force;
  21. Copies of these rules are available at the Customer Service Desk upon request and at website
  22. Licensed by the Kwa-Zulu Natal Gambling Board. No persons under 18 years allowed in the casino. Winners know when to stop. National Problem Gambling Counselling Toll free Helpline: 0800 006 008