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Spoilt For Choice

From Saturday, 26 January 2019 to Sunday, 31 March 2019

Exclusive to Hemingways Rewards Cardholders

Stand a chance to win your share of over R700,000 in cash including two Toyota Aygo's and Yamaha 900 Tracer's!

The choice will be yours!

Simply play Slots and or Tables to earn points to qualify for draw tickets

  • Exclusive to Hemingways Rewards cardholders.
  • Qualifiers must activate their tickets at the eHosts on draw days (Electronic draws).
  • Tickets may be activated from 10h00 on the day of the draw.
  • The cut off time to enter will be 15 minutes before each draw.
Draw Name Earning Start Date Earning End Date Draw Date Points Per Ticket
Launch Draw - All Tiers Free Tickets Free Tickets 26/01/2019 NA
Gold and Platinum Cash Draw 01/01/2019 31/01/2019 01/02/2019 200
Black Cash Draw 01/01/2019 01/02/2019 02/02/2019 500
Gold and Platinum Cash Draw 01/02/2019 28/02/2019 01/03/2019 200
Black Cash Draw 01/02/2019 01/03/2019 02/03/2019 500
Car Draw - Gold, Platinum and Black 01/02/2019 02/03/2019 03/03/3019 1,000
Gold and Platinum Cash Draw 01/03/2019 28/03/2019 29/03/2019 200
Black Cash Draw 01/03/2019 29/03/2019 30/03/2019 500
Car Draw - Gold, Platinum and Black 01/03/2019 30/03/2019 31/03/2019 1,000

Draw Mechanics For Launch And Cash Draws - 01, 02, February and 29, 30 March 2019

Cash Launch Draw - 26 January 2019 

  • All active Rewards cardholders will receive free entry tickets into the launch draw based on their tier:
    • Black cardholders - 5 tickets
    • Platinum cardholders - 3 tickets
    • Gold cardholders - 1 ticket

Mechanics for Launch and Cash Draws

Gold and Platinum Draw Mechanics:

  • Semi-Finalists will be determined by drawing a ticket electronically via the draw PC by a marketing representative (promotions coordinator or marketing manager).
  • 9 Semi-finalists will be drawn per draw date: 3 at 19h00, 3 at 20h00 and 3 at 21h00.
  • Each Gold & Platinum semi-finalist will receive R1,000 in cash.
  • On the hour, after the 3 semi-finalists have been selected, they will in turn spin the Wheel of Fortune 3 times. The 3 scores will be added together for each semi-finalist and the top semi-finalists, with the highest score, from each round will take part in an elimination game to determine 1st to 3rd place.
  • Once 1st to 3rd place has been determined, these winners will have the option to either keep their winnings or select the opportunity to double or half their winnings starting from the 3rd place winner.
  • They will get to choose a podium with a box that will either “double” or “half” their winnings which will be calculated accordingly.
Winners Prize Minimum Prize Maximum Prize
1st 5,000 R2,500 R10,000
2nd 2,500 R1,250 R5,000
3rd 1,000 R500 R2,000

Black Cardholders Draw Mechanics:

  • Semi-Finalists will be determined by drawing a ticket electronically via the draw PC by a marketing representative (promotions coordinator or marketing manager)
  • 9 Semi-finalists will be drawn per draw date: 3 at 19h00, 3 at 20h00 and 3 at 21h00.
  • Each Black Cardholder  semi-finalist will receive R2,000 in cash.
  • On the hour, after the 3 semi-finalists have been selected, they will in turn spin the Wheel of Fortune 3 times. The 3 scores will be added together for each semi-finalist and the top semi-finalists, with the highest score, from each round will take part in an elimination game to determine 1st to 3rd place.
  • Once 1st to 3rd place has been determined, these winners will have the option to either keep their winnings or select the opportunity to double or half their winnings starting from the 3rd place winner.
  • They will get to choose a podium with a box that will either “double” or “half” their winnings which will be calculated accordingly.
Winners Prize Minimum Prize Maximum Prize
1st 15,000 R7,500 R30,000
2nd 5,000 R2,500 R10,000
3rd 3,000 R1,500 R6,000

Draw Mechanics for the car draws – 03 March and 31 March 2019

  • Semi-Finalists will be determined by drawing a ticket electronically via the draw PC.
  • 9 Semi-finalists will be drawn per draw date: 3 at 16h00, 3 at 17h00 and 3 at 18h00.
  • Each semi-finalist will receive R2000 in cash.
  • On the hour, after the 3 semi-finalists have been selected, they will in turn spin the Wheel of Fortune 3 times. The 3 scores will be added together for each semi-finalist and the top semi-finalists, with the highest score, from each round will take part in an elimination game to determine 1st to 3rd place.
  • The CAR draws are combined for all 3 tiers (Gold, Platinum and Black).
Semi-Finalist Prize Winner Maximum Prize
1st R2,000 1st Car
2nd R2,000 2nd R20,000
3rd R2,000 3rd R10,000

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 or tables whilst using Hemingways Rewards Card at Hemingways Casino
  5. Points earning will be the same across all tiers due to the tickets being entered into one electronic draw bin
    Rewards cardholders may enter this promotion by playing Slots and or Tables games and earning points
  6. Unlimited individual entries can be entered per person per draw 
  7. Guests must swipe their Hemingways cards at the eHost on the draw dates in order enter the draw, receipts must be kept for the draw times (Electronic draw without tickets) 
  8. Should two of the finalists have the same score, they will each spin the Wheel of Fortune to determine their positions.
  9. Tickets may be entered from 10h00 the day of the draw.
  10. Draw entries cannot be purchased for cash or through any other form of consideration.
  11. 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. 
  12. 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. 
  13. 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. 
  14. 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).
  15. 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.
  16. Should the prize winner or nominated Proxy not present themselves within 90 seconds, a re-draw will take place.
  17. 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. 
  18. Prizes are not transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash unless otherwise advertised. Prize winners must sign for receipt of prizes. 
  19. The prize winner must claim the prize at the casino within 15 days of the draw at the Customer Service Desk.
  20. All decisions are final and binding and no correspondence or appeals will be entered into; 
  21. Any person transgressing the rules of this promotion will be disqualified; 
  22. All decisions are final and binding, no correspondence or appeals will be entered into; any complaints arising at the event will be investigated and forwarded to the ECGBB for investigation and final decision.