Open to legal U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older and who reside within the distribution area of participating Verizon® Yellow Pages telephone directories.
Game begins on 12/10/2007 and ends when all game pieces are depleted or 3/31/09 whichever occurs first.
How to Enter :
Upon receipt of the 2007-2008 Verizon® Yellow Pages directory, find the “$1 MILLION ULTIMATE SHOPPING SPREE” Game Piece inside the directory. With a coin, gently remove one scratch-off latex box for each of the five questions to reveal an answer. Removal or partial removal of more than one answer to any question will void the game piece. Then look up the answers in the specific Verizon® Yellow Pages indicated in the How To Play section on the back of the game piece. To obtain a 2007-2008 Verizon® Yellow Pages please call 1-800-888-8448 or go online at www.directorystore.com. To obtain a game piece without a current directory, send a hand printed self-addressed, stamped 6”x9”envelope to: Game Piece Request “$1 MILLION ULTIMATE SHOPPING SPREE” P.O. Box 78285, Atlanta, GA 30357. No photocopies, facsimiles or mechanical reproductions of requests permitted. No metered mail will be accepted. Requests will be honored while supplies last and must be received by 4/7/2009.
Online Game: Upon receipt of your 2007-2008 Verizon® Yellow Pages directory, look for the Unique Prize ID code on the front cover of the directory. Then visit www.ultimateshoppinggame.com, complete the registration information (name, phone number, email address and zip code, Unique Prize ID Code), answer the Verizon® Yellow Pages question from the directory, and click on the Submit button. If you answer correctly, you will then be asked to vote for your favorite [category] of the day. Voting categories will change on a regular basis. After you vote, a virtual scratch and win game piece will appear with twenty-five (25) boxes. To play, select five (5) of the directories. Each directory selected will reveal either a winning image or an X. Winning images are Community Magazine, Coupons, Dining Your Way®, Area Maps and America’s Best Yellow Pages. If you reveal five images, you will win $1 Million instantly. If you reveal 4 images, you will instantly win $1,000. If you reveal 3 images, you will instantly win $500. If you reveal 2 images, you will instantly win $100. If you reveal 1 or less winning images, you will receive a bonus entry into the $5,000 Ultimate Shopping Spree sweepstakes.
Printed Game Piece: One (1) Instant Win $1 Million Spending Spree (paid $25,000 per year over 40 years) from Idearc Media Corp. available for game pieces with five (5) correct answers. Odds of receiving a prize winning game piece 1:785,086. Odds of removing the correct combination of answers – 1 in 243. Fifty (50) Instant Win $5,000 Spending Sprees from Idearc Media Corp. available for game pieces with four (4) correct answers. Odds of receiving a prize winning game piece 1:15,701. Odds of removing the correct combination of answers – 1 in 24.3. Five Hundred (500) $250 Spending Sprees from Idearc Media Corp. available for game pieces with three (3) correct answers. Odds of receiving a prize winning game piece: 1:1,571. Odds of removing the correct combination of answers – 1 in 6.08. Five Thousand (5,000) Instant Win $25 from Idearc Media Corp. available for game pieces with two (2) correct answers. Odds of receiving a prize winning game piece 1:157. Odds of removing the correct combination of answers – 1 in 3.04. One (1) entry for the chance to instantly win a $5,000 spending spree for game pieces with one correct answer. A drawing will be held from all game pieces correctly submitted and all eligible online entries. The person who is selected will instantly win $5,000. Odds of winning the $5,000 will be determined by the number of correctly submitted entries. Winner will be required to complete a notarized affidavit. Expiration date to spend instant-win prizes is within one year of prize notification.
Online Game: Instant-Win Prizes – One hundred and fifteen (115) random, computer generated winning times, one for each prize listed below, will be generated during the Promotion Period. If you are the first person to play the Instant Win Game at or after one (1) of the winning times, you will be a potential instant winner of the prize indicated. 115 instant-winning game pieces – One hundred (100) $100 instant winners, Ten (10) $500 instant winners, and Five (5) $1,000 instant winners will be seeded among all game plays. Throughout the promotional period, players will be randomly intercepted and awarded one of the instant-win prizes listed above. Odds of being selected as an instant winner depend on the number of game plays throughout the promotional period. $1,000,000 Prize – every game play has the potential to be selected as a $1,000,000 Winner. Prior to the scratch and win game piece being displayed, a random number generator will determine if you are a $1,000,000 winner. Odds of winning the $1,000,000 grand prize are 1:20,000,000 per game play.
Online Sweepstakes Prize – Each online game play is an entry into the Ultimate Shopping Spree $5,000 sweepstakes. Odds of an online entry being selected depend on the number of total entries (game piece and online entries).