MILLION DOLLAR WORDS has four goals:   Entertain, Educate, Reward and Donate
(1) MILLION DOLLAR WORDS is fast, fun and FREE! - Play it and See!
(2) MILLION DOLLAR WORDS will help players become better, more confident spellers.
(3) MILLION DOLLAR WORDS will award a $100 Visa Gift Card as the prize to the best speller.
(4) MILLION DOLLAR WORDS will donate a portion of all advertising revenues it receives to literacy projects.
MILLION DOLLAR WORDS RULES:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
(1) MILLION DOLLAR WORDS is a FREE skill contest requiring basic knowledge of spelling. Contest begins 12/1/2014 at 12:00.00 AM (CDT) and ends 02/28/2015 at 11:59.59 PM (CDT). Contest is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., age 13 or older, except employees (and their families) of Creative Marketing Associates, Inc., media partners, service bureaus, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and fulfillment companies.
(2) This contest requires the use of a computer with sound, Adobe Flash 9 and a mouse. In order to play MILLION DOLLAR WORDS you must first register so you can claim your prize if you're a winner. Children under age 18 must have parents’ or guardians’ permission to register and enter the MILLION DOLLAR WORDS contest.
(3) Contestants will be given 10 words to spell, using only their cursor, without the aid of any mechanical or electronic device, to select and click on the numbers on the MILLION DOLLAR WORDS keypad that contain the letters necessary to spell the words. For example, the word "CASH" would be spelled by selecting and clicking the numbers 2 2 7 4 on the MILLION DOLLAR WORDS keypad. If there is more than one recognized spelling for a word, the correct spelling will be deemed to be the "preferred" (first listed) spelling for the word contained in the Merriam-Webster's 3rd New International Dictionary, Unabridged.
(4) Each word will be pronounced twice. You can begin spelling as soon as you hear a word. If you make a mistake spelling a word, you can use the "BACK" button to erase a "letter" or the "HEAR" button to repeat a word. Click the "ENTER" button as soon as you finish spelling each word. Limit six entries per person during each contest.
(5) PRIZE: The player with the best single game score (all words spelled correctly in shortest period of time) will be awarded a $100 Visa Gift Card. It can be used at millions of locations in the USA - in store, online or by phone. It will not be redeemed for cash except where required by law and is void where prohibited. Winners’ username and winning time will be published on this game site and prize will be mailed to the winner within ten days, after phone verification of players’ compliance with the MILLION DOLLAR WORDS rules. In the unlikely event of a tie for the prize, the winner will be the first (earliest time) player with the best single game score (all words spelled correctly in shortest period of time). In the event of a tie, there will be a tie-breaker game(s) until a winner is determined. Limit one MILLION DOLLAR WORDS or SPELLIT® prize per person or household starting 8/06/2012 . Entrants agree to be bound by the rules and by the decisions of the sponsor, Creative Marketing Associates, Inc. which will be final. No substitutions will be made on any prize except at the discretion of the sponsor, which may substitute a prize of greater or comparable value.
(6) Odds of winning will depend on the number of entries received. Taxes on prizes are the responsibility of prize winners.
(7) Sponsor is not responsible for technical malfunctions or for incorrect or inaccurate entry of information. The MILLION DOLLAR WORDS contest may be terminated without warning if, in the sole discretion of the sponsor, Creative Marketing Associates, Inc, there is a disruption, threatened disruption of service, breach of security or unauthorized entry and/or use of the contest or website. In such event the prize will be awarded to the best player when the contest is terminated.
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