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Mobile McGold Card Sweepstakes

The Sweepstakes is subject to the full Official Rules at participating McDonald’s restaurants and in the McDonald’s App or at www.mcdonalds.com/MobileMcGoldCard

1. What are the dates of the Mobile McGold™ Card Sweepstakes?
The Sweepstakes Entry period begins at 12:00:00 a.m. local time on Friday, August 10, 2018, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. local time on Friday, August 24, 2018.

2. Who can play the Mobile McGold™ Card Sweepstakes?
The Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are residents of the 50 United States or District of Columbia (the “Territory”) and who are thirteen (13) years of age or older on the Day of participation.

3. How can I enter the Mobile McGold™ Card Sweepstakes?
A. By Making a Purchase Using Mobile Order & Pay in the McDonald’s App:

Once you have downloaded the McDonald’s App, complete the registration process including providing a valid email address. You will need to enable “Location Services” and include your email address in your app settings in order to use Mobile Order & Pay. Winners will be notified via email or push message. Agreeing to receive push messages from the McDonald’s App is not required, but please consider doing so, so McDonald’s has more than one way to contact you if you are a winner. You will automatically receive one (1) Entry into the Sweepstakes when you use Mobile Order & Pay in the McDonald’s App during the Entry Period at any participating McDonald’s restaurant. Note: If due to any mechanical, technical or human error, you are not able to place an order using Mobile Order & Pay, please refer to the instructions below on how to enter without making a purchase.



B. Via Email Without Making a Purchase:

To receive one (1) alternate method of entry without using Mobile Order & Pay, send an email to entry@amoeentry.com and put only the date you are sending the email in numeric format (mm/dd/yy) in the subject line and your first/last name in the body of the email. Alternate method of entry must be must be received by the Redemption Center on the same date noted in the subject line or they will be disqualified.

4. Can I track my entries for the Mobile McGold™ Card Sweepstakes?
There is no online tracking of entries in the Sweepstakes.

5. What are the odds of winning a prize in the Mobile McGold™ Card Sweepstakes?
The odds of winning a prize will be determined by the number of eligible Entries received.

6. What are the prizes?
One (1) prize is available to be won. The winner, subject to verification, will receive McDonald’s food for Life (for the winner only), up to two meals per week for 50 years, awarded as a $1,000 credit on winner’s McDonald’s App and $35,400 cash, plus $15,600 to offset taxes on the prize, awarded as a check for $51,000. Winner will also receive a custom gold-plated phone case. Total ARV: $52,350. Winner may choose a cash alternative of $1,000 in lieu of $1,000 App credit, added to check. The Sweepstakes Entities make no representation or warranty that the amount included to help pay taxes will be sufficient to pay winner’s entire tax liability.

7. How will winners of the Mobile McGold™ Card Sweepstakes be contacted?
McDonald’s redemption center (the “Redemption Center”) will notify the potential winner by email and/or push notification (if enabled in Participant’s App Preferences) within the McDonald’s App within approximately two (2) business days after the random prize drawing. Potential winner will need a valid email address in their App Preferences for notification. The potential winner must respond within two (2) business days of receipt of email or push notification. Prize claim documents (“Prize Claim Documents”) will then be sent to potential winner via email and/or mail. The Prize Claim Documents will include a declaration of eligibility/release of liability/prize acceptance and publicity release (where permitted by law), and any other documentation reasonably requested by McDonald's, all of which a potential winner must complete and return within three (3) business days of the date the Prize Claim Documents are sent to the potential winner. If a potential winner is an eligible Minor, the prize may be awarded to or in the name of winner’s parent/legal guardian, who must execute all Prize Claim Documents and agree to all obligations and undertakings of a winner, both on behalf of himself/herself and the Minor winner, or the prize may be forfeited in its entirety.

8. When will winners receive their prizes?
Documents that are complete and duly submitted to the Redemption Center within the required period will be verified within approximately four (4) weeks after the Prize Claim Documents are received or as soon thereafter as reasonably practical, and once verified, the winner (or his/her parent/legal guardian if winner is a Minor) will be contacted to coordinate delivery of the prize.

9. How many times can I enter the Mobile McGold™ Card Sweepstakes?
There is a limit of one (1) “Entry” (Mobile Order & Pay or alternate method of entry email) per Participant per Day (regardless of Entry method and regardless of the number of purchases that a Participant makes using Mobile Order & Pay during any given Day). Participants may not share an email address with any other participant for purposes of entering the Sweepstakes.

10. What are the technical requirements to participate in the Mobile McGold™ Card Sweepstakes?
Using a Digital Device and/or Operating System not supported by the McDonald’s App may prevent participation in the Sweepstakes via the McDonald’s App. Your Digital Device also must support the Operating System that the McDonald’s App requires for your specific device. While all efforts are made to support current Operating Systems and Digital Devices based on the McDonald’s App System Requirements, new Operating Systems and/or Digital Devices may not be supported if brought to market after the development of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any browser or device supporting issues.

McDonald’s App System Requirements:
  • Android™ 4.4+
  • iOS 9.0+ compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch


11. Where can I get a copy of the Official Rules?
The Official Rules will be available at participating McDonald’s restaurants, at www.mcdonalds.com/MobileMcGoldCard and in the McDonald’s App. To receive a copy of the Official Rules by mail, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Redemption Center, Mobile McGold Card Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, P.O. Box 1132, Chicago, IL 60690. All requests must be postmarked by September 30, 2018, and received by October 9, 2018. Vermont residents may omit return postage. Limit one (1) request per outer envelope.

12. Where can I get a Winners List?
For a list of Official Winners, mail a #10 self-addressed stamped envelope to Redemption Center: Mobile McGold Card Sweepstakes Winners List Request, P.O. Box 1132, Chicago, IL 60690. All requests must be postmarked by September 30, 2018, and received by October 9, 2018. Limit one (1) request per outer envelope. The list will be available when the Sweepstakes is officially over and the prizes have been verified and awarded.

13. Who is the Sponsor of this Sweepstakes?
McDonald’s USA, LLC, 110 N. Carpenter St., Chicago, IL 60607-2101. ©2018 McDonald’s. All rights reserved.

For more information about the Sweepstakes, see the Official Rules.

If you have a technical question regarding the use of the McDonald’s App, please visit https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/contact-us/mobile-app-questions.html and complete our contact form or call 800-244-6227 and select Mobile App option.

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER/WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. Mobile McGold Card Sweepstakes begins 8/10/18 at 12:00:00 a.m. local time, ends 8/24/18 at 11:59:59 p.m. local time. Open only to residents of the 50 U.S./DC who are 13+. Enter w/o purchase by sending an email to entry@amoeentry.com with only the date (mm/dd/yy) you are sending the email in the subject line and your first/last name in the body of the email. Limit one (1) Entry per day (regardless of method). Subject to Official Rules at participating McDonald’s, in the McDonald’s App and at http://www.mcdonalds.com/MobileMcGoldCard. Void where prohibited. (1) Prize: McDonald’s food for life (for winner only), up to two meals per week for fifty (50) years, awarded as a $1,000 credit on winner’s McDonald’s App and $35,400 cash, plus $15,600 to offset taxes on the prize, awarded as a check for $51,000. Winner will also receive a custom gold-plated phone case. Total ARV: $52,350. Winner may choose a cash alternative of $1,000 in lieu of $1,000 App credit, added to check. Odds of winning determined by number of entries received. Potential winner will need a valid email in their App preferences in order to receive a winner notification. Sponsor: McDonald’s USA, LLC, 110 N. Carpenter St., Chicago, IL 60607-2101.