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  Backgammon Instant Win Sweepstakes




Play the new Backgammon and you could win a new computer!






Play the brand-new version of Backgammon between June 28 and July 12 and you can win great prizes like a new computer, MP3 player, digital camera and more. All you have to do is hop into a Quick Match Standard or Quick Match Rated game and you could instantly win. Play 20 or more games and you'll be automatically entered into a grand prize drawing for a new computer!









Follow these steps to start playing Backgammon:






1.       Go to http://zone.msn.com/en/backgammon/default.htm



2.       Click GO and follow the sign-in instructions.



3.       Click PLAY NOW to launch the game window.



4.       Click Quick Match under Select a Play Mode.



5.       Click Rated Game or Standard under Choose a Game Type.



6.       Wait while we find you a match automatically. The more people play, the easier it will be to find you a match, so invite all of your friends and family to play! The more, the merrier.






Instant Win Sweepstakes:






1.       From June 28, 2005 to July 12, 2005, play in a Quick Rated Standard or Rated Match Backgammon game between 9:00 AM (PT) to 8:00 PM (PT). 



2.       Random players will be notified by the "prize patrol" if they are an instant winner and what prize they have won. 



3.       Prize winners must respond to zprizes@microsoft.com within 72 hours with a mailing address and date of birth to claim their prize.



4.       All eligible players that play 20 or more Quick Match Standard or Quick Match Rated Backgammon games from a single .Net Passport account during the Entry Period will automatically be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing.







Description of Prize






Grand Prize (1)

Alienware High Performance Area 51® 3500 Computer System



Instant Win Prize (1)

Rio Karma 20GB MP3 Player



Instant Win Prize (1)

HP Photosmart Digital Camera



Instant Win Prize (1)

Audiovox Satellite Radio



Instant Win Prizes (7)

$50 MSN Shopping Gift certificate



Instant Win Prizes (7)

$25 MSN Shopping Gift certificate



Instant Win Prizes (25)

MSN Games' Prize Package






No purchase necessary. If you are 18 years or older and are a legal resident of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia) and have access to a PC with internet access as of 6/28/05, you are eligible. See full rules for details.