Rules & Regulations

Overview: The Sacramento Kings Foundation 50/50 Raffle (“Raffle”), including all tickets, transactions, participants, purchasers and winners, are subject to these Official Rules. By participating in the Raffle, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The Raffle is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to, the California Department of Justice’s Major League Sports Raffle Program, and is void where prohibited.


Ticket Purchase: Raffle fundraisers will be conducted at Sacramento Kings home games at Golden 1 Center during the 2017-18 season. The Sacramento Kings Foundation reserves the right not to conduct a raffle for any particular game. Raffle tickets will be sold from the time doors open through the end of the third quarter. Tickets may be purchased with cash (U.S. dollars), credit card, or debit card. The winning ticket number will be drawn at the beginning of the 4th quarter, or as soon as practicable thereafter, and the number will be posted on the scoreboard and announced during the 4th quarter, or as soon as practicable thereafter.


Raffle Ticket Pricing: The raffle tickets are priced as follows:

1. 1 ticket for $5

2. 3 tickets for $10

3. 10 tickets for $20

4. 30 tickets for $50

Each ticket is a receipt for the entrant and will reflect the number of entries for that game’s raffle purchased in a single transaction. Each ticket will include unique ticket numbers (or raffle draw numbers) for each entry purchased. Entrants may purchase as many tickets as they wish, subject to availability. All sales are final and no refunds will be made under any circumstance. A raffle ticket is not transferrable or assignable from its purchaser to any other person. Raffle ticket purchases are not donations and are not tax deductible.


Prize Winner Determination: Every transaction will be electronically tallied. The running total is periodically displayed and updated on auxiliary scoreboards, kiosk locations, and at various locations throughout the arena. Each raffle ticket produces a counterfoil for each purchased raffle draw number, which will be intermixed into a raffle barrel. The winning raffle draw number is selected by a random manual drawing of counterfoil tickets from the raffle barrel. Prior to conducting the manual draw, the Prize amount will be determined and publicly announced. The winner need not be present to claim his/her Prize. One (1) winner will be chosen out of the pool of purchased tickets for each game during which a raffle is conducted. In the case of a discrepancy between the announced number and the actual number, the actual number drawn will be considered to be the valid winning ticket. The decisions of the Foundation are final and binding on all matters relating to any Raffle.


Winner Notification: The Raffle prize winner will be posted on the Golden 1 Center center-hung scoreboard and announced during the 4th quarter. The winning Raffle ticket number and winning jackpot will also be posted online at within two (2) business days of the game date.


Prize: Each prize is cash and the amount depends on the amount of Raffle tickets sold on a particular day. Each Raffle winner will receive one half (50%) of the total collected from the sale of Raffle tickets by the Sacramento Kings Foundation on the date for which their draw number is selected (the “Prize”). No substitutes for prizes are allowed by any potential Raffle winner. All winners will be subject to any tax withholding requirements established by the Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) or the State of California Franchise Tax Board (“FTB”).


Claiming Prize: A winning Raffle Prize must be claimed by presenting the winning Raffle ticket to the designated Raffle staff in-person by the end of the game, or at a designated Raffle kiosk location or by calling (916) 840-5845. The winner can notify the Raffle personnel via the contact information posted on as well as printed on the bottom of each Raffle ticket. The purchased Raffle ticket is the only valid receipt for claiming a Prize. The original ticket must be submitted and reflect the winning draw number. A photocopy, photograph, or reproduction of the receipt will not be accepted. A person presenting a winning Raffle ticket (“Potential Winner”) will be required to present identification, complete the “Affidavit of Eligibility and Release” and required tax forms (supplying a valid social security number), and supply any other information requested by the Foundation necessary to determine eligibility and comply with applicable laws. Upon completion of the corresponding paperwork and verification of eligibility, the Sacramento Kings Foundation will mail a check in the winning Prize amount to the winner within approximately six (6) weeks. For security reasons, no cash payments will be made to any Raffle Winner.  If a Potential Winner is unable to appear in person to claim the Prize, with the prior approval of the Sacramento Foundation, he/she may submit all necessary materials by mail or delivery service. The Sacramento Kings Foundation reserves the right to require Potential Winners to claim their Prize in person at the arena. If a Potential Winner is determined to be ineligible, fails to submit identification, fails to return the required documents to the Foundation within the specified time period, or otherwise fails to comply with these Official Rules as determined by the Sacramento Kings Foundation in its sole discretion, the Potential Winner will be disqualified, the Prize will be forfeited, and the Prize money will be donated to the Sacramento Kings Foundation. Potential Winners may also choose to waive their right to receive a Prize at which time the Prize from that drawing will be forfeited and the Prize Money will be donated to the Sacramento Kings Foundation. All Potential Winners will have until thirty (30) days following the date of the raffle to claim their Prizes, by presenting the winning ticket and submitting all required paperwork. If a Prize remains unclaimed after that time period, the unclaimed Prize will be donated to the Sacramento Kings Foundation.


Eligibility: The Raffle is open to all ticket holders at Sacramento Kings home games, age eighteen (18) or older as of the date of entry, except as excluded below. By purchasing a raffle ticket, the entrant agrees to abide by all the terms of the Official Rules and all applicable Federal, State, Local, and Municipal Laws and regulations. Some restrictions apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. No person affiliated with the Sacramento Kings Foundation, Sacramento Kings, Golden 1 Center, ABM, 50/50 Central and any other manufacturer or distributor of raffle related products or services including any employees and affiliates (including board members, owners, officers, directors, commissioners, shareholders, and agents) may participate in the Raffle or receive a Raffle Prize. The Raffle Prize recipient must produce a physical, unaltered original of the raffle ticket with the winning number clearly printed for the Raffle staff to verify. Once the winning ticket is verified, the winner must thoroughly complete the required paperwork and submit to the Raffle personnel during the same visit.


Publicity Release: By accepting a Raffle Prize, each winner agrees to allow the Released Parties or their designee the perpetual right to use each winner’s name, biographical information, photos, likeness, and statements for the promotion, trade, commercial, advertising, and publicity purposes, worldwide, at any time or times, in all media now or hereafter developed, including but not limited to radio, television, or the Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.


Applicable Laws: The Raffle is governed by California Law through the Department of Justice’s Major League Sports Raffle Program. All winners will be subject to any tax withholding requirements established by the Department of the Treasury, the IRS or the FTB. The Sacramento Kings Foundation will complete and file IRS form W- 2G, and withhold Federal income tax of 25% and California income tax of 7% from the winner’s proceeds in accordance with IRS and FTB guidelines and regulations for prizes at $5,000 and above for Federal income tax withholding purposes, and for prizes at $1,500 and above won by non-California residents for California income tax withholding purposes. Prize winners who are non-resident aliens for tax purposes will be subject to all applicable withholding and reporting requirements. Except as provided herein, each Raffle winner assumes all responsibility for any state, county or Federal taxes, fees or withholdings. Each winner is advised to consult his/her own tax advisor(s) with respect to the liabilities that may arise from winning a Prize in the Raffle. Except as provided herein, each Raffle winner assumes all responsibility for any state, county or Federal taxes, fees or withholdings. The Sacramento Kings Foundation and the Sacramento Kings are not responsible for any lost or stolen Raffle tickets.


Foundation Registration Information: The Sacramento Kings Foundation is a recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization existing under the laws of California. The Sacramento Kings Foundation is conducting the Raffle at Golden 1 Center with the permission of and limited assistance from the Sacramento Kings.  The official registration of the Foundation may be obtained from the Bureau of Gambling Control in the California Department of Justice. Registration does not imply endorsement. The Foundation’s issued registration numbers will be listed on each raffle ticket.


Agreement to Official Rules, Binding Nature, Release, Indemnification: By purchasing a Raffle ticket, each purchaser fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sacramento Kings Foundation, which are final and binding. Each purchaser agrees to release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sacramento Kings Foundation, Sacramento Kings, Golden 1 Center, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies, and each of their respective shareholders, employees, directors, officers, affiliates, representatives, agents, successors, and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) against any and all liability claims, actions, losses, damages, lawsuits, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) of any kind whatsoever arising directly or indirectly for injuries (including death), damages or losses to persons and property, which may be sustained in connection with the Raffle, participation in the Raffle, receipt or use of any prize, or while preparing for, participating, in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity. The Release Parties are not responsible for any injury or damage, whether to entrant or any other person or to any property, related to or resulting from entrant’s participation in the Raffle, and/or acceptance of any prize or use of the Prize. By participating in the Raffle, entrant expressly assumes all liability and responsibility for entrant’s participation and agrees that participation is solely at entrant’s own risk.


Tampering; Limitation of Liability: The Sacramento Kings Foundation, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or otherwise in violation of the Official Rules. The Foundation further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Raffle for any reason, including, but not limited to if any Raffle is not capable of completion as planned due to infection by tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, fraud, acts of God, or any other reason. If for some unforeseen reason (e.g. weather delay, power outage, emergency or other reasonably unforeseen event) the registered event is not completed on the calendar day the registered event’s raffles tickets are sold, the selection of the winning raffle ticket from that registered event will be completed, if possible, the first business day when normal operations resume, and notice of the winning draw number will be posted to The Foundation will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules, in the announcement of the winning draw number, printed tickets, or in other materials relating to any Raffle; or for Entries that are lost, stolen, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, ineligible, or contain other problems that may limit the entrant’s ability to participate in or win any Raffle. Any ticket found suspect will be void. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the buyer ineligible. Released Parties make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize and disclaim any implied warranty. Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.


Effective Date of Raffle Rules: These Official Rules are effective as of October 10, 2016. The Sacramento Kings Foundation reserves the right to modify these Official Rules at any time.


Questions: If you have any questions, please contact the Sacramento Kings Foundation at (916) 840-5845 or at

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