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Western Union - A chance to win a million

Celebrating 150 Years of History!

Join the celebration of Western Union’s 150 year anniversary of its brand with its largest promotion ever – The Western Union Million Dollar Giveaway. Throughout the years, Western Union has been trusted by millions of consumers and continues to be a brand consumers trust. Now one lucky consumer will become a millionaire!

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It's true. Every time you send a qualifying Western Union Money Transfer® or Quick Collect® transaction between April 1 and June 30, 2006, you automatically get one chance to win a million dollars! Click here for full rules

Double your luck when you go for gold! Get two chances to win a million when you use your Western Union® Gold Card!

Those who enter without sending a transaction receive two chances when they provide a Western Union® Gold Card number with their mail-in entry. To obtain a free Gold Card number, call 1-877-984-0469. See official rules for details on how to enter without sending a transaction.


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HOW TO ENTER AUTOMATICALLY: With each Qualifying Transaction, you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Western Union $1 Million Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes"). A "Qualifying Transaction" is any Western Union Money Transfer® or Quick Collect® transaction sent from the United States at a participating Western Union® Agent location, through or by calling 1-800-CALL-CASH® during the promotional period from 12:00:00 a.m. (ET) on April 1, 2006 to 11:59:59 p.m. (ET) on June 30, 2006 (the "Entry Period"). Entrant is deemed to be the person identified to Western Union (the "Sponsor") as the "Sender" of the money transfer. Entrants who use their Western Union Gold Card when completing a transaction will receive one (1) additional entry. You can obtain a Western Union Gold Card number by asking the Agent clerk or by calling 1-877-984-0469. If you complete a money transfer at any participating Agent location and your telephone number is not recognized by Sponsor's money transfer system, you will automatically receive a Western Union Gold Card number that you can use on subsequent transactions. Automatic entry will not be made for completing any other Western Union transactions, including without limitation Convenience PaySM, Western Union Money Transfer @ ATM, and Prepaid Services transactions.

HOW TO ENTER WITHOUT SENDING A TRANSACTION: To receive one (1) entry without sending a transaction, legibly hand print your complete name, address and daytime phone number on a 3" X 5" piece of paper and mail to: Western Union $1 Million Giveaway, P.O. Box 1369, Manhasset, NY 11030-1369. Entrants who provide their Western Union Gold Card number with their name, address and daytime phone number on the 3" X 5" piece of paper will receive one (1) additional entry.

To obtain a free Western Union Gold Card number, call 1-877-984-0469 toll free and enroll in the Western Union Gold Card program. Once enrolled, the operator will communicate your Western Union Gold Card number, which can be used immediately.

Enter as often as you wish, but each non-purchase entry must be mailed separately. No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, and postage-due or misdirected mail. Entries must be postmarked by June 30, 2006 and received by July 12, 2006. A transaction will not increase your chances of winning. All material submitted becomes the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

PRIVACY: The personal information you submit when you enter the Sweepstakes is collected by Sponsor and will be subject to Sponsor's Privacy Statement ("Statement"). Sponsor may disclose your personal information to third parties as explained in the Statement. To obtain a copy of the Statement, visit Sponsor's website at or call 1-800-562-2598 and ask for a copy of Sponsor's Privacy Statement. Information disclosed may include financial background; identification, such as name and address; transaction information; and other information relating to financial matters. Recipients may include financial institutions; retailers; companies that process transactions or provide other services for Sponsor; government agencies; and direct marketers. You may opt out of (direct Sponsor not to make) certain disclosures. If you do not opt out, Sponsor will assume that you agree that your information may be used as the Statement describes. To opt out, call 1-800-562-2598.

DRAWING: One potential (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the administrator, Marden-Kane, Inc. (the "Administrator"), an independent judging organization, on or about July 31, 2006 from all qualified entries timely received.

SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE: Grand Prize: One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) payable as an annuity with the winner receiving $100,000 a year for 10 years. Alternatively, the winner may, prior to receiving the first installment of the annuity, elect to receive one (1) lump-sum payment of Seven Hundred Sixty-Five Thousand, Six Hundred Ten Dollars and Forty-Two Cents ($765,610.42). Total Value of Grand Prize: $1,000,000.00.

GENERAL RULES: Promotion open only to U.S. residents who as of April 1, 2006, are 18 years of age or older and possess a Social Security Number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number issued by the Internal Revenue Service. Employees of Sponsor, the Administrator, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, Agents and commercial clients (collectively, the "Sponsor Entities") and the immediate families and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. No prize substitutions, transfers or assignments allowed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize annuity of equal or greater value. Sponsor is not responsible for error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure of Sponsor to receive entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes, and randomly award the Grand Prize from among all eligible entries received, should fraud, a computer virus, bug or other causes beyond its reasonable control corrupt or impair the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is modified, cancelled or suspended, notice will be posted at The potential winner of the Grand Prize, or his/her parent or legal guardian if a minor, will be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity and Liability Release within 14 days of issuance of notification. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification and an alternate potential winner will be selected. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use winner's name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. All applicable taxes are the responsibility of the winner. By entering and participating in the Sweepstakes and accepting the Grand Prize, entrants and winner agree to indemnify and hold Sponsor and Sponsor Entities harmless and waive any and all claims of liability of any kind whatsoever against the Sponsor relating to any accident, loss, injury or death occurring in connection with this Sweepstakes or in any way related to the awarding of the Grand Prize or use/misuse thereof, or while traveling to and/or from a location to obtain or use the Grand Prize. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Administrator, which are final and binding.

ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning the Sweepstakes Grand Prize are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.

WINNERS' LIST: For the name of the $1,000,000 Grand Prize winner, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by June 30, 2006 to: Western Union $1 Million Giveaway Winner, P.O. Box 1220, Manhasset, NY 11030-1220.

Sponsor: Western Union Financial Services, Inc., 100 Summit Avenue, Montvale, NJ 07645.

Administrator: Marden-Kane, Inc., 36 Maple Place, Manhasset, NY 11030.