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ESPN Provides a Fantasy Prize Package to a Winning "National Bingo Night" Viewer Each Week
Each week on ABC's "National Bingo Night," a valuable ESPN Fantasy Prize package to include tickets to a major national sporting event will be given away to a lucky, winning at-home viewer.

[via press release from ABC]


Each week on ABC's "National Bingo Night," a valuable ESPN Fantasy Prize package to include tickets to a major national sporting event will be given away to a lucky, winning at-home viewer. Viewers are invited to log on to ABC.com to print Bingo cards and play along with this exciting, fast-paced game of luck, which airs Fridays from 9:00-10:00 p.m., ET on ABC.

Millions of viewers are able to play along at home by printing out free cards via ABC.com. Each time a person prints, three pages are generated, one for each game that is played per episode on the telecast (a Red, White and Blue card). Each game card has three Bingo grids on it, allowing the participant three chances to win per card. Online winners are not competing against the clock; anyone who gets a Bingo from the numbers called for each Red, White or Blue game on their corresponding cards can log on to ABC.com after the broadcast and enter the serial number from the card to verify their winning card. Viewers at home who get five numbers up and down, across or diagonally are eligible for the grand prize drawing for the corresponding game. Online players must enter the serial number from their winning cards by 6:00 p.m., ET, the Monday following the Friday broadcast to redeem their winning cards. Cards for the upcoming Friday episode are available immediately following the airing of the current episode.

One of the following events will be given away each week:

2007 NBA FINALS � Two (2) tickets to Game #2 of the NBA Finals.

BELMONT STAKES DAY -- VIP access for two (2) to a full day of championship-caliber thoroughbred racing, topped by the "The Test of the Champion" -- the 139th running of the oldest, longest and final leg of racing's Triple Crown, the million-dollar Belmont Stakes.

THE ESPY AWARDS � A VIP package for two (2) to ESPN's annual celebration of the best sports stories of the year, hosted by ABC's Jimmy Kimmel and NBA superstar LeBron James.

ALLSTATE 400 AT THE BRICKYARD � Two (2) tickets to attend the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard Race, luxury suite accommodations for two (2) to attend the NASCAR Nextel Cup Drivers Meeting on Race Morning, two (2) Cold Pit Access pre-race passes, Pace Car Ride for two and two (2) passes to the Rock N' Racing performance.

"National Bingo Night" is hosted by "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" design team contributor Ed Sanders. Sunil Narkar is co-host. The series is executive-produced and created by Andrew Glassman ("Three Wishes," "Average Joe") for Glassman Media.

For at-home play: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. National Bingo Night Home Viewer Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. residents, 18 or older, with Internet access & valid email address. Void where prohibited. Game cards available at www.ABC.com. See official rules for card availability times and odds of winning. Prize claims must be received by 6:00 p.m., ET on the Monday following the broadcast of each week's show and are subject to verification. Unclaimed minor prizes will not be awarded. This Sweepstakes is a seeded instant win game; it is not a state-sanctioned bingo game. Subject to official rules at www.ABC.com.

ESPN, Inc. is the world's leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring a portfolio of over 50 multimedia sports assets. The company comprises six domestic television networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes, ESPNU), ESPN and ESPN2 HD simulcast services, ESPN Regional Television, ESPN International (32 networks, syndication, radio, web sites), ESPN Radio, ESPN.com, ESPN The Magazine, ESPN Enterprises, ESPN Zones (sports-themed restaurants), and other growing new businesses including ESPN360.com (Broadband), ESPN Mobile Properties, ESPN on Demand, ESPN Interactive and ESPN PPV. Based in Bristol, CT, ESPN is 80 percent owned by ABC, Inc., which is an indirect subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. The Hearst Corporation holds a 20 percent interest in ESPN.

  [may 2007]  


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