Terms & Conditions

This end user license agreement (the "Agreement") should be read by the player ("you") in it's entirety before using our website or service. This agreement constitutes a legally binding agreement between you and Lucksacks Poker Leagues (herein referred to as "us", "we" or "Lucksacks") which operates the websites found at Lucksacks.com and Lucksacks.net ("sites"). Also please read our Rules relating to the games available on our sites. By clicking the checkboxes upon registration and using this website and software, you consent to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement and the Rules as each may be modified or updated at any time.



Content of the Sites / No Warranties

Our sites and services are provided "as is" and we offer no warranty or representation whatsoever in regards to their accuracy, completeness, fitness for purpose or their quality, that defects will be addressed or corrected or that the sites or services we provide shall be free from contaminants, viruses or bugs. We also make no warranty that the sites will remain uninterrupted, error-free or timely, regardless of our efforts to provide you with the highest quality of service, security and safety.

Lucksacks Poker Leagues reserves the right to remove, add, discontinue, modify or suspend the sites and services in its absolute discretion with immediate effect and without any obligation to provide you with notice where we deem it necessary to do so including (for example) for the maintenance, update or management of the sites or services and we shall not be liable in any way whatsoever for any loss suffered as a consequence of any decision made by us or a third-party in this regard.



Purchase and Use of Play Chips / Virtual Chips

You hereby acknowledge that the play chips ("HIVE" and "LUCK") on our sites are "virtual currencies" or "virtual chips" which are valueless and only exist on our sites and are not "real world" currency and hold no value at all. The terms "earn", "win", "buy" or "purchase" as related to these "virtual chips" are only used figuratively and you agree that you have no right or title in these "virtual chips" originating or appearing in any game, no matter if they are "earned", "gifted" or "purchased" from Lucksacks Poker Leagues or any other service we may offer. While using our sites to play games, you have the option to purchase play chips called "LUCK" as well as use chips received for free ("Free Chips"). You hereby acknowledge that these "virtual chips" called "LUCK" hold no value at all and cannot be redeemed for cash or merchandise. You also agree that you cannot sell these "virtual chips" to any other player by "chip dumping" them during a game and is punishable by all involved parties accounts being frozen and access to our sites removed for all persons involved. Any balance of "virtual currency" in your account on our sites is not a real-world balance nor does it indicate any stored value, but instead constitutes a measurement of the extent of your license.

You acknowledge that Lucksacks Poker Leagues does not allow the purported sale, trade or gifting of "virtual chips" or anything else that originates on our sites in the "real world". You may not trade, sell or attempt to sell any "virtual chips" inside or outside our sites for any value of any kind. Any attempt to do so his prohibited and may cause termination of accounts of any parties involved. In addition you acknowledge that we may pursue legal action against you for any harm such a sale, attempted sale, transfer or attempted transfer of "virtual chips" may cause outside of our sites.

You may buy a license to use "virtual chips" for valuable consideration on our sites by visiting the purchasing page on our sites as well as providing your account information and re-affirming your agreement to this Agreement as well as affirming the particulars of your purchase. After you purchase "virtual chips" we may send you an email confirming your purchase. Please confirm the details in the email are correct as soon as possible and notify us immediately with any concerns. When you purchase "virtual chips" called "LUCK" from our sites your order represents a license for these "virtual chips" which will be accepted by us when we make the "virtual chips" available for use in your account. Your license to use "virtual chips" on our sites and in our games is provided by Lucksacks Poker Leagues and commences upon acceptance of your purchase by us. A purchase of a license to use our "virtual chips" is non-refundable by Lucksacks Poker Leagues.

Lucksacks Poker Leagues reserves the right to adjust pricing for the use of our sites and the "virtual chips" licenses to you through our sites at any time. You acknowledge that Lucksacks Poker Leagues is not required to provide a refund for any reason and that you will not receive "real-world" money or compensation of any kind for "virtual chips" that remain unused or when your Lucksacks Poker Leagues account is closed whether that closure was involuntary or voluntary.

To be clear and to avoid any doubt, it is hereby stated that the purchase of a license to use "virtual chips" on our sites does not entitle you to any rights whatsoever other than those reflected by the license. Furthermore we clarify that your purchased license of "virtual chips" may not be transferred, redeemed, sold, bequeathed, leased, rented or otherwise disposed of in return for valuable consideration.



Intellectual Property / License Grant

You agree that you are solely liable for any expenses, costs or damage arising out of or in connection with any unauthorized use of our sites by you. You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware of any other persons unauthorized use and will provide us with reasonable assistance of any investigation we pursue regarding any information in this respect that you may provide.

You acknowledge that by using our sites that you gain no rights to our site content or trade marks, including but not limited to the terms "Lucksacks Poker Leagues", "Lucksacks Poker", the domain names "Lucksacks.com", "Lucksacks.net" and any signs, logos, artwork, pictures, graphics, animations, videos, live streams, audio and text ("site content") without prior written consent.

You agree not do perform any action which may damage the reputation or image of Lucksacks Poker Leagues or harm or potentially harm the rights, including intellectual property rights or trade marks held by Lucksacks Poker Leagues. You agree that any images or names you use in regards to our sites will not infringe the privacy, intellectual property or other rights of any third party. You also agree to grant Lucksacks Poker Leagues irrevocable, royalty free, transferable, sublicense license to use any images and names connected with our sites, subject to the terms of our privacy policy.

We reserve the right to request from you evidence of age to ensure that you are not a minor using our sites at any time. We also reserve the right to cancel or suspend your account and ban you either permanently or temporarily from using our sites if you are unable to provide proof of age or if we suspect you are underage.



Dispute Resolution

We retain authority over the maintenance, issuing and closing of users' accounts on our sites. Any decision by our management in regards to any aspect of a user's account or use of our sites or services or in any dispute resolution, is final and shall not be open to review or appeal.



Game Disputes

You accept that we store each hand history on our servers and in the event of a dispute between the cards displayed on your screen and the hand history on our server the hand history on our server shall prevail. The user accepts that the "Replay hand summary" on our sites/services is not considered the official record of any hand.



Your Agreements and Representations

You represent, covenant, warrant and agree that prior to your use of our sites and services:

  • your use of our sites and services is at your sole risk, discretion and option.
  • the internet access and telecommunications networks you use to access our sites and services are beyond our control and we have no liability whatsoever for capacity constraints, outages, slowness or any other deficiencies affecting the same.
  • any applicable taxes which may be payable on anything awarded to you through using our sites or services is solely your responsibility.
  • using our sites or service in any way to receive, create or facilitate the transfer or receipt of any financial gain or any other pecuniary advantage to you or any third party (acting on your behalf or not) is strictly prohibited. Our "virtual chip" called "LUCK" has no value whatsoever in and of itself and may not be transferred or exchanged and is not redeemable for any "real" currency or prizes. You are prohibited from gifting, bequeathing, trading, leasing, selling, sublicensing or transferring your account or any chips associated with your Lucksacks account to any other individual or third party.
  • you are at least 21 years old or over and you are not currently residing in any jurisdiction which does not allow "virtual chip", "play chip" or any other form of gaming online.
  • you have provided us with accurate and true information concerning your age, location and nationality.
  • you are not currently on any list of persons that would prohibit us from engaging in business or any other dealings or otherwise offering our sites or services to you.
  • you are not prohibited due to your geographic location or for any other reason from receiving funds from Lucksacks Poker Leagues; and
  • if you are identified as such a person, Lucksacks Poker Leagues may immediately and without notice terminate your account and all access to any of our sites and services.



Prohibited Content

The user is prohibited from posting any threats, threatening material, defamatory, libelous, obscene, indecent, racist, unlawful material or any material that would violate any law or be considered to be offensive, via the sites or services be it player images, using our chat on site or on discord or in correspondence with our staff.



Prohibited Uses

These sites and services provided by Lucksacks Poker Leagues are intended solely for personal use and entertainment and not for money and must not in any way be used to create any financial gain or any other pecuniary advantage to you. The user is obligated to update their account details in the event of any changes and the user must provide full and truthful information in regards to all details and information provided to us by the user.

Collusion between players is strictly forbidden be it by sharing hole cards or any other means. We reserve the right to restrict access to our sites and services, restrict the seating and/or prohibit individuals from playing at any particular table or tournament, in addition to other measures, including but not limited to restricting two or more uers from playing together at the same table or in the same tournament. We reserve the right to consider any collusion between individuals, be they players, observers or any third party present on or off our sites, as a material breach of this Agreement and we have the right to immediately terminate a user's account without notice if a user engages or attempts to engage in any such activity, regardless of the outcome of any such attempt. We are under no obligation to return or credit players involved any chips that may be in your Lucksacks account at such time.

We prohibit external player assistance programs tools that provide an "unfair advantage" to players. Any action which goes beyond that which the player or user has personally observed through their own game play or advice on how to play, in real time, or that goes beyond a basic level is considered an "EPA Tool". Anything that gives a player an "unfair advantage" is considered an "EPA Tool".

The use of bots or artificial intelligence is prohibited on our sites and services. All actions taken by a player must be done personally by the player and without the assistance of any form of artificial intelligence. You agree that we can take steps to detect and prevent the use of EPA Tools.

Losing a hand deliberately to another player is called "chip dumping" and it is strictly prohibited. Any users who attempt or participate in chip dumping, even in team up games, while using our sites or services may be permanently banned and their account terminated immediately. We are under no obligation to return or credit players involved any chips that may be in your Lucksacks account at such time.

If any player engages in or attempts to engage in any behavior that we deem to be fraudulent, improper activity or dishonest while using our sites or services, including without limitation, engaging in any of the actions outlined above or any other manipulation of any game, we shall be entitled to take any action we see fit, including but not limited to:

  • blocking a users access to our sites or services immediately without notice.
  • seizing all chips held in the users account.
  • terminating the users account and/or
  • taking legal action against a user.



Agreement Breach

If a user breaches in part or in whole any provisions contained within this Agreement, Lucksacks Poker Leagues without prejudice to any other rights, reserves the right to take any action as it sees fit, including but not limited to terminating this Agreement or any other agreement in place with said user, including blocking the user's access to the sites and services immediately without notice, terminating the users account on the sites and services and/or taking legal action against such user. We are under no obligation to return or credit such a players chips that may be in their Lucksacks account if such a breach occurs.

You agree to fully indemnify, hold harmless and defend Lucksacks and it's staff from and against all claims, damages, losses, costs, expenses and demands, including legal fees and any other charges whatsoever, howsoever caused, that may arise as a result of:

  • your breach of this Agreement, in whole or in part;
  • violation by you of any law or any third party rights; and
  • use by you of the sites or services or use by any other person accessing the sites or services using your login credentials whether or not with your authorization.



Limitation of Liability

We are not liable for any wasted expenditure, loss of profits, destruction or corruption of data or any other loss which does not directly result from anything we have done wrong even if we're aware of a possibility of such damage occurring.

Lucksacks total liability to you shall be limited to twenty US dollars. This limit does not apply to our liability for personal injury or death caused by our negligence, which shall be unlimited.



Security / Data Protection

Each user agrees that they are solely responsible for creating a strong password in accordance with our sites guidelines upon registration and agrees that they (the user) shall not give their login credentials to any other person whatsoever and shall not permit any other person to use our sites or services.

Users are solely responsible for keeping their login credentials safe and secret at all times and must take necessary precautions to protect said credentials. Unauthorized use of the users login credentials is the sole responsibility of the user and will be deemed as the account holders use. All liability from any such unauthorized use is of and on the account holder themselves.

In the event Lucksacks discovers a user has registered multiple accounts on our sites and/or services we may terminate such accounts without notice. Users may only have one account on our sites and/or services. Multiple accounts by a single individual is strictly prohibited and is grounds for immediate termination without notice. This is considered cheating and we are under no obligation to return or credit such a players chips that may be in their Lucksacks account in such an instance.

You acknowledge that you have no ownership over your account on our sites and/or services and that all rights in and to your account are forever owned by Lucksacks.



General

Your continued use of our sites and services is deemed to attest to your agreement to any amendments to this Agreement after 14 days of it being posted to our sites or services and you are bound by such amendments to this Agreement. We reserve the right to modify or edit this Agreement in part or in full without notice at any time.

If at any time we offer a waiver of any breach of this Agreement, that in no way shall be taken as a waiver of any future breaches of this Agreement, including but not limited to our failure to require literal interpretation of this Agreement in part or in full in any instance.

The user agrees that there is no partnership, arrangement of trust, joint venture or fiduciary relationship between you and Lucksacks Poker Leagues.