1. Agreement: These terms and conditions constitute a legally binding agreement between you, the player or visitor, and Quarter Poker (QP). By registering an account, you are affirming that you fully understand and will comply with all of QP’s terms and conditions. This includes game rules, instructions, policies, limited liability and warranty, and other guidance, as they now exist and as they may be updated from time to time. Terms and Conditions apply to all visitors whether or not you actually register or play on our site; and you must agree to them in order to play here. This Agreement is made, and will be governed by and construed according to the laws of the State of Texas In the event of litigation arising from your visitation to or use of this site, you acknowledge the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Texas.
  2. Who May Play: Any legally competent adult may visit the site and play in the QP Free-play mode. Any legally competent adult may register, set up an account and play for prizes on QP. You are solely and exclusively responsible for complying with the applicable laws where you reside, concerning gambling, the age of majority, legal competence, currency exchange, and taxes. Connecting or playing illegally on the QP web site may be cause for terminating your account.

    1. Play on QP is for private amusement only and any other use of the site is specifically and expressly forbidden, and is also cause for terminating your account.
  3. Registration and Account: To play you must register and open an account with QP. Only individual persons may open accounts; no more than one account per person. An account may only be used by the person to whom it is registered. Allowing anyone else to use your account, or holding multiple QP accounts, is cause for immediate termination. QP in its sole discretion may terminate the account of any player if the identification information does not match with the account.

    1. User name and password: You will create your own username and password upon signing up for an account. You must not allow anyone else to know them or use them. Violation is cause for terminating your account without notice. If your user name or password is lost, stolen, or compromised, you must reset it or contact Customer Support immediately.
  4. Basics and rules of using and playing on the QP Site

    1. Tournaments and Games:

      1. By registering at QuarterPoker.com, you will be able to play for QP Chips (see below) in assorted tournaments and games offered by QP.
      2. The Tournaments will be played pursuant to game rules as specifically set out in the gaming rules and procedures section of the QuarterPoker.com website. Specific rules may be given for particular promotions and promotional tournaments.
    2. XCC: XCC (Extra Credit Chips) are QP’s complimentary promotional currency.

      1. Initially, you are awarded 1,000 XCC upon registration.
      2. You can play with these chips for fun in XCC Sit & Go’s.
    3. QPC: QPC (Quarter Poker Chips) are the counters you use to play in QPC Sit & Go Tournaments on the QP site. QPC tournaments are classified by the number of chips needed to join.

      1. Getting Chips: Upon registration, you are awarded 0.25 QPC. You win additional QPC by placing in the top 2 for the 6-person tournaments, in the top 3 for the 10-person tournaments, and in the top 5 for the 20-person tournaments. You may also top-up an additional 0.25 QPC once every 24 hours if your account is under 0.25 QPC. Quarter Poker does not sell QPC.
      2. Value: QPC have no intrinsic value and cannot be transferred or used outside of the QP site. QP gives each chip a nominal value of one cent as a bookkeeping practice only. You as a player are allowed to use them but you have no property rights in any QP Chips, all of which are owned by QP. You may not sell or give your QPC to any other QP player outside of winning and losing in games and tournaments.
      3. Bonus Chips: QP may, from time to time at its sole discretion, credit your account with complementary or bonus QPC as part of promotions. These may only be used to play on the QP web site in the tournaments. In order to withdraw any of these bonuses from your account, you must first comply with the terms of the respective promotional offer(s). If bonus QPC are not used within the specified time, QP may withdraw them from your account.
      4. Account Balance: Your account balance is the total of accrued QPC winnings or losses from playing the Tournaments, less any amounts previously cashed out by you or amounts forfeited or reclaimed by Quarter Poker. Except as otherwise required by each bonus restriction or our security team, you may request to trade in any or all of your Account Balance for prizes at any time and there is no requirement to play the Tournaments in order for you to make such request.
      5. Cash outs: You may trade QP Chips for USD at a ratio of 2 QPC to 1 USD when your QPC balance is equal to or greater than $50.00. All transactions will be made via PayPal and can take up to 4 weeks from the date of the cash out request to appear in your account. All national, state and local taxes due in connection with any prizes awarded to you are your sole liability. You must be a legal adult and a citizen of the United States of America to be eligible to cash out. A photo copy of your drivers license or passport is required as proof of age and citizenship before any cash out request is honored. You may only cash out once every 90 days.
    4. QP Control: QP may, at its sole discretion, with or without notice,

      1. Change or cancel any aspect of any game or tournament offered on its site;
      2. Limit or terminate the participation of any player in any game or tournament, or the use of site services by any player or visitor;
      3. QP shall incur no liability to you for any such actions.
    5. Bots: QP may, at its sole discretion, use poker bots on the site to help fill seats in the poker tournaments. This is simply to improve the user experience while the site builds its user base. Players are expressly forbidden from using bots.
    6. Controlling Results: If there is any conflict between game results displayed on your computer and those on QP’s servers and monitors, the results held by QP will be final and binding.
    7. Disputes: If the results are still in dispute, or for any other conflict between you and QP, you agree to submit to binding arbitration in the State of Texas.
    8. Cheating and other misconduct: QP, at its sole and exclusive discretion, may invalidate the results of any transaction and immediately cancel your account with us for any of these reasons:

      1. Cheating or collusive playing with another player or players;
      2. Use of artificial intelligence, machines, playing software or “bots”;
      3. Tampering with the Web Site or the tournaments in any way;
      4. QP reserves the right to withhold prizes to, and publicize the identity of, anyone attempting to cheat or defraud QP or other players.
    9. Non-use and abandonment: If for any reason you do not use your account for a period of more than 90 days; QP will attempt to contact you and determine if you wish to continue with us. If we cannot contact you, your account will be deemed abandoned. At that time any remaining balance, and your username and ID will be invalidated.
  5. Warranty, Liability and Indemnification: These limits shall apply to each, any and all applicable legal theories of recovery or causes of action.

    1. No Warranty: QP makes no warranty, express or implied, as to the fitness for use of any of its services, including, without limitation, compatibility with user computers, browsers, or other software; or merchantability.
    2. Interruptions and Interference: Site services are available on an “as-is, as available” basis. QP will not be liable for interruption or partial interruption of services to players or visitors, interception of data, or other malfunctions including those caused by failure of service from any cause. QP will not be liable for damage to your computer, server, software, peripherals of other equipment by viruses, worms, Trojan horses, Denial of Service attacks or other invasive and disruptive programs or measures by any party whatsoever, traceable to your accessing our site.
    3. No Third Party Liability: In no circumstances whatsoever will QP be liable to any third parties for any harm, damage, or loss traceable to or associated with its provision of services via its web page
    4. Limitation of Remedy: Remedy will be available only to players with accounts, playing for prizes. Your remedies, if any, will be limited to the value of the particular prize for the contest in question.
    5. No Consequential Damages: In no event whatsoever will QP be liable to you or any third party for any consequential, indirect, or special damages of any description arising from your visitation to or use of our site; including but not limited to, lost profits, loss of privacy, failure of duty including good-faith; whether or not arising from QP’s breach of terms, fault, tort, negligence, or strict liability.
    6. Indemnification: If your access to and use of our site (including, without limitation: entering the site, playing games or tournaments, accepting prizes, or violating the Terms and Conditions) causes any damage, loss, or gives rise to liability or claim against QP by third parties, you will be required to hold harmless and indemnify QP against those damages, losses or claims.
  6. General Provisions

    1. You may not transfer or assign any of your rights to any third party under these Terms. Have them sign up with QP instead.
    2. If QP should forbear to exercise any of its rights or powers under these Terms, that does not mean QP has waived them, and they continue in force.
    3. If a court of competent jurisdiction should find any provision in these Terms to be invalid, that item will be deleted but the rest of the Terms remain in force. QP, however, at its sole and exclusive discretion, may consider the loss of a particular provision or provisions to have made the agreement unenforceable or incapable of performance. In that case this agreement automatically terminates forthwith.
    4. These terms are the complete and final agreement between you and QP; they supersede and override all previous agreements or understandings about using QP’s services and web site.