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CARD KING: How To Play & Official Rules

10/19/2020

 

Check out and play Card King FREE at:
https://www.tripleclicks.com/games/CardKing


GAME OBJECTIVE:

The objective of Card King is to tally the highest score possible. 


HOW TO PLAY:

When you start a new game, you'll be dealt five cards, at random, from a standard 52-card deck. With Kings being high, guess if the next card dealt to you will be higher or lower than the previous card. For each correct guess, you'll score points; and you'll be dealt another card and continue to guess whether the next card will be higher or lower than that card.  Repeat until your straight of cards is "busted" by a wrong guess.  On the way, there are a variety of hints, Sidekicks, and "lifelines” you can employ to extend your straight and maximize your score.



PRIZE POINTS:

The more daring you are, the more points you'll be awarded. Earn Bonus Points with a long straight or one of five Sidekicks. 


Sidekicks

Sidekicks, located in the panel just below the Card King playing board, are little optional "mini-games" you can play while playing Card King to earn additional points. Following are the 5 available Sidekicks:


1. Predict if you will break your personal best score to earn 50 Bonus Points


2. Predict what your straight will be at when you bust to earn 150 Bonus Points


3. Predict how many Kings you will be dealt to earn 150 Bonus Points


4. Predict the color (red or black) of the next card to earn 300 Bonus Points.


5. Predict that the next card is a face card to double (2x) your points for this round.


Standard Scoring

Each time you successfully guess whether a card is higher or lower, you'll earn the points as shown on the Higher or Lower buttons, ranging from 40 points to 240 points.  The amount of points reflect the odds based on a full 52-card deck.  For example, if your Feature Card is a Jack, the odds of being dealt a higher card are much, much lower than being dealt a card lower than the Jack.  The lower the odds of success, the more points you'll earn...and visa versa.  However,  remember to keep in mind that these point values are based on a FULL deck, so be sure to factor in the cards out of the deck (shown on the black panel) when deciding whether to guess higher or lower.


Bonus Scoring

If you are able to put together a straight of at least 7 cards, you will earn Bonus Points as follows:


PLAY & WIN LIMITS:

Each day you may play 15 games—two free games, plus up to 13 additional games for TCredits—as follows:


PRIZES:

Post a top 100 score for the day and you'll receive up to 10 free entries in tomorrow's Daily Crown drawing where you can win a share in 75,000 Rewardicals!  Win instant bonus prizes and cool badges, too!


Plus, earn 10 Rewardicals for every TCredit spent. No purchase necessary to win. Note: In the case of a tie, the least time between the start and finish of the game will be the tiebreaker. 


ALSO...see also King's Ransom and Duplicate Card Bonus descriptions below for more prizes!


DUPLICATE CARD BONUS:

The Duplicate Card Bonus is for players who have used at least one TCredit in a game.  Here's how it works: If you guess higher or lower but instead are dealt the same card as the Feature Card, not only do you earn the points of your guess, but you get to spin for a bonus prize!  Prizes include TCredits and Card King Bonus Points (which are added to your current game's score).  Additional prizes are available for SFI affiliates.


The spin wheel will automatically appear when you are dealt a duplicate card.  If you win a prize with your spin, it will immediately be added to your account.  Note: If you are dealt the King four times in a row, you will win the King's Ransom (see below) instead of a Bonus Prize Spin.


KING'S RANSOM:

The King's Ransom represents a a special "jackpot prize."  It starts at 100 TCredits, but grows until someone wins it. You'll win the King's Ransom automatically any time you are dealt all four Kings in a row, in any game where a TCredit has been spent (NOTE: TCredit must be spent prior to being dealt any kings).  The TCredits prize will immediately be added to your account, it is then reset to 100 TCredits and starts growing again until the next person is dealt four Kings in a row.


TIME LIMIT:

For each Feature Card you are dealt, you have a maximum of two minutes to decide whether to guess higher, lower, or pass.  When there are 20 seconds left, your remaining time will be displayed immediately above the Feature Card.  Have sound set to on to also receive a audio cue when you're down to the final 20 seconds.


HINT CARDS:

When the game starts, you're dealt five cards at random (nearly 10% of the 52 cards).  These cards are valuable because they let you know which cards are already out and can help you make smart choices when deciding to guess higher, lower, or to pass.


PEEKS:

Three free Peeks are provided each game (see Peek button on right side of Feature Card).  Peeks will literally count the cards for you and let you know how many cards are left in the deck that are higher and lower than the Feature Card.  This is valuable information that can help you navigate some of the tougher choices, so use your Peeks wisely.


PASSES:

You are allowed to pass on up to three cards per game (see Pass button on right side of Feature Card).  You can pass on any card, but you're best served to use them when the odds of successfully choosing the next card correctly are low.  Note that no points are scored when passing.  The first and second pass costs 1 TCredit each; the third and final pass costs 2 TCredits.


INTERMISSION SCREEN:

On the screen that is displayed between cards being dealt, there are two important pieces of information provided.  First, it tells you how much farther you need to extend your straight in order to earn valuable Bonus Points.  Secondly, it tells you how many other Card King scores today your current score has topped and the rank of your current score.  Remember, to Daily Crown entries, you need to finish with one of the 100 highest scores of the day.


CARD VALUES:

Which card is considered higher or lower?  Following are the values used for Card King:


THE JOKERS:

Card King enjoys the presence of a two Jokers.  One is nice...and one is naughty!  The nice joker will pop up from time to time and will help you when you need him most.  The naughty joker, on the other hand, likes to play mean tricks on people, so beware!


REWARDICALS:

For each TCredit spent playing Card King, you'll earn 10 Rewardicals, redeemable for free Bitcoin, gift cards, silver bullion, and more! If you’re an SFI Affiliate, you can also exchange your Rewardicals for unlimited VersaPoints, PSAs, CSAs, and PRMs!


TIPS:

  1. Be sure to try Card King with the sounds effects ON to really bring the game to life.  You'll find the on/off button on Card King's homepage and on the gold sidebar during play.
  2. On the screen between cards being dealt, you can press the "Enter" or "Return" key on your computer's keyboard to proceed (you don't have to click on the "Deal next card" button if you don't want to).
  3. On the game start screen, we feature the avatars of today's top players.  But if you haven't yet created and uploaded your avatar, you won't get to be featured.  Go HERE to create and upload yours.
  4. Almost every element on the playing board has a tooltip.  Hover your mouse over elements to see the clarifying tooltips info.
  5. The tiebreaker if your score is tied with another is the time from when you start the game until your straight is busted.  So while you don't want to rush your decisions, don't waste time either.
  6. Sidekick #4 is a great way to help post a big, winning score.  You have a 50/50 chance of getting it right, but the real key is to use it when there are big points at stake, so that you may quadruple (4x) those points.
  7. Sidekick #1 is free and should always be used on every game.


BADGES:

Collect these badges for bragging rights and a chance to win the monthly Badge Bounty drawing rights!


In It To Win It!

A Card King game entry earns you the “In it to win it!” badge. Play at least once each day to keep this badge. Note that once you've earned the WINNER badge, you'll no longer see this badge.

Badge Quest Points: 10 


Winner

The "WINNER" badge is awarded to all TC members who have won Card King. Earn bronze trim with 3 wins, silver trim with 7 wins, or gold trim with 12 wins. Badge Quest Points:
No Trim: 75
Bronze Trim: 150
Silver Trim: 225
Gold Trim: 300


Top Scorer

The "TOP SCORER" badge is awarded to all TC members who have earned a daily high score for Card King

Badge Quest Points: 100


Yesterday's High Score

Achieving the highest score for the previous day earns you the “Yesterday’s High Score” badge (expires in 24 hours).  

Badge Quest Points: 50


High Score (10 Day)

The "High Score" badge is awarded to the TC member who achieves the highest score during the previous 10 days.

Badge Quest Points: 100


High Score (30 Day)

The "High Score" badge is awarded to the TC member who achieves the highest score during the previous 30 days. 

Badge Quest Points: 150


High Score (60 Day)

The "High Score" badge is awarded to the TC member who achieves the highest score during the previous 60 days.

Badge Quest Points: 200


High Score (90 Day)

The "High Score" badge is awarded to the TC member who achieves the highest score during the previous 90 days.  

Badge Quest Points: 300


High Score (All Time)

The "High Score" badge is awarded to the TC member who achieves the highest score of all time. Note: badge expires if and when another player achieves a higher score.  

Badge Quest Points: 500


Longest Straight

This badge is awarded to all TC members who have achieved a 20 or higher card straight playing Card King. Earn a bronze bar with a 20-card straight, a silver bar with a 25-card straight, or a gold bar with a 30-card straight.Badge Quest Points:
No Trim: 50
Bronze Trim: 100
Silver Trim: 150
Gold Trim: 200


King's Ransom Winner

Win the King's Ransom to earn the King's Ransom Winner badge.

Badge Quest Points: 250


Card King Leaderboard

This badge is awarded to all TC members in the top 500 players on the EZ Card King Leaderboard. Earn bronze trim by being ranked in the top 200, silver trim for top 50, or gold trim for top 10. You can view the Card King Leaderboard HERE.  Note: So that all players have the opportunity to reach the top of the leaderboard, Prize Points won are reduced by 50% every 30 days. Badge Quest Points:
No Trim: 50
Bronze Trim: 100
Silver Trim: 150
Gold Trim: 200


Monthly Champ

Get this badge when you place within the top 20 leadership rank for Card King for the previous month. Get the basic badge for placing within the top 11 to 20 ranks. Add a bronze trim for placing within ranks 3 through 10, a silver trim for winning the Runner-Up slot, and a gold trim for the Champion score. 

Badge Quest Points:
No Trim: 250
Bronze Trim: 500
Silver Trim: 750
Gold Trim: 1000



Check out and play Card King FREE at:
https://www.tripleclicks.com/games/CardKing


 ♥ OFFICIAL RULES  


NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
The CARD KING Contest is sponsored by TripleClicks.com (“Sponsor”). This contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.


ELIGIBILITY
The Contest is open to legal residents of their respective countries where not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry who have Internet access and a valid email account. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant. Sponsor employees and members of employees’ immediate family are not eligible to participate.


CONTEST PERIOD
Entries may be submitted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


HOW TO ENTER
Enter from this page. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. Some restrictions may apply.


WINNER SELECTION
The winners of the Card King contest are the entrants with the top 100 highest scores for all entrants for the day. In case of ties, the least amount of time between the start and end of the game will be the tiebreaker. All winners will be named on the WINNERS page HERE after midnight CT each day. The winning prize is automatically awarded to the Member’s TripleClicks account within 48 hours of the end of each contest. Notifications will be sent to the Member’s registered account email address. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her email account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this contest. Upon the request of the Sponsor, the potential winner may be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance Form and IRS W-9 form. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified.


PRIZES
The Card King contest prize is entries in the Daily Crown.  All players posting a top 100 score for the day will receive entries--with those players posting a top 10 score receiving 10 entries, and the other 90 players receiving 2 entries. Other smaller prizes may be won during games and will be awarded instantly. See TIPS section above for details. Terms and conditions may apply. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE IS SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.


PLAY & WIN LIMITS
Players may play a maximum of 15 standard Card King games per day.


ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS
Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. Sponsor and its respective parent subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the contest, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this contest is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the game or the Website; to be in violation of TripleClicks user agreements; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; to be acting in a unethical or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, as determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the contest, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the contest cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the contest. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. Sponsor and its respective parent and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.


INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, ADMINISTRATOR, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST.


PUBLICITY

By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness, or comments for publicity purposes without further notification, payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.


SPONSOR
The Card King contest is sponsored by:


TripleClicks.com
A division of Carson Services, Inc.
PO Box 5206
Lincoln, NE 68505 USA


Any questions regarding this contest should be directed to TripleClicks Customer Care at: support.tripleclicks.com