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Daily Journal Great Grocery Giveaway

Sponsored by Berkot's

Winning Numbers

#1125 - 1st PRIZE - Winner of $500 Groceries at Berkot’s

#1126 - 2nd PRIZE - 20 Winners of a $50 Gift Card to Berkot’s

#1127 - 3rd PRIZE - 500 Winners of Stainless Steel Coffee Tumblers from the Daily Journal

How to Play

Promotion Dates: Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, to Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020

Find and collect scratch-off tickets each time you shop at Berkot’s from Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, to Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Kankakee, Aroma Park, Manteno, Momence and Watseka. Each scratch-off ticket will have a number on it. Save your scratch-off ticket(s) and on Wednesday, Nov. 25, read the Daily Journal Thanksgiving newspaper to find out if you’ve won a prize. The number on the ticket will correspond with a prize or no winner ticket. The prize numbers will also be available online at, Monday, Nov. 30.

You will need your scratch-off ticket to redeem your prize.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. TO ENTER AND PLAY: To enter: (1) Find and collect scratch-off tickets each time you shop at Berkot’s, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, to Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Kankakee, Aroma Park, Manteno, Momence and Watseka. One ticket will be offered per visit and per household until all 15,000 scratch-off tickets have been handed out. No contest sponsor is or will be responsible or liable for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible scratch-off tickets, altered scratch-off tickets or any failures of any kind. If you have a winning scratch-off ticket, submit your winning ticket one of two ways: (1) Email a photo of your scratch-off ticket to with contact information. (2) Fill out an entry form online at and someone will contact you. (3) If you’ve won a Daily-Journal Coffee Mug (500 winners), you can pick up the prize from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 30, 2020, to Dec. 4, 2020, at the Daily Journal, 8 Dearborn Square, Kankakee. No touch presentation of prize, just flash your ticket and pick up your mug off table. Gift cards must be claimed by Dec. 31, 2020. No late entries will be accepted.

ELIGIBILITY: Contest open only to legal residents of Illinois who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. The contest is not open to employees, officers, and directors of any sponsor, their employees of the respective affiliates, subsidiaries, tenants, and advertising or promotional agencies of any Sponsor, or the immediate family or household members of such employees, officers, and directors. Only one prize will be awarded per person and per household (address specific) for the contest. PRIZE: Five hundred (500) winners will each receive a Daily Journal Stainless Steel Coffee Tumbler valued at $15 each; twenty (20) winners will each receive a $50 fift card to Berkot’s; and one (1) grand prize winner will win $500 in groceries at Berkot’s. Winners must have a valid driver’s license or other suitable identification to claim the prize. Winners will be contacted by phone or email for notification on how to claim the gift cards at the Daily Journal, Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: The Daily Journal is not responsible for email notifications that get lost in spam filtering.

PARTICIPATION: Participation in the Contest constitutes an agreement by each contestant to comply with these Official Contest Rules. In the event the Contest is compromised by a computer virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering, fraud, or other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Daily Journal which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Contest, the Daily Journal reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest. Should the Contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, the Daily Journal reserves the right to, but is not obligated to, award the prize based on the entries received before the termination date. Further, any Contest entry form that is defaced, mutilated, forged, illegible, altered, tampered with, mechanically reproduced, or which contains printing or other errors that is not legitimately obtained will be void.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By entering the Contest, contestant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or the prize, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (2) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (3) under no circumstances will any contestant be permitted to obtain any award for, and contestant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.

CONSTRUCTION: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Contest Rules, or the rights and obligations of any contestant or Contest sponsor shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of Illinois, or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Illinois. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Contest Rules shall not affect the invalidity or unenforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

GENERAL RELEASE: By entering the Contest, contestants release the Daily Journal and each of its respective affiliated companies, directors, officers, employees, representatives, partners and agents from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest, status as winner, or with the acceptance, possession or use of the prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light).

MISCELLANEOUS. The decision of the Daily Journal regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects. No sponsor is responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Contest Rules or in other materials relating to the Contest. No mail or telephone inquiries regarding this Contest will be accepted.