RealNetworks Innovates Social Casino Games with Sweepstakes Cash Prize

 RealNetworks Inc. is bringing its Facebook (FB) social casino game offering “GameHouse Casino Plus” to a new level, by tying up the games to a monthly sweepstakes promo.

Playing with GameHouse Casino Plus’ video poker, slots, roulette or blackjack at Facebook, will give players the chance to collect not just virtual coins but also sweepstakes tickets.

The “Golden Tickets” will serve as entries to the social gaming company’s $100,000 a month “Golden Dream Sweepstakes” beginning August 01, 2013.

In view of varying regulations for sweepstakes draws, only those who are of legal age and residents of Washington DC and 31 other U.S. states are eligible to receive the sweepstakes tickets for the real money promo.

The participating states include Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. FB users coming from locations outside of these territories will instead be entitled to receive virtual coin sweepstakes tickets only.

Since RealNetworks’ social casino games are free to play, no purchase is necessary. Albeit a player has to accumulate at least three “Golden Tickets” in order to automatically qualify for a single sweepstakes entry.

Players vying for the $100,000 monthly sweepstakes prize can increase their chances of winning, by collecting more tickets that they can enter up to a maximum of 10 times in a single day.

The “Golden Dream Sweepstakes” will close at the end of each month, and a re-launch of the next monthly draw will take place at the beginning of the following month.