Contests, Giveaways, Donations, & Gambling

We understand that users may want to reward their followers and engage chat in giveaways, contests and even donation drives, however there are some guidelines you’ll need to follow to comply with our community rules.

  • No age-restricted substances:
    • No marijuana, alcohol, or tobacco giveaways will be allowed
    • No contests involving tobacco, alcohol or marijuana
    • No drinking alcohol or consuming drugs in relation to subscriptions, follower count or donations (Money or Spark/Embers)
    • A user may donate money for the purpose of purchasing alcohol, but not if it requires consumption.
  • Clearly explain the giveaway:
    • Rules must be clearly posted
    • Entrants must be 18+
    • Explain what is being given away
    • Explain how to enter
    • Explain any limitation on "who" can enter, such as a "subscriber only" or "follower only"
    • A contest or giveaway cannot require users donating money for entry, that is a raffle and is considered gambling
      • You may do a giveaway when you have received “x” amount of donations/followers/subscribers/sparks, but it cannot be limited to just the people that joined/donated for the giveaway. It should be open to everyone that meets your stated requirements. The stated requirements cannot be “donators”.
      • Subscriber only giveaways must allow all subscribers, not just new subscribers to participate. Rewarding supporters is different from a raffle.
    • Exchanging money for a chance to receive something is gambling
    • You may play poker/cards, but not for money.
  • Ensure participants know that Mixer and Microsoft are not associated with the giveaway
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