After that period, one victor will be chosen at random to receive this McGold Card which will be presented in the form of "up to two meals per week for 50 years, awarded as a $1,000 credit on winner's McDonald's App and $35,400 cash, plus $15,600 to offset taxes on the prize, awarded as a check for $51,000".
To enter the contest, consumers must use McDonald's mobile ordering system. "The Lost City of Gold, the Treasure of Montezuma, and the McGold Card offering free McDonald's for life", a narrator announces in a movie trailer/true crime docuseries/mockumentary. With both methods of entry, people are limited to one per day.
McDonald's says they will do a random prize drawing "on or about" August 29, 2018. The contest will run from today through August 24.
In addition to the free food, the victor will also receive a custom gold-plated phone case. "You have a much better chance of winning a state lottery than picking something like this up". And Warren Buffett told CNBC he had a McDonald's card that allowed him to order unlimited food for free in Omaha. By placing the order through the app, customers receive one entry into the contest. Total ARV: $52,350. victor may choose a cash alternative of $1,000 in lieu of $1,000 App credit, added to check.
For the coffee giant's fourth annual sweepstakes, which ended in January, five USA winners won the grand prize, worth up to $56,575 each, entitling them to a free beverage or food item of their choice once a day for 30 years.
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This is the first time a McGold Card has been awarded in a contest.
The fast-food giant launched its mobile app in 2015, then added mobile ordering and payment features previous year.
More than 14,000 branches of McDonald's in the United Kingdom are taking part.
For the coffee giant's fourth annual sweepstakes, which ended in January, five US winners won the grand prize, worth up to $56,575 each, entitling them to a free beverage or food item of their choice once a day for 30 years. While it's not only celebrities who have these magic cards (Charles Ramsey, who helped rescue three kidnapped women in 2013, was given one as well), you do have to be pretty special to get one.