TORONTO, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Basketball fans across Canada have more ways than ever to participate in the NBA Playoffs, courtesy of Tangerine and the National Basketball Association (NBA). As the Official Bank of the NBA in Canada, Tangerine has partnered with the NBA to help fans show support for their favourite teams.
Tangerine's NBA Finals contest offers Canadian basketball fans the chance to win a trip for two to the 2019 NBA Finals. Fans who sign up as a new Tangerine Client using the Orange Key "NBA50" and open a no-fee daily Chequing Account or Savings Account with at least $100 by May 10 will receive a $50 NBAStore.com e-Gift Card* and will be entered to win the trip.**
In addition to the contest, Tangerine is presenting the NBA Playoffs Bracket Challenge. This will offer fans the chance to win $1 million and other NBA prizes.
"As the Official Bank of the NBA in Canada, we're thrilled to boost the excitement of basketball fans as they cheer on their favourite teams," says Gillian Riley, President and CEO at Tangerine. "We're so proud of our multi-year partnership with the NBA that includes community-led events for youth, basketball clinics and more premium promotions to excite and engage basketball fans across Canada."
This partnership began in September 2018 and also makes Tangerine an official partner of the NBA Canada Series presented by Bell, which included Community Gym basketball clinics in Vancouver and Montreal.
"As we continue to look for new and innovative opportunities to engage Canadian fans, we found an ideal partner in Tangerine," said NBA Canada Managing Director Dan MacKenzie. "Enhanced community programming, new digital offerings and a commitment to growing the game helped shape the foundation of this multi-year partnership and will allow us to deliver new experiences to fans across the country."
Tangerine is a digital bank that delivers simplified everyday banking to Canadians. With over 2 million Clients and close to $40 billion in total assets, it is Canada's leading digital bank. Tangerine offers banking that is flexible and accessible, products and services that are innovative, fair fees, and award-winning Client service. From Savings Accounts to no-fee daily Chequing, a Credit Card, GICs, RSPs, TFSAs, Mortgages, lending products and Investment Funds through its subsidiary, Tangerine Investment Funds Limited, Tangerine has the everyday banking products Canadians need. With over 1,000 employees in Canada, the bank's presence extends beyond its website and Mobile Banking app to its Café locations and 24/7 Contact Centres. Tangerine was launched as ING DIRECT Canada in 1997. In 2012 Tangerine was acquired by Scotiabank, and operates independently as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
*To be eligible for the $50 NBAStore.com e-Gift Card, you must sign up as a New Client with Tangerine using the Orange Key provided, and successfully open a Tangerine no-fee daily Chequing Account or Tangerine Savings Account with a minimum initial deposit of $100 between April 8, 2019 and May 10, 2019 (the "Offer Period").
Within two weeks of satisfying these requirements, New Clients will receive a separate email from Tangerine with their NBAStore.com e-Gift Card. Limit of one (1) $50 NBAStore.com e-Gift Card per New Client. "New Clients" are individuals who have never held any Account with Tangerine. Offer can't be combined with any other New Client Bonus offers.
** No purchase necessary. Contest runs from April 8, 2019 to May 10, 2019. Two (2) winners will each receive an NBA Finals experience (total approximate value of each prize $6,000.00). Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible entries received. Open to Tangerine Clients who are Canadian residents (excluding Quebec) and have reached the age of 19 at time of entry. Skill-testing question required. Some conditions apply. Official Contest Rules are available here.
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