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Marriott’s has finally launched (after a one-week delay) its game giving away points and stays worth $3,369,371.80. The game runs through November 8, 2018, and you don’t have to purchase to take part. There is a vast array of prizes up for grabs, with a 50/50 chance to win 50 points each day.

## Key Terms

- Game participation is valid through November 8, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET
- No purchase is necessary to enter
- To take part you need to log into your Marriott account and play the trivia game
- After completing the game, you will receive 1 entry into the Grand prize draw
- Limit of 1 entry per day per person/email address applies
- Grand prize draw will be held around November 8, 2018
- Instant prize winners will be notified immediately, Grand prize and 4-night prize winners will be notified via email
- Prizes must be claimed by January 8, 2019
- Grand prize winners have 5 years to use their stays
- 4-night stay prize winners have one year to use their stays
- Promotion is open to residents of the 50 United States, and Argentina (excluding Mendoza, Neuquén, Río Negro, Salta and Tierra del Fuego), Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, South Africa and United Kingdom

## The Prizes

The Grand prize consists of the following:

- 29 – two-night stays at each of the 29 Marriott Brands
- $7,000 check to defray taxes for the winner of the Grand prize – this only applies if the Grand prize winner is a US resident

In addition to the grand prize, you can also win a 4-night stay at one of Marriott’s 29 brands. There are 29 4-night stay prizes, and each one can be won three times for a total of 87 prizes.

Marriott is also giving away a whole host of bonus points every day. You can win anything from 50 points to 20,000 points.

## Good Use Of A Few Seconds

This game is a good use of a few seconds of your time; with a 50/50 chance of picking up 50 Marriott points, it is a great way to wind down or clear your head, so log on for a few seconds and play the trivia game. You stand a good chance of winning 50 points, and if you are lucky, you could strike big.

## Our Take

Will I be spending a couple of minutes a day between tasks playing the Marriott game? For sure, it takes minimum time, is fun, and the excitement of potentially winning something will give you a boost for the rest of the day! There is nothing not to like about Marriott’s 29 ways to stay promotion.

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When do we get the points we won?

Only one of my 50 points wins has posted. I know the website says 8-10 weeks, but I was expecting that to be for the big wins. Also, can confirm what was suspected—those 50 points didn’t extend my expiration.

They will not extend your expiration.

After having login problems & missing first 7 days, I have received pts every day totaling 5750 with 2 days to go. Enjoying the winning.

Still winning on average 50 points a day which is great! I am enjoying this 🙂

Wooooo! I finally got a win over 50 points! Had 1,000 on one of my account yesterday and now 500 on my other account today!!!! Those plus 50 points most days actually add up to a pretty nice prize!

I definitely won’t count on the points extending that date based on your educated option Howie. As someone who knows nothing about how hotel points work is there a special way they code the points or something that tells their system which points count towards expiration extension and which don’t? Are there other examples of points earned that don’t count towards that expiration. Just curious l, I would love to know for future reference. Thanks!!!!

This looks like a great way to extend your Marriott points! Am I correct?

I have a total of 2800 points as of today.

I couldn’t get in yesterday. Their system seemed to be down.

Any updates on these points not counting towards expiration extension? Is there a technicality about them that would lead us to believe they won’t? I would think a point is a point when it’s hitting your account but I’m not the expert here. Just wondering!? Thanks!

A point is not a point when it comes to expiration. I wouldn’t count on them extending your expiration.

Just played again for myself, wife , son and daughter and got 50 points each. Easy. Thanks

1000 points for me finally, yay 🙂

Played again today for myself, wife and son and daughter. In 2 cases I got nothing and in 2 I got 50 points. Maybe the 1:2 odds are per day, or are they over the whole time period?

I have not won any prizes worth more than 50 points… yet.

Read the response about this game being unlikely to extend point expiration, but I did win 50 points each day so far, except one time 500 and one time 1,000, so I’m just as happy even if they don’t extend expiration. Fast and easy.

I’ve won 4 x 50points so far. Btw, does anybody know if you could play under your SPG account and Marriott account separately if you have not merged them?

Very much hoping that these points extend my points expiration date!!! Have won 50 points 3-4 times now. Nothing bigger yet. While the points are nominal the expiration date push back would be huge as I don’t travel much for business anymore. Looks like Howie is saying they won’t :/.

600 points so far…

Wow that’s great!

Hadn’t checked this thread in a little while, and saw that now, users can get rewarded after the first instant win. I’m 50 pts richer.

It looks like now you can win on multiple days now. Marriott must have realized members were unhappy.

How they couldn’t foresee that people would be unhappy, I don’t understand..!

Have yet to see points hit account.

Getting 50 points every day now.

Working again, 500 points for me today!

Interesting! What the heck! Today’s match and question,”Where can you find Westin?” Choices are “1 p.m. 2 p.m. or 3 p.m.”( Correct answer is 3 p.m.)

Go figure – my husband gets the wrong answer and wins 1000 points today.

I got the correct answer and only got 50 points.

Nothing made sense on that….at least we each got points….today.

Thank, Marriott 🙂

I won 50 points. Better than 0 I guess.

Seems like Marriott had a change of heart after so many complaints

Saw that you can win instant points more than once now, and I’m another 50 points richer!

Second set of points awarded – two lots of 50pts now.

won points for the second time today

Do you always get confirmation emails for the bonus points earned?

wow! great to know!

Does anyone know if getting the trivia question wrong affects your ability to collect? I’ve played twice and won only an entrance into a sweep stakes. Maybe I should have done some research before just randomly clicking …

Anecdotally the points come (or don’t come) regardless of whether you answer right or wrong.

50 points the first day. Nothing since.

The way they advertise this is rather deceptive

Totally agree!

Thanks. I got 50 points each for me, my wife, daughter and son. Also good to do for expiration extension. I look forward to tomorrow!

Have not received points other than the first time playing the game. Seems to be the trend. Wonder why the roll out of the game was delayed.

Perfect timing to extend my points expiration.

The points earned from this Marriott promo aren’t likely to extend your expiration.

Some of the other blogs allude to the fact that it will extend the expiry date of your points .

I wouldn’t bank on it.

Silly you can only “win” on one day. 50 points on day 1 and nothing since…

Totally agree! At least give us more than 50 points for that one day..!

50 points on my first day. We’ll see what happens on my subsequent days of playing…? Sure hope that the 50 points I’ve already won is not the final ceiling (fingers crossed).

that is it. you’ve hit the max — the only thing you can win now is the grand prize.

This is so great! Thank you.

Easy promotion!

50 points is 50 points.!!!

I matched and answered a trivia question on my first try, but does that earn me points, or is it just the thrill of victory?

Got 1000 points playing on the 2nd day for the first time.. nothing since..

I think the one in two odds is nonsense. Maybe one in two people wins 50 points and then nothing more.

I got 50 pts. Like others, I think this is a one time thing. I’ll try again, but not holding my breath.

You can only get 1 instant win prize. All other attempts are simply entries in the grand prize. You will not win a prize for every play.

1000 points on my first game, nice bonus.

bummer on win only once, but a win is a win is a win

Is anyone getting 50 points more than once? I won the first time, and nothing since…I know, small trial window, but wondering if there is a pattern in winning your first time to get you to keep coming back.

Same thing here! Got 50 points first time only and ever since I’ve been getting free entries. A bit annoying really.

That’s how it will be for all plays. One win and the rest are entries.

Yes. Only one win here on the first day.

I’ve never heard of anyone winning more one prize which is depressing.

50 points; not sure if I’ll keep trying….

Looks like you can only win once or else I have really bad luck!

Disappointed in this game. Looking like it is a one-time prize no matter how small. 2 household members got 50 points each the first day and nothing on each of the next 4 days.

This is fun and easy way to get points.

Only 50 points so far. Hoping to win more another day. It’s a cute way to get people to the site.

Easy points. My favorite!

Why isn’t the entry allowed to have members from most / all other countries where members & hotels are located?

Ie: Australia, New Zealand.

I got 1k points – hope for more!!

Anyone else unable to click through once logged into the game?

That possible 50 point limit is quite worrisome. I wonder if Marriott understands how unhappy that would make most players.

Did anyone find out yet if you need to get all the answers correct for a chance at the daily points. or if it doesn’t matter?

5 of us are playing and we won 50 points the first day and nothing since

I’m going to play for the third time today. I won 50 points on the first day and nothing on the second day. I have a suspicion that you only get to win something one time…so that once you get the 50 points (the default prize) you don’t get to win again though your future game plays do enter you in to the Grand Prize draw. I hope i am wrong. I would love to earn more points.

Hoping I win big!

I got 1000 points and now I’m wondering whether to continue to play – what are the chances for 2nd prize…

Here comes the annual goodies again.

Played 4 days, only won once – 50 miles…

Early reports suggest that you can only win once over the entire period of the promo, so if you get 50 points on day 1 that’s it! 🙁

I’ve won 50 points so far on day one, did read that others have won 4000 points and one person a four night stay.

Me & my partner won 50 pts the first day but nothing since.

Thank you so much!

Heck yes!

Odd residency limitations:o.

Now to remember to play daily

I won 50 points but they still didn’t appear in my account.

I won 50 pts on my first try. Big money here I come! 🙂

Cool. Thanks. And, even though it won’e be me, it’s really cool that they give the grand prize winner $7000 to pay for taxes on their prize.

Today was my first day. Logging into three different accounts with our family …winning 50 points each!!! Now the question is… if I use the same email for all three will all three get the points???

I love these games! I got points the first day, but not the second sadly =(

Nobody is winning more than once 🙁

So ridiculous!! I suppose it could be like playing the lotto and you could win big. Fifty points isn’t going to break the bank; its not even worth following up if they don’t post

i think its only one instant win per person for the whole 29 days. which is a HUGE bummer. i wont be continuing to play.

Yes it is just one prize! 🙁

Oh nice free points! I saw an email about this but haven’t checked it out yet… will do, thanks for the tip.

3 days in and I got 3050 pts. Thanks!!

This could be fun – and profitable.

a nice and easy promo

good luck guys and gals!

3 days in and I have 50 points so far

Same same… 50 points so far for each for the wife and I so far. Only been playing for 2 days though… guess I missed one?

BTW: there is a typo in the first paragraph, second sentence in the post: it should read “through November 8”, not “November 1″… the date is correct in the “Key Terms” section, however.

got it; thanks!