Please can someone explain why this is only open to residents of the US and not the entire lotro community. I think it is a very poor show completely excluding the european side.
The following is taken from the terms and conditions on the promotion page.
"ELIGIBILITY. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 13 years of age and older and are registered players with an active account with Turbine, Inc. for the Lord of the Rings Online game at the time entry is submitted (“Participant”). Employees (and their immediate families, parents, children, spouse or siblings and their respective spouses – regardless of where they reside – and those living in their households, whether or not related) of Turbine, Inc. (“Sponsor”), and respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, licensors, distributors and participating advertising and promotions agencies are not eligible to enter. By participating, Participants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules terms and conditions and the decisions of Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Promotion. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. If Participant is not of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence, Participant shall have obtained his/her parent or legal guardian’s (“Parent”) permission prior to entering and all references to Participant shall be in the name of his/her Parent. If such Participant is chosen as a winner, the prize will be awarded in the Parent’s name. By submitting an entry, each player agrees that they have not or will not receive any compensation or other consideration for their entry. Void where prohibited by law."