Opportunities Unlimited Publications, Inc. d/b/a Award Processing
Opportunities Unlimited Publications, Inc. d/b/a Award Processing is a company that functions in the contest entertainment industry. The company provides individuals around the world with the opportunity to win cash prizes by competing in enjoyable and challenging games. Winners are not determined by chance, as in the case of lotteries. Instead, winners of the games that have been created by Opportunities Unlimited Publications are determined by skill and persistence. Contestants are required to correctly complete puzzles or solve word-based math problems. The games proceed in a series of rounds, where each round is more challenging than the last. The rewards range from small cash awards to prizes amounting to as much as $40,500. Over the course of its history, OPP has awarded over $6 million in prizes including cash. Winners receive the prizes in single lump-sum payments.
An individual must be at least 18 years of age to participate in the games offered by Opportunities Unlimited Publications. Participants vary widely from stay-at-home moms to Army veterans. The company maintains a clear focus on achieving customer satisfaction. In that regard, the company offers a refund policy. Contest participants are encouraged to direct questions or concerns to the company’s customer service department. OPP is affiliated with North American Award Center and Contest America Publishers, Inc., and it is headquartered in North Kansas City, Missouri.
There have been numerous complaints by the general public regarding being contacted by mail informing them about their winnings. The contest promotions are mailed around the world and charge entry fees ranging from a few dollars to more than $40 per puzzle, with the cost of playing a complete, four-part game often totaling more than $100. The mailings report that grand prizes for the games usually range from $5,000 to $30,000.
This group prey on the elderly as their prime target. The BBB investigation found that some of the proclaim winners listed are deceased.
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Opportunities Unlimited Publications, Inc.
Award Processing Center
1401 Armour Road,
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Names Associated with this Group:
- National Awards Commission
- Award Processing Center
- American Home Showcase
- Contest American Publishers
- Midwest Headquarters
- North American Awards Center
- National Cancer Coalition
- U S Express & Prize Headquarters
- Worldwide Prize Headquarters
- Riverland Direct
- Sweepstakes Award Committee
- International Award Payment Center
- Global Award Series II
- Award Processing Center
- Contest America Publishers, Inc.
- Capital Reserve Prize Installment II
- Cash Connection
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