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Pennsylvania Bingo Mania IV Instant Lottery Game

[35 Pa.B. 3358]

   Under the State Lottery Law (72 P. S. §§ 3761-101--3761-314) and 61 Pa. Code § 819.203 (relating to notice of instant game rules), the Secretary of Revenue hereby provides public notice of the rules for the following instant lottery game:

   1.  Name: The name of the game is Pennsylvania Bingo Mania IV.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Bingo Mania IV instant lottery game ticket is $5.

   3.  Play Symbols:

   (a)  Each Pennsylvania Bingo Mania IV instant lottery game ticket will contain 10 play areas designated as ''Card 1,'' ''Card 2,'' ''Card 3,'' ''Card 4,'' ''Card 5,'' ''Card 6,'' ''Card 7,'' ''Card 8,'' ''Card 9'' and ''Card 10.'' The 77 play symbols located in the ten play areas are: The numbers 1 through 75, ''FREE'' symbol and a ''5X'' symbol. The ''FREE'' symbol is a free space. The ''5X'' symbol is a free space, and when it appears in a winning pattern, the prize quintuples.

   (b)  Each ticket will also contain a ''Caller's Card'' area. The ''Caller's Card'' area will consist of 30 spaces on a 6 by 5 grid. The play symbols that may be located in each space on the grid are: The letter B with a number 1 through 15; the letter I with a number 16 through 30; the letter N with a number 31 through 45; the letter G with a number 46 through 60; and the letter O with a number 61 through 75.

   4.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are $5, $10, $15, $25, $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000, $2,500 and $50,000.

   5.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 4,800,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Bingo Mania IV instant lottery game.

   6.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in an ''M'' pattern, matching in a five space vertical pattern the first and fifth columns and the second square from the top of the second and fourth columns, extending through the ''FREE'' space, on any ''Card,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 10,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $2,500.

   (c)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in an ''X'' pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corners on ''Card 6'' or ''Card 8'' or ''Card 9'' or ''Card 10,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (d)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 10,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (e)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in an ''X'' pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corners on ''Card 3'' or ''Card 7,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (f)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 6'' or ''Card 8'' or ''Card 9,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (g)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in an ''X'' pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corners on ''Card 4'' or ''Card 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

   (h)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 3'' or ''Card 7,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

   (i)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 6'' or ''Card 8,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

   (j)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in an ''X'' pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corners on ''Card 2,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (k)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 4'' or ''Card 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (l)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 7,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (m)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in four of the five spaces in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, and a ''5X'' symbol in the remaining space of that same horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 6'' or ''Card 7'' or ''Card 8'' or ''Card 9'' or ''Card 10,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (n)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in an ''X'' pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corners on ''Card 1,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (o)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 3'' or ''Card 5'' or ''Card 9,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (p)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in four of the five spaces in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, and a ''5X'' symbol in the remaining space of that same horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 1'' or ''Card 2'' or ''Card 3'' or ''Card 4'' or ''Card 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

   (q)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 2,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

   (r)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 1,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

   (s)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 1'' or ''Card 2'' or ''Card 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (t)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 6'' or ''Card 7'' or ''Card 8'' or ''Card 9'' or ''Card 10,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (u)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 1'' or ''Card 2'' or ''Card 3'' or ''Card 4'' or ''Card 5,''shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   7.  Number and Description of Prizes and Approximate Odds: The following table sets forth the approximate number of winners, amounts of prizes and approximate odds of winning:

Win With Prizes of: Win: Approximate
Odds of 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
4,800,000 Tickets
LINE CARD 1 $5 30 160,000
LINE CARD 2 $5 30 160,000
LINE CARD 3 $5 30 160,000
LINE CARD 4 $5 60 80,000
LINE CARD 5 $5 60 80,000
LINE CARD 6 $10 120 40,000
LINE CARD 7 $10 120 40,000
LINE CARD 8 $10 120 40,000
LINE CARD 9 $10 120 40,000
LINE CARD 10 $10 150 32,000
LINE CARDS 1 & 2 $10 150 32,000
LINE CARDS 4 & 5 $10 150 32,000
4 CORNERS CARD 1 $10 150 32,000
4 CORNERS CARD 2 $10 150 32,000
STAMP CARD 1 $15 60 80,000
LINE CARDS 1, 2, 3, 4 $20 100 48,000
LINE CARDS 2 & 5 + 4    CORNERS CARD 1 $20 300 16,000
4 CORNERS CARDS 1 & 2 $20 300 16,000
LINE CARD 1 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $25 600 8,000
LINE CARD 2 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $25 600 8,000
LINE CARD 3 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $25 600 8,000
LINE CARD 4 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $25 600 8,000
LINE CARD 5 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $25 300 16,000
LINE CARDS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 $25 600 8,000
4 CORNERS CARD 4 +    STAMP CARD 1 $25 600 8,000
LINE CARDS 4 & 5 +    STAMP CARD 1 $25 600 8,000
STAMP CARD 2 $25 600 8,000
LINE CARD 6 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $50 800 6,000
LINE CARD 7 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $50 800 6,000
LINE CARD 8 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $50 800 6,000
LINE CARD 9 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $50 800 6,000
LINE CARD 10 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $50 800 6,000
LINE CARDS 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 $50 857.14 5,600
STAMP CARDS 1 & 2 +    LINE CARDS 3 & 4 $50 827.59 5,800
X CARD 1 $50 800 6,000
4 CORNERS CARD 3 $50 800 6,000
4 CORNERS CARD 5 $50 800 6,000
LINE CARD 1 w/5X    MULTIPLIER + LINE    CARD 2 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $50 800 6,000
LINE CARD 3 w/5X    MULTIPLIER + LINE    CARD 4 w/5X    MULTIPLIER $50 800 6,000
4 CORNERS CARD 7 $100 2,400 2,000
STAMP CARD 4 $100 2,400 2,000
STAMP CARD 5 $100 2,400 2,000
X CARD 2 $100 2,400 2,000
X CARD 1 + 4 CORNERS    CARD 9 $100 2,400 2,000
STAMP CARD 3 $250 120,000 40
4 CORNERS CARD 8 $250 120,000 40
X CARD 3 $500 120,000 40
STAMP CARD 6 $500 60,000 80
STAMP CARD 8 $500 60,000 80
STAMP CARD 9 $500 60,000 80
X CARD 7 $500 60,000 80
X CARD 4 + STAMP CARD 7 $500 60,000 80
X CARD 5 + 4 CORNERS    CARD 6 $500 60,000 80
X CARD 6 $1,000 120,000 40
X CARD 8 $1,000 120,000 40
X CARD 9 $1,000 120,000 40
4 CORNERS CARD 10 $1,000 120,000 40
X CARD 10 $1,000 120,000 40
STAMP CARD 10 $2,500 240,000 20
M PATTERN ON ANY CARD $50,000 480,000 10
Prizes, including top prizes, are subject to availability at the time of purchase.

   8.  Retailer Incentive Awards: The Lottery may conduct a separate Retailer Incentive Game for retailers who sell Pennsylvania Bingo Mania IV instant lottery game tickets. The conduct of the game will be governed by 61 Pa. Code § 819.222 (relating to retailer bonuses and incentives).

   9.  Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania Bingo Mania IV, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Bingo Mania IV instant lottery game tickets will be retained by the Secretary for payment to the persons entitled thereto. If no claim is made within 1 year of the announced close of the Pennsylvania Bingo Mania IV instant lottery game, the right of a ticket holder to claim the prize represented by the ticket, if any, will expire and the prize money will be paid into the State Lottery Fund and used for purposes provided for by statute.

   10.  Governing Law: In purchasing a ticket, the customer agrees to comply with and abide by the State Lottery Law, 61 Pa. Code Part V (relating to State Lotteries) and the provisions contained in this notice.

   11.  Termination of the Game: The Secretary may announce a termination date, after which no further tickets from this game may be sold. The announcement will be disseminated through media used to advertise or promote Pennsylvania Bingo Mania IV Bingo or through normal communications methods.

GREGORY C. FAJT,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 05-1134. Filed for public inspection June 10, 2005, 9:00 a.m.]



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