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DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Pennsylvania Caribbean Stud® Poker Instant Lottery Game

[36 Pa.B. 2867]
[Saturday, June 10, 2006]

   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 Caribbean Stud® Poker.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Caribbean Stud® Poker instant lottery game ticket is $2.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Caribbean Stud® Poker instant lottery game ticket will contain a ''DEALER'S HAND'' area, a ''YOUR HANDS'' area and a ''PRIZE'' area. The ''YOUR HANDS'' area consists of a ''1st HAND,'' ''2nd HAND,'' ''3rd HAND'' and a ''4th HAND.'' There are four Prize symbols in the ''PRIZE'' area, one corresponding and appearing to the right of each of ''YOUR HANDS.'' Each of ''YOUR HANDS'' is played separately. There are 52 card play symbols, five of which will be located in the ''DEALER'S HAND'' area and five of which will be located in each of the four ''YOUR HAND'' areas. The black card play symbols are: 2 of Spades (TWS), 3 of Spades (THS), 4 of Spades (FRS), 5 of Spades (FVS), 6 of Spades (SXS), 7 of Spades (SNS), 8 of Spades (ETS), 9 of Spades (NIS), 10 of Spades (TNS), Jack of Spades (JKS), Queen of Spades (QNS), King of Spades (KGS), Ace of Spades (ACS), 2 of Clubs (TWC), 3 of Clubs (THC), 4 of Clubs (FRC), 5 of Clubs (FVC), 6 of Clubs (SXC), 7 of Clubs (SNC), 8 of Clubs (ETC), 9 of Clubs (NIC), 10 of Clubs (TNC), Jack of Clubs (JKC), Queen of Clubs (QNC), King of Clubs (KGC) and Ace of Clubs (ACC). The red card play symbols are: 2 of Diamonds (TWD), 3 of Diamonds (THD), 4 of Diamonds (FRD), 5 of Diamonds (FVD), 6 of Diamonds (SXD), 7 of Diamonds (SND), 8 of Diamonds (ETD), 9 of Diamonds (NID), 10 of Diamonds (TND), Jack of Diamonds (JKD), Queen of Diamonds (QND), King of Diamonds (KGD), Ace of Diamonds (ACD), 2 of Hearts (TWH), 3 of Hearts (THH), 4 of Hearts (FRH), 5 of Hearts (FVH), 6 of Hearts (SXH), 7 of Hearts (SNH), 8 of Hearts (ETH), 9 of Hearts (NIH), 10 of Hearts (TNH), Jack of Hearts (JKH), Queen of Hearts (QNH), King of Hearts (KGH) and Ace of Hearts (ACH).

   4.  Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''PRIZE'' areas are: $1.00 (ONE DOL), $2.00 (TWO DOL), $4.00 (FOR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20$ (TWENTY), $40$ (FORTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $10,000 (TEN THO), $20,000 (TWY THO) and CRUISE (CRUSE).

   5.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $1, $2, $4, $5, $10, $20, $40, $100, $10,000, $20,000 and a 7-Day Caribbean Cruise. The player can win up to four times on a ticket but can only win one prize per ''HAND.''

   6.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed for the Game: Approximately 7,200,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Caribbean Stud® Poker instant lottery game.

   7.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets on which any of ''YOUR HANDS'' beats the ''DEALER'S HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $20,000 (TWY THO) appears in the corresponding ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets on which any of ''YOUR HANDS'' beats the ''DEALER'S HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $10,000 (TEN THO) appears in the corresponding ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets on which any of ''YOUR HANDS'' beats the ''DEALER'S HAND,'' and a prize symbol of CRUISE (CRUSE) appears in the corresponding ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of a 7-Day Caribbean Cruise.

   (d)  Holders of tickets on which any of ''YOUR HANDS'' beats the ''DEALER'S HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the corresponding ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (e)  Holders of tickets on which any of ''YOUR HANDS'' beats the ''DEALER'S HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $40 (FORTY) appears in the corresponding ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (f)  Holders of tickets on which any of ''YOUR HANDS'' beats the ''DEALER'S HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $20 (TWENTY) appears in the corresponding ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (g)  Holders of tickets on which any of ''YOUR HANDS'' beats the ''DEALER'S HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the corresponding ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (h)  Holders of tickets on which any of ''YOUR HANDS'' beats the ''DEALER'S HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the corresponding ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (i)  Holders of tickets on which any of ''YOUR HANDS'' beats the ''DEALER'S HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $4.00 (FOR DOL) appears in the corresponding ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

   (j)  Holders of tickets on which any of ''YOUR HANDS'' beats the ''DEALER'S HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears in the corresponding ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (k)  Holders of tickets on which any of ''YOUR HANDS'' beats the ''DEALER'S HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $1.00 (ONE DOL) appears in the corresponding ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1.

   8.  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:

When Any of Your Hands Beat the Dealer's Hand Win With Prizes of: Win: Approximate
Odds of 1 In:
Approximate Number
of Winners Per
7,200,000 Tickets
$2 $2 18.75 384,000
$1 × 2 $2 18.75 384,000
$4 $4 33.33 216,000
$2 × 2 $4 33.33 216,000
$5 $5 75 96,000
$2 × 2 + $1 $5 75 96,000
$10 $10 100 72,000
$5 × 2 $10 100 72,000
$20 $20 150 48,000
$5 × 4 $20 300 24,000
$10 × 2 $20 300 24,000
$40 $402,400 3,000
$10 × 4 $40 1,600 4,500
$20 × 2 $40 1,600 4,500
$100 $100 4,000 1,800
$40 × 2 + $10 × 2 $100 4,138 1,740
CRUISE TRIP (CRUSE) $6,475 72,000 100
$10,000 $10,000 1,440,000 5
$20,000 $20,000 1,440,000 5

Prizes, including top prizes, are subject to availability at the time of purchase.

   9.  Cruise Prize Package Information and Restrictions:

   (a)  The cruises are 7-Day Caribbean cruises for two people on the Carnival® Triumph, Carnival® Victory or Carnival® Valor departing from Miami; or the Carnival® Glory departing from Port Canaveral; or the Carnival® Miracle departing from Tampa and include the following:

   (1)  Two round trip coach class tickets booked on a major airline from and returning to the winner's choice of either Pittsburgh International Airport or Philadelphia International Airport.

   (2)  Accommodations for two people occupying a stateroom.

   (3)  The trip includes all main dining room meals (excludes specialty restaurants).

   (4)  Gratuities are included for main dining room and stateroom services.

   (5)  Cruise prize package will include $1,006.25 for on-board expenses and spending money, as well as payment to the Internal Revenue Service of required withholding in the amount of $1,618.75.

   (6)  The winner of a 7-Day Cruise may opt for a cash prize of $6,475, less required federal withholding, in lieu of the prize package.

   (b)  Cruise Restrictions:

   (1)  Either the claimant or accompanying guest must be at least 21 years of age.

   (2)  The prize does not include insurance, parking fees, excess baggage fees, alcoholic beverages, any items not specified, and personal expenses such as telephone calls, valet service, laundry, and the like, revision or cancellation fees which may be charged by the airline, cruise line or other suppliers.

   (3)  The trip must be redeemed within one year from the date the claim is validated.

   (4)  If the winner is not present at the designated departure location at the designated time of departure, the entire prize shall be forfeited.

   (5)  Winners are subject to Carnival's Terms and Conditions of Passage Contract Ticket and to Carnival's standard cancellation terms and related charges.

   (6)  Trips exclude Christmas, New Year's, and Thanksgiving travel.

   (7)  Reservations must be made no later than thirty (30) days prior to travel.

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

   11.  Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania Caribbean Stud® Poker, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Caribbean Stud® Poker 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 Caribbean Stud® Poker 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.

   12.  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.

   13.  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 Caribbean Stud® Poker or through normal communications methods.

GREGORY C. FAJT,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-1032. Filed for public inspection June 9, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]



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