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Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks Instant Lottery Game

[36 Pa.B. 2869]
[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 HumonGUS Bucks.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery game ticket is $5.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area featuring a ''WINNING NUMBERS'' area and a ''GUS NUMBERS'' area. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 8 (EIGHT), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT), 21 (TWYONE), 22 (TWYTWO), 23 (TWYTHR) and 24 (TWYFOR). The play symbols and their captions located in the ''GUS NUMBERS'' area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 8 (EIGHT), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT), 21 (TWYONE), 22 (TWYTWO), 23 (TWYTHR), 24 (TWYFOR) and Paw Print symbol (PAW).

   4.  Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''GUS NUMBERS'' area are: $2.00 (TWO DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $6.00 (SIX DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $15$ (FIFTN), $25$ (TWY FIV), $50$ (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $5,000 (FIV THO) and $50,000 (FTY THO).

   5.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $2, $5, $6, $10, $15, $25, $50, $100, $500, $5,000 and $50,000. A player can win up to ten times on a ticket.

   6.  Second Chance Drawing: The Pennsylvania Lottery will conduct a Second Chance Drawing with non-winning Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery tickets as provided for in section 11.

   7.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed for the Game: Approximately 7,200,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery game.

   8.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets upon which any of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $50,000 (FTY THO) appears under the matching ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets upon which any of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $5,000 (FIV THO) appears under the matching ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print symbol (PAW), and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears under the Paw Print symbol (PAW) on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (d)  Holders of tickets upon which any of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears under the matching ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (e)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print symbol (PAW), and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears under the Paw Print symbol (PAW) on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (f)  Holders of tickets upon which any of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears under the matching ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (g)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print symbol (PAW), and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears under the Paw Print symbol (PAW) on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (h)  Holders of tickets upon which any of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears under the matching ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (i)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print symbol (PAW), and a prize symbol of $25$ (TWY FIV) appears under the Paw Print symbol (PAW) on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

   (j)  Holders of tickets upon which any of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $25$ (TWY FIV) appears under the matching ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

   (k)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print symbol (PAW), and a prize symbol of $15$ (FIFTN) appears under the Paw Print symbol (PAW) on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

   (l)  Holders of tickets upon which any of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $15$ (FIFTN) appears under the matching ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

   (m)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print symbol (PAW), and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears under the Paw Print symbol (PAW) on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (n)  Holders of tickets upon which any of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears under the matching ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (o)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print symbol (PAW), and a prize symbol of $6.00 (SIX DOL) appears under the Paw Print symbol (PAW) on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

   (p)  Holders of tickets upon which any of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $6.00 (SIX DOL) appears under the matching ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

   (q)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print symbol (PAW), and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears under the Paw Print symbol (PAW) on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (r)  Holders of tickets upon which any of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears under the matching ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (s)  Holders of tickets upon which any of the ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears under the matching ''GUS NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   9.  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 the Gus Numbers Match Any of the Winning Numbers, Win With Prize(s) of: Win: Approximate
Odds of 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
7,200,000 Tickets
$5 $5 24 300,000
$5 w/PAW PRINT $5 22.22 324,000
$6 $6 30 240,000
$6 w/PAW PRINT $6 30 240,000
$2 × 5 $10 120 60,000
$5 × 2 $10 120 60,000
$10 $10 120 60,000
$10 w/PAW PRINT $10 120 60,000
$5 × 3 $15 120 60,000
$10 + $5 $15 120 60,000
$15 $15 120 60,000
$15 w/PAW PRINT $15 120 60,000
$5 × 5 $25 300 24,000
$25 $25 200 36,000
$25 w/PAW PRINT $25 120 60,000
$25 × 2 $50 300 24,000
$15 × 3 + $5 $50 600 12,000
$5 × 10 $50 300 24,000
$10 × 5 $50 300 24,000
$50 $50 300 24,000
$50 w/PAW PRINT $50 600 12,000
$10 × 10 $100 1,200 6,000
$50 × 2 $100 1,200 6,000
$100 $100 1,200 6,000
$100 w/PAW PRINT $100 1,200 6,000
$50 × 10 $500 24,000 300
$100 × 5 $500 24,000 300
$500 $500 24,000 300
$500 w/PAW PRINT $500 24,000 300
$500 × 10 $5,000 360,000 20
$5,000 $5,000 360,000 20
$50,000 $50,000 360,000 20
PAW PRINT (PAW)--Wins prize shown under it automatically.

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

   10.  Second Chance Drawing Requirements:

   (a)  To be eligible for the Second Chance Drawing, players must mail exactly three (3) non-winning Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery tickets in an envelope no larger than 4 1/8 by 9 1/2 inches addressed to Pennsylvania Lottery, Second Chance Drawing, P. O. Box 888, Middletown, PA 17057-0888. The player shall affix proper postage to the entry.

   (b)  Envelopes containing less than or more than three (3) non-winning Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery tickets shall be disqualified.

   (c)  Non-winning Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery tickets received in an envelope larger than 4 1/8 by 9 1/2 inches shall be disqualified. The only exception is for non-winning Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery tickets received in a United States Post Office ''damaged-in-mail-process'' envelope.

   (d)  Winning Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery tickets submitted to the HumonGUS Bucks Second Chance Drawing address will not be paid or honored. Second Chance Drawing entries containing winning Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery tickets will be disqualified.

   (e)  The back of each non-winning Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery ticket entered in the Second Chance Drawing must be completed by the same player in a legible manner, including the player's name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number and signature. Only one claimant per ticket allowed. Claimant must be 18 years of age or older. Incomplete tickets shall be disqualified.

   (f)  To be eligible for the Second Chance Drawing non- winning Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks instant lottery tickets must be received by the Pennsylvania Lottery no later than August 8, 2006.

   11.  Second Chance Drawing Procedures:

   (a)  The Second Chance Drawing will be held at Lottery Headquarters the week of August 14, 2006. The odds of an entry being selected in the Second Chance Drawing depend upon the number of entries received.

   (b)  To be eligible for the Second Chance Drawing, a player must have complied with the requirements of section 10.

   (1)  The Lottery will make a reasonable effort to ensure that each Second Chance entry is entered into the Second Chance Drawing. The Lottery assumes no responsibility for a lost or misplaced entry not entered into the Second Chance Drawing.

   (2)  If a Second Chance entry is rejected during or following the Second Chance Drawing, the sole remedy is to select another entry to replace the rejected entry in accordance with Lottery procedure.

   (c)  Manner of conducting the Second Chance Drawings.

   (1)  All entries received at Lottery Headquarters on or before August 8, 2006, will be placed in numbered containers, each containing approximately 500 envelopes.

   (2)  A computer-generated randomizer or mechanical device may be used to select 3 of the numbered containers from which the winners will be selected, one winner from each container. If used, the randomizer will not be programmed to eliminate the possibility of the same container's being selected more than once.

   (3)  One envelope will be randomly drawn from each of the selected numbered containers. As each entry envelope is selected, its contents will be qualified according to the requirements of section 10. If the entry does not meet the requirements of section 10, another entry will be selected from that container; and so on, until a qualified entry has been chosen. Once a qualified entry has been selected, further validation will take place by verifying the status of the tickets contained in the entry envelope drawn by entering the ticket information into the computerized instant ticket database. The first qualified and validated entry from each of the designated containers will entitle its owner to the HumonGUS Bucks prize package.

   (4)  Determination of winners will be made by the Secretary, whose judgment will be final and binding.

   (d)  The payment of a prize awarded in the Second Chance drawing to a person who dies before receiving the prize shall be paid according to 61 Pa. Code §§ 811.16 (relating to prizes payable after death of a prize winner). There is no cash equivalent for the prize awarded in the Second Chance drawing.

   12.  Second Chance Prize Description:

   (a)  HumonGUS Bucks Prize Package. Each prize package will consist of the following: Attendance at a television commercial with Gus, the Lottery's instant games mascot, produced in either Philadelphia or Pittsburgh during the 2006 fiscal year; transportation within Pennsylvania for the winner and one guest to and from the shoot; two nights' stay in one room with two double beds in the hotel used by the commercial's production crew; welcome lunch on day one, breakfast and lunch the day of the shoot; $500 cash; a photograph with Gus.

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

   14.  Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks, prize money from winning Pennsylvania HumonGUS Bucks 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 HumonGUS Bucks 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.

   15.  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.

   16.  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 HumonGUS Bucks or through normal communications methods.

GREGORY C. FAJT,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-1033. Filed for public inspection June 9, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]



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