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DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Pennsylvania Diamond Mine '06 Instant Lottery Game

[36 Pa.B. 3350]
[Saturday, July 1, 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 Diamond Mine '06.

   2.  Price:  The price of a Pennsylvania Diamond Mine '06 instant lottery game ticket is $3.

   3.  Play Symbols:  Each Pennsylvania Diamond Mine '06 instant lottery game ticket will contain four play areas designated as ''Diamond 1,'' ''Diamond 2,'' ''Diamond 3'' and ''Diamond 4.'' There are 60 play symbols, 3 of which will be located in ''Diamond 1,'' 6 of which will be located in ''Diamond 2,'' 10 of which will be located in ''Diamond 3'' and 15 of which will be located in ''Diamond 4.'' Each ticket will also contain a ''YOUR NUMBERS'' area. The ''YOUR NUMBERS'' area will consist of 28 play symbols. The play symbols that may be located in the four play areas and the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' area are the numbers 01 through 60.

   4.  Prizes:  The prizes that can be won in this game are: $3, $6, $9, $30, $90, $300, $3,000 and $60,000. The player can win up to 5 times on each ticket.

   5.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed for the Game:  Approximately 7,200,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Diamond Mine '06 instant lottery game.

   6.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets in which five of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact five play symbols, in ''Diamond 4,'' appearing in a horizontal line and having a corresponding prize arrow with a prize amount of $60,000 appearing in that prize arrow, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $60,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets in which four of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols, in ''Diamond 4,'' appearing in a horizontal line and having a corresponding prize arrow with a prize amount of $3,000 appearing in that prize arrow, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets in which four of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols, in ''Diamond 3,'' appearing in a horizontal line and having a corresponding prize arrow with a prize amount of $300 appearing in that prize arrow, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

   (d)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols, in either ''Diamond 2'' or ''Diamond 3,'' appearing in a horizontal line and having a corresponding prize arrow with a prize amount of $90 appearing in that prize arrow, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $90.

   (e)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols, in ''Diamond 4,'' appearing in a horizontal line and having a corresponding prize arrow with a prize amount of $30 appearing in that prize arrow, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

   (f)  Holders of tickets in which two of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact two play symbols, in ''Diamond 3,'' appearing in a horizontal line and having a corresponding prize arrow with a prize amount of $30 appearing in that prize arrow, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

   (g)  Holders of tickets in which two of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact two play symbols, in either ''Diamond 1,'' ''Diamond 2'' or ''Diamond 4,'' appearing in a horizontal line and having a corresponding prize arrow with a prize amount of $9 appearing in that prize arrow, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $9.

   (h)  Holders of tickets in which one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact one play symbol, in either ''Diamond 1'' or ''Diamond 4,'' appearing in a horizontal line and having a corresponding prize arrow with a prize amount of $6 appearing in that prize arrow, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

   (i)  Holders of tickets in which one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact one play symbol, in either ''Diamond 2'' or ''Diamond 3,'' appearing in a horizontal line and having a corresponding prize arrow with a prize amount of $3 appearing in that prize arrow, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

   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:


When You Match All of the Numbers in a Complete
Horizontal Line on Any Diamond, Win Prize
Shown in the Arrow Pointing to that Line:
Win: Approximate
Odds of 1 in:
Approximate No. of Winners Per 7,200,000 Tickets:
Diamond 1 Diamond 2 Diamond 3 Diamond 4
$3 $3 16.67 432,000
$3 $3 16.67 432,000
$6$6 50 144,000
$3 $3 $6 50 144,000
$6 $6 33.33 216,000
$9 $9 166.67 43,200
$9 $9 166.67 43,200
$3 $6 $9 166.67 43,200
$9 $9 166.67 43,200
$6 $3 $9 166.67 43,200
$6 + $9 $15 200 36,000
$6 $3 $6 $15 200 36,000
$6 $3 $6 $15 200 36,000
$9 $6 $15 200 36,000
$30 $30 333.33 21,600
$30 $30 500 14,400
$6 $3 + $9 $3 $9 $30 200 36,000
$90 $90 1,000 7,200
$90 $90 1,000 7,200
$300 $300 30,000 240
$3,000 $3,000 120,000 60
$60,000 $60,000 720,000 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 Diamond Mine '06 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 Diamond Mine '06, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Diamond Mine '06 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 Diamond Mine '06 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 Diamond Mine '06 or through normal communications methods.

GREGORY C. FAJT,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-1224. Filed for public inspection June 30, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]



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