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Pennsylvania 3-D tic-tac-toe Instant Lottery Game

[36 Pa.B. 361]

   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 3-D tic-tac-toe.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania 3-D tic-tac-toe instant lottery game ticket is $3.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania 3-D tic-tac-toe instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area consisting of three separate games designated as ''Game 1,'' ''Game 2'' and ''Game 3.'' Each ''Game'' is played separately. The play symbols located in the three games are: Money Bag symbol (MNYBG), Pot of Gold symbol (PTGLD), Rabbit's Foot symbol (RBTFT), Horse Shoe symbol (SHOE), Star symbol (STAR), Diamond symbol (DIMND), Clover symbol (CLOVER), Rainbow symbol (RNBOW) and Wishbone symbol (WSHBN).

   4.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are $3, $6, $9, $15, $30, $90, $300, $3,000 and $30,000. The player can win up to four times on each ticket.

   5.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed for the Game: Approximately 6,000,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania 3-D tic-tac-toe instant lottery game.

   6.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets in which three like play symbols appear in either a complete row in ''Game 1'' or in a complete column in ''Game 3'' and having a corresponding prize marker with a prize amount of $30,000 appearing in that prize marker, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets in which three like play symbols appear in either a complete column in ''Game 1'' or in a complete row in ''Game 3'' and having a corresponding prize marker with a prize amount of $3,000 appearing in that prize marker, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets in which three like play symbols appear in either a complete row in ''Game 2'' or in a complete column in ''Game 3'' and having a corresponding prize marker with a prize amount of $300 appearing in that prize marker, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

   (d)  Holders of tickets in which three like play symbols appear in either a complete column in ''Game 2'' or in a complete row in ''Game 3'' and having a corresponding prize marker with a prize amount of $90 appearing in that prize marker, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $90.

   (e)  Holders of tickets in which three like play symbols appear in either a complete row in ''Game 1'' or ''Game 2'' and having a corresponding prize marker with a prize amount of $30 appearing in that prize marker, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

   (f)  Holders of tickets in which three like play symbols appear in either a complete column in ''Game 1'' or ''Game 3'' and having a corresponding prize marker with a prize amount of $15 appearing in that prize marker, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

   (g)  Holders of tickets in which three like play symbols appear in either a complete column in ''Game 2'' or in a complete row in ''Game 3'' and having a corresponding prize marker with a prize amount of $9 appearing in that prize marker, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $9.

   (h)  Holders of tickets in which three like play symbols appear in either a complete row in ''Game 1'' or ''Game 2'' and having a corresponding prize marker with a prize amount of $6 appearing in that prize marker, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

   (i)  Holders of tickets in which three like play symbols appear in either a complete column in ''Game 1'' or ''Game 2'' and having a corresponding prize marker with a prize amount of $3 appearing in that prize marker, 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:


Get Three Like Symbols in Any Row,
or Column, Win With Prizes of:
Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 Win: Approximate Odds of 1 In: Approximate No. of Winners Per 6,000,000 Tickets
$3 $3 20 300,000
$3 $3 20 300,000
$6 $6 66.67 90,000
$6 $6 66.67 90,000
$3 $3 $6 33.33 180,000
$9 $9 66.67 90,000
$9 $9 66.67 90,000
$3 $6 $9 100 60,000
$15 $15 200 30,000
$15 $15 200 30,000
$3 $3 $9 $15 100 60,000
$30 $30 500 12,000
$30 $30 500 12,000
$6 $9 $15 $30 500 12,000
$15 $6 + $9 $30 250 24,000
$90 $90 1,200 5,000
$90 $90 1,200 5,000
$15 + $30 $30 $15 $90 1,200 5,000
$300 $300 20,000 300
$300 $300 20,000 300
$3,000 $3,000 240,000 25
$3,000 $3,000 240,000 25
$30,000 $30,000 1,200,000 5
$30,000 $30,000 1,200,000 5

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 3-D tic-tac-toe 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 3-D tic-tac-toe, prize money from winning Pennsylvania 3-D tic-tac-toe 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 3-D tic-tac-toe 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 3-D tic-tac-toe or through normal communications methods.

GREGORY C. FAJT,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-121. Filed for public inspection January 20, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]



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