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DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Pennsylvania Blazing 8s Instant Lottery Game

[36 Pa.B. 7770]
[Saturday, December 16, 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 Blazing 8s.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Blazing 8s instant lottery game ticket is $2.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Blazing 8s instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area. The play symbols and their captions printed in black ink, located in the play area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT) and 8 (BKEGT). The play symbols and their captions printed in red ink, located in the play area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT) and 8 (REGT).

   4.  Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions, located in the 10 ''prize'' areas are: $1.00 (ONE DOL), $2.00 (TWO DOL), $3.00 (THR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20$ (TWENTY), $50$ (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO) and $28,000 (TWYEGTTHO).

   5.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $1, $2, $3, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500, $1,000 and $28,000. The player can win up to 10 times on the ticket.

   6.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 7,200,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Blazing 8s instant lottery game.

   7.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $28,000 (TWYEGTTHO) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that black 8 (BKEGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $28,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (BKEGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (BKEGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (d)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (REGT), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (REGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

   (e)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (BKEGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (f)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (REGT), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (REGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $60.

   (g)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (BKEGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (h)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (REGT), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (REGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

   (i)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (BKEGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (j)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (REGT), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (REGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

   (k)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (BKEGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (l)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (REGT), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (REGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

   (m)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (BKEGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (n)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (BKEGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

   (o)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (REGT), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $1.00 (ONE DOL) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (REGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

   (p)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (BKEGT) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (q)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $1.00 (ONE DOL) appearing in the ''prize'' area to the right of that 8 (BKEGT) play symbol, 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:

Find An ''8'' Symbol, Win With Prize(s) Of: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
7,200,000 Tickets
$1 × 2 $2 20 360,000
$2 $2 21.43 336,000
$1 × 3 $3 50 144,000
$1 w/RED 8 $3 50 144,000
$3 $3 50 144,000
$1 × 5 $5 300 24,000
$2 + $3 $5 300 24,000
$1 w/RED 8 + $1 × 2 $5 60 120,000
$5 $5 300 24,000
$1 × 10 $10 300 24,000
$2 × 5 $10 300 24,000
$2 w/RED 8 + $2 × 2 $10 150 48,000
$10 $10 150 48,000
$2 × 10 $20 375 19,200
$5 × 4 $20 375 19,200
$5 w/RED 8 + $5 $20 375 19,200
$10 × 2 $20 375 19,200
$20 $20 375 19,200
$5 × 10 $50 1,846 3,900
$5 w/RED 8 + $5 × 7 $50 1,846 3,900
$10 × 5 $50 1,905 3,780
$10 w/RED 8 + $10 × 2 $50 1,846 3,900
$50 $50 1,846 3,900
$10 × 10 $100 6,000 1,200
$20 × 5 $100 6,000 1,200
$20 w/RED 8 + $20 × 2 $100 6,000 1,200
$50 × 2 $100 6,000 1,200
$100 $100 6,000 1,200
$50 × 10 $500 60,000 120
$100 × 5 $500 60,000 120
$100 w/RED 8 + $100 × 2 $500 60,000 120
$500 $500 60,000 120
$100 × 10 $1,000 120,000 60
$1,000 $1,000 120,000 60
$28,000 $28,000 720,000 10
RED 8 = Triples the prize shown to the right of that symbol.

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

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

   10.  Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania Blazing 8s, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Blazing 8s 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 Blazing 8s 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.

   11.  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.

   12.  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 Blazing 8s or through normal communications methods.

GREGORY C. FAJT   
Secretary of Revenue

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-2480. Filed for public inspection December 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]



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