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Pennsylvania Electric 8's Instant Lottery Game

[37 Pa.B. 4589]
[Saturday, August 18, 2007]

   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 Electric 8's.

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

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Electric 8's 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), 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), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT) and 8 (REGT).

   4.  Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions, located in the 10 ''prize'' areas are: FREE (TICKET), $1.00 (ONE DOL), $2.00 (TWO DOL), $4.00 (FOR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $8.00 (EGT DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20$ (TWENTY), $40$ (FORTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $400 (FOR HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO) and $28,000 (TWYEGTTHO).

   5.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: Free $2 Ticket, $1, $2, $4, $5, $8, $10, $20, $40, $100, $400, $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 Electric 8's 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 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 $400 (FOR 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 $400.

   (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 $40$ (FORTY) 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 $320.

   (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 $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 $80.

   (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 $40$ (FORTY) 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 $40.

   (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 $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 $40.

   (i)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (REGT), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $4.00 (FOR 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 $32.

   (j)  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.

   (k)  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 $16.

   (l)  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.

   (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 $8.00 (EGT 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 $8.

   (n)  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 $8.

   (o)  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.

   (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 $4.00 (FOR 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 $4.

   (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 $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.

   (r)  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.

   (s)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 8 (BKEGT), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of FREE (TICKET) 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 one Pennsylvania Electric 8's instant game ticket or one Pennsylvania Lottery instant game ticket of equivalent sale price which is currently on sale.

   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 A Black ''8'' Symbol, Win With Prize(s) Of: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
7,200,000 Tickets
FREE FREE $2 TICKET 12.50 576,000
$1 × 2 $2 50 144,000
$2 $2 50 144,000
$1 × 4 $4 60 120,000
$4 $4 60 120,000
$1 × 5 $5 150 48,000
$5 $5 150 48,000
$1 × 8 $8 375 19,200
$1 w/RED 8 $8 375 19,200
$2 × 4 $8 375 19,200
$4 × 2 $8 375 19,200
$8 $8 375 19,200
$1 × 10 $10 375 19,200
($1 w/RED 8) + $2 $10 375 19,200
$2 × 5 $10 375 19,200
$5 × 2 $10 375 19,200
$10 $10 375 19,200
$2 × 10 $20 750 9,600
($2 w/RED 8) + ($2 × 2) $20 750 9,600
$5 × 4 $20 750 9,600
$10 × 2 $20 750 9,600
$20 $20 750 9,600
$4 × 10 $40 1,500 4,800
($4 w/RED 8) + ($4 × 2) $40 1,500 4,800
$5 w/RED 8 $40 1,500 4,800
$10 × 4 $40 1,500 4,800
$40 $40 1,500 4,800
$10 × 10 $100 3,000 2,400
$20 × 5 $100 3,000 2,400
($10 w/RED 8) +
   ($10 × 2)
$100 3,000 2,400
($40 × 2) + ($10 × 2) $100 3,000 2,400
$100 $100 3,000 2,400
$40 × 10 $400 20,000 360
($40 w/RED 8) +
   ($40 × 2)
$400 20,000 360
$100 × 4 $400 20,000 360
$400 $400 20,000 360
$100 × 10 $1,000 20,000 360
$1,000 $1,000 20,000 360
$28,000 $28,000720,000 10
RED 8 (REGT) = Win 8 times 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 Electric 8's 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 Electric 8's, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Electric 8's 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 Electric 8's 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 (72 P. S. §§ 3761-101--3761-314), 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 Electric 8's or through normal communications methods.

THOMAS W. WOLF,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 07-1513. Filed for public inspection August 17, 2007, 9:00 a.m.]



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