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Pennsylvania Safe Cracker Instant Lottery Game

[37 Pa.B. 4958]
[Saturday, September 8, 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 Safe Cracker.

   2.  Price:  The price of a Pennsylvania Safe Cracker instant lottery game ticket is $3.

   3.  Play Symbols:  Each Pennsylvania Safe Cracker instant lottery game ticket will contain 6 ''VAULT'' areas, designated as ''VAULT 1,'' ''VAULT 2,'' ''VAULT 3,'' ''VAULT 4,'' ''VAULT 5'' and ''VAULT 6.'' Each ''VAULT'' is played separately. There are 60 play symbols, which are the numbers 01 through 60. Each ''VAULT'' will contain 5 play symbols. Each ticket will also contain a ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' area. The ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' area will consist of twenty-one play symbols numbers in a 3 × 7 grid. The 21 play symbols that may be located in the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' area will be numbers ranging from 01 through 60.

   4.  Prize Symbols:  The prize symbols and their captions located in the 6 ''PRIZE'' areas are: FREE (TICKET), $3.00 (THR DOL), $6.00 (SIX DOL), $9.00 (NIN DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $12$ (TWELV), $15$ (FIFTN), $20$ (TWENTY), $30$ (THIRTY), $50$ (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $150 (ONEHUNFTY), $300 (THR HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO), $3,000 (THR THO), $30,000 (TRY THO) and $60,000 (STY THO).

   5.  Prizes:  The prizes that can be won in this game are: Free $3 Ticket, $3, $6, $9, $10, $12, $15, $20, $30, $50, $100, $150, $300, $1,000, $3,000, $30,000 and $60,000. The player can win up to 6 times on a ticket.

   6.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game:  Approximately 5,400,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Safe Cracker instant lottery game.

   7.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $60,000 (STY THO) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $60,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $30,000 (TRY THO) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $3,000 (THR THO) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000.

   (d)  Holders of tickets upon which all five of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match five of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000.

   (e)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (f)  Holders of tickets upon which all five of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match five of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $300 (THR HUN) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $900.

   (g)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $300 (THR HUN) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

   (h)  Holders of tickets upon which four of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match four of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $150 (ONEHUNFTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

   (i)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $150 (ONEHUNFTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $150.

   (j)  Holders of tickets upon which all five of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match five of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $150.

   (k)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (l)  Holders of tickets upon which four of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match four of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (m)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (n)  Holders of tickets upon which four of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match four of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (o)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $30$ (THIRTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

   (p)  Holders of tickets upon which four of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match four of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $15$ (FIFTN) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

   (q)  Holders of tickets upon which all five of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match five of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

   (r)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (s)  Holders of tickets upon which four of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match four of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (t)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $15$ (FIFTN) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

   (u)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $12$ (TWELV) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $12.

   (v)  Holders of tickets upon which four of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match four of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $6.00 (SIX DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $12.

   (w)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (x)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $9.00 (NIN DOL) appears in the "PRIZE" area under that "VAULT," on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $9.

   (y)  Holders of tickets upon which all five of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match five of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $9.

   (z)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $6.00 (SIX DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

   (aa)  Holders of tickets upon which four of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match four of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

   (bb)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

   (cc)  Holders of tickets upon which three of the play symbols within a single ''VAULT'' match three of the ''COMBINATION NUMBERS'' play symbols, and a prize symbol of FREE (TICKET) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area under that ''VAULT,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of one Pennsylvania Safe Cracker 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:

Match 3 Numbers To The
Combination Numbers Within
A Single Vault, Win With
Prize(s) Of:
Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No. of
Winners Per
5,400,000 Tickets
FREE FREE $3 TICKET 14.29 378,000
$3 $3 50 108,000
$3 × 2 $6 50 108,000
$3 w/MATCH 4 $6 50 108,000
$6 $6 50 108,000
$3 w/MATCH 5 $9 200 27,000
$3 × 3 $9 100 54,000
$9 $9 100 54,000
$10 $10 62.50 86,400
$3 × 4 $12 1,000 5,400
$6 w/MATCH 4 $12 500 10,800
$12 $12 500 10,800
$3 × 5 $15 500 10,800
$15 $15 333.33 16,200
$10 × 2 $20 166.67 32,400
$10 w/MATCH 4 $20 500 10,800
$20 $20 500 10,800
$10 × 3 $30 3,000 1,800
$15 × 2 $30 3,000 1,800
$10 w/MATCH 5 $30 3,000 1,800
$15 w/MATCH 4 $30 3,000 1,800
$30 $30 3,000 1,800
$10 × 5 $50 3,000 1,800
$10 w/MATCH 5 + $20 $50 3,000 1,800
$15 × 2 + $20 $50 3,000 1,800
$15 w/MATCH 4 + $20 $50 3,000 1,800
$50 $50 3,000 1,800
$10 w/MATCH 4 + $20 × 4 $100 3,529 1,530
$20 w/MATCH 4 + $15 × 4 $100 3,529 1,530
$20 w/MATCH 4 + $20 × 3 $100 3,529 1,530
$50 × 2 $100 3,529 1,530
$50 w/MATCH 4 $100 3,429 1,575
$100 $100 3,429 1,575
$50 × 3 $150 12,000 450
$50 w/MATCH 4 + $50 $150 12,000 450
$50 w/MATCH 5 $150 12,000 450
$150 $150 12,000 450
$50 × 6 $300 30,000 180
$50 w/MATCH 5 + $50    w/MATCH 5 $300 30,000 180
$100 × 3 $300 30,000 180
$150 × 2 $300 30,000 180
$150 w/MATCH 4 $300 30,000 180
$300 $300 30,000 180
$300 w/MATCH 5 + $100 $1,000 30,000 180
$300 × 3 + $100 $1,000 30,000 180
$1,000 $1,000 30,000 180
$1,000 w/MATCH 5 $3,000 120,000 45
$1,000 × 3 $3,000 120,000 45
$3,000 $3,000 120,000 45
$30,000 $30,000 1,080,000 5
$60,000 $60,000 1,080,000 5
MATCH 4 = Win double the prize shown under that VAULT.
MATCH 5 = Win triple the prize shown under that VAULT.
Only the highest prize won in each VAULT will be paid.

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 Safe Cracker 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 Safe Cracker, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Safe Cracker 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 Safe Cracker 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 Safe Cracker or through normal communications methods.

THOMAS W. WOLF,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 07-1679. Filed for public inspection September 7, 2007, 9:00 a.m.]



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