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Pennsylvania Merry Money '07 Instant Lottery Game

[37 Pa.B. 5686]
[Saturday, October 20, 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 Merry Money '07.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Merry Money '07 instant lottery game ticket is $1.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Merry Money '07 instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area. The play symbols and their captions located in the play area are: FREE (TICKET), $1.00 (ONE DOL), $2.00 (TWO DOL), $4.00 (FOR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20$ (TWENTY), $40$ (FORTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO) and a Double Candycane symbol (DBLCCN).

   4.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: Free $1 Ticket, $1, $2, $4, $5, $10, $20, $40, $100, $500 and $1,000.

   5.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 19,200,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Merry Money '07 instant lottery game.

   6.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets with three matching play symbols of $1,000 (ONE THO) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets with three matching play symbols of $500 (FIV HUN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (c)  Holders of tickets with three matching play symbols of $100 (ONE HUN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (d)  Holders of tickets with three matching play symbols of $40$ (FORTY) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (e)  Holders of tickets with two matching play symbols of $20$ (TWENTY) and Double Candycane symbol (DBLCCN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (f)  Holders of tickets with three matching play symbols of $20$ (TWENTY) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (g)  Holders of tickets with two matching play symbols of $10.00 (TEN DOL) and a Double Candycane symbol (DBLCCN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (h)  Holders of tickets with three matching play symbols of $10.00 (TEN DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (i)  Holders of tickets with two matching play symbols of $5.00 (FIV DOL) and a Double Candycane symbol (DBLCCN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (j)  Holders of tickets with three matching play symbols of $5.00 (FIV DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (k)  Holders of tickets with three matching play symbols of $4.00 (FOR DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

   (l)  Holders of tickets with two matching play symbols of $2.00 (TWO DOL) and a Double Candycane symbol (DBLCCN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

   (m)  Holders of tickets with three matching play symbols of $2.00 (TWO DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (n)  Holders of tickets with two matching play symbols of $1.00 (ONE DOL) and a Double Candycane symbol (DBLCCN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (o)  Holders of tickets with three matching play symbols of $1.00 (ONE DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1.

   (p)  Holders of tickets with three matching play symbols of FREE (TICKET) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of one Pennsylvania Merry Money '07 instant game ticket or one Pennsylvania Lottery instant game ticket of equivalent sale price which is currently on sale.

   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 3 Like Amounts, Win That Prize. Get 2 Like Amounts And A Double Candycane Symbol, Win Double That Prize. Win With Prizes Of: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
19,200,000 Tickets
3-FREE's FREE $1 TICKET 20 960,000
3-$1's $1 20 960,000
3-$2's $2 75 256,000
2-$1's w/Double Candycane $2 27.27 704,000
3-$4's $4 120 160,000
2-$2's w/Double Candycane $4 46.15 416,000
3-$5's $5 75 256,000
3-$10's$10 600 32,000
2-$5's w/Double Candycane $10 200 96,000
3-$20's $20 750 25,600
2-$10's w/Double Candycane $20 500 38,400
3-$40's $40 3,200 6,000
2-$20's w/Double Candycane $40 1,920 10,000
3-$100's $100 2,400 8,000
3-$500's $500 240,000 80
3-$1,000's $1,000 480,000 40
DOUBLE CANDYCANE (DBLCCN) = Win double that prize.

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 Merry Money '07 instant lottery game tickets. The conduct of the game will be governed by 61 Pa. Code § 819.222 (relating to retailer bonuses and incentive).

   9.  Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania Merry Money '07, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Merry Money '07 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 Merry Money '07 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 (72 P. S. §§ 3761-101--3761-314), 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 Merry Money '07 or through normal communications methods.

THOMAS W. WOLF,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 07-1933. Filed for public inspection October 19, 2007, 9:00 a.m.]



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