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Pennsylvania Golden Hearts Instant Lottery Game

[37 Pa.B. 6716]
[Saturday, December 15, 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 Golden Hearts.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Golden Hearts instant lottery game ticket is $5.

   3.  Play and Prize Play Symbols:

   (a)  Each Pennsylvania Golden Hearts instant lottery game ticket will contain three play areas known as ''Game 1,'' ''Game 2'' and ''Game 3'' respectively. Each game has a different game play method and is played separately. Each Pennsylvania Golden Hearts instant lottery game ticket will also contain a ''Fast $14'' bonus area.

   (b)  The prize play symbols and the play symbol and their captions located in the play area for ''Game 1'' are: $5.00 (FIV DOL), $7.00 (SVN DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $14$ (FORTN), $21$ (TWY ONE), $42$ (FRY TWO), $70$ (SEVENTY), $140 (ONEHUNFRY), $1,400 (FORTNHUN), $50,000 (FTY THO) and a Double Heart (DBLHRT) symbol.

   (c)  The play symbols and their captions located in the play area for ''Game 2'' are: Gold Bar symbol (GOLDBAR) and an X symbol (XXX).

   (d)  The play area for ''Game 3'' will contain six play symbols and a prize symbol directly above or directly below each play symbol. The play symbols and their captions located in the play area are: Kiss symbol (KISS), Bear symbol (BEAR), Candy symbol (CANDY), Diamond symbol (DMND), Gift symbol (GIFT), Cash symbol (CASH), Balloon symbol (BALLOON), Crown symbol (CROWN), Heart symbol (HEART), Bow symbol (BOW), Ring symbol (RING), Cake symbol (CAKE) and Lovebirds symbol (LVBRDS).

   (e)  The prize play symbol and the play symbols and their captions located in the ''Fast $14'' bonus area are: $14$ (FORTN), NO BONUS (TRY AGAIN) and TRY AGAIN (NO BONUS).

   4.  Prize Symbols:

   (a)  The play area for ''Game 2'' will contain a ''PRIZE'' area. The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''PRIZE'' area for ''Game 2'' are: $5.00 (FIV DOL), $7.00 (SVN DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $14$ (FORTN), $21$ (TWY ONE), $42$ (FRY TWO), $70$ (SEVENTY), $140 (ONEHUNFRY) and $1,400 (FORTNHUN).

   (b)  The play area for ''Game 3'' will contain six ''Prize'' areas. The prize symbols and their captions located in the six ''Prize'' areas for ''Game 3'' are: $5.00 (FIV DOL), $7.00 (SVN DOL), $14$ (FORTN), $21$ (TWY ONE), $42$ (FRY TWO), $70$ (SEVENTY), $140 (ONEHUNFRY), $1,400 (FORTNHUN) and $50,000 (FTY THO).

   5.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in ''Game 1'' are: $5, $7, $10, $14, $21, $42, $70, $140, $1,400 and $50,000. The prizes that can be won in ''Game 2'' are: $5, $7, $10, $14, $21, $42, $70, $140 and $1,400. The prizes that can be won in ''Game 3'' are: $5, $7, $14, $21, $42, $70, $140, $1,400 and $50,000. The prize that can be won in the ''Fast $14'' bonus area is $14. The player can win up to seven times on a ticket.

   6.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 4,200,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Golden Hearts instant lottery game.

   7.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Determination of prize winners for ''Game 1'' are:

   (1)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $50,000 (FTY THO) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50,000.

   (2)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $1,400 (FORTNHUN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,400.

   (3)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $140 (ONEHUNFRY) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $140.

   (4)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $70$ (SEVENTY) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $70.

   (5)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $42$ (FRY TWO) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $42.

   (6)  Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $14$ (FORTN) and Double Heart symbol (DBLHRT) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $28.

   (7)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $21$ (TWY ONE) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $21.

   (8)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $14$ (FORTN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $14.

   (9)  Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $7.00 (SVN DOL) and Double Heart symbol (DBLHRT) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $14.

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

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

   (12)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $7.00 (SVN DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $7.

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

   (b)  Determination of prize winners for ''Game 2'' are:

   (1)  Holders of tickets with three matching Gold Bar (GOLDBAR) play symbols in the same row, column or diagonal, and a prize symbol of $1,400 (FORTNHUN) in the ''PRIZE'' area for that game, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,400.

   (2)  Holders of tickets with three matching Gold Bar (GOLDBAR) play symbols in the same row, column or diagonal, and a prize symbol of $140 (ONEHUNFRY) in the ''PRIZE'' area for that game, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $140.

   (3)  Holders of tickets with three matching Gold Bar (GOLDBAR) play symbols in the same row, column or diagonal, and a prize symbol of $70$ (SEVENTY) in the ''PRIZE'' area for that game, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $70.

   (4)  Holders of tickets with three matching Gold Bar (GOLDBAR) play symbols in the same row, column or diagonal, and a prize symbol of $42$ (FRY TWO) in the ''PRIZE'' area for that game, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $42.

   (5)  Holders of tickets with three matching Gold Bar (GOLDBAR) play symbols in the same row, column or diagonal, and a prize symbol of $21$ (TWY ONE) in the ''PRIZE'' area for that game, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $21.

   (6)  Holders of tickets with three matching Gold Bar (GOLDBAR) play symbols in the same row, column or diagonal, and a prize symbol of $14$ (FORTN) in the ''PRIZE'' area for that game, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $14.

   (7)  Holders of tickets with three matching Gold Bar (GOLDBAR) play symbols in the same row, column or diagonal, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) in the ''PRIZE'' area for that game, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (8)  Holders of tickets with three matching Gold Bar (GOLDBAR) play symbols in the same row, column or diagonal, and a prize symbol of $7.00 (SVN DOL) in the ''PRIZE'' area for that game, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $7.

   (9)  Holders of tickets with three matching Gold Bar (GOLDBAR) play symbols in the same row, column or diagonal, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) in the ''PRIZE'' area for that game, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (c)  Determination of prize winners for ''Game 3'' are:

   (1)  Holders of tickets with a Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $50,000 (FTY THO) appearing in the ''Prize'' area either directly above or directly below that Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50,000.

   (2)  Holders of tickets with a Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $1,400 (FORTNHUN) appearing in the ''Prize'' area either directly above or directly below that Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,400.

   (3)  Holders of tickets with a Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $140 (ONEHUNFRY) appearing in the ''Prize'' area either directly above or directly below that Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $140.

   (4)  Holders of tickets with a Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $70$ (SEVENTY) appearing in the ''Prize'' area either directly above or directly below that Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $70.

   (5)  Holders of tickets with a Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $42$ (FRY TWO) appearing in the ''Prize'' area either directly above or directly below that Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $42.

   (6)  Holders of tickets with a Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $21$ (TWY ONE) appearing in the ''Prize'' area either directly above or directly below that Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $21.

   (7)  Holders of tickets with a Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $14$ (FORTN) appearing in the ''Prize'' area either directly above or directly below that Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $14.

   (8)  Holders of tickets with a Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $7.00 (SVN DOL) appearing in the ''Prize'' area either directly above or directly below that Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $7.

   (9)  Holders of tickets with a Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appearing in the ''Prize'' area either directly above or directly below that Lovebirds (LVBRDS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (d)  Determination of prize winners for the ''Fast $14'' bonus area. Holders of tickets with a $14$ (FORTN) play symbol appearing in the ''Fast $14'' bonus area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $14.

   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:

Fast $14 Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
4,200,000 Tickets
$5 $5 33.33 126,000
$5 $5 35.29 119,000
$5 $5 35.29 119,000
$7 $7 150 28,000
$7 $7 200 21,000
$7 $7 200 21,000
$5 w/Double Heart $10 200 21,000
$5 × 2 $10 300 14,000
$10 $10 120 35,000
$10 $10 60 70,000
$7 w/Double Heart $14 200 21,000
$7 $7 $14 200 21,000
$7 $7 $14 100 42,000
$7 $7 $14 100 42,000
$14 $14 300 14,000
$7 w/Double Heart $7 $21 300 14,000
$7 $7 $7 $21 300 14,000
$7 × 3 $21 200 21,000
$14 $7 $21 200 21,000
$14 $7 $21 200 21,000
$14 $7 $21 200 21,000
$21 $21 300 14,000
$21 $21 600 7,000
$21 $21 600 7,000
$14 w/Double Heart $14 $42 600 7,000
$14 $14 × 2 $42 600 7,000
$14 $7 × 4 $42 600 7,000
$14 $14 $14 $42 600 7,000
$14 $14 $14 $42 600 7,000
$14 $14 $14 $42 600 7,000
$21 × 2 $42 600 7,000
$42 $42 600 7,000
$42 $42 600 7,000
$42 $42 600 7,000
$14 $14 w/Double Heart $14 × 2 $70 1,791 2,345
$14 $14 × 4 $70 1,791 2,345
$14 $14 $14 $7 × 4 $70 1,7912,345
$70 $70 1,791 2,345
$70 $70 1,791 2,345
$70 $70 1,791 2,345
$70 × 2 $140 4,800 875
$140 $140 4,800 875
$140 $140 4,800 875
$140 $140 4,800 875
$1,400 $1,400 15,000 280
$1,400 $1,400 15,000 280
$1,400 $1,400 15,000 280
$50,000 $50,000 840,000 5
$50,000 $50,000 840,000 5
GAME 1--Get 3 like amounts, win that prize. Get 2 like amounts and a Double Heart (DBLHRT) symbol, win
double that prize amount.
GAME 2--Get three ''GOLDBAR'' (GOLDBAR) symbols in a row, column or diagonal, win prize shown.
GAME 3--Find a Lovebirds (LVBRDS) symbol in the play area and win prize shown either directly above
or directly below that symbol.
Fast $14--Reveal prize amount of $14 and win that prize automatically.

Prizes, including the 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 Golden Hearts instant lottery game tickets. The conduct of the game will be governed by 61 Pa. Code § 819.222 (relating to retailer bonuses and incentive).

   10.  Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania Golden Hearts, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Golden Hearts 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 Golden Hearts 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 Golden Hearts or through normal communications methods.

THOMAS W. WOLF,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 07-2318. Filed for public inspection December 14, 2007, 9:00 a.m.]



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