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Pennsylvania $50 Million Super Bingo Instant Lottery Game

[37 Pa.B. 1002]
[Saturday, February 24, 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 $50 Million Super Bingo.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania $50 Million Super Bingo instant lottery game ticket is $5.

   3.  Play Symbols:

   (a)  Each Pennsylvania $50 Million Super Bingo instant lottery game ticket will contain 10 play areas designated as ''Card 1,'' ''Card 2,'' ''Card 3,'' ''Card 4,'' ''Card 5,'' ''Card 6,'' ''Card 7,'' ''Card 8,'' ''Card 9'' and ''Card 10.'' The 77 play symbols located in the ten play areas are: The numbers 1 through 75, ''FREE'' symbol and a ''5X'' symbol. The ''FREE'' symbol is a free space. The ''5X'' symbol is a free space, and when it appears in a winning pattern, the prize quintuples.

   (b)  Each ticket will also contain a ''Caller's Card'' area. The ''Caller's Card'' area will consist of 30 spaces on a 6 by 5 grid. The play symbols that may be located in each space on the grid are: The letter B with a number 1 through 15; the letter I with a number 16 through 30; the letter N with a number 31 through 45; the letter G with a number 46 through 60; and the letter O with a number 61 through 75.

   4.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $5, $10, $15, $25, $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $100,000.

   5.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 14,400,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania $50 Million Super Bingo instant lottery game.

   6.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols to eight of the nine spaces appearing in the highlighted ''S'' pattern, which includes the spaces appearing in the top horizontal row in the ''I,'' ''N'' and ''G'' columns; the space appearing in the second horizontal row from the top in the ''I'' column; extending through the ''FREE'' space appearing in the third horizontal row from the top in the ''N'' column; the space appearing in the fourth horizontal row from the top in the ''G'' column; and the spaces appearing in the fifth horizontal row from the top in the ''I,'' ''N'' and ''G'' columns on ''Card 1'' or ''Card 2'' or ''Card 3'' or ''Card 4'' or ''Card 5'' or ''Card 6'' or ''Card 7'' or ''Card 8'' or ''Card 9'' or ''Card 10,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in an ''X'' pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corners on ''Card 10,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 10,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (d)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in an ''X'' pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corners on ''Card 8'' or ''Card 9,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (e)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 8'' or ''Card 9,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (f)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in an ''X'' pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corners on ''Card 4'' or ''Card 5'' or ''Card 6'' or ''Card 7,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (g)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 10,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (h)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in four of the five spaces in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, and a ''5X'' play symbol in the remaining space of that same horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 10,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (i)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 9,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

   (j)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 6'' or ''Card 7,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

   (k)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in four of the five spaces in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, and a ''5X'' play symbol in the remaining space of that same horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 9,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

   (l)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in an ''X'' pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corners on ''Card 2'' or ''Card 3,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (m)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 4'' or ''Card 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (n)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 7'' or ''Card 8,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (o)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 10,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (p)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 3,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (q)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 4'' or ''Card 5'' or ''Card 6,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (r)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in an ''X'' pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corners on ''Card 1,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (s)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 9,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (t)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in four of the five spaces in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, and a ''5X'' play symbol in the remaining space of that same horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 6'' or ''Card 7'' or ''Card 8,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (u)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 2,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

   (v)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 3,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

   (w)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in four of the five spaces in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, and a ''5X'' play symbol in the remaining space of that same horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 1'' or ''Card 2'' or ''Card 3'' or ''Card 4'' or ''Card 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

   (x)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a postage stamp pattern, matching four numbers to form a postage stamp (a 2 × 2 grid) in any of the four corners on ''Card 1,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

   (y)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 1'' or ''Card 2,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (z)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 6'' or ''Card 7'' or ''Card 8,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (aa)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 1'' or ''Card 2'' or ''Card 3'' or ''Card 4'' or ''Card 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   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:

Win With Prizes of: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
14,400,000 Tickets
LINE CARD 1 $5 30 480,000
LINE CARD 2 $5 30 480,000
LINE CARD 3 $5 60 240,000
LINE CARD 4 $5 60 240,000
LINE CARD 5 $5 60 240,000
LINE CARD 6 $10 120 120,000
LINE CARD 7 $10 120 120,000
LINE CARD 8 $10 120 120,000
LINE CARDS 1 & 2 $10 120 120,000
LINE CARDS 4 & 5 $10 120 120,000
4 CORNERS CARD 1 $10 120 120,000
4 CORNERS CARD 2 $10 60 240,000
POSTAGE STAMP CARD 1 $15 60 240,000
LINE CARDS 1, 2, 3 & 4 $20 100 144,000
LINE CARDS 2 & 5 + 4 CORNERS    CARD 1 $20 300 48,000
4 CORNERS CARDS 1 & 2 $20 300 48,000
LINE CARD 1 w/5X MULTIPLIER $25 600 24,000
LINE CARD 2 w/5X MULTIPLIER $25 600 24,000
LINE CARD 3 w/5X MULTIPLIER $25 600 24,000
LINE CARD 4 w/5X MULTIPLIER $25 600 24,000
LINE CARD 5 w/5X MULTIPLIER $25 600 24,000
LINE CARDS 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 $25 200 72,000
4 CORNERS CARD 3 $25 600 24,000
POSTAGE STAMP CARD 2 $25 600 24,000
LINE CARD 9 $50 930.23 15,480
LINE CARD 1 w/5X MULTIPLIER +    LINE CARD 2 w/5X MULTIPLIER $50 923.08 15,600
LINE CARD 3 w/5X MULTIPLIER +    LINE CARD 4 w/5X MULTIPLIER $50 923.08 15,600
LINE CARD 6 w/5X MULTIPLIER $50 923.08 15,600
LINE CARD 7 w/5X MULTIPLIER $50 923.08 15,600
LINE CARD 8 w/5X MULTIPLIER $50 923.08 15,600
LINE CARDS 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 $50 923.08 15,600
POSTAGE STAMP CARDS 1 & 2 + LINE    CARDS 3 & 4 $50 937.50 15,360
X CARD 1 $50 930.23 15,480
4 CORNERS CARD 4 $50 930.23 15,480
4 CORNERS CARD 5 $50 930.23 15,480
4 CORNERS CARD 6$50 930.23 15,480
POSTAGE STAMP CARD 3 $50 930.23 15,480
LINE CARD 10 $100 4,800 3,000
4 CORNERS CARD 7 $100 4,800 3,000
4 CORNERS CARD 8 $100 4,800 3,000
POSTAGE STAMP CARD 4 $100 4,800 3,000
POSTAGE STAMP CARD 5 $100 4,800 3,000
X CARD 2 $100 4,800 3,000
X CARD 3 $100 4,800 3,000
X CARD 1 + 4 CORNERS CARD 4 $100 4,800 3,000
LINE CARD 9 w/5X MULTIPLIER $250 40,000 360
POSTAGE STAMP CARD 6 $250 60,000 240
POSTAGE STAMP CARD 7 $250 60,000 240
4 CORNERS CARD 9 $250 60,000 240
LINE CARD 10 w/5X MULTIPLIER $500 40,000 360
4 CORNERS CARD 10 $500 40,000 360
X CARD 4 $500 40,000 360
X CARD 5 $500 40,000 360
X CARD 6 $500 40,000 360
X CARD 7 $500 40,000 360
POSTAGE STAMP CARD 8 $500 40,000 360
POSTAGE STAMP CARD 9 $500 40,000 360
X CARD 4 + POSTAGE STAMP CARD 8 $1,000 60,000 240
X CARD 5 + 4 CORNERS CARD 10 $1,000 60,000 240
X CARD 8 $1,000 60,000 240
X CARD 9 $1,000 60,000 240
POSTAGE STAMP CARD 10 $1,000 60,000 240
X CARD 10 $5,000 120,000 120
S PATTERN ON ANY CARD $100,000 720,000 20

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 $50 Million Super Bingo instant lottery game tickets. The conduct of the game will be governed by 61 Pa. Code § 819.222 (relating to retailer bonuses and incentives).

   9.  Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania $50 Million Super Bingo, prize money from winning Pennsylvania $50 Million Super Bingo 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 $50 Million Super Bingo 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 $50 Million Super Bingo or through normal communications methods.

GREGORY C. FAJT,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 07-326. Filed for public inspection February 23, 2007, 9:00 a.m.]



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