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Pennsylvania Diamond 9's Instant Lottery Game

[38 Pa.B. 413]
[Saturday, January 19, 2008]

   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 Diamond 9's.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Diamond 9's instant lottery game ticket is $2.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Diamond 9's instant lottery game ticket will contain ''WINNING NUMBERS'' and ''YOUR NUMBERS'' areas. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 8 (EIGHT), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN) and 20 (TWENT). The play symbols and their captions located in the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 8 (EIGHT), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN), 20 (TWENT), 9 symbol (NINE) and a Diamonds symbol (DMNDS).

   4.  Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''prize'' areas are: $1.00 (ONE DOL), $2.00 (TWO DOL), $3.00 (THR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $9.00 (NIN DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20$ (TWENTY), $30$ (THIRTY), $50$ (FIFTY), $90$ (NINTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $900 (NIN HUN) and $20,000 (TWY THO).

   5.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $1, $2, $3, $5, $9, $10, $20, $30, $50, $90, $100, $500, $900 and $20,000. A player can win up to 10 times on a ticket.

   6.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 7,560,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Diamond 9's instant lottery game.

   7.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $20,000 (TWY THO) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $900 (NIN HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $900.

   (c)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $900 (NIN HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $900.

   (d)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $900.

   (e)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (f)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (g)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $450.

   (h)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (i)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (j)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $90$ (NINTY) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $90.

   (k)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $90$ (NINTY) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $90.

   (l)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $90.

   (m)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), and a prize symbol of $9.00 (NIN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $81.

   (n)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (o)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (p)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $45.

   (q)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $30$ (THIRTY) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

   (r)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $30$ (THIRTY) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

   (s)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $27.

   (t)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (u)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (v)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $18.

   (w)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (x)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (y)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $9.00 (NIN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $9.

   (z)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $9.00 (NIN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $9.

   (aa)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), and a prize symbol of $1.00 (ONE DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the Diamonds symbol (DMNDS), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $9.

   (bb)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (cc)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (dd)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

   (ee)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

   (ff)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (gg)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a 9 symbol (NINE), and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the 9 symbol (NINE), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (hh)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches either of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $1.00 (ONE DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area to the right of the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1.

   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:


When Any Of Your Numbers Match Either Winning Number, Win With Prize(s) Of: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate
No. Of Winners
Per 7,560,000 Tickets
$1 × 2 $2 33.33 226,800
''9'' w/$2 $2 25 302,400
$2 $2 37.50 201,600
$1 × 3 $3 75 100,800
''9'' w/$3 $3 30 252,000
$3 $3 75 100,800
$1 × 5 $5 150 50,400
''9'' w/$5 $5 75 100,800
$5 $5 150 50,400
$1 × 9 $9 375 20,160
$1 w/DIAMONDS $9 375 20,160
''9'' w/$9 $9 187.50 40,320
$9 $9 375 20,160
$1 × 10 $10 1,500 5,040
$2 × 5 $10 1,500 5,040
''9'' w/$10 $10 750 10,080
($1 w/DIAMONDS) + $1 $10 375 20,160
$10 $10 750 10,080
$2 × 10 $20 750 10,080
($2 w/DIAMONDS) + $2 $20 500 15,120
$5 × 4 $20 1,500 5,040
$10 × 2 $20 1,500 5,040
''9'' w/$20 $20 750 10,080
$20 $20 1,500 5,040
$5 × 6 $30 2,400 3,150
($1 w/DIAMONDS) + ($3 × 7) $30 1,905 3,969
($2 w/DIAMONDS) + ($3 × 4) $30 1,905 3,969
($3 w/DIAMONDS) + $3 $30 1,905 3,969
$10 × 3 $30 2,400 3,150
''9'' w/$30 $30 1,875 4,032
$30 $30 2,400 3,150
$5 × 10 $50 3,000 2,520
($5 w/DIAMONDS) + $5 $50 3,000 2,520
$10 × 5 $50 3,000 2,520
''9'' w/$50 $50 3,000 2,520
$50 $50 3,000 2,520
$9 × 10 $90 10,000 756
$10 × 9 $90 10,000 756
($9 w/DIAMONDS) + $9 $90 6,316 1,197
($10 w/DIAMONDS) $90 6,316 1,197
$30 × 3 $90 10,000 756
''9'' w/$90 $90 6,316 1,197
$90 $90 8,000 945
$10 × 10 $100 12,000 630
($10 w/DIAMONDS) + ($5 × 2) $100 8,000 945
($10 w/DIAMONDS) + $10 $100 8,000 945
$50 × 2 $100 12,000 630
''9'' w/$100 $100 8,000 945
$100 $100 12,000 630
$50 × 10 $500 60,000 126
$100 × 5 $500 60,000 126
($50 w/DIAMONDS) + $50 $500 60,000 126
''9'' w/$500 $500 60,000 126
$500 $500 60,000 126
$90 × 10 $900 60,000 126
($100 w/DIAMONDS) $900 60,000 126
''9'' w/$900 $900 60,000 126
$900 $900 60,000 126
$20,000 $20,000 840,000 9
9 (NINE) Symbol = Win prize to the right of it automatically.
DIAMONDS (DMNDS) Symbol = Win 9 times the prize shown to the right of it.

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 Diamond 9's 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 Diamond 9's, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Diamond 9'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 Diamond 9'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 Diamond 9's or through normal communications methods.

THOMAS W. WOLF,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-113. Filed for public inspection January 18, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]



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