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Pennsylvania Match & WinTM Instant Lottery Game

[38 Pa.B. 420]
[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 Match & WinTM.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Match & WinTM instant lottery game ticket is $3.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Match & WinTM instant lottery game ticket will contain a ''Play Grid'' area, a ''STAR NUMBERS'' area and a horizontal ''prize'' area and vertical ''prize'' area. The ''Play Grid'' area consists of 27 spaces on a play grid 9 columns wide by 3 rows deep. The 9 vertical ''Columns'' are designated as ''Column 1,'' ''Column 2,'' ''Column 3,'' ''Column 4,'' ''Column 5,'' ''Column 6,'' ''Column 7,'' ''Column 8'' and ''Column 9.'' The 3 horizontal ''Rows'' are designated as ''Row 1,'' ''Row 2'' and ''Row 3.'' Each ''Column'' and each ''Row'' offers a separate chance to win. The play symbols appearing in the ''Play Grid'' area are a variable selection consisting of 27 of the 90 distinctive play symbols. Each Pennsylvania Match & WinTM instant lottery game ticket will also contain a ''STAR NUMBERS'' area consisting of 20 of the 90 play symbols in a 2 x 10 grid. The play symbols located in the ''Play Grid'' area and in the ''STAR NUMBERS'' area are the numbers 1 through 90.

   4.  Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the 9 ''prize'' areas, one below each of the 9 vertical ''Columns'' are: $3.00 (THR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $6.00 (SIX DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $15$ (FIFTN), $20$ (TWENTY), $40$ (FORTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $300 (THR HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO) and $3,000 (THR THO). The prize symbols and their captions located in the 3 ''prize'' areas, one to the right of each of the 3 horizontal ''Rows'' are: $3.00 (THR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $6.00 (SIX DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $15$ (FIFTN), $20$ (TWENTY), $30$ (THIRTY), $40$ (FORTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $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: $3, $5, $6, $10, $15, $20, $30, $40, $100, $300, $1,000, $3,000, $30,000 and $60,000. The player can win up to 5 times on each ticket.

   6.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 6,000,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Match & WinTM instant lottery game.

   7.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $60,000 (STY THO) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $60,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $30,000 (TRY THO) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $3,000 (THR THO) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000.

   (d)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols appearing in a complete vertical ''Column,'' and a prize symbol of $3,000 (THR THO) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately below that ''Column,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000.

   (e)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (f)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols appearing in a complete vertical ''Column,'' and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately below that ''Column,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (g)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $300 (THR HUN) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

   (h)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols appearing in a complete vertical ''Column,'' and a prize symbol of $300 (THR HUN) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately below that ''Column,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

   (i)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (j)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols appearing in a complete vertical ''Column'' and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately below that ''Column,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (k)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $40$ (FORTY) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (l)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols appearing in a complete vertical ''Column'' and a prize symbol of $40$ (FORTY) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately below that ''Column,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (m)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $30$ (THIRTY) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

   (n)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (o)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols appearing in a complete vertical ''Column,'' and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately below that ''Column,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (p)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $15$ (FIFTN) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

   (q)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols appearing in a complete vertical ''Column,'' and a prize symbol of $15$ (FIFTN) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately below that ''Column,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

   (r)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (s)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols appearing in a complete vertical ''Column,'' and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately below that ''Column,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (t)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $6.00 (SIX DOL) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

   (u)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols appearing in a complete vertical ''Column,'' and a prize symbol of $6.00 (SIX DOL) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately below that ''Column,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

   (v)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (w)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols appearing in a complete vertical ''Column,'' and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately below that ''Column,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (x)  Holders of tickets in which nine of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact nine play symbols appearing in a complete horizontal ''Row,'' and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately to the right of that ''Row,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

   (y)  Holders of tickets in which three of the ''STAR NUMBERS'' play symbols match the same exact three play symbols appearing in a complete vertical ''Column,'' and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the corresponding ''prize'' area immediately below that ''Column,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

   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 You Match All
Of The Numbers In
A Complete Vertical
Column In The Play Grid, Win Prize Shown Below That Column.
Win With Prize(s) Of:
When You Match All Of The Numbers In A Complete Horizontal Row In The Play Grid, Win Prize Shown To The Right Of That Row. Win With Prize(s) Of: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate
No. Of Winners
Per 6,000,000 Tickets
$3  $3 18.18    330,000
$3 $3 18.18    330,000
$5 $5 29.41    204,000
$5 $5 33.33    180,000
$3 × 2 $6 200 30,000
$3 × 2 $6 200 30,000
$6 $6 200 30,000
$6 $6 200 30,000
$5 × 2 $10 200 30,000
$5 × 2 $10 200 30,000
$10 $10 200 30,000
$10 $10 200 30,000
$3 × 5 $15 500 12,000
$5 × 3 $15 500 12,000
$5 × 2 $5 $15 500 12,000
$15 $15 500 12,000
$15 $15 500 12,000
$5 × 4 $20 1,000 6,000
$10 × 2 $20 1,000 6,000
$10 × 2 $20 1,000 6,000
$10 $10 $20 1,000 6,000
$20 $20 1,000 6,000
$20 $20 200 30,000
$10 × 4 $40 1,714 3,500
$5 × 2 $30 $40 1,714 3,500
$10 × 2 $20 $40 1,714 3,500
$20 $20 $40 1,714 3,500
$40 $40 1,714 3,500
$40 $40 1,714 3,500
$20 × 5 $100 2,000 3,000
$40 × 2 $20 $100 2,000 3,000
$100 $100 1,600 3,750
$100 $100 1,600 3,750
$100 × 3 $300 30,000 200
$100 × 2 $100 $300 30,000 200
$300 $300 30,000 200
$300 $300 30,000 200
$300 × 3 $100 $1,000 30,000 200
$1,000 $1,000 30,000 200
$1,000 $1,000 30,000 200
$3,000 $3,000 240,000 25
$3,000 $3,000 240,000 25
$30,000 $30,000 600,000 10
$60,000 $60,000 1,200,000 5

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 Match & WinTM 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 Match & WinTM, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Match & WinTM 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 Match & WinTM 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 Match & WinTM or through normal communications methods.

THOMAS W. WOLF,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-116. Filed for public inspection January 18, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]



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