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Pennsylvania Ruby 7s/Emerald 8s Instant Lottery Game

[38 Pa.B. 4586]
[Saturday, August 16, 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 Ruby 7s/Emerald 8s. There are two versions of the game. The play method for each version is identical. The name appearing on the tickets will be either Pennsylvania Ruby 7s or Pennsylvania Emerald 8s on a consecutive basis.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Ruby 7s/Emerald 8s instant lottery game ticket is $5.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Ruby 7s/Emerald 8s instant lottery game ticket will contain 12 play areas known as ''GAME 1,'' ''GAME 2,'' ''GAME 3,'' ''GAME 4,'' ''GAME 5,'' ''GAME 6,'' ''GAME 7,'' ''GAME 8,'' ''GAME 9,'' ''GAME 10,'' ''GAME 11'' and ''GAME 12.'' Each ''GAME'' is played separately. Each ''GAME'' features a play area and a ''Prize'' area. The play symbols and their captions printed in black ink, located in the play areas for Pennsylvania Ruby 7s are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT), 21 (TWYONE), 22 (TWYTWO), 23 (TWYTHR), 24 (TWYFOR) and 7 (BLK7). The play symbols and their captions printed in red ink, located in the play areas for Pennsylvania Ruby 7s are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT), 21 (TWYONE), 22 (TWYTWO), 23 (TWYTHR), 24 (TWYFOR) and 7 (RED7). The play symbols and their captions printed in black ink, located in the play areas for Pennsylvania Emerald 8s are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT), 21 (TWYONE), 22 (TWYTWO), 23 (TWYTHR), 24 (TWYFOR) and 8 (BLK8). The play symbols and their captions printed in green ink, located in the play areas for Pennsylvania Emerald 8s are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT), 21 (TWYONE), 22 (TWYTWO), 23 (TWYTHR), 24 (TWYFOR) and 8 (GRN8).

   4.  Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''Prize'' area of each ''GAME'' are: $5.00 (FIV DOL), $7.00 (SVN DOL), $8.00 (EGT DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $14$ (FORTN), $16$ (SIXTN), $20$ (TWENTY), $40$ (FORTY), $50$ (FIFTY), $70$ (SEVENTY), $80$ (EIGHTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $700 (SVN HUN), $800 (EGT HUN), $7,000 (SVN THO), $8,000 (EGT THO), $10,000 (TEN THO) and $100,000 (ONEHUNTHO).

   5.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $5, $7, $8, $10, $14, $16, $20, $40, $50, $70, $80, $100, $700, $800, $7,000, $8,000, $10,000 and $100,000. A player can win up to 10 times on a ticket.

   6.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 14,400,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Ruby 7s/Emerald 8s instant lottery game.

   7.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $100,000 (ONEHUNTHO) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $10,000 (TEN THO) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $8,000 (EGT THO) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $8,000.

   (d)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $7,000 (SVN THO) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $7,000.

   (e)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $800 (EGT HUN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $800.

   (f)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $800 (EGT HUN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $800.

   (g)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $700 (SVN HUN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $700.

   (h)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $700 (SVN HUN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $700.

   (i)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (RED7), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, or 8 (GRN8), with the symbol and caption printed in green ink, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (RED7) or 8 (GRN8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

   (j)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (k)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (l)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $80$ (EIGHTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $80.

   (m)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $80$ (EIGHTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $80.

   (n)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (RED7), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, or 8 (GRN8), with the symbol and caption printed in green ink, and a prize symbol of $40$ (FORTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (RED7) or 8 (GRN8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $80.

   (o)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $70$ (SEVENTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $70.

   (p)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $70$ (SEVENTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $70.

   (q)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (r)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (s)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $40$ (FORTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (t)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $40$ (FORTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (u)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (RED7), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, or 8 (GRN8), with the symbol and caption printed in green ink, and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (RED7) or 8 (GRN8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (v)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (w)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (x)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (RED7), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, or 8 (GRN8), with the symbol and caption printed in green ink, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (RED7) or 8 (GRN8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (y)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $16$ (SIXTN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $16.

   (z)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $16$ (SIXTN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $16.

   (aa)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (RED7), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, or 8 (GRN8), with the symbol and caption printed in green ink, and a prize symbol of $8.00 (EGT DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (RED7) or 8 (GRN8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $16.

   (bb)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $14$ (FORTN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $14.

   (cc)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $14$ (FORTN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $14.

   (dd)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (RED7), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, or 8 (GRN8), with the symbol and caption printed in green ink, and a prize symbol of $7.00 (SVN DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (RED7) or 8 (GRN8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $14.

   (ee)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (ff)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (gg)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (RED7), with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, or 8 (GRN8), with the symbol and caption printed in green ink, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (RED7) or 8 (GRN8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (hh)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $8.00 (EGT DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $8.

   (ii)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $8.00 (EGT DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $8.

   (jj)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $7.00 (SVN DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $7.

   (kk)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $7.00 (SVN DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $7.

   (ll)  Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (mm)  Holders of tickets with a play symbol of 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8), with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that 7 (BLK7) or 8 (BLK8) play symbol in the same ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   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:

Get Two Like Numbers In The Same Game, Win Prize Shown For That Game. Win With Prize(s) Of: Win: Approximate Odds
Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
14,400,000 Tickets
$5 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $5 30 480,000
$5 $5 30 480,000
$7 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $7 100 144,000
$7 $7 100 144,000
$8 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $8 100 144,000
$8 $8 100 144,000
$5 × 2 $10 120 120,000
$5 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8 $10 120 120,000
$10 $10 120 120,000
$10 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $10 120 120,000
$7 × 2 $14 300 48,000
$7 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8 $14 200 72,000
$14 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $14 200 72,000
$14 $14 300 48,000
$8 × 2 $16 300 48,000
$8 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8 $16 200 72,000
$16 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $16 200 72,000
$16 $16 300 48,000
$5 × 4 $20 150 96,000
$10 × 2 $20 150 96,000
$10 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8 $20 150 96,000
$20 $20 150 96,000
$20 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $20 150 96,000
$5 × 8 $40 600 24,000
($7 × 5) + $5 $40 600 24,000
$8 × 5 $40 600 24,000
$10 × 4 $40 600 24,000
$20 × 2 $40 600 24,000
$20 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8 $40 600 24,000
$40 $40 600 24,000
$40 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $40 600 24,000
$5 × 10 $50 4,800 3,000
$10 × 5 $50 4,800 3,000
($10 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8)    + ($10 × 3) $50 4,800 3,000
$14 + $16 + $20 $50 4,800 3,000
($20 × 2) + $10 $50 4,800 3,000
$50 $50 4,800 3,000
$50 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $50 4,800 3,000
$7 × 10 $70 6,000 2,400
$10 × 7 $70 6,000 2,400
$14 × 5 $70 6,000 2,400
($20 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8)    + ($10 × 3) $70 6,000 2,400
$70 $70 6,000 2,400
$70 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $70 6,000 2,400
$8 × 10 $80 6,000 2,400
$10 × 8 $80 6,000 2,400
$16 × 5 $80 6,000 2,400
$20 × 4 $80 6,000 2,400
$40 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8 $80 6,000 2,400
$80 $80 6,000 2,400
$80 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $80 6,000 2,400
$10 × 10 $100 1,714 8,400
$20 × 5 $100 1,714 8,400
($20 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8)    + ($20 × 3) $100 1,714 8,400
($40 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8)    + ($5 × 4) $100 1,714 8,400
$100 $100 1,714 8,400
$100 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $100 1,714 8,400
$70 × 10 $700 60,000 240
$100 × 7 $700 60,000 240
($100 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8)    + ($100 × 5) $700 60,000 240
$700 $700 60,000 240
$700 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $700 60,000 240
$80 × 10 $800 60,000 240
$100 × 8 $800 60,000 240
($100 w/RED 7 or GREEN 8)    + ($100 × 6) $800 60,000 240
$800 $800 60,000 240
$800 w/BLACK 7 or BLACK 8 $800 60,000 240
$700 × 10 $7,000 1,200,000 12
$7,000 $7,000 1,200,000 12
$800 × 10 $8,000 1,200,000 12
$8,000 $8,000 1,200,000 12
$10,000 $10,000 1,200,000 12
$100,000 $100,000 720,000 20
Black 7 (BLK7) or Black 8 (BLK8) symbol = Win the prize shown for that game automatically.
Red 7 (RED7) or Green 8 (GRN8) symbol = Win double the prize shown for that game.

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 Ruby 7s/Emerald 8s 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 Ruby 7s/Emerald 8s, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Ruby 7s/Emerald 8s 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 Ruby 7s/Emerald 8s 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 Ruby 7s/Emerald 8s or through normal communications methods.

THOMAS W. WOLF,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-1507. Filed for public inspection August 15, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]



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