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Pennsylvania $250,000 Holiday Treasures Instant Lottery Game

[38 Pa.B. 5399]
[Saturday, September 27, 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 $250,000 Holiday Treasures.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania $250,000 Holiday Treasures instant lottery game ticket is $10.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania $250,000 Holiday Treasures instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area featuring a ''WINNING NUMBERS'' area, an ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' area and a separate ''FAST $50'' area containing one play symbol. 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), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT), 21 (TWYONE), 22 (TWYTWO), 23 (TWYTHR), 24 (TWYFOR), 25 (TWYFIV), 26 (TWYSIX), 27 (TWYSVN), 28 (TWYEGT), 29 (TWYNIN) and 30 (THIRTY). The play symbols and their captions located in the ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 8 (EIGHT), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT), 21 (TWYONE), 22 (TWYTWO), 23 (TWYTHR), 24 (TWYFOR), 25 (TWYFIV), 26 (TWYSIX), 27 (TWYSVN), 28 (TWYEGT), 29 (TWYNIN), 30 (THIRTY) and a Gift (GIFT) symbol. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''FAST $50'' area are: Snowman symbol (SNMAN), Mitten symbol (MITTEN), Wreath symbol (WREATH), Hat symbol (HAT), Candy Cane symbol (CANE), Bell symbol (BELL) and a Stocking symbol (STKNG). The ''FAST $50'' area is played separately from the rest of the game.

   4.  Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' area are: $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20$ (TWENTY), $40$ (FORTY), $50$ (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $400 (FOR HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO), $25,000 (TWYFIVTHO) and $250,000 (TWHNFYTH).

   5.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $5, $10, $20, $40, $50, $100, $400, $500, $1,000, $25,000 and $250,000. A player can win up to 15 times on a ticket.

   6.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 4,800,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania $250,000 Holiday Treasures instant lottery game.

   7.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $250,000 (TWHNFYTH) appears under the matching ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $250,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $25,000 (TWYFIVTHO) appears under the matching ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears under the matching ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (d)  Holders of tickets with a Gift (GIFT) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears in ten of the ''prize'' areas, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

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

   (f)  Holders of tickets with a Gift (GIFT) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas, and a prize symbol of $40$ (FORTY) appears in ten of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (g)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $400 (FOR HUN) appears under the matching ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

   (h)  Holders of tickets with a Gift (GIFT) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in ten of the ''prize'' areas, and a prize symbol of $40$ (FORTY) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

   (i)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears under the matching ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (j)  Holders of tickets with a Gift (GIFT) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in ten of the ''prize'' areas, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (k)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $50$ (FIFTY) appears under the matching ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (l)  Holders of tickets with a Stocking (STKNG) symbol in the ''FAST $50'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (m)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $40$ (FORTY) appears under the matching ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (n)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears under the matching ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

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

   (p)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears under the matching ''ORNAMENT NUMBERS'' play symbol, 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:

When Any Of The Ornament Numbers Match Any Of The Five Winning Numbers, Win With Prize(s) Of: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
4,800,000 Tickets
$5 × 2 $10 15 320,000
$10 $10 12 400,000
$5 × 4 $20 40 120,000
$10 × 2 $20 40 120,000
$20 $20 30 160,000
$10 × 4 $40 200 24,000
$20 × 2 $40 200 24,000
$40 $40 150 32,000
$5 × 10 $50 600 8,000
$10 × 5 $50 600 8,000
$50 w/STOCKING $50 200 24,000
$50 $50 600 8,000
GIFT w/($5 × 10) + ($10 × 5) $100 200 24,000
($10 × 5) + ($50 w/STOCKING) $100 600 8,000
$20 × 5 $100 600 8,000
$50 + ($50 w/STOCKING) $100 600 8,000
$100 $100 300 16,000
GIFT w/($20 × 10) + ($40 × 5) $400 6,000 800
$40 × 10 $400 6,000 800
($50 × 7) + ($50 w/STOCKING) $400 6,000 800
$100 × 4 $400 6,000 800
$400 $400 6,000 800
GIFT w/($20 × 5) + ($40 × 10) $500 12,000 400
$50 × 10 $500 12,000 400
($50 × 9) + ($50 w/STOCKING) $500 12,000 400
$100 × 5 $500 12,000400
$500 $500 12,000 400
GIFT w/($50 × 10) + ($100 × 5) $1,000 12,000 400
$100 × 10 $1,000 12,000 400
($400 × 2) + ($100 × 2) $1,000 12,000 400
$1,000 $1,000 12,000 400
$25,000 $25,000 240,000 20
$250,000 $250,000 480,000 10
FAST $50 = Get a ''Stocking'' (STKNG) symbol win $50 automatically.
''Gift'' (GIFT) = Win all 15 prizes shown automatically.

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 $250,000 Holiday Treasures 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 $250,000 Holiday Treasures, prize money from winning Pennsylvania $250,000 Holiday Treasures 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 $250,000 Holiday Treasures 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 $250,000 Holiday Treasures or through normal communications methods.

THOMAS W. WOLF,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-1770. Filed for public inspection September 26, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]



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