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DEPARTMENT
OF REVENUE

Pennsylvania $500 A Week For Life '08 Instant Lottery Game

[38 Pa.B. 6344]
[Saturday, November 15, 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 $500 A Week For Life '08.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania $500 A Week For Life '08 instant lottery game ticket is $1.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania $500 A Week For Life '08 instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area containing nine prize play symbols. The prize play symbols and their captions located in the play area are: FREE (TICKET), $1.00 (ONE DOL), $2.00 (TWO DOL), $4.00 (FOR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20.00 (TWENTY), $40.00 (FORTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $$ (DBL$) and LIFE ($500/WK).

   4.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: Free $1 Ticket, $1, $2, $4, $5, $10, $20, $40, $100, and $500 a week for life ($520,000 lifetime minimum).

   5.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 24,000,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania $500 A Week For Life '08 instant lottery game. A player can win 1 time on a ticket.

   6.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of LIFE ($500/WK) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500 a week for life ($520,000 lifetime minimum) which shall be paid by an initial cash payment of $26,000 plus equal annual payments of $26,000 over the lifetime of the winner and continuing under the provisions of 61 Pa. Code §  811.16 (relating to prizes payable after death of prize winner) until the $520,000 minimum has been paid. If the winner of the Pennsylvania $500 A Week For Life prize is younger than 18 years of age, the winner will not begin to receive the prize until the winner reaches 18 years of age. Only one claimant per ticket allowed.

   (b)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $100 (ONE HUN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (c)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $40.00 (FORTY) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (d)  Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $20.00 (TWENTY) and a $$ symbol (DBL$) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (e)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $20.00 (TWENTY) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (f)  Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $10.00 (TEN DOL) and a $$ symbol (DBL$) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (g)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $10.00 (TEN DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (h)  Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $5.00 (FIV DOL) and a $$ symbol (DBL$) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (i)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $5.00 (FIV DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (j)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $4.00 (FOR DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

   (k)  Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $2.00 (TWO DOL) and a $$ symbol (DBL$) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

   (l)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $2.00 (TWO DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (m)  Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $1.00 (ONE DOL) and a $$ symbol (DBL$) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (n)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $1.00 (ONE DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1.

   (o)  Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of FREE (TICKET) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of one Pennsylvania $500 A Week For Life '08 instant game ticket or one Pennsylvania Lottery instant game ticket of equivalent sale price which is currently on sale.

   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:

Get 3 Like Amounts, Win That Prize. Get 2 Like Amounts And A $$ Symbol, Win Double That Prize. Win With Prize(s) Of: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
24,000,000 Tickets
3--FREE's FREE $1 TICKET 12 2,000,000
3--$1's $1 42.86 560,000
3--$2's $2 42.86 560,000
2--$1's w/$$ $2 37.50 640,000
3--$4's $4 85.71 280,000
2--$2's w/$$ $4 85.71 280,000
3--$5's $5 75 320,000
3--$10's $10 200 120,000
2--$5's w/$$ $10 200 120,000
3--$20's $20 600 40,000
2--$10's w/$$ $20 600 40,000
3--$40's $40 4,800 5,000
2--$20's w/$$ $40 4,800 5,000
3--$100's $100 2,759 8,700
3--LIFE's $500/WK/LIFE 4,800,000 5
$$ (DBL$) = Win double that prize.

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 $500 A Week For Life '08 instant lottery game tickets. The conduct of the game will be governed by 61 Pa. Code § 819.222 (relating to retailer bonuses and incentive).

   9.  Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania $500 A Week For Life '08, prize money from winning Pennsylvania $500 A Week For Life '08 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 $500 A Week For Life '08 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 $500 A Week For Life '08 or through normal communications methods.

THOMAS W. WOLF,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-2088. Filed for public inspection November 14, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]



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