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Pennsylvania Fast Jacks Instant Lottery Game

[38 Pa.B. 1020]
[Saturday, February 23, 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 Fast Jacks.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Fast Jacks instant lottery game ticket is $1.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Fast Jacks instant lottery game ticket will contain five play areas known as ''HAND 1,'' ''HAND 2,'' ''HAND 3,'' ''HAND 4'' and ''HAND 5.'' Each ''HAND'' is played separately. The card play symbols and their captions located in the five play areas are: 2 (TWO), 3 (THR), 4 (FOR), 5 (FIV), 6 (SIX), 7 (SVN), 8 (EGT), 9 (NIN), 10 (TEN), Queen (QUN), King (KNG), Ace (ACE), Jack (JCK) and JJ (2JCK).

   4.  Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the five play areas are: FREE (TICKET), $1.00 (ONE DOL), $2.00 (TWO DOL), $3.00 (THR DOL), $4.00 (FOR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20$ (TWENTY), $40$ (FORTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $400 (FOR HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO) and $5,000 (FIV THO).

   5.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: Free $1 Ticket, $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $10, $20, $40, $100, $400, $1,000 and $5,000. A player can win up to five times on a ticket.

   6.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 10,800,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Fast Jacks instant lottery game.

   7.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $5,000 (FIV THO) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $400 (FOR HUN) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

   (d)  Holders of tickets with a card play symbol of a Pair Of Jacks (2JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

   (e)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (f)  Holders of tickets with a card play symbol of a Pair Of Jacks (2JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $40$ (FORTY) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $80.

   (g)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $40$ (FORTY) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (h)  Holders of tickets with a card play symbol of a Pair Of Jacks (2JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (i)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $20$ (TWENTY) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (j)  Holders of tickets with a card play symbol of a Pair Of Jacks (2JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (k)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (l)  Holders of tickets with a card play symbol of a Pair Of Jacks (2JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (m)  Holders of tickets with a card play symbol of a Pair Of Jacks (2JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

   (n)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (o)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $4.00 (FOR DOL) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

   (p)  Holders of tickets with a card play symbol of a Pair Of Jacks (2JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

   (q)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (r)  Holders of tickets with a card play symbol of a Pair Of Jacks (2JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $1.00 (ONE DOL) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (s)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of $1.00 (ONE DOL) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1.

   (t)  Holders of tickets with a Jack card play symbol (JCK) in any ''HAND,'' and a prize symbol of FREE (TICKET) appears in the prize area for that ''HAND,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of one Pennsylvania Fast Jacks instant game ticket or one Pennsylvania Lottery instant game ticket of equivalent sale price which is currently on sale.

   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:

Find a ''JACK'' in any hand, win prize shown under that hand. Win with prize(s) of: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
10,800,000 Tickets
FREE FREE $1 TICKET 11.54 936,000
$1 $1 75 144,000
$1 × 2 $2 50 216,000
$1 w/PAIR OF JACKS $2 42.86 252,000
$2$2 50 216,000
$1 × 4 $4 300 36,000
$2 × 2 $4 200 54,000
$2 w/PAIR OF JACKS $4 120 90,000
$4 $4 300 36,000
$1 × 5 $5 600 18,000
($2 w/PAIR OF JACKS) + $1 $5300 36,000
$5 $5 600 18,000
$2 × 5 $10 750 14,400
($3 w/PAIR OF JACKS) + ($2 × 2) $10 500 21,600
$5 × 2 $10 750 14,400
$5 w/PAIR OF JACKS $10 500 21,600
$10 $10 750 14,400
$4 × 5 $20 1,500 7,200
$10 × 2 $20 1,500 7,200
$10 w/PAIR OF JACKS $20 750 14,400
$20 $20 1,500 7,200
$10 × 4 $40 3,000 3,600
$20 × 2 $40 3,000 3,600
$20 w/PAIR OF JACKS $40 3,000 3,600
$40 $40 3,000 3,600
($20 w/PAIR OF JACKS) + ($20 × 3) $100 8,000 1,350
$20 × 5 $100 9,600 1,125
($40 w/PAIR OF JACKS) + $20 $100 8,000 1,350
$100 $100 9,600 1,125
($100 w/PAIR OF JACKS) + ($100 × 2) $400 80,000 135
$100 × 4 $400 120,000 90
$400 $400 80,000 135
$1,000 $1,000 80,000 135
$1,000 × 5 $5,000 2,160,000 5
$5,000 $5,000 2,160,000 5
Pair of Jacks (2JCK) = Win double the prize shown under that hand.

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 Fast Jacks 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 Fast Jacks, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Fast Jacks 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 Fast Jacks 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 Fast Jacks or through normal communications methods.

THOMAS W. WOLF,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-329. Filed for public inspection February 22, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]



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