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Pennsylvania Odds/Evens Instant Lottery Game

[39 Pa.B. 2062]
[Saturday, April 18, 2009]

   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 Odds/Evens. The name appearing on the tickets will be one of the following scenes on an alternating consecutive basis: Odds or Evens. The play method for each scene is the same but the determination of prize winners is different. For readability, this notice will use Odds/Evens to represent the two different scene names.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Odds/Evens instant lottery game ticket is $1.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Odds/Evens instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area. The play symbols located in the play area are the circled numbers 1 through 26, and a Moneybag symbol (MNBAG). The numbers appearing in a circle and their captions 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 (TWONE), 22 (TWTWO), 23 (TWTHR), 24 (TWFOR), 25 (TWFIV) and 26 (TWSIX).

   4.  Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the play area are: FREE (TICKET), $1.00 (ONE DOL), $2.00 (TWO DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20.00 (TWENTY), $40.00 (FORTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $400 (FOR HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO) and $2,000 (TWO THO).

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

   6.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 12,000,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Odds/Evens instant lottery game.

   7.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets with the ''Odds'' scene upon which a circled odd number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $2,000 (TWO THO) appears under that circled odd number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets with the ''Evens'' scene upon which a circled even number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $2,000 (TWO THO) appears under that circled even number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets with the ''Odds'' scene upon which a circled odd number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears under that circled odd number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (d)  Holders of tickets with the ''Evens'' scene upon which a circled even number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears under that circled even number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (e)  Holders of tickets with the ''Odds'' scene upon which a circled odd number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $400 (FOR HUN) appears under that circled odd number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

   (f)  Holders of tickets with the ''Evens'' scene upon which a circled even number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $400 (FOR HUN) appears under that circled even number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

   (g)  Holders of tickets with the ''Odds'' scene upon which a circled odd number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears under that circled odd number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (h)  Holders of tickets with the ''Evens'' scene upon which a circled even number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears under that circled even number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (i)  Holders of tickets with the ''Odds'' scene upon which a circled odd number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears under that circled odd number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (j)  Holders of tickets with the ''Evens'' scene upon which a circled even number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears under that circled even number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (k)  Holders of tickets with the ''Odds'' scene upon which a circled odd number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears under that circled odd number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (l)  Holders of tickets with the ''Evens'' scene upon which a circled even number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears under that circled even number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (m)  Holders of tickets with the ''Odds'' scene upon which a circled odd number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears under that circled odd number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (n)  Holders of tickets with the ''Evens'' scene upon which a circled even number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears under that circled even number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (o)  Holders of tickets with either the ''Odds'' or the ''Evens'' scene upon which a Moneybag (MNBAG) symbol appears in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (p)  Holders of tickets with the ''Odds'' scene upon which a circled odd number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears under that circled odd number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (q)  Holders of tickets with the ''Evens'' scene upon which a circled even number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears under that circled even number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (r)  Holders of tickets with the ''Odds'' scene upon which a circled odd number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears under that circled odd number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (s)  Holders of tickets with the ''Evens'' scene upon which a circled even number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears under that circled even number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   (t)  Holders of tickets with the ''Odds'' scene upon which a circled odd number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $1.00 (ONE DOL) appears under that circled odd number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1.

   (u)  Holders of tickets with the ''Evens'' scene upon which a circled even number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of $1.00 (ONE DOL) appears under that circled even number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1.

   (v)  Holders of tickets with the ''Odds'' scene upon which a circled odd number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of FREE (TICKET) appears under that circled odd number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of one Pennsylvania Odds/Evens instant game ticket or one Pennsylvania Lottery instant game ticket of equivalent sale price which is currently on sale.

   (w)  Holders of tickets with the ''Evens'' scene upon which a circled even number play symbol appears in the play area and a prize symbol of FREE (TICKET) appears under that circled even number play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of one Pennsylvania Odds/Evens 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:

Odds Scene: Reveal An Odd Number And Win With Prize(s) Of:
Evens Scene: Reveal An Even Number And Win With Prize(s) Of:
Win: Approximate Odds
Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
12,000,000 Tickets
FREE FREE $1 TICKET 11.54 1,040,000
$1 $1 75 160,000
$1 × 2 $2 33.33 360,000
$2 $2 33.33 360,000
$1 × 5 $5 75 160,000
$5 $5 75 160,000
$2 × 5 $10 600 20,000
$5 × 2 $10 600 20,000
$10 w/MONEYBAG $10 300 40,000
$10 $10 300 40,000
($2 × 5) + $10 $20 1,500 8,000
$5 × 4 $20 1,500 8,000
$10 + $10 w/MONEYBAG $20 1,500 8,000
$20 $20 750 16,000
$10 × 4 $40 3,200 3,750
($10 × 3) + $10 w/MONEYBAG $40 3,200 3,750
$20 × 2 $40 3,200 3,750
$40 $40 3,200 3,750
($20 × 2) + $10 w/MONEYBAG + $10 + $40 $100 12,000 1,000
($40 × 2) + ($10 × 2) $100 12,000 1,000
$100 $100 10,909 1,100
$100 × 4 $400 120,000 100
$400 $400 80,000 150
($100 × 2) + ($400 × 2) $1,000 480,000 25
$1,000 $1,000 480,000 25
$400 × 5 $2,000 480,000 25
$2,000 $2,000 480,000 25
Moneybag (MNBAG) = Win $10 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 Odds/Evens 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 Odds/Evens, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Odds/Evens 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 Odds/Evens 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 Odds/Evens or through normal communications methods.

STEPHEN H. STETLER,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-712. Filed for public inspection April 17, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]



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