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Pennsylvania $3 Million Gold Nugget Instant Lottery Game

[39 Pa.B. 2751]
[Saturday, May 30, 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 $3 Million Gold Nugget.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania $3 Million Gold Nugget instant lottery game ticket is $25.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania $3 Million Gold Nugget instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area featuring a ''NUGGET NUMBERS'' area, a ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' area a ''Fast $50'' area, a ''Fast $100'' area, a ''Fast $200'' area and a ''Fast $500'' area. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''NUGGET 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), 31 (THYONE), 32 (THYTWO), 33 (THYTHR), 34 (THYFOR), 35 (THYFIV), 36 (THYSIX), 37 (THYSVN), 38 (THYEGT), 39 (THYNIN) and 40 (FORTY). The play symbols and their captions located in the ''GOLDEN 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), 31 (THYONE), 32 (THYTWO), 33 (THYTHR), 34 (THYFOR), 35 (THYFIV), 36 (THYSIX), 37 (THYSVN), 38 (THYEGT), 39 (THYNIN), 40 (FORTY), Pick symbol (PICK) and a Minecar symbol (MINECAR). The prize play symbol and the play symbols and their captions located in the ''Fast $50'' area are: $50.00 (FIFTY), NO BONUS (TRY AGAIN) and TRY AGAIN (NO BONUS). The prize play symbol and the play symbols and their captions located in the ''Fast $100'' area are: $100 (ONE HUN), NO BONUS (TRY AGAIN) and TRY AGAIN (NO BONUS). The prize play symbol and the play symbols and their captions located in the ''Fast $200'' area are: $200 (TWO HUN), NO BONUS (TRY AGAIN) and TRY AGAIN (NO BONUS). The prize play symbol and the play symbols and their captions located in the ''Fast $500'' area are: $500 (FIV HUN), NO BONUS (TRY AGAIN) and TRY AGAIN (NO BONUS). Each play area is played separately.

   4.  Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' area are: $25.00 (TWY FIV), $50.00 (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $200 (TWO HUN), $400 (FOR HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO), $2,500 (TWYFIVHUN), $10,000 (TEN THO), $100,000 (ONEHUNTHO), $300,000 (THRHUNTHO), and $3MILL ($120K/25PMT).

   5.  Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $25, $50, $100, $200, $400, $500, $1,000, $2,500, $10,000, $100,000, $300,000 and $3,000,000. The $3,000,000 prize shall be paid by an initial cash payment of $120,000 plus equal annual installments of $120,000 over a specified term of 24 years. The prize that can be won in the ''Fast $50'' area is $50. The prize that can be won in the ''Fast $100'' area is $100. The prize that can be won in the ''Fast $200'' area is $200. The prize that can be won in the ''Fast $500'' area is $500. A player can win up to 21 times on a ticket.

   6.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 4,800,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania $3 Million Gold Nugget instant lottery game.

   7.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''NUGGET NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $3MILL ($120K/25PMT) appears under the matching ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000,000. This prize shall be paid by an initial cash payment of $120,000 plus equal annual installments of $120,000 over a specified term of 24 years continuing under the provisions of 61 Pa. Code § 811.16 (relating to prizes payable after death of prize winner) until the $3,000,000 has been paid.

   (b)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''NUGGET NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $300,000 (THRHUNTHO) appears under the matching ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''NUGGET NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $100,000 (ONEHUNTHO) appears under the matching ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100,000.

   (d)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''NUGGET NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $10,000 (TEN THO) appears under the matching ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

   (e)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''NUGGET NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $2,500 (TWYFIVHUN) appears under the matching ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2,500.

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

   (g)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Minecar symbol (MINECAR) and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears under that Minecar symbol (MINECAR), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

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

   (i)  Holders of tickets with a $500 (FIV HUN) prize play symbol in the ''Fast $500'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (j)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Minecar symbol (MINECAR) and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears under that Minecar symbol (MINECAR), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

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

   (l)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Pick symbol (PICK), and a prize symbol of $200 (TWO HUN) appears under the Pick symbol (PICK), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

   (m)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Minecar symbol (MINECAR) and a prize symbol of $25.00 (TWY FIV) appears under that Minecar symbol (MINECAR), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

   (n)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''NUGGET NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $200 (TWO HUN) appears under the matching ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

   (o)  Holders of tickets with a $200 (TWO HUN) prize play symbol in the ''Fast $200'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

   (p)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Pick symbol (PICK), and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears under the Pick symbol (PICK), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

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

   (r)  Holders of tickets with a $100 (ONE HUN) prize play symbol in the ''Fast $100'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (s)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Pick symbol (PICK), and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears under the Pick symbol (PICK), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (t)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''NUGGET NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears under the matching ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (u)  Holders of tickets with a $50.00 (FIFTY) prize play symbol in the ''Fast $50'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (v)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Pick symbol (PICK), and a prize symbol of $25.00 (TWY FIV) appears under the Pick symbol (PICK), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (w)  Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''NUGGET NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $25.00 (TWY FIV) appears under the matching ''GOLDEN NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

   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 Golden Numbers Match Any Of The Nugget Numbers, Win With Prize(s) Of: Fast
$50
Fast $100 Fast $200 Fast $500    Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
4,800,000 Tickets
$25 $25 5.26 912,000
$25 × 2 $50 60 80,000
$25 w/PICK $50 60 80,000
$50 $50 30 160,000
$50 $50 30 160,000
$25 × 4 $100 300 16,000
($25 w/PICK) + $50 $100 300 16,000
$25 × 2 $50 $100 300 16,000
$50 $50 $100 300 16,000
$100 $100 300 16,000
$100 $100 300 16,000
($25 w/PICK) + ($25 × 2) $100 $200 600 8,000
$50 $50 $100 $200 600 8,000
$50 w/ PICK $100 $200 600 8,000
$100 w/ PICK $200 600 8,000
$200 $200 600 8,000
$200 $200 600 8,000
($25 w/ PICK) + ($25 × 12) $50 $400 6,000 800
($25 w/MINECAR) + ($25 × 2) $100 $400 6,000 800
$25 × 10 $50 $100 $400 6,000 800
$50 × 5 $50 $100 $400 6,000 800
($50 w/ PICK) + ($50 × 4) $100 $400 6,000 800
$50 × 8 $400 6,000 800
$100 w/ PICK $200 $400 6,000 800
$100 × 4 $400 6,000 800
$200 $200 $400 6,000 800
$400 $400 6,000 800
($25 w/PICK) + ($25 × 18) $500 12,000 400
($25 w/MINECAR) + ($50 × 5) $500 12,000 400
$25 × 20 $500 12,000 400
($50 w/ PICK) + ($50 × 8) $500 12,000 400
$50 × 3 $50 $100 $200 $500 12,000 400
$50 × 4 $100 $200 $500 12,000 400
$50 × 6 $200 $500 12,000 400
$50 w/MINECAR $500 12,000 400
$100 w/ PICK $100 $200 $500 12,000 400
$100 × 3 $200 $500 12,000 400
($200 w/ PICK) + $100 $500 12,000 400
$500 $500 12,000 400
$500 $500 12,000 400
$25 × 6 $50 $100 $200 $500 $1,000 9,231 520
$50 × 4 $100 $200 $500 $1,000 9,231 520
$50 × 20 $1,000 9,231 520
$100 w/ PICK $100 $200 $500 $1,000 9,231 520
$100 w/MINECAR $1,000 9,231 520
$500 $500 $1,000 9,231 520
$1,000 $1,000 9,231 520
$100 × 20 $500 $2,500 60,000 80
$500 × 4 $500 $2,500 60,000 80
$2,500 $2,500 60,000 80
$10,000 $10,000 30,000 160
$100,000 $100,000 240,000 20
$300,000 $300,000 480,000 10
$3,000,000 *$3,000,000 800,000 6
Pick (PICK) = Win double the prize shown under that symbol.
Minecar (MINECAR) = Win 10 times the prize shown under that symbol.
*25-year annuity estimated cost = $1,606,541.

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 $3 Million Gold Nugget 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 $3 Million Gold Nugget, prize money from winning Pennsylvania $3 Million Gold Nugget 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 $3 Million Gold Nugget 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 $3 Million Gold Nugget or through normal communications methods.

STEPHEN H. STETLER,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-997. Filed for public inspection May 29, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]



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