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DEPARTMENT
OF REVENUE

Pennsylvania Gus Bucks Instant Lottery Game

[39 Pa.B. 1069]
[Saturday, February 21, 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 Gus Bucks.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Gus Bucks instant lottery game ticket is $5.

   3.  Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Gus Bucks instant lottery game ticket will contain one ''PLAY AREA'' featuring 15 play symbols and their captions and a ''FAST PAW BONUS'' area. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''PLAY AREA'' area are: Shoe symbol (SHOE), Cherry symbol (CHR), Bell symbol (BELL), Star symbol (STAR), 7 symbol (SEVN), Diamond symbol (DMND), Coin symbol (COIN), Dollar symbol (DLAR), Gold symbol (GOLD), Bar symbol (BAR), Paw symbol (PAW) and a Gus symbol (GUS). The bonus play symbols and their captions located in the ''FAST PAW BONUS'' area are: 2X symbol (2TIMES), 4X symbol (4TIMES), NO BONUS (TRY AGAIN) and TRY AGAIN (NO BONUS).

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

   5.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 6,000,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Gus Bucks instant lottery game.

   6.  Determination of Prize Winners:

   (a)  Holders of tickets upon which twelve GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100,000.

   (b)  Holders of tickets upon which eleven GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

   (c)  Holders of tickets upon which ten GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (d)  Holders of tickets upon which nine GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA'' and a 2X (2TIMES) play symbol appears in the ''FAST PAW BONUS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (e)  Holders of tickets upon which nine GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (f)  Holders of tickets upon which eight GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

   (g)  Holders of tickets upon which seven GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA'' and a 4X (4TIMES) play symbol appears in the ''FAST PAW BONUS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

   (h)  Holders of tickets upon which seven GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (i)  Holders of tickets upon which six GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA'' and a 2X (2TIMES) play symbol appears in the ''FAST PAW BONUS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (j)  Holders of tickets upon which six GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (k)  Holders of tickets upon which five GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (l)  Holders of tickets upon which four GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA'' and a 2X (2TIMES) play symbol appears in the ''FAST PAW BONUS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (m)  Holders of tickets upon which three GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA'' and a 4X (4TIMES) play symbol appears in the ''FAST PAW BONUS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

   (n)  Holders of tickets upon which four GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (o)  Holders of tickets upon which three GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA'' and a 2X (2TIMES) play symbol appears in the ''FAST PAW BONUS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (p)  Holders of tickets upon which two GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA'' and a 4X (4TIMES) play symbol appears in the ''FAST PAW BONUS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (q)  Holders of tickets upon which three GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (r)  Holders of tickets upon which two GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA'' and a 2X (2TIMES) play symbol appears in the ''FAST PAW BONUS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (s)  Holders of tickets upon which two GUS (GUS) play symbols appear in the ''PLAY AREA,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   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:

Count The Number Of Gus Symbols In The Play Area And Win Corresponding Prize In Prize Legend. Win With Prize(s) Of: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
6,000,000 Tickets
2 GUS SYMBOLS $5 10 600,000
2 GUS SYMBOLS w/2X $10 24 250,000
3 GUS SYMBOLS $10 60 100,000
2 GUS SYMBOLS w/4X $20 120 50,000
3 GUS SYMBOLS w/2X $20 120 50,000
4 GUS SYMBOLS $20 60 100,000
3 GUS SYMBOLS w/4X $40 300 20,000
4 GUS SYMBOLS w/2X $40 300 20,000
5 GUS SYMBOLS $40 600 10,000
6 GUS SYMBOLS $50 120 50,000
6 GUS SYMBOLS w/2X $100 685.71 8,750
7 GUS SYMBOLS $100 685.71 8,750
7 GUS SYMBOLS w/4X $400 3,429 1,750
8 GUS SYMBOLS $400 3,429 1,750
9 GUS SYMBOLS $500 3,750 1,600
9 GUS SYMBOLS w/2X $1,000 17,143 350
10 GUS SYMBOLS $1,000 20,000 300
11 GUS SYMBOLS $10,000 600,000 10
12 GUS SYMBOLS $100,000 600,000 10
''2X'' (2TIMES) = Get a 2X (2TIMES) symbol in the Fast Paw Bonus and win 2 times the prize won in the play area.
''4X'' (4TIMES) = Get a 4x (4TIMES) symbol in the Fast Paw Bonus and win 4 times the prize won in the play area.
Only the highest prize won will be paid.

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 Gus Bucks 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 Gus Bucks, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Gus Bucks 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 Gus Bucks 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 Gus Bucks or through normal communications methods.

STEPHEN H. STETLER,   
Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-329. Filed for public inspection February 20, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]



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