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Pennsylvania 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word '10 Instant Lottery Game

[40 Pa.B. 6750]
[Saturday, November 20, 2010]

 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 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word '10.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word '10 instant lottery game ticket is $3.

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word '10 instant lottery game ticket will feature a ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, a crossword puzzle play grid for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game and a ''BONUS'' play area. The ''BONUS'' area is played separately. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area are: the letters A through and including Z. The play symbols located in the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' puzzle play grid are: the letters A through and including Z. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''BONUS'' play area are: Cash symbol (CASH), Chest symbol (CHEST), Gift symbol (GIFT), Moneybag symbol (MNYBAG), Money symbol (MONEY), Gold Nugget symbol (GLDNGT) and a Gold Bar symbol (GLDBAR).

 4. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game are: $3, $5, $10, $20, $30, $50, $100, $1,000 and $60,000. The prizes that can be won in the ''BONUS'' game are: $10 and $100. A player can win up to 2 times on a ticket.

 5. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 14,400,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word '10 instant lottery game.

 6. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) The determination of the prize winners for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game are:

 (1) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers 10 words in the crossword puzzle play grid for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $60,000.

 (2) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers 9 words in the crossword puzzle play grid for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (3) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers 8 words in the crossword puzzle play grid for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (4) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers 7 words in the crossword puzzle play grid for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (5) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers 6 words in the crossword puzzle play grid for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

 (6) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers 5 words in the crossword puzzle play grid for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (7) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers 4 words in the crossword puzzle play grid for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (8) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers 3 words in the crossword puzzle play grid for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 (9) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers 2 words in the crossword puzzle play grid for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

 (b) The determination of the prize winners for the ''BONUS'' area are:

 (1) Holders of tickets with a Gold Bar (GLDBAR) play symbol in any one of the ''BONUS'' spots, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (2) Holders of tickets with a Gold Bar (GLDBAR) play symbol in each of the five ''BONUS'' spots, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 7. Game Play Instructions for the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' game are:

 (a) The player shall scratch the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area to reveal 18 letters. For each of the 18 letters revealed in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, the player shall rub the same letter each time it is found in the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' puzzle play area.

 (b) When a player reveals two or more entire words in the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' puzzle play area, the player is entitled to win a prize as described in Section 6(a).

 (c) Only the highest prize won in the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' instant lottery game and the highest prize won in the ''BONUS'' game will be paid if the ticket meets the criteria established in 61 Pa. Code § 819.213 (relating to ticket validation and requirements).

 (d) For purposes of this game, a word must contain at least three letters and cannot be formed by linking letters diagonally or by reading the letters from the bottom to the top.

 (e) Letters combined to form a word must appear in an unbroken horizontal or vertical string of letters in the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' puzzle play area. An unbroken string of letters cannot be interrupted by a black space and must contain every single letter square between two black spaces.

 (f) Every single letter in the unbroken string must be revealed in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area and be included to form a word.

 (g) The possible complete words for each ticket in the game are shown on the ''Goldbar Cro$$word'' puzzle play grid of the ticket. The player must match all of the letters in a possible complete word in order to complete the word.

 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:


Win Prize(s) With: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
14,400,000
Tickets:
2 WORDS $3 7.69 1,872,000
3 WORDS $5 12.50 1,152,000
4 WORDS $10 125 115,200
$10 (GOLD BAR) $10 55.56 259,200
5 WORDS $20 200 72,000
4 WORDS + $10 (GOLD BAR) $20 100 144,000
6 WORDS $30 1,200 12,000
5 WORDS + $10 (GOLD BAR) $30 1,200 12,000
7 WORDS $50 800 18,000
8 WORDS $100 1,200 12,000
$100 (GOLD BAR) $100 385.85 37,320
9 WORDS $1,000 10,909 1,320
10 WORDS $60,000 720,000 20
BONUS = Get a GOLD BAR (GLDBAR) symbol in any spot, win $10. Get five GOLD BAR (GLDBAR) symbols, win $100.

 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 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word '10 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 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word '10, prize money from winning Pennsylvania 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word '10 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 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word '10 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 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word '10 or through normal communications methods.

C. DANIEL HASSELL, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-2242. Filed for public inspection November 19, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]



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