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Pennsylvania Gold Rush Gus Instant Lottery Game

[40 Pa.B. 1051]
[Saturday, February 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 Gold Rush Gus.

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

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Gold Rush Gus instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area consisting of ''GAME 1,'' ''GAME 2,'' ''GAME 3,'' ''GAME 4,'' ''GAME 5,'' ''GAME 6,'' ''GAME 7,'' ''GAME 8,'' ''GAME 9'' and ''GAME 10.'' Each ''GAME'' is played separately. Each ''GAME'' features a play area and a ''PRIZE'' area. The play symbols and their captions located in the play area are: Bell symbol (BELL), Cash symbol (CASH), Chest symbol (CHEST), Cherries symbol (CHR), Clover symbol (CLOVER), Coins symbol (COINS), Diamond symbol (DMND), Gift symbol (GIFT), Gold Bar symbol (GLDBAR), Gold Nugget (GLDNGT), Gold symbol (GOLD), Money symbol (MONEY), Paw symbol (PAW), Piggy Bank symbol (PIGBNK), Rainbow symbol (RAINBW), Safe symbol (SAFE), Horse Shoe symbol (SHOE), Star symbol (STAR), Wallet symbol (WALLET) and a Gus symbol (GUS).

 4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''PRIZE'' area of each ''GAME'' are: $1.00 (ONE DOL), $2.00 (TWO DOL), $4.00 (FOR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20.00 (TWENTY), $40.00 (FORTY), $50.00 (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO) and $20,000 (TWY THO).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $1, $2, $4, $5, $10, $20, $40, $50, $100, $500, $1,000 and $20,000. The player can win up to 10 times on a ticket.

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

 7. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $20,000 (TWY THO) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20,000.

 (b) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (c) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (d) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (e) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (f) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (g) Holders of tickets with a Gus (GUS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that Gus (GUS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (h) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (i) Holders of tickets with a Gus (GUS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that Gus (GUS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (j) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (k) Holders of tickets with a Gus (GUS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that Gus (GUS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (l) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 (m) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $4.00 (FOR DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

 (n) Holders of tickets with a Gus (GUS) play symbol, and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that Gus (GUS) play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

 (o) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

 (p) Holders of tickets with two like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $1.00 (ONE DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1.

 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:

Get Two Like Symbols In The Same Game, Win Prize Shown For That Game. Win With Prize(s) Of: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
12,000,000 Tickets
$2 $2 21.43 560,000
$1 × 2 $2 21.43 560,000
$4 $4 50 240,000
$2 × 2 $4 50 240,000
$2 w/GUS $4 50 240,000
$5 $5 75 160,000
$1 × 5 $5 150 80,000
($2 w/GUS) + $1 $5 150 80,000
$10 $10 250 48,000
$2 × 5 $10 300 40,000
($4 × 2) + $2 $10 375 32,000
$5 × 2 $10 300 40,000
$5 w/GUS $10 300 40,000
$20 $20 500 24,000
$4 × 5 $20 500 24,000
$5 × 4 $20 500 24,000
$10 × 2 $20 500 24,000
$10 w/GUS $20 500 24,000
$40 $40 1,429 8,400
$4 × 10 $40 1,429 8,400
$10 × 4 $40 1,446 8,300
$20 w/GUS $40 1,429 8,400
$50 $50 4,000 3,000
$5 × 10 $50 4,000 3,000
$10 × 5 $50 4,000 3,000
($10 w/GUS) + ($10 × 3) $50 4,000 3,000
($20 w/GUS) + ($5 × 2) $50 4,000 3,000
$40 + $10 $50 4,000 3,000
$100 $100 8,000 1,500
($10 w/GUS) + ($10 × 8) $100 8,000 1,500
$20 × 5 $100 8,000 1,500
($20 w/GUS) + ($20 × 3) $100 8,000 1,500
($40 × 2) + ($10 × 2) $100 8,000 1,500
$50 × 2 $100 8,000 1,500
$500 $500 60,000 200
$100 × 5 $500 60,000 200
$50 × 10 $500 60,000 200
($20 × 5) + ($50 × 2) + ($100 × 3) $500 60,000 200
$1,000 $1,000 120,000 100
$500 × 2 $1,000 120,000 100
$100 × 10 $1,000 120,000 100
$20,000 $20,000 600,000 20
Get a GUS (GUS) symbol, win double the prize shown to the right of that game.

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

C. DANIEL HASSELL, 
Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-337. Filed for public inspection February 19, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]



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