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DEPARTMENT
OF REVENUE

Pennsylvania Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition '11 Instant Lottery Game

[41 Pa.B. 4169]
[Saturday, July 30, 2011]

 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 Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition '11.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition '11 instant lottery game ticket is $5.

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition '11 instant lottery game ticket will feature a ''YOUR LETTERS'' area and two crossword puzzle play grids for the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game known as ''Grid 1'' and ''Grid 2'' respectively. Each Pennsylvania Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition '11 instant lottery game ticket will also contain a ''BONUS'' play area. ''Grid 1,'' ''Grid 2'' and the ''BONUS'' play area are played separately. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area are: the letters A through and including Z. The play symbols located in ''Grid 1'' and ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game are: the letters A through and including Z. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''BONUS'' play area are: Cash (CASH) symbol, Chest (CHEST) symbol, Gift (GIFT) symbol, Golden Nugget (GLDNGT) symbol, Moneybag (MNYBAG) symbol, Money (MONEY) symbol, Ring (RING) symbol and a Bar (BAR) symbol.

 4. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in ''Grid 1'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game are: $5, $10, $20, $40, $100, $400, $1,000, $10,000 and $50,000. The prizes that can be won in ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game are: $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500, $1,000, $10,000 and $100,000. The prizes that can be won in the ''BONUS'' area are: $20 and $500. A player can win up to 7 times on a ticket.

 5. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 10,800,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition '11 instant lottery game.

 6. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) The determination of the prize winners for ''Grid 1'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game are:

 (1) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers ten words in ''Grid 1'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50,000.

 (2) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers nine words in ''Grid 1'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

 (3) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers eight words in ''Grid 1'' of the ''Platinum 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.

 (4) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers seven words in ''Grid 1'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

 (5) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers six words in ''Grid 1'' of the ''Platinum 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.

 (6) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers five words in ''Grid 1'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (7) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers four words in ''Grid 1'' of the ''Platinum 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.

 (8) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers three words in ''Grid 1'' of the ''Platinum 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.

 (9) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers two words in ''Grid 1'' of the ''Platinum 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.

 (b) The determination of the prize winners for ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game are:

 (1) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers ten words in ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100,000.

 (2) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers nine words in ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

 (3) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers eight words in ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum 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.

 (4) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers seven words in ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' game, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (5) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers six words in ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum 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.

 (6) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers five words in ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum 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.

 (7) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers four words in ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum 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.

 (8) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers three words in ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum 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.

 (9) Holders of tickets where the player completely uncovers two words in ''Grid 2'' of the ''Platinum 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.

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

 (1) Holders of tickets with a Ring (RING) symbol in any ''BONUS'' spot, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (2) Holders of tickets with a Bar (BAR) symbol in any ''BONUS'' spot, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 7. Game Play Instructions for the ''Platinum 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 either of the ''Platinum Cro$$word'' puzzle play grids.

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

 (c) Only the highest prize won in each ''Platinum Cro$$word'' puzzle play grid and the highest prize won in the ''BONUS'' area 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 same ''Platinum Cro$$word'' puzzle play grid. 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 each ''Platinum 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:

GRID 1 GRID 2 BONUS
Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No. Of Winners Per 10,800,000 Tickets:
2 WORDS $5 15 720,000
2 WORDS $5 15 720,000
3 WORDS $10 30 360,000
3 WORDS $10 30 360,000
4 WORDS $20 75 144,000
4 WORDS $20 75 144,000
$20 w/ONE RING $20 150 72,000
5 WORDS $40 600 18,000
4 WORDS $20 w/ONE RING $40 600 18,000
4 WORDS 4 WORDS $40 600 18,000
4 WORDS $20 w/ONE RING $40 600 18,000
$40 w/TWO RINGS $40 600 18,000
5 WORDS $50 200 54,000
4 WORDS 3 WORDS $20 w/ONE RING $50 600 18,000
3 WORDS 4 WORDS $20 w/ONE RING $50 600 18,000
$60 w/THREE RINGS $60 4,800 2,250
4 WORDS 4 WORDS $20 w/ONE RING $60 6,000 1,800
5 WORDS $20 w/ONE RING $60 6,000 1,800
$80 w/FOUR RINGS $80 6,000 1,800
5 WORDS $40 w/TWO RINGS $80 6,000 1,800
4 WORDS 4 WORDS $40 w/TWO RINGS $80 6,000 1,800
6 WORDS $100 1,000 10,800
6 WORDS $100 1,000 10,800
$100 w/FIVE RINGS $100 4,800 2,250
4 WORDS $80 w/FOUR RINGS $100 4,800 2,250
4 WORDS $80 w/FOUR RINGS $100 4,800 2,250
5 WORDS $60 w/THREE RINGS $100 4,800 2,250
5 WORDS 4 WORDS $40 w/TWO RINGS $100 4,800 2,250
6 WORDS $100 w/FIVE RINGS $200 12,000 900
6 WORDS $100 w/FIVE RINGS $200 12,000 900
7 WORDS $400 6,000 1,800
7 WORDS $500 12,000 900
$500 w/ONE BAR $500 12,000 900
8 WORDS $1,000 40,000 270
8 WORDS $1,000 40,000 270
$1,000 w/TWO BARS $1,000 40,000 270
7 WORDS 7 WORDS $100 w/FIVE RINGS $1,000 40,000 270
$1,500 w/THREE BARS $1,500 540,000 20
8 WORDS 8 WORDS $2,000 540,000 20
$2,000 w/FOUR BARS $2,000 540,000 20
8 WORDS 8 WORDS $500 w/ONE BAR $2,500 540,000 20
$2,500 w/FIVE BARS $2,500 540,000 20
9 WORDS $10,000 1,080,000 10
9 WORDS $10,000 1,080,000 10
10 WORDS $50,000 1,080,000 10
10 WORDS $100,000 1,080,000 10
BONUS = Win $20 each time you get a ''RING'' (RING) symbol. BONUS = Win $500 each time you get a ''BAR''
(BAR) symbol.

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 Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition '11 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 Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition '11, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition '11 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 Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition '11 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 Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition '11 or through normal communications methods.

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 11-1288. Filed for public inspection July 29, 2011, 9:00 a.m.]



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