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Pennsylvania Merry Millions Instant Lottery Game

[41 Pa.B. 5833]
[Saturday, October 29, 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 Merry Millions.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Merry Millions instant lottery game ticket is $20.

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Merry Millions instant game ticket will contain one play area featuring a ''WINNING NUMBERS'' area and a ''YOUR NUMBERS'' area. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''WINNING 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 ''YOUR 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), Reindeer (REINDEER) symbol,$$ (WIN250) symbol and a MERRY (MERRY) symbol.

 4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' area are: $10 (TENDOL), $20 (TWENTY), $25 (TWY FIV), $40 (FORTY), $50 (FIFTY), $100 (ONEHUN), $250 (TWOHUNFTY), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONETHO), $2,500 (TWYFIVHUN), $100,000 (ONEHUNTHO) and $1MILL (ONE MIL).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $10, $20, $25, $40, $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000, $2,500, $100,000 and $1,000,000. A player can win up to 20 times on a ticket.

 6. Second-Chance Drawings: The Pennsylvania Lottery will conduct two $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings for which non-winning Pennsylvania Merry Millions instant lottery game tickets may be eligible as provided for in section 10.

 7. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 2,400,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Merry Millions instant game.

 8. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $1MILL (ONE MIL) appears under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000,000.This prize shall be paid as a lump-sum cash payment.

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

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

 (d) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a MERRY (MERRY) symbol, and a prize symbol of $50 (FIFTY) appears in six of the ''prize'' areas, a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in twelve of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in two of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2,500.

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

 (f) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a MERRY (MERRY) symbol, and a prize symbol of $20 (TWENTY) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas, a prize symbol of $50 (FIFTY) appears in twelve of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in three of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

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

 (h) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a MERRY (MERRY) symbol, and a prize symbol of $25 (TWY FIV) appears in twenty of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (i) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a MERRY (MERRY) symbol, and a prize symbol of $10 (TEN DOL) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas, a prize symbol of $20 (TWENTY) appears in ten of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $50 (FIFTY) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (j) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $250 (TWOHUNFTY) appears under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

 (k) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a $$ (WIN250) symbol, and a prize symbol of $250 (TWOHUNFTY) appears under the $$ (WIN250) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

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

 (m) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Reindeer (REINDEER) symbol, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears under the Reindeer (REINDEER) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (n) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $50 (FIFTY) appears under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (o) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Reindeer (REINDEER) symbol, and a prize symbol of $50 (FIFTY) appears under the Reindeer (REINDEER) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (p) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $40 (FORTY) appears under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (q) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Reindeer (REINDEER) symbol, and a prize symbol of $40 (FORTY) appears under the Reindeer (REINDEER) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (r) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $20 (TWENTY) appears under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (s) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Reindeer (REINDEER) symbol, and a prize symbol of $20 (TWENTY) appears under the Reindeer (REINDEER) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (t) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $10 (TEN DOL) appears under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 9. 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 Your Numbers
Match Any Winning Number,
Win Prize Shown Under The
Matching Number. Win With:
Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
2,400,000 Tickets
$10 × 2 $20 20 120,000
$20 w/REINDEER $20 20 120,000
$20 $20 15 160,000
$20 × 2 $40 60 40,000
$40 w/REINDEER $40 60 40,000
$40 $40 60 40,000
$10 × 5 $50 75 32,000
($20 × 2) + $10 $50 75 32,000
$50 w/REINDEER $50 75 32,000
$50 $50 75 32,000
$20 × 5 $100 150 16,000
$50 × 2 $100 150 16,000
($40 × 2) + ($10 × 2) $100 150 16,000
$100 w/REINDEER $100 150 16,000
$100 $100 150 16,000
($20 × 10) + ($10 × 5) $250 6,000 400
($40 × 5)+ ($10 × 5) $250 6,000 400
$50 × 5 $250 6,000 400
$250 w/$$ $250 521.74 4,600
$250 $250 6,000 400
MERRY w/($10 × 5)+ ($20 × 10)+($50 × 5) $500 12,000 200
MERRY w/($25 × 20) $500 12,000 200
$50 × 10 $500 12,000 200
$100 × 5 $500 12,000 200
($250 w/$$) + ($50 × 5) $500 12,000 200
($250 w/$$) + $250 $500 12,000 200
$500 $500 12,000 200
MERRY w/($20 × 5) + ($50 × 12) + ($100 × 3) $1,000 15,000 160
$50 × 20 $1,000 15,000 160
$100 × 10 $1,000 15,000 160
($250 w/$$) + ($250 × 3) $1,000 15,000 160
$500 × 2 $1,000 15,000 160
$1,000 $1,000 15,000 160
MERRY w/($50 × 6) + ($100 × 12) + ($500 × 2) $2,500 240,000 10
($250 w/$$) + ($250 × 9) $2,500 240,000 10
$500 × 5 $2,500 240,000 10
$2,500 $2,500 240,000 10
$100,000 $100,000 480,000 5
$1,000,000 $1,000,000 480,000 5
Reveal a ''REINDEER'' (REINDEER) symbol, win prize shown under it automatically.
Reveal a ''MERRY'' (MERRY) symbol, win all 20 prizes shown.
Reveal a ''$$'' (WIN250) symbol, win $250 instantly.

 Prizes, including top prizes, are subject to availability at the time of purchase.

 10. Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Second-Chance Drawings' Requirements:

 (a) To be eligible for the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings, players must enter non-winning qualifying Pennsylvania Lottery 2011 holiday instant tickets via the Lottery's website (palottery.com). To enter qualifying non-winning tickets players must visit the Lottery's website, click on the $100,000 Jolly Jackpot promotional link, follow the instructions to establish an entry account and enter the identifying information from at least one non-winning qualifying Pennsylvania Lottery 2011 holiday instant lottery ticket.

 (1) Players must be members of the Pennsylvania Lottery VIP Players Club to submit entries.

 (2) The contents of the entry account must be accurate and complete. Incomplete entry accounts cannot be submitted.

 (3) Only one claimant per entry allowed.

 (4) Claimant must be 18 years of age or older.

 (5) Entries must be submitted from a computer within Pennsylvania.

 (6) The only entry method for the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings is via the Lottery's website.

 (b) The purchase price of each non-winning qualifying Pennsylvania Lottery 2011 holiday instant ticket entered will determine the number of entries a player will receive. For example, entering a non-winning PA-0904 Merry Millions ($20) ticket will entitle the player to 20 entries.

 (c) The qualifying Pennsylvania Lottery 2011 holiday instant tickets, their respective purchase prices and corresponding number of entries are: PA-0904 Merry Millions ($20) = 20 entries; PA-0905 Holiday Gifts '11 ($10) = 10 entries; PA-0906 Treasure Tree '11 ($5) = 5 entries; PA-907 Peng-Win ($3) = 3 entries; PA-0908 Season's Greetings '11 ($2) = 2 entries; and PA-0909 Candy Cane Cash '11 ($1) = 1 entry.

 11. Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Second-Chance Drawings:

 (a) The Lottery will conduct two second-chance drawings, an Early Bird and a Grand Prize drawing, as part of the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot promotion. All time references in this section are Eastern Standard Time.

 (1) All Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings entries received on or before 11:59:59 p.m. November 28, 2011, will be entered in the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Early Bird drawing, which will be held the week of November 29, 2011, and the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Grand Prize drawing, which will be held the week of January 3, 2012.

 (2) All Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings entries received after 11:59:59 p.m. November 28, 2011, through 11:59:59 p.m. January 2, 2012, will be eligible to participate in the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Grand Prize drawing, which will be held the week of January 3, 2012.

 (3) The winners of the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Early Bird drawing will be announced during the Pennsylvania Lottery's live drawing show on December 3, 2011.

 (4) The winners of the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Grand Prize drawing will be announced during the Pennsylvania Lottery's live drawing show on January 7, 2012.

 (5) The odds of an entry being selected in a Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawing depend upon the number of entries received for that drawing.

 (b) To be eligible to participate in a particular Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawing, entries must have complied with the requirements of section 10.

 (c) The Lottery assumes no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected entries not entered into the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings.

 (d) If a Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings entry is rejected during or following a Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawing, the sole remedy is to select another entry to replace the rejected entry in accordance with these rules and Lottery procedure.

 (e) A computer-generated randomizer will be used to select the winners.

 (f) A player may only win the prize for which they are first selected in each of the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings. Subsequent entries, from the same individual, selected in the same Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawing will be disqualified and a replacement entry will be selected.

 (g) If any discrepancy exists between the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings rules and any material describing the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings, the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings rules shall govern.

 (h) Employees of the Pennsylvania Lottery, MARC Advertising, Scientific Games International Inc., MDI Entertainment, LLC and other agents and families living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings. Offer void where prohibited or restricted.

 (i) If, for any reason, the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings are not capable of running as planned due to, without limitation, errors in these rules or advertising, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, human error or any other cause beyond the control of the Pennsylvania Lottery that, in the sole judgment of the Pennsylvania Lottery, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the drawings, the Pennsylvania Lottery reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings.

 (j) All entries shall be subject to verification by the Pennsylvania Lottery.

 (k) The Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Applicable laws and regulations apply.

 (l) Prizes must be claimed within one year of the drawing date of the drawing in which the prize was won.

 (m) Determination of winners will be made by the Secretary, whose judgment will be final and binding.

 (n) The payment of a prize awarded in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings to a person who dies before receiving the prize shall be paid according to 61 Pa. Code § 811.16 (relating to prizes payable after death of a prize winner).

 12. Description of Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings prizes:

 (a) The first through the tenth winner selected in the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Early Bird drawing, held the week of November 29, 2011, shall be entitled to $10,000. This prize shall be paid as a lump-sum cash payment.

 (b) The first winner selected in the Pennsylvania Lottery's $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Grand Prize drawing, held the week of January 3, 2012, shall be entitled to $100,000. This prize shall be paid as a lump-sum cash payment.

 13. Retailer Incentive Awards: The Lottery may conduct a separate Retailer Incentive Game for retailers who sell Pennsylvania Merry Millions instant game tickets. The conduct of the game will be governed by 61 Pa. Code § 819.222 (relating to retailer bonuses and incentive).

 14. Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania Merry Millions instant game, prize money from Pennsylvania Merry Millions instant 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 Merry Millions instant 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.

 15. 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.

 16. 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 Merry Millions instant game or through normal communications methods.

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 11-1837. Filed for public inspection October 28, 2011, 9:00 a.m.]



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