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Pennsylvania Black Tie Instant Lottery Game

[42 Pa.B. 2547]
[Saturday, May 12, 2012]

 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 Black Tie.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Black Tie instant lottery game ticket is $10.

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Black Tie instant lottery 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) and 30 (THIRTY). 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) and a Diamond (DMND) symbol.

 4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' area are: $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $15.00 (FIFTN), $20.00 (TWENTY), $30.00 (THIRTY), $50.00 (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $150 (ONEHUNFTY), $200 (TWO HUN), $400 (FOR HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO), $10,000 (TEN THO), $25,000 (TWYFIVTHO) and $300,000 (THRHUNTHO).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $5, $10, $15, $20, $30, $50, $100, $150, $200, $400, $500, $1,000, $10,000, $25,000 and $300,000. A player can win up to 16 times on a ticket.

 6. Second-Chance Drawings: The Pennsylvania Lottery will conduct one Pennsylvania Black Tie Event second-chance drawing for which non-winning Pennsylvania Black Tie instant lottery game tickets may be eligible as provided for in section 10.

 7. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 11,520,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Black Tie instant lottery 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 $300,000 (THRHUNTHO) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300,000.

 (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 $25,000 (TWYFIVTHO) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25,000.

 (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 $10,000 (TEN THO) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

 (d) 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 in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (e) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamond (DMND) symbol, and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in twelve of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in four of the ''prize'' areas, 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 matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (g) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamond (DMND) symbol, and a prize symbol of $30.00 (THIRTY) appears in fifteen of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in one of the ''prize'' areas, 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 matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $400 (FOR HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

 (i) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamond (DMND) symbol, and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in twelve of the ''prize'' areas, a prize symbol of $30.00 (THIRTY) appears in two of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in two of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

 (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 $200 (TWO HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

 (k) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamond (DMND) symbol, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in twelve of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in four of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

 (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 $150 (ONEHUNFTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $150.

 (m) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamond (DMND) symbol, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in two of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in fourteen of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $150.

 (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 $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (o) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Diamond (DMND) symbol, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in thirteen of the ''prize'' areas, a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in two of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $15.00 (FIFTN) appears in one of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (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 $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (q) 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 $30.00 (THIRTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

 (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 $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''prize'' area 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 matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $15.00 (FIFTN) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

 (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 $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (u) 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 $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 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
11,520,000
Tickets:
$5 × 2 $10 15 768,000
$10 $10 12 960,000
$5 + $10 $15 120 96,000
$15 $15 120 96,000
$5 × 4 $20 120 96,000
($5 × 2) + $10 $20 60 192,000
$10 × 2 $20 120 96,000
$20 $20 60 192,000
$5 × 6 $30 600 19,200
$10 × 3 $30 300 38,400
$10 + $20 $30 600 19,200
$30 $30 600 19,200
$5 × 10 $50 150 76,800
$10 × 5 $50 75 153,600
$20 + $30 $50 150 76,800
$50 $50 75 153,600
DIAMOND w/($5 × 13) + ($10 × 2) + $15 $100 600 19,200
$10 × 10 $100 600 19,200
$20 × 5 $100 600 19,200
$50 × 2 $100 600 19,200
$100 $100 600 19,200
DIAMOND w/($5 × 2) + ($10 × 14) $150 2,000 5,760
$15 × 10 $150 6,000 1,920
$30 × 5 $150 6,000 1,920
$50 × 3 $150 6,000 1,920
$50 + $100 $150 6,000 1,920
$150 $150 6,000 1,920
DIAMOND w/($10 × 12) + ($20 × 4) $200 3,333 3,456
($15 × 10) + $50 $200 8,000 1,440
$20 × 10 $200 8,000 1,440
$50 × 4 $200 8,000 1,440
$100 × 2 $200 10,000 1,152
$200 $200 10,000 1,152
DIAMOND w/($20 × 12) + ($30 × 2) + ($50 × 2) $400 4,000 2,880
$50 × 8 $400 12,000 960
$100 × 4 $400 12,000 960
$400 $400 12,000 960
DIAMOND w/($30 × 15) + $50 $500 4,000 2,880
$50 × 10 $500 24,000 480
$100 × 5 $500 24,000 480
($150 × 2) + $200 $500 24,000 480
$500 $500 24,000 480
DIAMOND w/($50 × 12) + ($100 × 4) $1,000 12,000 960
$100 × 10 $1,000 60,000 192
$200 × 5 $1,000 60,000 192
($150 × 6) + $100 $1,000 60,000 192
$500 × 2 $1,000 60,000 192
$1,000 $1,000 60,000 192
$1,000 × 10 $10,000 320,000 36
$10,000 $10,000 320,000 36
$25,000 $25,000 320,000 36
$300,000 $300,000 960,000 12
Reveal a ''DIAMOND'' (DMND) symbol, win all 16 prizes shown.

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

 10. Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event Second-Chance Drawing Requirements:

 (a) To be eligible for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing, players must enter one non-winning PA-0931 Black Tie ($10) instant lottery ticket via the Lottery's website (palottery.com). To enter non-winning tickets players must visit the Lottery's website, click on the Black Tie Event promotional link, follow the instructions to establish an entry account and enter the identifying information from one PA-0931 Black Tie ($10) 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 Black Tie Event second-chance drawing is via the Pennsylvania Lottery's website. Entries mailed to the Pennsylvania Lottery will be disqualified.

 (b) Entering a non-winning PA-0931 Black Tie ($10) instant ticket will entitle the player to one entry in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing. Players may submit unlimited entries for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing.

 11. Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event Second-Chance Drawing:

 (a) The Lottery will conduct one second-chance drawing as part of the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event promotion. All time references in this section are Eastern Standard Time.

 (1) All Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing entries received on or before 11:59:59 p.m. July 23, 2012, will be entered in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing, which will be held the week of July 24, 2012.

 (2) The winners of the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing will be announced during the Pennsylvania Lottery's live drawing show on July 28, 2012.

 (3) The odds of an entry being selected in a Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing depend upon the number of entries received for that drawing.

 (b) To be eligible to participate in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event 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 Black Tie Event second-chance drawing.

 (d) If a Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing entry is rejected during or following a Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event 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 the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing. Subsequent entries, from the same individual, selected in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing will be disqualified and a replacement entry will be selected.

 (g) If any discrepancy exists between the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing rules and any material describing the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing, the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing 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 Black Tie Event second-chance drawing. Offer void where prohibited or restricted.

 (i) If, for any reason, the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing is 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 Black Tie Event second-chance drawing.

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

 (k) The Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing is 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 Black Tie Event second-chance drawing 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 prize winner).

 12. Description of Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing prizes:

 (a) The first winner selected in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing, held the week of July 24, 2012, shall be entitled to $50,000.

 (b) The second winner selected in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing, held the week of July 24, 2012, shall be entitled to $25,000.

 (c) The third winner selected in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing, held the week of July 24, 2012, shall be entitled to $10,000.

 (d) The fourth through the sixth winners selected in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event second-chance drawing, held the week of July 24, 2012, shall be entitled to $5,000.

 (e) All prizes awarded in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Black Tie Event shall be paid as lump-sum cash payments.

 13. Retailer Incentive Awards: The Lottery may conduct a separate Retailer Incentive Game for retailers who sell Pennsylvania Black Tie instant lottery 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 Black Tie, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Black Tie 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 Black Tie 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.

 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 Black Tie or through normal communications methods.

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-859. Filed for public inspection May 11, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]



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