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Pennsylvania Platinum Millions Instant Lottery Game

[42 Pa.B. 5438]
[Saturday, August 18, 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 Platinum Millions.

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

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Platinum Millions 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 printed in black ink and located in the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' and 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 printed in blue ink and located in the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' and 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 printed in black ink and 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), Platinum Bar (PLATBAR) symbol and a Ring (RING) symbol. The play symbols and their captions printed in blue ink and 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) and 40 (FORTY).

 4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' area are: $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20.00 (TWENTY), $25.00 (TWY FIV), $30.00 (THIRTY), $40.00 (FORTY), $50.00 (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $200 (TWO HUN), $250 (TWOHUNFTY), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO), $10,000 (TEN THO), $100,000 (ONEHUNTHO) and $1MILL (ONE MIL).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $5, $10, $20, $25, $30, $40, $50, $100, $200, $250, $500, $1,000, $10,000, $100,000 and $1,000,000. A player can win up to 20 times on a ticket.

 6. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 4,800,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Platinum Millions instant lottery game.

 7. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $1MILL (ONE MIL) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000,000. 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, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $100,000 (ONEHUNTHO) appears in the ''prize'' area 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, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, 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 is a Ring (RING) symbol and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in all twenty of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

 (e) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, 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.

 (f) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, 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 $1,000.

 (g) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Ring (RING) symbol and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in all twenty of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (h) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, 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.

 (i) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Ring (RING) symbol and a prize symbol of $25.00 (TWY FIV) appears in all twenty 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, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $250 (TWOHUNFTY) appears in the ''prize'' area 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, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, 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.

 (l) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Platinum Bar (PLATBAR) symbol, and a prize symbol of $200 (TWO HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under the Platinum Bar (PLATBAR) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

 (m) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, 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 $200.

 (n) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Ring (RING) symbol and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in all twenty of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

 (o) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, 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.

 (p) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, 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 $100.

 (q) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, 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.

 (r) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, and a prize symbol of $25.00 (TWY FIV) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (s) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (t) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, 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 $40.

 (u) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, 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.

 (v) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, and a prize symbol of $25.00 (TWY FIV) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

 (w) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, 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.

 (x) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in blue ink, 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 $20.

 (y) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, 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.

 (z) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols, with the symbol and caption printed in black ink, 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.

 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:

When Any Of Your Numbers
Match Any Of The Winning
Numbers, Win Prize Shown
Under The Matching Number.
Win With:
Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
4,800,000
Tickets:
$5 × 4 $20 30 160,000
$10 × 2 $20 30 160,000
$10 w/ BLUE MATCH $20 15 320,000
$20 $20 30 160,000
$5 × 5 $25 50 96,000
$25 $25 50 96,000
$20 + $10 $30 50 96,000
$30 $30 75 64,000
$10 × 4 $40 300 16,000
$20 × 2 $40 300 16,000
($10 w/ BLUE MATCH) × 2 $40 300 16,000
$20 w/ BLUE MATCH $40 300 16,000
$40 $40 300 16,000
$10 × 5 $50 300 16,000
$25 × 2 $50 300 16,000
($20 × 2) + $10 $50 300 16,000
$25 w/ BLUE MATCH $50 300 16,000
$50 $50 300 16,000
$20 × 5 $100 300 16,000
($25 w/ BLUE MATCH) × 2 $100 300 16,000
$50 w/ BLUE MATCH $100 300 16,000
$100 $100 300 16,000
RING w/ ($10 × 20) $200 240 20,000
$20 × 10 $200 600 8,000
$50 × 4 $200 600 8,000
($50 w/ BLUE MATCH) × 2 $200 600 8,000
$100 w/ BLUE MATCH $200 600 8,000
$200 w/ PLATINUM BAR $200 240 20,000
$200 $200 600 8,000
RING w/ ($25 × 20) $500 1,500 3,200
$50 × 10 $500 3,429 1,400
$100 × 5 $500 3,429 1,400
($50 × 5) + ($25 × 10) $500 3,429 1,400
($100 × 2) + $250 + $50 $500 3,429 1,400
($25 w/ BLUE MATCH) × 10 $500 3,000 1,600
($50 w/ BLUE MATCH) × 5 $500 3,000 1,600
(($200 w/ PLATINUM BAR) × 2) + $100 $500 1,600 3,000
$500 $500 3,429 1,400
RING w/ ($50 × 20) $1,000 7,500 640
$250 × 4 $1,000 15,000 320
$500 × 2 $1,000 12,000 400
($100 × 5) + ($50 × 10) $1,000 15,000 320
($100 × 2) + $500 + $250 + $50 $1,000 15,000 320
($100 w/ BLUE MATCH) × 5 $1,000 8,571 560
$500 w/ BLUE MATCH $1,000 8,571 560
($200 w/ PLATINUM BAR) × 5 $1,000 8,571 560
$1,000 $1,000 12,000 400
RING w/ ($500 × 20) $10,000 133,333 36
$10,000 $10,000 133,333 36
$100,000 $100,000 600,000 8
$1,000,000 $1,000,000 1,200,000 4
When matching numbers are BLUE, win DOUBLE the prize shown under the matching number.
Reveal a ''PLATINUM BAR'' (PLATBAR) symbol, win $200 instantly.
Reveal a ''RING'' (RING) symbol, win all 20 prizes shown.

 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 Millions 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 Millions, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Platinum Millions 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 Millions 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 Millions or through normal communications methods.

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-1610. Filed for public inspection August 17, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]



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