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Pennsylvania Spooktacular Cash Instant Lottery Game

[42 Pa.B. 5821]
[Saturday, September 8, 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 Spooktacular Cash.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Spooktacular Cash instant lottery game ticket is $5.

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Spooktacular Cash instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area featuring 12 play symbols and their captions. The play symbols and their captions, located in the play area are: Bat (BAT) symbol, Broom (BROOM) symbol, Candelabra (CNDLBR) symbol, Candy Corn (CANDY) symbol, Cat (CAT) symbol, Cauldron (CAULDRN) symbol, Coins (COINS) symbol, Fog (FOG) symbol, Frog (FROG) symbol, Hat (HAT) symbol, Haunted House (HOUSE) symbol, Money Bag ($BAG) symbol, Monster (MONSTR) symbol, Moon (MOON) symbol, Owl (OWL) symbol, Pumpkin (PUMPKIN) symbol, Skull (SKULL) symbol, Snake (SNAKE) symbol, Spider (SPIDER) symbol, Ghost (GHOST) symbol and a Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol.

 4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions, located in the play area are: $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20.00 (TWENTY), $25.00 (TWY FIV), $40.00 (FORTY), $50.00 (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $400 (FOR HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO) and $50,000 (FTY THO).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $5, $10, $20, $25, $40, $50, $100, $400, $500, $1,000 and $50,000. The player can win up to 12 times on the ticket.

 6. Second-Chance Drawings: The Pennsylvania Lottery will conduct one Lucky 13 second-chance drawing for which non-winning Pennsylvania Spooktacular Cash instant lottery game tickets may be eligible as provided for in section 10.

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

 8. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets with a Ghost (GHOST) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $50,000 (FTY THO) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Ghost (GHOST) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50,000.

 (b) Holders of tickets with a Ghost (GHOST) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Ghost (GHOST) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (c) Holders of tickets with a Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (d) Holders of tickets with a Ghost (GHOST) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Ghost (GHOST) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (e) Holders of tickets with a Ghost (GHOST) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $400 (FOR HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Ghost (GHOST) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

 (f) Holders of tickets with a Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

 (g) Holders of tickets with a Ghost (GHOST) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Ghost (GHOST) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (h) Holders of tickets with a Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (i) Holders of tickets with a Ghost (GHOST) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Ghost (GHOST) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (j) Holders of tickets with a Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $25.00 (TWY FIV) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (k) Holders of tickets with a Ghost (GHOST) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Ghost (GHOST) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (l) Holders of tickets with a Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES), on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (m) Holders of tickets with a Ghost (GHOST) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $25.00 (TWY FIV) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Ghost (GHOST) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

 (n) Holders of tickets with a Ghost (GHOST) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Ghost (GHOST) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (o) Holders of tickets with a Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (p) Holders of tickets with a Ghost (GHOST) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Ghost (GHOST) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (q) Holders of tickets with a Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Spooky Eyes (SPKYEYES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (r) Holders of tickets with a Ghost (GHOST) symbol in the play area, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Ghost (GHOST) 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:


Reveal A ''GHOST'' (GHOST) Symbol, Win Prize Shown Under That Symbol. Win With: Win: Approximate
Odds Are
1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
4,800,000
Tickets
$5 $5 8.57 560,000
$5 × 2 $10 30 160,000
$5 w/SPOOKY EYES $10 60 80,000
$10 $10 60 80,000
$10 w/SPOOKY EYES $20 120 40,000
$20 $20 120 40,000
$5 × 5 $25 120 40,000
$25 $25 120 40,000
$5 × 8 $40 600 8,000
$10 × 4 $40 600 8,000
$20 × 2 $40 600 8,000
$20 w/SPOOKY EYES $40 600 8,000
$40 $40 600 8,000
$5 × 10 $50 600 8,000
$10 × 5 $50 600 8,000
($20 × 2) + ($5 × 2) $50 600 8,000
$25 w/SPOOKY EYES $50 600 8,000
$50 $50 600 8,000
($25 × 2) + ($5 × 10) $100 1,714 2,800
$20 × 5 $100 1,714 2,800
$25 × 4 $100 1,714 2,800
$50 × 2 $100 1,714 2,800
$50 w/SPOOKY EYES $100 1,263 3,800
$100 $100 1,714 2,800
$40 × 10 $400 15,000 320
$50 × 8 $400 20,000 240
($100 w/SPOOKY EYES) × 2 $400 6,000 800
$400 $400 20,000 240
($50 × 2) + ($40 × 10) $500 40,000 120
$50 × 10 $500 40,000 120
$100 × 5 $500 40,000 120
($50 w/SPOOKY EYES) × 5 $500 15,000 320
$500 $500 40,000 120
$500 w/SPOOKY EYES $1,000 40,000 120
$1,000 $1,000 120,000 40
$50,000 $50,000 480,000 10
Reveal a ''SPOOKY EYES'' (SPKYEYES) symbol, win double the prize shown under it automatically.

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

 10. Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 Second-Chance Drawing Requirements:

 (a) To be eligible for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing, players must enter non-winning PA-0949 Spooktacular Cash ($5) or PA-1002 Winning Web ($2) instant lottery tickets via the Lottery's website (palottery.com). To enter non-winning tickets players must visit the Lottery's website, click on the Lucky 13 promotional link, follow the instructions to establish an entry account and enter the identifying information from at least one PA-0949 Spooktacular Cash ($5) or PA-1002 Winning Web ($2) 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 will be limited to players that indicate, at the time of submitting an entry, that their entry is being submitted from an internet connected device located within Pennsylvania.

 (6) The only entry method for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing is via the Pennsylvania Lottery's website. Entries mailed to the Pennsylvania Lottery will be disqualified.

 (b) The purchase price of each non-winning PA-0949 Spooktacular Cash ($5) or PA-1002 Winning Web ($2) instant ticket entered will determine the number of entries a player will receive for the Lucky 13 second-chance drawing. Accordingly, entering a non-winning PA-0949 Spooktacular Cash ($5) ticket will entitle the player to five entries and entering a non-winning PA-1002 Winning Web ($2) will entitle the player to two entries.

 11. Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 Second-Chance Drawing:

 (a) The Lottery will conduct one second-chance drawing as part of the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 promotion. All time references in this section are Eastern Time.

 (1) All Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing entries received on or before 11:59:59 p.m. October 24, 2012, will be entered in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing, which will be held the week of October 29, 2012.

 (2) The winners of the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing will be announced during the Pennsylvania Lottery's live drawing show on October 31, 2012.

 (3) The odds of an entry being selected in a Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing depend upon the number of entries received for that drawing.

 (b) To be eligible to participate in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 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 Lucky 13 second-chance drawing.

 (d) If a Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing entry is rejected during or following a Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 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 Lucky 13 second-chance drawing. Subsequent entries, from the same individual, selected in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing will be disqualified and a replacement entry will be selected.

 (g) If any discrepancy exists between the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing rules and any material describing the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing, the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing rules shall govern.

 (h) Employees of the Pennsylvania Lottery and its agents, or a spouse, child, brother, sister or parent residing as a member of the same household in the principal place of residence of any such person are not eligible to participate in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing. Offer void where prohibited or restricted.

 (i) If, for any reason, the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 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 Lucky 13 second-chance drawing.

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

 (k) The Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 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 Lucky 13 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 a prize winner).

 12. Description of Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing prizes: The first through the thirteenth winners selected in the Pennsylvania Lottery's Lucky 13 second-chance drawing, held the week of October 29, 2012, shall each be entitled to a prize of $13,000. 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 Spooktacular Cash 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 Spooktacular Cash, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Spooktacular Cash 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 Spooktacular Cash 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 Spooktacular Cash or through normal communications methods.

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-1752. Filed for public inspection September 7, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]



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