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Pennsylvania Wild Number Bingo '12 Instant Lottery Game

[42 Pa.B. 5827]
[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 Wild Number Bingo '12.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Wild Number Bingo '12 instant lottery game ticket is $3.

 3. Play Symbols:

 (a) Each Pennsylvania Wild Number Bingo '12 instant lottery game ticket will contain five play areas designated as ''CARD 1,'' ''CARD 2,'' ''CARD 3,'' ''CARD 4'' and ''CARD 5.'' Each ''CARD'' will consist of 25 spaces on a 5 by 5 grid. The 76 play symbols located in the five play areas are: The numbers 1 through 75, and a ''FREE'' symbol. The ''FREE'' symbol is a free space.

 (b) Each Pennsylvania Wild Number Bingo '12 instant lottery game ticket will also contain a ''CALLER'S CARD'' area and a separate ''WILD NUMBER'' area. The ''CALLER'S CARD'' area will consist of 24 spaces on a 6 by 4 grid. The play symbols that may be located in each space on the grid are: The letter B with a number 1 through 15; the letter I with a number 16 through 30; the letter N with a number 31 through 45; the letter G with a number 46 through 60; and the letter O with a number 61 through 75. The ''WILD NUMBER'' area will contain a play symbol of 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THR), 4 (FOR), 5 (FIV), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEV), 8 (EGT) or 9 (NIN). When the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol appears as the last digit of any of the play symbols located in the five ''CARD'' play areas, that play symbol is a free space.

 4. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $3, $6, $10, $30, $90, $150, $300, $1,000, $3,000 and $30,000. The player can win up to four times on each ticket.

 5. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game:

 Approximately 10,800,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Wild Number Bingo '12 instant lottery game.

 6. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols, or matching a combination of the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols and those play symbols located in the play area whose last digit matches the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol, in an ''X'' pattern extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $30,000.

 (b) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols, or matching a combination of the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols and those play symbols located in the play area whose last digit matches the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol, in an ''X'' pattern extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000.

 (c) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols, or matching a combination of the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols and those play symbols located in the play area whose last digit matches the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol, in an ''X'' pattern extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 3,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (d) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols, or matching a combination of the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols and those play symbols located in the play area whose last digit matches the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol, in an ''X'' pattern extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 2,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

 (e) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols, or matching a combination of the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols and those play symbols located in the play area whose last digit matches the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol, in an ''X'' pattern extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 1,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $150.

 (f) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols, or matching a combination of the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols and those play symbols located in the play area whose last digit matches the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol, in the four corners on ''CARD 3,'' ''CARD 4'' or ''CARD 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $90.

 (g) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols, or matching a combination of the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols and those play symbols located in the play area whose last digit matches the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol, in the four corners on ''CARD 2,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

 (h) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols, or matching a combination of the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols and those play symbols located in the play area whose last digit matches the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol, in the four corners on ''CARD 1,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (i) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols, or matching a combination of the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols and those play symbols located in the play area whose last digit matches the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol, in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''CARD 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (j) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols, or matching a combination of the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols and those play symbols located in the play area whose last digit matches the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol, in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''CARD 3'' or ''CARD 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

 (k) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols, or matching a combination of the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols and those play symbols located in the play area whose last digit matches the ''WILD NUMBER'' play symbol, in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''CARD 1'' or ''CARD 2,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

 7. 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:


Win With: Win: Approximate
Odds Are
1 In:
Approximate
No. of
Winners Per
10,800,000 Tickets
LINE CARD 1 $3 14.29 756,000
LINE CARD 2 $3 16.67 648,000
LINE CARD 2 + LINE CARD 1 $6 33.33 324,000
LINE CARD 3 $6 50 216,000
LINE CARD 4 $6 50 216,000
LINE CARD 5 $10 50 216,000
4 CORNERS CARD 1 $10 100 108,000
LINE CARD 4 + LINE CARD 3 + LINE CARD 1 $15 200 54,000
LINE CARD 4 + LINE CARD 3 + LINE CARD 2 $15 200 54,000
LINE CARD 5 + 4 CORNERS CARD 1 $20 200 54,000
4 CORNERS CARD 2 $30 300 36,000
4 CORNERS CARD 2 + 4 CORNERS CARD 1 $40 800 13,500
4 CORNERS CARD 2 + LINE CARD 5 $40 800 13,500
4 CORNERS CARD 2 + 4 CORNERS CARD 1 +  LINE CARD 5 $50 750 14,400
4 CORNERS CARD 3 $90 2,400 4,500
4 CORNERS CARD 4 $90 4,000 2,700
4 CORNERS CARD 5 $90 3,000 3,600
4 CORNERS CARD 3 + LINE CARD 5 $100 20,000 540
4 CORNERS CARD 4 + 4 CORNERS CARD 1 $100 20,000 540
4 CORNERS CARD 3 + 4 CORNERS CARD 1 $100 20,000 540
4 CORNERS CARD 4 + LINE CARD 5 $100 20,000 540
4 CORNERS CARD 5 + 4 CORNERS CARD 1 $100 20,000 540
''X'' CARD 1 $150 8,000 1,350
4 CORNERS CARD 5 + 4 CORNERS CARD 4 +
 4 CORNERS CARD 3 + 4 CORNERS CARD 2
$300 24,000 450
''X'' CARD 2 $300 24,000 450
''X'' CARD 3 $1,000 30,000 360
''X'' CARD 4 $3,000 60,000 180
''X'' CARD 5 $30,000 240,000 45

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

 8. Retailer Incentive Awards: The Lottery may conduct a separate Retailer Incentive Game for retailers who sell Pennsylvania Wild Number Bingo '12 instant lottery game tickets. The conduct of the game will be governed by 61 Pa. Code § 819.222 (relating to retailer bonuses and incentive).

 9. Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania Wild Number Bingo '12, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Wild Number Bingo '12 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 Wild Number Bingo '12 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.

 10. 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.

 11. 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 Wild Number Bingo '12 or through normal communications methods.

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-1754. Filed for public inspection September 7, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]



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