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Pennsylvania Spicy 9s Instant Lottery Game

[42 Pa.B. 7362]
[Saturday, December 1, 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 Spicy 9s.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Spicy 9s instant lottery game ticket is $1.

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Spicy 9s instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area consisting of ''GAME 1,'' ''GAME 2,'' ''GAME 3'' and ''GAME 4.'' Each ''GAME'' is played separately. The play symbols and their captions printed in black ink and located in the play area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 8 (EIGHT), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN) and 20 (TWENT). The play symbols and their captions printed in red ink and located in the play area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 8 (EIGHT), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN), 20 (TWENT) and a 9 (NINE) symbol.

 4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions, located in the play area are: Free (TICKET), $1.00 (ONE DOL), $2.00 (TWO DOL), $3.00 (THR DOL), $4.00 (FOR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20.00 (TWENTY), $50.00 (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO) and $9,000 (NIN THO).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: Free $1 ticket, $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $1,000 and $9,000. The player can win up to 4 times on the ticket.

 6. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 21,600,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Spicy 9s instant lottery game.

 7. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $9,000 (NIN THO) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $9,000.

 (b) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (c) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (d) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (e) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (f) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (g) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 (h) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $4.00 (FOR DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

 (i) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

 (j) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

 (k) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of $1.00 (ONE DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1.

 (l) Holders of tickets with a 9 (NINE) symbol in a ''GAME,'' with the symbol and caption printed in red ink, and a prize symbol of FREE (TICKET) appears in the ''PRIZE'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of one Pennsylvania Spicy 9s instant game ticket or one Pennsylvania Lottery instant game ticket of equivalent sale price which is currently on sale.

 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:


Reveal a ''9'' (NINE) Symbol In Any Game, Win Prize Shown For That Game. Win With: Win: Approximate
Odds Are
1 In:
Approximate
No. Of Winners
Per 21,600,000
Tickets
FREE FREE $1 TICKET 9.52 2,268,000
$1 × 2 $2 42.86 504,000
$2 $2 37.5 576,000
$1 × 3 $3 100 216,000
$2 + $1 $3 100 216,000
$3 $3 100 216,000
($2 × 2) + $1 $5 136.36 158,400
$5 $5 130.43 165,600
$5 × 2 $10 1,500 14,400
($3 × 2) + ($2 × 2) $10 1,000 21,600
($2 × 3) + $4 $10 750 28,800
($4 × 2) + $2 $10 1,000 21,600
$10 $10 300 72,000
$5 × 4 $20 1,000 21,600
$10 × 2 $20 1,000 21,600
($5 × 2) + $10 $20 1,500 14,400
$20 $20 1,500 14,400
($20 × 2) + ($5 × 2) $50 3,000 7,200
($10 × 3) + $20 $50 3,000 7,200
($20 × 2) + $10 $50 3,000 7,200
$50 $50 3,000 7,200
$50 × 2 $100 12,000 1,800
($20 × 2) + $50 + $10 $100 12,000 1,800
$100 $100 12,000 1,800
$1,000 $1,000 30,000 720
$9,000 $9,000 1,200,000 18

 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 Spicy 9s 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 Spicy 9s, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Spicy 9s 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 Spicy 9s 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 Spicy 9s or through normal communications methods.

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-2337. Filed for public inspection November 30, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]



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