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DEPARTMENT
OF REVENUE

Pennsylvania 5 Card Slots Instant Lottery Game

[42 Pa.B. 874]
[Saturday, February 11, 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 5 Card Slots.

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

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania 5 Card Slots instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area consisting of ''PULL 1,'' ''PULL 2,'' ''PULL 3,'' ''PULL 4,'' ''PULL 5,'' ''PULL 6,'' ''PULL 7'' and ''PULL 8.'' Each ''PULL'' is played separately and contains five playing card symbols. The playing card symbols and their captions printed in black ink and located in the play area are: 2 of Spades (TWS), 3 of Spades (THS), 4 of Spades (FRS), 5 of Spades (FVS), 6 of Spades (SXS), 7 of Spades (SNS), 8 of Spades (ETS), 9 of Spades (NIS), 10 of Spades (TNS), Jack of Spades (JKS), Queen of Spades (QNS), King of Spades (KGS), Ace of Spades (ACS), 2 of Clubs (TWC), 3 of Clubs (THC), 4 of Clubs (FRC), 5 of Clubs (FVC), 6 of Clubs (SXC), 7 of Clubs (SNC), 8 of Clubs (ETC), 9 of Clubs (NIC), 10 of Clubs (TNC), Jack of Clubs (JKC), Queen of Clubs (QNC), King of Clubs (KGC) and Ace of Clubs (ACC). The playing card symbols and their captions printed in red ink and located in the play area are: 2 of Diamonds (TWD), 3 of Diamonds (THD), 4 of Diamonds (FRD), 5 of Diamonds (FVD), 6 of Diamonds (SXD), 7 of Diamonds (SND), 8 of Diamonds (ETD), 9 of Diamonds (NID), 10 of Diamonds (TND), Jack of Diamonds (JKD), Queen of Diamonds (QND), King of Diamonds (KGD), Ace of Diamonds (ACD), 2 of Hearts (TWH), 3 of Hearts (THH), 4 of Hearts (FRH), 5 of Hearts (FVH), 6 of Hearts (SXH), 7 of Hearts (SNH), 8 of Hearts (ETH), 9 of Hearts (NIH), 10 of Hearts (TNH), Jack of Hearts (JKH), Queen of Hearts (QNH), King of Hearts (KGH) and Ace of Hearts (ACH). Cards are ranked in value from high to low: A, K, Q, J, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2. Each ''PULL'' uses one 52-card deck of playing card symbols. There are no wild cards. Holders of winning tickets are entitled to the highest prize won in each ''PULL.''

 4. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $5, $7, $10, $15, $50, $100, $500, $1,000 and $100,000. The player can win up to 8 times on a ticket.

 5. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 10,800,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania 5 Card Slots instant lottery game.

 6. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets with a ''Royal Flush,'' represented by an Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 playing card symbols of the same suit and in the same ''PULL,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100,000.

 (b) Holders of tickets with a ''Straight Flush,'' represented by any five consecutive playing card symbols of the same suit and in the same ''PULL,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (c) Holders of tickets with ''Four of A Kind,'' represented by any four playing card symbols of the same value and in the same ''PULL,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (d) Holders of tickets with a ''Full House,'' represented by ''Three of A Kind,'' or three playing card symbols of the same value, combined with an additional ''Pair'' of playing card symbols, a ''Pair'' being two playing card symbols of the same value, in the same ''PULL,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (e) Holders of tickets with a ''Flush,'' represented by any five playing card symbols of the same suit and in the same ''PULL,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (f) Holders of tickets with a ''Straight,'' represented by any five consecutive playing card symbols of any suit and in the same ''PULL,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

 (g) Holders of tickets with ''Three of A Kind,'' represented by any three playing card symbols of the same value and in the same ''PULL,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (h) Holders of tickets with ''Two Pair,'' represented by two different ''Pairs'' of playing card symbols, each ''Pair'' being two playing card symbols of the same value and in the same ''PULL,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $7.

 (i) Holders of tickets with ''One Pair,'' represented by any two playing card symbols of the same value and in the same ''PULL,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 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:


In Any Pull, Get A Combination Of Cards Found In The Prize Legend On The Back Of The Ticket And Win Prize Shown For That Combination. Win With: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
10,800,000 Tickets
ONE PAIR $5 8.57 1,260,000
TWO PAIR $7 30 360,000
ONE PAIR × 2 $10 60 180,000
THREE OF A KIND $10 60 180,000
THREE OF A KIND + ONE PAIR $15 150 72,000
ONE PAIR × 3 $15 150 72,000
STRAIGHT $15 150 72,000
ONE PAIR × 4 $20 150 72,000
THREE OF A KIND × 2 $20 300 36,000
THREE OF A KIND + (ONE PAIR × 2) $20 300 36,000
STRAIGHT + ONE PAIR $20 300 36,000
ONE PAIR × 8 $40 600 18,000
THREE OF A KIND × 4 $40 600 18,000
(STRAIGHT × 2) + THREE OF A KIND $40 600 18,000
(TWO PAIR × 5) + ONE PAIR $40 300 36,000
(TWO PAIR × 5) + STRAIGHT $50 600 18,000
THREE OF A KIND × 5 $50 600 18,000
(STRAIGHT × 3) + ONE PAIR $50 600 18,000
(STRAIGHT × 2)+ THREE OF A KIND + (ONE PAIR × 2) $50 600 18,000
FLUSH $50 600 18,000
(STRAIGHT × 6) + (ONE PAIR × 2) $100 1,200 9,000
(STRAIGHT × 4) + (THREE OF A KIND × 4) $100 1,200 9,000
FLUSH + (STRAIGHT × 2) + (THREE OF A KIND × 2) $100 1,200 9,000
FLUSH × 2 $100 2,400 4,500
FULL HOUSE $100 2,400 4,500
(FLUSH × 3) + (THREE OF A KIND × 5) $200 3,429 3,150
FLUSH × 4 $200 3,429 3,150
FULL HOUSE + (FLUSH × 2) $200 3,750 2,880
FULL HOUSE × 2 $200 3,750 2,880
FULL HOUSE × 5 $500 10,000 1,080
(FULL HOUSE × 2) + (FLUSH × 6) $500 9,231 1,170
FOUR OF A KIND $500 8,000 1,350
FOUR OF A KIND × 2 $1,000 30,000 360
STRAIGHT FLUSH $1,000 30,000 360
STRAIGHT FLUSH × 5 $5,000 240,000 45
ROYAL FLUSH $100,000 540,000 20
ONE PAIR = $5
TWO PAIR = $7
THREE OF A KIND = $10
STRAIGHT = $15
FLUSH = $50
FULL HOUSE = $100
FOUR OF A KIND = $500
STRAIGHT FLUSH = $1,000
ROYAL FLUSH = $100,000

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 5 Card Slots 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 5 Card Slots, prize money from winning Pennsylvania 5 Card Slots 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 5 Card Slots 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 5 Card Slots or through normal communications methods.

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-257. Filed for public inspection February 10, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]



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