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Pennsylvania Cro$$word 5X Instant Lottery Game

[43 Pa.B. 4188]
[Saturday, July 20, 2013]

 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 Cro$$word 5X.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Cro$$word 5X instant lottery game ticket is $5.

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Cro$$word 5X instant lottery game ticket will feature a ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, two crossword puzzle play grids, known as ''GRID 1'' and ''GRID 2'' respectively, and a ''BONUS WORD'' play area. ''GRID 1,'' ''GRID 2'' and the ''BONUS WORD'' play area are played separately. The play symbols located in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area are: the letters A through and including Z. The play symbols located in ''GRID 1'' and ''GRID 2'' are: the letters A through and including Z and a 5X symbol. The 5X symbol is a free spot. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''BONUS WORD'' play area are: the letters A through and including Z.

 4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''BONUS WORD'' play area are: $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20.00 (TWENTY), $40.00 (FORTY), $50.00 (FIFTY) and $100 (ONE HUN).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in ''GRID 1'' are: $5, $10, $20, $40, $100, $400, $1,000, $10,000 and $50,000. The prizes that can be won in ''GRID 2'' are: $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500, $1,000, $10,000 and $100,000. The prizes that can be won in the ''BONUS WORD'' area are: $5, $10, $20, $40, $50 and $100. A player can win up to 2 times on a ticket.

 6. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 14,400,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Cro$$word 5X instant lottery game.

 7. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) The determination of the prize winners for ''GRID 1'' are:

 (1) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches ten words in ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50,000.

 (2) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches nine words in ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

 (3) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches eight words in ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, with a 5X symbol appearing in one of the matching words, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

 (4) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches eight words in ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (5) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches six words in ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, with a 5X symbol appearing in one of the matching words, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (6) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches seven words in ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

 (7) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches five words in ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, with a 5X symbol appearing in one of the matching words, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

 (8) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches six words in ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (9) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches four words in ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, with a 5X symbol appearing in one of the matching words, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (10) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches three words in ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, with a 5X symbol appearing in one of the matching words, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (11) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches five words in the ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (12) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches two words in ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, with a 5X symbol appearing in one of the matching words, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

 (13) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches four words in the ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (14) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches three words in the ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (15) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches two words in the ''GRID 1,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 (b) The determination of the prize winners for ''GRID 2'' are:

 (1) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches ten words in ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100,000.

 (2) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches nine words in ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

 (3) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches eight words in ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, with a 5X symbol appearing in one of the matching words, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

 (4) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches eight words in ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (5) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches six words in ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, with a 5X symbol appearing in one of the matching words, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (6) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches seven words in ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (7) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches six words in ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (8) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches four words in ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, with a 5X symbol appearing in one of the matching words, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (9) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches five words in the ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (10) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches three words in ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, with a 5X symbol appearing in one of the matching words, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (11) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches two words in ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, with a 5X symbol appearing in one of the matching words, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

 (12) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches four words in the ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (13) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches three words in the ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (14) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches two words in the ''GRID 2,'' using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 (c) The determination of the prize winners for the ''BONUS WORD'' area are:

 (1) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches the word in the ''BONUS WORD'' play area, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''Bonus Word Prize'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (2) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches the word in the ''BONUS WORD'' play area, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in the ''Bonus Word Prize'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (3) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches the word in the ''BONUS WORD'' play area, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, and a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in the ''Bonus Word Prize'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (4) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches the word in the ''BONUS WORD'' play area, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''Bonus Word Prize'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (5) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches the word in the ''BONUS WORD'' play area, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''Bonus Word Prize'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (6) Holders of tickets where the player completely matches the word in the ''BONUS WORD'' play area, using only the letters found in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''Bonus Word Prize'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 8. Game Play Instructions for the Pennsylvania Cro$$word 5X game are:

 (a) The player shall scratch the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area to reveal 18 letters. For each of the 18 letters revealed in the ''YOUR LETTERS'' area, the player shall rub the same letter each time it is found in ''GRID 1,'' ''GRID 2'' and the ''BONUS WORD'' play area. In addition, each 5X symbol found in ''GRID 1'' or ''GRID 2'' functions as a free spot.

 (b) When a player reveals two or more entire words in ''GRID 1'' or ''GRID 2,'' or one word in the ''BONUS WORD'' play area, the player is entitled to win a prize as described in Section 7. When a 5X symbol appears in any winning combination of words in ''GRID 1'' or ''GRID 2,'' win five times the prize as described in Section 7.

 (c) Only the highest prize won in each ''GRID'' and the highest prize won in the ''BONUS WORD'' play area will be paid if the ticket meets the criteria established in 61 Pa. Code § 819.213 (relating to ticket validation and requirements).

 (e) For purposes of this game, a word must contain at least three letters and cannot be formed by linking letters diagonally or by reading the letters from the bottom to the top.

 (f) Every single letter square of a word must be matched and letters combined to form a word must appear in an unbroken horizontal or vertical string of letters in ''GRID 1,'' ''GRID 2'' and the ''BONUS WORD'' play area. An unbroken string of letters may include a 5X symbol, but cannot be interrupted by a black space. There will only be one word in an unbroken horizontal or vertical string of letters.

 (g) Every single letter in the unbroken string must be revealed in ''YOUR LETTERS'' and must be included to form a word.

 (h) The possible complete words for each ticket in the game are shown on ''GRID 1,'' ''GRID 2'' and the ''BONUS WORD'' areas. The player must match all of the letters in a possible complete word in order to complete the word.

 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:


GRID 1
Win With:
GRID 2
Win With:
BONUS
WORD
Win With:
Win:
Approximate
Odds Are
1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
14,400,000
Tickets:
2 WORDS $5 15 960,000
2 WORDS $5 15 960,000
3 WORDS $10 30 480,000
3 WORDS $10 60 240,000
2 WORDS $5 $10 60 240,000
4 WORDS $20 75 192,000
4 WORDS $20 75 192,000
3 WORDS $10 $20 150 96,000
5 WORDS $40 600 24,000
4 WORDS $20 $40 300 48,000
4 WORDS 4 WORDS $40 300 48,000
5 WORDS $50 600 24,000
5 WORDS 3 WORDS $50 600 24,000
5 WORDS $10 $50 600 24,000
5X w/ 3 WORDS $50 600 24,000
5X w/ 3 WORDS $50 300 48,000
5 WORDS 4 WORDS $60 6,000 2,400
4 WORDS $40 $60 6,000 2,400
3 WORDS $50 $60 6,000 2,400
5X w/ 2 WORDS 5 WORDS $75 6,000 2,400
5X w/ 2 WORDS $50 $75 6,000 2,400
5X w/ 3 WORDS 5X w/ 2 WORDS $75 6,000 2,400
6 WORDS $100 4,000 3,600
6 WORDS $100 4,000 3,600
5X w/ 4 WORDS $100 1,333 10,800
5 WORDS $50 $100 3,429 4,200
5X w/ 4 WORDS $100 4,000 3,600
5X w/ 3 WORDS 5 WORDS $100 4,000 3,600
5X w/ 3 WORDS 5X w/ 3 WORDS $100 1,333 10,800
6 WORDS 6 WORDS $200 30,000 480
6 WORDS $100 $200 30,000 480
5X w/ 5 WORDS $200 20,000 720
5X w/ 4 WORDS 5X w/ 4 WORDS $200 20,000 720
7 WORDS $400 8,000 1,800
7 WORDS $500 30,000 480
5X w/ 6 WORDS $500 40,000 360
5X w/ 6 WORDS $500 40,000 360
8 WORDS $1,000 40,000 360
8 WORDS $1,000 40,000 360
5X w/ 6 WORDS 7 WORDS $1,000 60,000 240
5X w/ 8 WORDS $5,000 720,000 20
5X w/ 8 WORDS $5,000 720,000 20
9 WORDS $10,000 960,000 15
9 WORDS $10,000 1,440,000 10
10 WORDS $50,000 720,000 20
10 WORDS $100,000 960,000 15
When a ''5X'' symbol appears in any winning combination of words, win 5 times the corresponding prize found in the prize key.
BONUS WORD: Win revealed bonus word prize when you completely match all letters of the bonus word.

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

 10. Retailer Incentive Awards: The Lottery may conduct a separate Retailer Incentive Game for retailers who sell Pennsylvania Cro$$word 5X instant lottery game tickets. The conduct of the game will be governed by 61 Pa. Code § 819.222 (relating to retailer bonuses and incentive).

 11. Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania Cro$$word 5X, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Cro$$word 5X 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 Cro$$word 5X 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.

 12. 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.

 13. 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 Cro$$word 5X or through normal communications methods.

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-1365. Filed for public inspection July 19, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]



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