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Pennsylvania Snow Days Instant Lottery Game

[43 Pa.B. 6302]
[Saturday, October 19, 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 Snow Days.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Snow Days instant lottery game ticket is $1.

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Snow Days 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, located in the play area are: a Boot (BOOT) symbol, Cabin (CABIN) symbol, Cocoa (COCOA) symbol, Earmuff (EARMF) symbol, Fire (FIRE) symbol, Gingerbread House (GBHSE) symbol, Gingerbread Man (GBMAN) symbol, Hat (HAT) symbol, Igloo (IGLOO) symbol, Lights (LIGHTS) symbol, Mitten (MITTEN) symbol, Scarf (SCARF) symbol, Snowflake (FLAKE) symbol, Stocking (STKING) symbol, Top Hat (TOPHT) symbol, Wreath (WRTH) symbol and a Snowman (SNWMN) 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), $40.00 (FORTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $400 (FOR HUN) and $5,000 (FIV THO).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: Free $1 ticket, $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $10, $20, $40, $100, $400 and $5,000. The player can win up to 4 times on the ticket.

 6. Second-Chance Drawings: The Pennsylvania Lottery will conduct two 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings for which non-winning Pennsylvania Snow Days instant lottery game tickets may be eligible as provided for in section 10.

 7. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 20,400,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Snow Days instant lottery game.

 8. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets with three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $5,000 (FIV THO) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

 (b) Holders of tickets with three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $400 (FOR HUN) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

 (c) Holders of tickets with three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' 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 three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area to the right of that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (e) Holders of tickets with three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' 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 three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' 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 Snowman (SNWMN) symbol in a ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (h) Holders of tickets with three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' 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.

 (i) Holders of tickets with three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' 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.

 (j) Holders of tickets with three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' 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.

 (k) Holders of tickets with three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' 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.

 (l) Holders of tickets with three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' 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.

 (m) Holders of tickets with three like play symbols in the same ''GAME,'' 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 Snow Days instant game ticket or one Pennsylvania Lottery instant game ticket of equivalent sale price which is currently on sale.

 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:


Match 3 Like Symbols Across The Same Game, Win Prize Shown To The Right Of That Game. Win With: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate
No. Of
Winners Per
20,400,000
Tickets
FREE FREE $1 TICKET 9.38 2,176,000
$1 × 2 $2 37.5 544,000
$2 $2 42.86 476,000
$1 × 4 $4 150 136,000
$2 × 2 $4 100 204,000
($1 × 2) + $2 $4 150 136,000
$4 $4 150 136,000
($2 × 2) + $1 $5 300 68,000
$4 + $1 $5 200 102,000
$5 $5 200 102,000
$5 × 2 $10 1,500 13,600
($3 × 2) + ($2 × 2) $10 1,500 13,600
$10 w/ SNOWMAN $10 200 102,000
$10 $10 1,500 13,600
$5 × 4 $20 3,000 6,800
$10 × 2 $20 1,500 13,600
$10 w/ SNOWMAN + $10 $20 1,000 20,400
$10 w/ SNOWMAN × 2 $20 1,000 20,400
$20 $20 3,000 6,800
$10 × 4 $40 3,000 6,800
$20 × 2 $40 3,000 6,800
$10 w/ SNOWMAN × 4 $40 3,000 6,800
$40 $40 3,000 6,800
(($10 w/ SNOWMAN) × 2) + ($40 × 2) $100 7,742 2,635
($40 × 2) + $20 $100 12,000 1,700
$100 $100 12,000 1,700
$100 × 4 $400 30,000 680
$400 $400 34,286 595
$5,000 $5,000 680,000 30
Reveal a ''SNOWMAN'' (SNWMN) symbols in any game, win $10 automatically.

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

 10. Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Second-Chance Drawings' Requirements:

 (a) To be eligible for the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings, players must enter non-winning qualifying Pennsylvania Lottery 2013 holiday instant tickets via the Lottery's website (palottery.com). To enter qualifying non-winning tickets players must visit the Lottery's website, click on the 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot promotional link, follow the instructions to establish an entry account and enter the identifying information from at least one non-winning qualifying Pennsylvania Lottery 2013 holiday 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 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings is via the Lottery's website. Entries mailed or hand-delivered to the Pennsylvania Lottery will be disqualified.

 (b) The purchase price of each non-winning qualifying Pennsylvania Lottery 2013 holiday instant ticket entered will determine the number of entries a player will receive. For example, entering a non-winning PA-1062 Snow Days ($1) ticket will entitle the player to 1 entry.

 (c) The qualifying Pennsylvania Lottery 2013 holiday instant tickets, their respective purchase prices and corresponding number of entries are: PA-1057 Merry Millionaire '13 ($20) = 20 entries; PA-1058 Sleigh Ride ($10) = 10 entries; PA-1059 Holiday Gifts '13 ($5) = 5 entries; PA-1060 Merry Multiplier ($3) = 3 entries; PA-1061 Cashing Thru the Snow ($2) = 2 entries; and PA-1062 Snow Days ($1) = 1 entry.

 11. Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Second-Chance Drawings:

 (a) The Lottery will conduct two second-chance drawings, an Early Bird and a Grand Prize drawing, as part of the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot promotion. All time references in this section are Eastern Time.

 (1) All Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings entries received after 11:59:59 p.m. October 27, 2013, through 11:59:59 p.m. December 2, 2013, will be entered in the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Early Bird drawing, which will be held between December 3, 2013 and December 7, 2013, and the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Grand Prize drawing, which will be held between January 3, 2014 and January 8, 2014.

 (2) All Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings entries received after 11:59:59 p.m. December 2, 2013, through 11:59:59 p.m. January 2, 2014, will be entered in the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Grand Prize drawing, which will be held between January 3, 2014 and January 8, 2014.

 (3) The winners of the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Early Bird drawing will be announced during the Pennsylvania Lottery's live drawing show on December 7, 2013 and after the live drawing show via social media.

 (4) The winners of the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Grand Prize drawing will be announced during the Pennsylvania Lottery's live drawing show on January 8, 2014 and after the live drawing show via social media.

 (5) The odds of an entry being selected in a Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawing depend upon the number of entries received for that drawing.

 (b) To be eligible to participate in a particular Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot 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 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings.

 (d) If a Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings entry is rejected during or following a Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot 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 each of the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings. Subsequent entries, from the same individual, selected in the same Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawing will be disqualified and a replacement entry will be selected.

 (g) If any discrepancy exists between the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings rules and any material describing the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings, the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings rules shall govern.

 (h) Employees of the Pennsylvania Lottery, MARC Advertising, Scientific Games International Inc., MDI Entertainment, LLC, and their subcontractors, 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 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings. Offer void where prohibited or restricted.

 (i) If, for any reason, the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings are 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 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings.

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

 (k) The Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot drawings are 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 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings 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 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot second-chance drawings prizes:

 (a) The first through the tenth winner selected in the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Early Bird drawing, held between December 3, 2013 and December 7, 2013, shall each be entitled to a prize of $10,000, less required federal withholding. This prize shall be paid as a lump-sum cash payment.

 (b) The first winner selected in the Pennsylvania Lottery's 2013 $100,000 Jolly Jackpot Grand Prize drawing, held between January 3, 2014 and January 8, 2014, shall be entitled to a prize of $100,000, less required federal withholding. 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 Snow Days 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 Snow Days, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Snow Days 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 Snow Days 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 Snow Days or through normal communications methods.

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-1969. Filed for public inspection October 18, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]



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