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DEPARTMENT
OF REVENUE

Pennsylvania Gold Mine Instant Lottery Game

[44 Pa.B. 1092]
[Saturday, February 22, 2014]

 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 Gold Mine.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Gold Mine instant lottery game ticket is $3.

 3. Play Symbols: Pennsylvania Gold Mine instant lottery game ticket will contain two ''play grid'' areas and a ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' area. Each ''play grid'' area consists of 16 spaces on a grid four vertical ''LINES'' wide and four horizontal ''LINES'' tall. The four vertical ''LINES'' on the first ''play grid'' are designated as ''LINE 1,'' ''LINE 2,'' ''LINE 3'' and ''LINE 4.'' The four horizontal ''LINES'' on the first ''play grid'' are designated as ''LINE 5,'' ''LINE 6,'' ''LINE 7'' and ''LINE 8.'' The four vertical ''LINES'' on the second ''play grid'' are designated as ''LINE 9,'' ''LINE 10,'' ''LINE 11'' and ''LINE 12.'' The four horizontal ''LINES'' on the second ''play grid'' are designated as ''LINE 13,'' ''LINE 14,'' ''LINE 15'' and ''LINE 16.'' Each ''LINE'' offers a separate chance to win. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''play grid'' areas are: Covered Wagon (WAGON) symbol, Shovel (SHOVEL) symbol, Belt (BELT) symbol, Spur (SPUR) symbol, TNT (TNT) symbol, Horseshoe (SHOE) symbol, Pot of Gold (POTGLD) symbol, Miner (MINER) symbol, Sun (SUN) symbol, Pan (PAN) symbol, Bandana (BANDNA) symbol, Pick (PICK) symbol, Rope (ROPE) symbol, Moneybag (MNBAG) symbol, Cowboy Hat (HAT) symbol, Stack of Money (MSTACK) symbol, Cart (CART) symbol, Boot (BOOT) symbol, Barrel (BARRL) symbol, Bird (BIRD) symbol, Badge (BADGE) symbol, Gold Nugget (NUGGET) symbol, Cabin (CABIN) symbol, Horse (HORSE) symbol, Banjo (BANJO) symbol, Coins (COINS) symbol, Cactus (CACTUS) symbol, 24K (24KT) symbol, Bank (BANK) symbol, Camp Fire (FIRE) symbol, Gold Bar (GLDBAR) symbol and Chest (CHEST) symbol. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' areas are: Covered Wagon (WAGON) symbol, Shovel (SHOVEL) symbol, Belt (BELT) symbol, Spur (SPUR) symbol, TNT (TNT) symbol, Horseshoe (SHOE) symbol, Pot of Gold (POTGLD) symbol, Miner (MINER) symbol, Sun (SUN) symbol, Pan (PAN) symbol, Bandana (BANDNA) symbol, Pick (PICK) symbol, Rope (ROPE) symbol, Moneybag (MNBAG) symbol, Cowboy Hat (HAT) symbol, Stack of Money (MSTACK) symbol, Cart (CART) symbol, Boot (BOOT) symbol, Barrel (BARRL) symbol, Bird (BIRD) symbol, Badge (BADGE) symbol, Gold Nugget (NUGGET) symbol, Cabin (CABIN) symbol, Horse (HORSE) symbol, Banjo (BANJO) symbol, Coins (COINS) symbol, Cactus (CACTUS) symbol, 24K (24KT) symbol, Bank (BANK) symbol, Camp Fire (FIRE) symbol, Gold Bar (GLDBAR) symbol and Chest (CHEST) symbol.

 4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''Prize'' area at the end of each ''LINE'' are: $3.00 (THR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $15.00 (FIFTN), $20.00 (TWENTY), $30.00 (THIRTY), $50.00 (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $150 (ONEHUNFTY), $300 (THR HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO), $5,000 (FIV THO) and $50,000 (FTY THO).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $3, $5, $10, $15, $20, $30, $50, $100, $150, $300, $1,000, $5,000 and $50,000. The player can win up to 6 times on each ticket.

 6. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 10,200,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Gold Mine instant lottery game.

 7. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $50,000 (FTY THO) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50,000.

 (b) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $5,000 (FIV THO) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

 (c) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (d) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $300 (THR HUN) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

 (e) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $150 (ONEHUNFTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $150.

 (f) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (g) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (h) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $30.00 (THIRTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

 (i) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (j) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $15.00 (FIFTN) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

 (k) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (l) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 (m) Holders of tickets upon which four of the ''LUCKY SYMBOLS'' play symbols match the same exact four play symbols appearing in a complete vertical or horizontal ''LINE,'' and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the ''Prize'' area at the end of that ''LINE,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

 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:


Scratch The Lucky Symbols Area. Then Scratch The Corresponding Symbols Found On Either Grid. When You Match All Four Symbols In Any Horizontal Or Vertical Line, Win Prize Shown For That Line. Each Line Played Separately. Win With: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners
Per
10,200,000
Tickets
$3 $3 9.09 1,122,000
$5 $5 13.89 734,400
$5 × 2 $10 58.82 173,400
$10 $10 58.82 173,400
$3 × 5 $15 333.33 30,600
$5 × 3 $15 333.33 30,600
$15 $15 250 40,800
$5 × 6 $30 500 20,400
$10 × 3 $30 1,000 10,200
($5 × 4) + $10 $30 500 20,400
$30 $30 1,000 10,200
$10 × 5 $50 1,500 6,800
($5 × 4) + $30 $50 1,333 7,650
($15 × 2) + ($5 × 4) $50 1,333 7,650
$50 $50 2,000 5,100
($10 × 5) + $50 $100 2,000 5,100
($10 × 4) + ($30 × 2) $100 2,667 3,825
($15 × 2) + ($10 × 2) + $50 $100 8,000 1,275
$100 $100 4,000 2,550
$30 × 5 $150 12,000 850
$50 × 3 $150 15,000 680
($20 × 5) + $50 $150 10,000 1,020
($50 × 2) + (15 × 2) + ($10 × 2) $150 10,000 1,020
$100 + $50 $150 15,000 680
$150 $150 12,000 850
$50 × 6 $300 13,333 765
$150 × 2 $300 30,000 340
($30 × 5) + $150 $300 13,333 765
($100 × 2) + ($50 × 2) $300 30,000 340
$300 $300 30,000 340
($150 × 4) + $300 + $100 $1,000 30,000 340
($300 × 3) + $100 $1,000 30,000 340
$1,000 $1,000 30,000 340
$5,000 $5,000 120,000 85
$50,000 $50,000 680,000 15

 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 Gold Mine instant lottery game tickets. The conduct of the game will be governed by 61 Pa. Code § 819.222 (relating to retailer bonuses and incentives).

 10. Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania Gold Mine, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Gold Mine 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 Gold Mine 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 Gold Mine or through normal communications methods.

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-407. Filed for public inspection February 21, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]



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