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Pennsylvania Gus Bucks '15 Instant Lottery Game

[45 Pa.B. 7242]
[Saturday, December 19, 2015]

 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 Gus Bucks '15.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Gus Bucks '15 instant lottery game ticket is $5.

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Gus Bucks '15 instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area featuring a ''WINNING NUMBERS'' area and a ''YOUR NUMBERS'' area. The play symbols and their captions located in the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 8 (EIGHT), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT), 21 (TWYONE), 22 (TWYTWO), 23 (TWYTHR), 24 (TWYFOR), 25 (TWYFIV), 26 (TWYSIX), 27 (TWYSVN), 28 (TWYEGT), 29 (TWYNIN) and 30 (THIRTY). The play symbols and their captions located in the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 5 (FIVE), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 8 (EIGHT), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 15 (FIFTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT), 21 (TWYONE), 22 (TWYTWO), 23 (TWYTHR), 24 (TWYFOR), 25 (TWYFIV), 26 (TWYSIX), 27 (TWYSVN), 28 (TWYEGT), 29 (TWYNIN), 30 (THIRTY), Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol and a Gus (GUS) symbol.

 4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' area are: $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20.00 (TWENTY), $40.00 (FORTY), $50.00 (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $400 (FOR HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO), $5,000 (FIV THO), $25,000 (TWYFIVTHO) and $100,000 (ONEHUNTHO).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $5, $10, $20, $40, $50, $100, $400, $500, $1,000, $5,000, $25,000 and $100,000. A player can win up to 12 times on a ticket.

 6. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 12,000,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Gus Bucks '15 instant lottery game.

 7. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $100,000 (ONEHUNTHO) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100,000.

 (b) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $25,000 (TWYFIVTHO) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25,000.

 (c) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $5,000 (FIV THO) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

 (d) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol and a prize symbol of $5,000 (FIV THO) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

 (e) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (f) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (g) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Gus (GUS) symbol and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in six of the ''prize'' areas, a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in one of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (h) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (i) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol, and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (j) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Gus (GUS) symbol and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in six of the ''prize'' areas, a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in one of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (k) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Gus (GUS) symbol and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in two of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in ten of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (l) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $400 (FOR HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

 (m) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol and a prize symbol of $400 (FOR HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

 (n) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Gus (GUS) symbol and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in two of the ''prize'' areas, a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

 (o) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Gus (GUS) symbol and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in two of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in ten of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $400.

 (p) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (q) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (r) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Gus (GUS) symbol and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in five of the ''prize'' areas, a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in six of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in one of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (s) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Gus (GUS) symbol and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in ten of the ''prize'' areas, a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in one of the ''prize'' areas and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in one of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (t) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (u) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (v) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (w) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol and a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (x) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (y) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (z) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (aa) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (bb) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols matches any of the ''WINNING NUMBERS'' play symbols and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under the matching ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 (cc) Holders of tickets upon which any one of the ''YOUR NUMBERS'' play symbols is a Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Paw Print (PWPRNT) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 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:

When Any Of Your Numbers
Match Any Winning Number,
Win Prize Shown Under The
Matching Number. Win With:
Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
12,000,000 Tickets:
$5 w/ PAW PRINT $5 12 1,000,000
$5 $5 20 600,000
$5 × 2 $10 120 100,000
$10 w/ PAW PRINT $10 40 300,000
$10 $10 60 200,000
$5 × 4 $20 150 80,000
$10 × 2 $20 150 80,000
$20 w/ PAW PRINT $20 75 160,000
$20 $20 150 80,000
$5 × 8 $40 600 20,000
$10 × 4 $40 600 20,000
$20 × 2 $40 600 20,000
$40 w/ PAW PRINT $40 600 20,000
$40 $40 600 20,000
$5 × 10 $50 600 20,000
$10 × 5 $50 600 20,000
$50 w/ PAW PRINT $50 300 40,000
$50 $50 300 40,000
GUS w/ (($5 × 10) + $40 + $10) $100 857.14 14,000
GUS w/ (($10 × 5) + ($5 × 6) + $20) $100 857.14 14,000
$10 × 10 $100 6,000 2,000
$20 × 5 $100 6,000 2,000
$50 × 2 $100 3,000 4,000
$100 w/ PAW PRINT $100 6,000 2,000
$100 $100 6,000 2,000
GUS w/ (($100 × 2) + ($20 × 10)) $400 6,000 2,000
GUS w/ (($50 × 2) + ($40 × 5) + ($20 × 5)) $400 6,000 2,000
$40 × 10 $400 24,000 500
$100 × 4 $400 24,000 500
$400 w/ PAW PRINT $400 24,000 500
$400 $400 24,000 500
GUS w/ (($50 × 2) + ($40 × 10)) $500 24,000 500
GUS w/ (($50 × 6) + ($20 × 5) + $100) $500 24,000 500
$50 × 10 $500 24,000 500
$100 × 5 $500 24,000 500
$500 w/ PAW PRINT $500 24,000 500
$500 $500 24,000 500
GUS w/ (($50 × 6) + ($40 × 5) + $500) $1,000 17,143 700
$500 × 2 $1,000 60,000 200
$1,000 w/ PAW PRINT $1,000 120,000 100
$1,000 $1,000 60,000 200
$500 × 10 $5,000 1,200,000 10
$5,000 w/ PAW PRINT $5,000 1,200,000 10
$5,000 $5,000 1,200,000 10
$25,000 $25,000 800,000 15
$100,000 $100,000 1,200,000 10
Reveal a ''PAW PRINT'' (PWPRNT) symbol, win prize shown under that symbol automatically.
Reveal a ''GUS'' (GUS) symbol, win all 12 prizes shown!

 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 Program for retailers who sell Pennsylvania Gus Bucks '15 instant lottery game tickets.

 10. Retailer Bonus: The Lottery may offer a retailer bonus in connection with the sale of Pennsylvania instant lottery game tickets. If a retailer bonus is offered, a Lottery retailer shall be eligible for a bonus as described in this section. Lottery retailers who sell a winning ticket that entitles the ticket holder to a prize, either payable in a single installment or having a guaranteed minimum payout, of at least $100,000 and not exceeding $500,000 shall be paid a bonus of $500. Lottery retailers who sell a winning ticket that entitles the ticket holder to a prize, either payable in a single installment or having a guaranteed minimum payout, of at least $500,001 and not exceeding $1,000,000 shall be paid a bonus of $5,000. Lottery retailers who sell a winning ticket that entitles the ticket holder to a prize, either payable in a single installment or having a guaranteed minimum payout, of at least $1,000,001 and not exceeding $10,000,000 shall be paid a bonus of $10,000. A Lottery retailer is entitled only to the largest bonus for which he qualifies on a winning ticket. A bonus will be initiated for payment after the instant ticket is claimed and validated. A bonus will not be awarded to a Lottery retailer that sells a non-winning Pennsylvania Lottery instant ticket used to enter a Pennsylvania Lottery second-chance drawing or promotion that is subsequently selected to win a prize.

 11. Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania Gus Bucks '15, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Gus Bucks '15 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 Gus Bucks '15 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 Gus Bucks '15 or through normal communications methods.

EILEEN H. McNULTY, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 15-2240. Filed for public inspection December 18, 2015, 9:00 a.m.]



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