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Pennsylvania Gold Fish® Instant Lottery Game 1293

[47 Pa.B. 3924]
[Saturday, July 15, 2017]

 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 Fish® (hereinafter referred to as ''Gold Fish®''). The game number is PA-1293.

 2. Price: The price of a Gold Fish® instant lottery game ticket is $2.

 3. Play Symbols: Each Gold Fish® instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area featuring 10 play symbols and their captions. The play symbols and their captions located in the play area are: Crab (CRAB) symbol, Blue Fish (BLUE) symbol, Green Fish (GREEN) symbol, Helmet (HELMET) symbol, Net (NET) symbol, Seaweed (SEAWEED) symbol, Oyster (OYSTER) symbol, Starfish (STARFISH) symbol, Octopus (OCTO) symbol, Turtle (TURTLE) symbol, Coral (CORAL) symbol, Anchor (ANCHOR) symbol, Sea Castle (SEA CASTLE) symbol, Red Fish (RED) symbol, Purple Fish (PURPLE) symbol, Pink Fish (PINK) symbol, Shell (SHELL) symbol, Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, Fish Food (WIN20) symbol and a Treasure Chest (WINALL) symbol.

 4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions, located in the play area are: $2.00 (TWO DOL), $4.00 (FOR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $20.00 (TWENTY), $25.00 (TWY FIV), $40.00 (FORTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $200 (TWO HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO) and $25,000 (TWYFIVTHO).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $2, $4, $5, $10, $20, $25, $40, $100, $200, $500, $1,000 and $25,000. The player can win up to 10 times on the ticket.

 6. Second-Chance Drawing: The Pennsylvania Lottery will conduct one Gold Fish® Second-Chance Drawing for which non-winning Gold Fish® instant lottery game tickets may be eligible, as provided for in section 10.

 7. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed for the Game: Approximately 7,200,000 tickets will be printed for the Gold Fish® instant lottery game.

 8. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $25,000 (TWYFIVTHO) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25,000.

 (b) Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (c) Holders of tickets with a Treasure Chest (WINALL) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in all ten of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (d) Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (e) Holders of tickets with a Treasure Chest (WINALL) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $25.00 (TWY FIV) appears in eight of the ''prize'' areas, a prize symbol of $200 (TWO HUN) appears in one 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.

 (f) Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $200 (TWO HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

 (g) Holders of tickets with a Treasure Chest (WINALL) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in all ten of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

 (h)  Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (i) Holders of tickets with a Treasure Chest (WINALL) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in all ten of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (j) Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $40.00 (FORTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (k) Holders of tickets with a Treasure Chest (WINALL) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $4.00 (FOR DOL) appears in all ten of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

 (l) Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $25.00 (TWY FIV) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

 (m) Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (n) Holders of tickets with a Fish Food (WIN20) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $20.00 (TWENTY) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Fish Food (WIN20) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (o) Holders of tickets with a Treasure Chest (WINALL) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears in all ten of the ''prize'' areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (p) Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (q) Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 (r) Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $4.00 (FOR DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

 (s) Holders of tickets with a Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $2.00 (TWO DOL) appears in the ''prize'' area under that Gold Fish (GLDFSH) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

 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:

Reveal A ''GOLD FISH'' (GLDFSH) Symbol, Win Prize Shown Under That Symbol.
Win With:
Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
7,200,000
Tickets
$2 $2 8.82 816,000
$2 × 2 $4 42.86 168,000
$4 $4 37.5 192,000
$5 $5 50 144,000
$2 × 5 $10 300 24,000
$5 × 2 $10 300 24,000
$10 $10 150 48,000
TREASURE CHEST w/ ($2 × 10) $20 250 28,800
$5 × 4 $20 1,500 4,800
$10 × 2 $20 1,500 4,800
$20 w/ FISH FOOD $20 375 19,200
$20 $20 1,500 4,800
$5 × 5 $25 1,500 4,800
($20 w/ FISH FOOD) + $5 $25 750 9,600
$25 $25 1,500 4,800
TREASURE CHEST w/ ($4 × 10) $40 666.67 10,800
$5 × 8 $40 3,000 2,400
$10 × 4 $40 4,000 1,800
($20 w/ FISH FOOD) + ($4 × 5) $40 2,000 3,600
($20 w/ FISH FOOD) + ($5 × 4) $40 2,000 3,600
($20 w/ FISH FOOD) × 2 $40 2,000 3,600
$40 $40 4,000 1,800
TREASURE CHEST w/ ($10 × 10) $100 2,400 3,000
$25 × 4 $100 12,000 600
($20 × 4) + ($5 × 4) $100 12,000 600
(($20 w/ FISH FOOD) × 3) + ($10 × 4) $100 12,000 600
(($20 w/ FISH FOOD) × 2) + ($20 × 3) $100 2,400 3,000
($20 w/ FISH FOOD) × 5 $100 12,000 600
$100 $100 12,000 600
TREASURE CHEST w/ ($20 × 10) $200 8,000 900
$25 × 8 $200 24,000 300
$40 × 5 $200 24,000 300
$100 × 2 $200 24,000 300
($20 w/ FISH FOOD) × 10 $200 24,000 300
$200 $200 24,000 300
TREASURE CHEST w/ (($25 × 8) +  $200 + $100) $500 60,000 120
$100 × 5 $500 60,000 120
$500 $500 60,000 120
TREASURE CHEST w/ ($100 × 10) $1,000 720,000 10
$100 × 10 $1,000 720,000 10
$200 × 5 $1,000 720,000 10
$500 × 2 $1,000 360,000 20
$1,000 $1,000 720,000 10
$25,000 $25,000 720,000 10
Reveal a ''FISH FOOD'' (WIN20) symbol, win $20 instantly!
Reveal a ''TREASURE CHEST'' (WINALL) symbol, win all 10 prizes shown!

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

 10. Second-Chance Drawing: Pennsylvania Lottery's Gold Fish® Second-Chance Drawing (hereafter, the ''Drawing''):

 (a) Qualifying Tickets: Non-winning PA-1293 Gold Fish® ($2) instant lottery tickets and PA-5010 Gold Fish® Fast Play lottery tickets (''Qualifying Tickets'') are eligible for entry into the Drawing.

 (b) Participation and Entry:

 (1) Entrants must be members of the Pennsylvania Lottery VIP Players Club to participate in the Drawing. To join the VIP Players Club, visit https://www.palottery.state.pa.us/Vip-players-club/Login.aspx. Becoming a VIP Players Club member is free.

 (2) To enter the Drawing, entrants must submit the identifying information from at least one Qualifying Ticket via the Drawing's promotional website, available at http://www.palottery.com, or the Pennsylvania Lottery's official mobile application, during the entry period. The identifying information from a Qualifying Ticket may be submitted only once in the Drawing. No other method of submission will be accepted. Entries submitted using any other method, including entries mailed or hand-delivered to the Pennsylvania Lottery, are not valid and will be disqualified.

 (3) Each entry must be complete and the information supplied by the entrant must be accurate. Incomplete entries cannot be submitted.

 (4) Only one claimant per entry allowed.

 (5) Entrants must be 18 years of age or older.

 (6) Players may submit the identifying information from an unlimited number of Qualifying Tickets.

 (7) Once an entry has been submitted it cannot be withdrawn or changed.

 (c) Drawing Description:

 (1) The Lottery will conduct one Gold Fish® Second-Chance Drawing. All time references are Eastern Prevailing Time.

 (2) Entry Periods. PA-5010 Gold Fish® Fast Play lottery tickets go on sale on July 4, 2017 and PA-1293 Gold Fish® instant lottery tickets go on sale on July 18, 2017. Due to the differences in launch dates, the entry periods for each game will be different.

 (i) All PA-5010 Gold Fish® Fast Play lottery ticket Drawing entries received after 11:59:59 p.m. July 3, 2017, through 11:59:59 p.m. September 21, 2017, will be entered into the Drawing, held between September 22, 2017 and October 2, 2017.

 (ii) All PA-1293 Gold Fish® instant lottery ticket Drawing entries received after 11:59:59 p.m. July 16, 2017, through 11:59:59 p.m. September 21, 2017, will be entered into the Drawing, held between September 22, 2017 and October 2, 2017.

 (3) The entry periods for the Drawing will be posted to the Pennsylvania Lottery's publicly accessible website.

 (4) A Qualifying Ticket will receive 2 entries.

 (5) Players may review their entries for the Drawing via the Drawing's promotional website.

 (d) Prizes Available to be Won, Determination of Winners, and Odds of Winning:

 (1)  The prize entitlements described below are subject to all restrictions and limitations described in section 10(e), or those mentioned anywhere else in these rules.

 (2) The Lottery will conduct one Drawing from among all the entries received during the entry period as described in section 10(c).

 (3) The first through the tenth entries selected from the total number of entries awarded in the Drawing will be winning entries, and the entrants who submitted those winning entries shall each be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

 (4) The number of winning entries to be selected for the Drawing will be posted to the Pennsylvania Lottery's publicly accessible website.

 (5) The odds of an entry being selected in the Drawing depend upon the number of entries received for the Drawing.

 (6) A computer generated randomizer will be used to select the winning entries for the Drawing.

 (e) Drawing Restrictions:

 (1) To be eligible to participate in the Drawing, entrants must have complied with the requirements of these rules.

 (2) The Lottery is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected entries not entered into the Drawing. The Lottery is not responsible for entries that are not entered into the Drawing because of incompatible cellular telephones or internet browsers, mobile lottery application failure, or other technical issues. If a Drawing entry is selected as a winner and disqualified or otherwise rejected during or following the Drawing, the Lottery will select another entry to replace the disqualified or otherwise rejected entry in accordance with these rules and Lottery procedure.

 (3) If any discrepancy exists between these rules and any material describing the Drawing, these rules shall govern.

 (4) Employees of the Pennsylvania Lottery, MARC Advertising, MUSL, 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 principle place of residence of any such person are not eligible to participate in the Drawing. Offer void where prohibited or restricted.

 (5) The Pennsylvania Lottery reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Drawing and change these rules if the Drawing cannot be conducted as planned due to errors in these rules or advertising, unauthorized intervention, tampering, fraud, technical errors, viruses, worms, bugs, or any other cause beyond the control of the Pennsylvania Lottery that, in the Pennsylvania Lottery's sole judgment, could corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Drawing.

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

 (7) The Pennsylvania Lottery reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify an entrant found to be tampering with the operation of the Drawing or to be acting in violation of these rules or applicable law.

 (8) The Drawing is governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Applicable laws and regulations apply.

 (9) Prizes must be claimed within 1 year of the drawing date of the drawing in which the prize was won. If no claim is made within 1 year of the drawing date of the drawing in which the prize was won, the right of an entrant to claim the prize won, if any, will expire and the prize money will be paid into the State Lottery Fund and used for purposes provided by statute.

 (10) Final determination of winners will be made by the Secretary, whose judgment will be final and binding.

 (11) The payment of a prize awarded in the Drawing 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) A winner is responsible for all taxes arising from or in connection with any prize won.

 (13) A player may only win the prize for which the player is first selected in the Drawing. Subsequent entries, from the same individual, selected in the same drawing will be disqualified and a replacement entry will be selected.

 (14) Prizes are not transferrable.

 (15) Other restrictions may apply.

 11. Retailer Incentive Awards: The Lottery may conduct a separate Retailer Incentive Program for retailers who sell Gold Fish® instant lottery game tickets.

 12. 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.

 13. Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Gold Fish®, prize money from winning Gold Fish® 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 Gold Fish® 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.

 14. 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.

 15. 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 Gold Fish® or through normal communications methods.

C. DANIEL HASSELL, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-1175. Filed for public inspection July 14, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]



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