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Pennsylvania Bingo Extra Instant Lottery Game

[44 Pa.B. 4612]
[Saturday, July 19, 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 Bingo Extra.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Bingo Extra instant lottery game ticket is $5.

 3. Play Symbols:

 (a) Each Pennsylvania Bingo Extra instant lottery game ticket will contain eight play areas designated as ''CARD 1,'' ''CARD 2,'' ''CARD 3,'' ''CARD 4,'' ''CARD 5,'' ''CARD 6,'' ''CARD 7'' and ''CARD 8.'' A player may win more than one time on a ticket; however a player may only win one prize on each ''CARD.'' Each ''CARD'' will consist of 25 spaces on a 5 by 5 grid. The 77 play symbols located in the eight play areas are: The numbers 1 through 75, ''FREE'' symbol and an ''X'' symbol. The ''FREE'' symbol is a free space. The ''X'' symbol is a free space and when it appears in a winning pattern, the prize quintuples.

 (b) Each ticket will also contain a ''CALLER'S CARD'' area. The ''CALLER'S CARD'' area will consist of 30 spaces on a 10 by 3 grid. The play symbols that may be located in each space on the grid are: The letter B with a number 1 through 15; the letter I with a number 16 through 30; the letter N with a number 31 through 45; the letter G with a number 46 through 60; the letter O with a number 61 through 75; and a Cash (CASH) symbol.

 4. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $5, $10, $15, $20, $25, $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000, $2,500, $5,000, $10,000 and $100,000. The player can win up to five times on each ticket.

 5. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 9,600,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Bingo Extra instant lottery game.

 6. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in an X pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 8,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100,000.

 (b) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols to four spaces appearing in a diamond pattern, which includes the space appearing in the top horizontal row in the ''N'' column; the spaces appearing in the third horizontal row from the top in the ''B'' and ''O'' columns; and the space appearing in the fifth horizontal row from the top in the ''N'' column on ''Card 8,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

 (c) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in an X pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 7,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

 (d) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols to four spaces appearing in a diamond pattern, which includes the space appearing in the top horizontal row in the ''N'' column; the spaces appearing in the third horizontal row from the top in the ''B'' and ''O'' columns; and the space appearing in the fifth horizontal row from the top in the ''N'' column on ''Card 7,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

 (e) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in an X pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 6,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

 (f) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, with an ''X'' symbol appearing in that same horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, on ''CARD 8,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $2,500.

 (g) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the 4 corners on ''CARD 8,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (h) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols to four spaces appearing in a diamond pattern, which includes the space appearing in the top horizontal row in the ''N'' column; the spaces appearing in the third horizontal row from the top in the ''B'' and ''O'' columns; and the space appearing in the fifth horizontal row from the top in the ''N'' column on ''Card 6,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (i) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in an X pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (j) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the 4 corners on ''CARD 7,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (k) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''CARD 8,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

 (l) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols to four spaces appearing in a diamond pattern, which includes the space appearing in the top horizontal row in the ''N'' column; the spaces appearing in the third horizontal row from the top in the ''B'' and ''O'' columns; and the space appearing in the fifth horizontal row from the top in the ''N'' column on ''Card 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

 (m) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in an X pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

 (n) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the 4 corners on ''CARD 6,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

 (o) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, with an ''X'' symbol appearing in that same horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, on ''CARD 7,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

 (p) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols to four spaces appearing in a diamond pattern, which includes the space appearing in the top horizontal row in the ''N'' column; the spaces appearing in the third horizontal row from the top in the ''B'' and ''O'' columns; and the space appearing in the fifth horizontal row from the top in the ''N'' column on ''Card 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (q) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in an X pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 3,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (r) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the 4 corners on ''CARD 5,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (s) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols to four spaces appearing in a diamond pattern, which includes the space appearing in the top horizontal row in the ''N'' column; the spaces appearing in the third horizontal row from the top in the ''B'' and ''O'' columns; and the space appearing in the fifth horizontal row from the top in the ''N'' column on ''Card 3,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (t) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in an X pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 2,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (u) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the 4 corners on ''CARD 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (v) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''CARD 7,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (w) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, with an ''X'' symbol appearing in that same horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, on ''CARD 5'' or ''CARD 6,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (x) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols to four spaces appearing in a diamond pattern, which includes the space appearing in the top horizontal row in the ''N'' column; the spaces appearing in the third horizontal row from the top in the ''B'' and ''O'' columns; and the space appearing in the fifth horizontal row from the top in the ''N'' column on ''Card 2,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

 (y) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in an X pattern, extending through the ''FREE'' space and through to each of the four corner spaces, on ''CARD 1,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

 (z) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the 4 corners on ''CARD 3,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

 (aa) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, with an ''X'' symbol appearing in that same horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, on ''CARD 1,'' ''CARD 2,'' ''CARD 3'' or ''CARD 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

 (bb) Holders of tickets with a Cash (CASH) symbol in the ''CALLER'S CARD'' area shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

 (cc) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols to four spaces appearing in a diamond pattern, which includes the space appearing in the top horizontal row in the ''N'' column; the spaces appearing in the third horizontal row from the top in the ''B'' and ''O'' columns; and the space appearing in the fifth horizontal row from the top in the ''N'' column on ''Card 1,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

 (dd) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the 4 corners on ''CARD 2,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

 (ee) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the 4 corners on ''CARD 1,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (ff) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''CARD 5'' or ''CARD 6,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (gg) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''CARD 1,'' ''CARD 2,'' ''CARD 3'' or ''CARD 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 7. 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:

Win With: Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
9,600,000
Tickets
LINE CARD 1 $5 30 320,000
LINE CARD 2 $5 30 320,000
LINE CARD 3 $5 30 320,000
LINE CARD 4 $5 60 160,000
LINE CARD 5 $10 75 128,000
LINE CARD 6 $10 75 128,000
(LINE CARD 2) + (LINE CARD 1) $10 75 128,000
(LINE CARD 4) + (LINE CARD 3) $10 75 128,000
4 CORNERS CARD 1 $10 75 128,000
(LINE CARD 3) + (LINE CARD 2) +
 (LINE CARD 1)
$15 300 32,000
(LINE CARD 5) + (LINE CARD 3) $15 300 32,000
(4 CORNERS CARD 1 ) + (LINE CARD 4) $15 300 32,000
4 CORNERS CARD 2 $15 300 32,000
DIAMOND CARD 1 $15 300 32,000
(LINE CARD 1) + ($20 w/ CASH) $25 200 48,000
LINE CARD 2 w/ ''X'' SYMBOL $25 600 16,000
LINE CARD 4 w/ ''X'' SYMBOL $25 600 16,000
4 CORNERS CARD 3 $25 600 16,000
X PATTERN CARD 1 $25 600 16,000
DIAMOND CARD 2 $25 600 16,000
LINE CARD 5 w/ ''X'' SYMBOL $50 600 16,000
(X PATTERN CARD 1) + (LINE CARD 3) +
 ($20 w/ CASH)
$50 600 16,000
LINE CARD 7 $50 600 16,000
4 CORNERS CARD 4 $50 600 16,000
X PATTERN CARD 2 $50 600 16,000
DIAMOND CARD 3 $50 600 16,000
(LINE CARD 4 w/ ''X'' SYMBOL) + (LINE
 CARD 3 w/ ''X'' SYMBOL) + (LINE CARD 2
 w/ ''X'' SYMBOL) + (LINE CARD 1 w/ ''X''
 SYMBOL)
$100 1,600 6,000
(4 CORNERS CARD 4 ) + (4 CORNERS
 CARD 3) + (4 CORNERS CARD 2) +
 (4 CORNERS CARD 1)
$100 2,667 3,600
(X PATTERN CARD 2) + (DIAMOND CARD 3) $100 2,667 3,600
(LINE CARD 6 w/ ''X'' SYMBOL) +
 (X PATTERN CARD 1) + (LINE
 CARD 3) + ($20 w/ CASH)
$100 1,600 6,000
4 CORNERS CARD 5 $100 2,400 4,000
X PATTERN CARD 3 $100 2,400 4,000
DIAMOND CARD 4 $100 2,400 4,000
(DIAMOND CARD 4) + (DIAMOND CARD 3) +
 (4 CORNERS CARD 5)
$250 8,000 1,200
(X PATTERN CARD 3) + (X PATTERN
 CARD 2) + (DIAMOND CARD 4)
$250 4,800 2,000
(DIAMOND CARD 4) + (X PATTERN CARD 3)
 + (X PATTERN CARD 1) + (LINE CARD 2) +
 ($20 w/ CASH)
$250 2,400 4,000
LINE CARD 7 w/ ''X'' SYMBOL $250 2,400 4,000
4 CORNERS CARD 6 $250 6,000 1,600
X PATTERN CARD 4 $250 6,000 1,600
DIAMOND CARD 5 $250 6,000 1,600
(DIAMOND CARD 5) + (4 CORNERS CARD 6) $500 12,000 800
(4 CORNERS CARD 6) + (LINE CARD 7 w/
 ''X'' SYMBOL)
$500 12,000 800
(DIAMOND CARD 5) + (LINE CARD 7 w/ ''X''
 SYMBOL)
$500 12,000 800
(X PATTERN CARD 4) + (DIAMOND CARD 5) $500 24,000 400
LINE CARD 8 $500 12,000 800
4 CORNERS CARD 7 $500 15,000 640
X PATTERN CARD 5 $500 15,000 640
DIAMOND CARD 6 $500 15,000 640
(DIAMOND CARD 6) + (4 CORNERS CARD 7) $1,000 120,000 80
4 CORNERS CARD 8 $1,000 120,000 80
LINE CARD 8 w/ ''X'' SYMBOL $2,500 240,000 40
(4 CORNERS CARD 8) + (4 CORNERS CARD
 7) + (DIAMOND CARD 6) + (X PATTERN
 CARD 5)
$2,500 240,000 40
X PATTERN CARD 6 $5,000 480,000 20
DIAMOND CARD 7 $5,000 480,000 20
X PATTERN CARD 7 $10,000 960,000 10
DIAMOND CARD 8 $10,000 960,000 10
X PATTERN CARD 8 $100,000 960,000 10
''X'' symbol: The ''X'' symbol found on each card is also a ''FREE'' space. When it appears in any winning pattern, win five times the prize shown for that win.
Reveal a ''CASH'' (CASH) symbol in the CALLER'S CARD, win $20 instantly!

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

 8. Retailer Incentive Awards: The Lottery may conduct a separate Retailer Incentive Program for retailers who sell Pennsylvania Bingo Extra instant lottery game tickets.

 9. 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.

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

DANIEL MEUSER, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-1517. Filed for public inspection July 18, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]



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