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Pennsylvania Match 3 Tripler '16-'17 Instant Lottery Game

[46 Pa.B. 8119]
[Saturday, December 24, 2016]

 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 Match 3 Tripler '16-'17.

 2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Match 3 Tripler '16-'17 instant lottery game ticket is $3.

 3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania Match 3 Tripler '16-'17 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: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 4 (FOR), 5 (FIV), 7 (SVN), 8 (EGT), 9 (NIN), 3 (THREE) symbol and a 3X (3TIMES) symbol.

 4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions located in the play area are: $3.00 (THR DOL), $5.00 (FIV DOL), $9.00 (NIN DOL), $10.00 (TEN DOL), $15.00 (FIFTN), $30.00 (THIRTY), $50.00 (FIFTY), $60.00 (SIXTY), $90.00 (NINTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $300 (THR HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO), $3,000 (THR THO) and $75,000 (SVYFIVTHO).

 5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $3, $5, $9, $10, $15, $30, $50, $60, $90, $100, $300, $1,000, $3,000 and $75,000. A player can win up 4 times on a ticket.

 6. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 8,400,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Match 3 Tripler '16-'17 instant lottery game.

 7. Determination of Prize Winners:

 (a) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $75,000 (SVYFIVTHO) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $75,000.

 (b) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $3,000 (THR THO) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000.

 (c) Holders of tickets with three 3 (THREE) symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000.

 (d) Holders of tickets with a 3X (3TIMES) symbol in any ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000.

 (e) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (f) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $300 (THR HUN) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

 (g) Holders of tickets with three 3 (THREE) symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

 (h) Holders of tickets with a 3X (3TIMES) symbol in any ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

 (i) Holders of tickets with a 3X (3TIMES) symbol in any ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $90.00 (NINTY) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $270.

 (j) Holders of tickets with three 3 (THREE) symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $150.

 (k) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (l) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $90.00 (NINTY) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $90.

 (m) Holders of tickets with three 3 (THREE) symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $30.00 (THIRTY) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $90.

 (n) Holders of tickets with a 3X (3TIMES) symbol in any ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $30.00 (THIRTY) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $90.

 (o) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $60.00 (SIXTY) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $60.

 (p) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $50.00 (FIFTY) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (q) Holders of tickets with a 3X (3TIMES) symbol in any ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $15.00 (FIFTN) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $45.

 (r) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $30.00 (THIRTY) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

 (s) Holders of tickets with three 3 (THREE) symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

 (t) Holders of tickets with a 3X (3TIMES) symbol in any ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

 (u) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $15.00 (FIFTN) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

 (v) Holders of tickets with three 3 (THREE) symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

 (w) Holders of tickets with a 3X (3TIMES) symbol in any ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

 (x) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $10.00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (y) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $9.00 (NIN DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $9.

 (z) Holders of tickets with three 3 (THREE) symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $9.

 (aa) Holders of tickets with a 3X (3TIMES) symbol in any ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $9.

 (bb) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $5.00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

 (cc) Holders of tickets with three identical play symbols appearing in a row, column or diagonal in the same ''GAME,'' and a prize symbol of $3.00 (THR DOL) appears in the ''PRIZE BOX'' for that ''GAME,'' 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:

Reveal Three Identical
Numbers In The Same
Row, Column Or Diagonal,
Win Prize Shown In the Prize
Box For That Game. Win With:
Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
8,400,000 Tickets
$3 $3 9.09 924,000
$5 $5 12.5 672,000
$3 w/ 3X $9 200 42,000
$3 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS $9 66.67 126,000
$9 $9 200 42,000
$5 × 2 $10 1,000 8,400
$10 $10 1,000 8,400
$5 × 3 $15 1,000 8,400
$5 w/ 3X $15 200 42,000
$5 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS $15 100 84,000
$15 $15 1,000 8,400
$15 × 2 $30 1,000 8,400
($10 × 2) + ($5 × 2) $30 1,000 8,400
($5 w/ 3X) × 2 $30 1,000 8,400
$10 w/ 3X $30 1,000 8,400
$10 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS $30 1,000 8,400
$30 $30 1,000 8,400
($15 × 2) + ($10 × 2) $50 12,000 700
($10 w/ 3X) + ($10 × 2) $50 6,000 1,400
(($5 w/ 3X) × 3) + $5 $50 6,000 1,400
(($5 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS) × 3)
 + $5
$50 4,000 2,100
$50 $50 12,000 700
$15 × 4 $60 2,400 3,500
$30 × 2 $60 2,400 3,500
($5 w/ 3X) × 4 $60 1,500 5,600
($10 w/ 3X) × 2 $60 1,200 7,000
($10 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS) × 2 $60 1,200 7,000
$60 $60 2,400 3,500
$30 × 3 $90 12,000 700
($15 w/ 3X) × 2 $90 2,400 3,500
$30 w/ 3X $90 12,000 700
($10 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS) × 3 $90 3,000 2,800
$30 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS $90 2,400 3,500
$90 $90 12,000 700
$50 × 2 $100 12,000 700
($30 w/ 3X) + $10 $100 12,000 700
($30 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS) +
 ($5 × 2)
$100 6,000 1,400
$100 $100 12,000 700
$100 × 3 $300 120,000 70
($90 w/ 3X) + ($10 × 3) $300 120,000 70
$100 w/ 3X $300 120,000 70
($50 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS) × 2 $300 120,000 70
$100 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS $300 120,000 70
$300 $300 120,000 70
($300 × 3) + $100 $1,000 120,000 70
(($100 w/ 3X) × 3) + $100 $1,000 120,000 70
(($100 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS) ×
 3) + $100
$1,000 120,000 70
$1,000 $1,000 120,000 70
$1,000 w/ 3X $3,000 840,000 10
$1,000 w/ THREE 3 SYMBOLS $3,000 840,000 10
$3,000 $3,000 840,000 10
$75,000 $75,000 840,000 10
Reveal three ''3'' (THREE) symbols in the same row, column or diagonal, triple the prize shown in the PRIZE BOX for that GAME.
Reveal a ''3X'' (3TIMES) symbol in any GAME, triple the prize shown for that GAME automatically!
Each GAME is played separately.

 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 Match 3 Tripler '16-'17 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 Match 3 Tripler '16-'17, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Match 3 Tripler '16-'17 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 Match 3 Tripler '16-'17 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 Match 3 Tripler '16-'17 or through normal communications methods.

EILEEN H. McNULTY, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-2273. Filed for public inspection December 23, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]



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