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Pennsylvania Bingo Instant Lottery Game 1317

[47 Pa.B. 7796]
[Saturday, December 23, 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 Bingo (hereinafter ''Bingo''). The game number is PA-1317.

 2. Price: The price of a Bingo instant lottery game ticket is $3.

 3. Play Symbols:

 (a) Each Bingo instant lottery game ticket will contain six play areas designated as ''CARD 1,'' ''CARD 2,'' ''CARD 3,'' ''CARD 4,'' ''CARD 5'' and ''CARD 6.'' 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 76 play symbols located in the six play areas are: the numbers 1 through 75 and a ''FREE'' symbol. The ''FREE'' symbol is a free space.

 (b) Each ticket will also contain a ''CALLER'S CARD'' area. The ''CALLER'S CARD'' area will consist of 30 spaces. 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 $30 Burst (WIN30) symbol.

 4. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $3, $5, $6, $10, $15, $20, $30, $50, $60, $90, $100, $150, $300, $1,000, $3,000 and $60,000. The player can win up to 4 times on a ticket.

 5. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 10,800,000 tickets will be printed for the Bingo 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 6,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $60,000.

 (b) 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,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3,000.

 (c) 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,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (d) 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,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

 (e) 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,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

 (f) 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,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

 (g) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the four corners on ''CARD 6,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (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 4,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (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 2,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

 (j) 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,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $60.

 (k) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the four corners on ''CARD 5,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (l) 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,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

 (m) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''CARD 6,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

 (n) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the four corners on ''CARD 4,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

 (o) 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,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

 (p) Holders of tickets with a $30 Burst (WIN30) symbol in the ''CALLER'S CARD'' area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

 (q) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''CARD 5,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

 (r) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the four corners on ''CARD 3,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

 (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 1,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

 (t) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''CARD 4,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

 (u) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the four corners on ''CARD 2,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

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

 (w) Holders of tickets matching the ''CALLER'S CARD'' play symbols in the four corners on ''CARD 1,'' on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

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

 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:


Scratch The Caller's Card Area, Then Scratch Only The Numbers On Bingo Cards 1—6 That Match Those Revealed in the Caller's Card Area. The Center Spot On Each Bingo Card Is A ''FREE'' Space. When Each Matched Number On A Bingo Card Is Scratched, A White Background Is Revealed. When All Numbers Are Completely Matched In A Horizontal, Vertical Or Diagonal Line, Four Corners, Diamond Or An X Pattern On Any Individual Bingo Card, Win Prize Shown For The Matched Pattern In The Appropriate Legend Next To That Card.
Win With:
Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
10,800,000 Tickets
LINE CARD 1 $3 20 540,000
LINE CARD 2 $3 16.67 648,000
4 CORNERS CARD 1 $5 28.57 378,000
LINE CARD 3 $5 28.57 378,000
(LINE CARD 1) + (LINE CARD 2) $6 50 216,000
(4 CORNERS CARD 1) + (LINE CARD 3) $10 250 43,200
4 CORNERS CARD 2 $10 250 43,200
LINE CARD 4 $10 250 43,200
(4 CORNERS CARD 1) + (4 CORNERS CARD 2) $15 500 21,600
(LINE CARD 3) + (LINE CARD 4) $15 1,000 10,800
DIAMOND CARD 1 $15 1,000 10,800
4 CORNERS CARD 3 $15 1,000 10,800
LINE CARD 5 $15 1,000 10,800
(4 CORNERS CARD 1) + (4 CORNERS CARD 2) +  (LINE CARD 3) $20 500 21,600
(4 CORNERS CARD 1) + (LINE CARD 3) + (LINE  CARD 4) $20 1,000 10,800
(4 CORNERS CARD 1) + (4 CORNERS CARD 3) $20 1,000 10,800
(4 CORNERS CARD 2) + (LINE CARD 4) $20 1,000 10,800
(DIAMOND CARD 1) + (4 CORNERS CARD 3) $30 1,000 10,800
(4 CORNERS CARD 1) + (4 CORNERS CARD 2) +  (LINE CARD 3) + (LINE CARD 4) $30 1,000 10,800
$30 w/ $30 BURST $30 200 54,000
4 CORNERS CARD 4 $30 1,000 10,800
(DIAMOND CARD 1) + (LINE CARD 3) + ($30
  w/ $30 BURST)
$50 2,400 4,500
(4 CORNERS CARD 1) + (LINE CARD 5) + ($30
  w/ $30 BURST)
$50 2,400 4,500
(4 CORNERS CARD 2) + (LINE CARD 4) + ($30
 w/ $30 BURST)
$50 2,400 4,500
(LINE CARD 3) + (LINE CARD 5) + ($30 w/ $30  BURST) $50 2,400 4,500
(4 CORNERS CARD 1) + (4 CORNERS CARD 2) +  (LINE CARD 3) + ($30 w/ $30 BURST) $50 2,400 4,500
X CARD 1 $50 2,400 4,500
4 CORNERS CARD 5 $50 2,400 4,500
(4 CORNERS CARD 2) + (4 CORNERS CARD 5) $60 2,400 4,500
(LINE CARD 4) + (4 CORNERS CARD 5) $60 2,400 4,500
(DIAMOND CARD 2) + ($30 w/ $30 BURST) $60 4,000 2,700
(4 CORNERS CARD 4) + ($30 w/ $30 BURST) $60 4,000 2,700
(LINE CARD 6) + ($30 w/ $30 BURST) $60 4,000 2,700
(DIAMOND CARD 1) + (4 CORNERS CARD 3) +  ($30 w/ $30 BURST) $60 4,000 2,700
DIAMOND CARD 3 $60 4,000 2,700
(DIAMOND CARD 2) + (DIAMOND CARD 3) $90 3,000 3,600
(DIAMOND CARD 3) + (4 CORNERS CARD 4) $90 3,000 3,600
(DIAMOND CARD 3) + ($30 w/ $30 BURST) $90 3,000 3,600
(X CARD 1) + (4 CORNERS CARD 2) + ($30 w/ $30  BURST) $90 3,000 3,600
(DIAMOND CARD 2) + (4 CORNERS CARD 4) +  ($30 w/ $30 BURST) $90 3,000 3,600
(4 CORNERS CARD 4) + (LINE CARD 6) + ($30
 w/ $30 BURST)
$90 3,000 3,600
(4 CORNERS CARD 1) + (LINE CARD 3) +
 (4 CORNERS CARD 5) + ($30 w/ $30 BURST)
$90 3,000 3,600
(X CARD 1) + (4 CORNERS CARD 2) + (LINE CARD  4) + ($30 w/ $30 BURST) $100 12,000 900
DIAMOND CARD 4 $100 12,000 900
4 CORNERS CARD 6 $100 12,000 900
(X CARD 1) + (X CARD 2) $150 120,000 90
(X CARD 2) + (4 CORNERS CARD 5) $150 120,000 90
(4 CORNERS CARD 5) + (4 CORNERS CARD 6) $150 120,000 90
(4 CORNERS CARD 1) + (DIAMOND CARD 2) +
 (4 CORNERS CARD 3) + (4 CORNERS CARD 6)
$150 120,000 90
(DIAMOND CARD 2) + (DIAMOND CARD 3) +
 (4 CORNERS CARD 4) + ($30 w/ $30 BURST)
$150 120,000 90
(X CARD 1) + (DIAMOND CARD 3) + (LINE CARD 4)  + ($30 w/ $30 BURST) $150 120,000 90
(X CARD 2) + (DIAMOND CARD 4) + (FOUR  CORNERS CARD 6) $300 40,000 270
(X CARD 1) + (X CARD 2) + (DIAMOND CARD 4) +  (FOUR CORNERS CARD 5) $300 40,000 270
(X CARD 1) + (DIAMOND CARD 4) + (FOUR  CORNERS CARD 5) + (FOUR CORNERS CARD 6) $300 40,000 270
X CARD 3 $300 40,000 270
DIAMOND CARD 5 $300 40,000 270
X CARD 4 $1,000 120,000 90
DIAMOND CARD 6 $1,000 120,000 90
X CARD 5 $3,000 360,000 30
X CARD 6 $60,000 1,080,000 10
Reveal a ''$30 Burst'' (WIN30) symbol in the Caller's Card area, win $30 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 Bingo 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 Bingo, prize money from winning Bingo 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 Bingo 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 Bingo or through normal communications methods.

C. DANIEL HASSELL, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-2133. Filed for public inspection December 22, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]



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