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Pennsylvania 5 Times Lucky ’16 Instant Lottery Game

[46 Pa.B. 8108]
[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 5 Times Lucky ’16.

2. Price: The price of a Pennsylvania 5 Times Lucky ’16 instant lottery game ticket is $5.

3. Play Symbols: Each Pennsylvania 5 Times Lucky ’16 instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area. The play symbols and their captions, located in the play area are: 1 (ONE), 2 (TWO), 3 (THREE), 4 (FOUR), 6 (SIX), 7 (SEVEN), 8 (EIGHT), 9 (NINE), 10 (TEN), 11 (ELEVN), 12 (TWLV), 13 (THRTN), 14 (FORTN), 16 (SIXTN), 17 (SVNTN), 18 (EGHTN), 19 (NINTN), 20 (TWENT), 21 (TWYONE), 22 (TWYTWO), 23 (TWYTHR), 24 (TWYFOR), 26 (TWYSIX), 27 (TWYSVN), 28 (TWYEGT), 29 (TWYNIN), 30 (THIRTY), 31 (THYONE), 32 (THYTWO), 33 (THYTHR), 34 (THYFOR), 36 (THYSIX), 37 (THYSVN), 38 (THYEGT), 39 (THYNIN), 40 (FORTY), 5 (FIVE) symbol, 5X (5TIMES) symbol and a LUCKY (WINALL) symbol.

4. Prize Symbols: The prize symbols and their captions, located in the play area are: $5 .00 (FIV DOL), $10 .00 (TEN DOL), $20 .00 (TWENTY), $25 .00 (TWY FIV), $50 .00 (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $250 (TWOHUNFTY), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO), $5,000 (FIV THO) and $100,000 (ONEHUNTHO).

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

6. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 8,400,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania 5 Times Lucky ’16 instant lottery game.

7. Determination of Prize Winners:

(a) Holders of tickets with a 5 (FIVE) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $100,000 (ONEHUNTHO) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5 (FIVE) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100,000.

(b) Holders of tickets with a 5 (FIVE) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $5,000 (FIV THO) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5 (FIVE) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

(c) Holders of tickets with a 5X (5TIMES) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5X (5TIMES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

(d) Holders of tickets with a LUCKY (WINALL) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in three of the ”Prize” areas, a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in two of the ”Prize” areas and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in ten of the ”Prize” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

(e) Holders of tickets with a 5 (FIVE) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5 (FIVE) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

(f) Holders of tickets with a LUCKY (WINALL) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in five of the ”Prize” areas and a prize symbol of $50 .00 (FIFTY) appears in ten of the ”Prize” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

(g) Holders of tickets with a 5 (FIVE) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5 (FIVE) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

(h) Holders of tickets with a 5X (5TIMES) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5X (5TIMES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

(i) Holders of tickets with a LUCKY (WINALL) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $50 .00 (FIFTY) appears in five of the ”Prize” areas and a prize symbol of $25 .00 (TWY FIV) appears in ten of the ”Prize” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

(j) Holders of tickets with a 5 (FIVE) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $250 (TWOHUNFTY) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5 (FIVE) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

(k) Holders of tickets with a 5X (5TIMES) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $50 .00 (FIFTY) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5X (5TIMES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

(l) Holders of tickets with a LUCKY (WINALL) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $20 .00 (TWENTY) appears in ten of the ”Prize” areas and a prize symbol of $10 .00 (TEN DOL) appears in five of the ”Prize” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $250.

(m) Holders of tickets with a 5X (5TIMES) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $25 .00 (TWY FIV) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5X (5TIMES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $125.

(n) Holders of tickets with a 5 (FIVE) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5 (FIVE) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

(o) Holders of tickets with a 5X (5TIMES) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $20 .00 (TWENTY) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5X (5TIMES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

(p) Holders of tickets with a LUCKY (WINALL) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $10 .00 (TEN DOL) appears in five of the ”Prize” areas and a prize symbol of $5 .00 (FIV DOL) appears in ten of the ”Prize” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

(q) Holders of tickets with a 5 (FIVE) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $50 .00 (FIFTY) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5 (FIVE) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

(r) Holders of tickets with a 5X (5TIMES) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $10 .00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5X (5TIMES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

(s) Holders of tickets with a 5 (FIVE) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $25 .00 (TWY FIV) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5 (FIVE) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

(t) Holders of tickets with a 5X (5TIMES) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $5 .00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5X (5TIMES) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

(u) Holders of tickets with a 5 (FIVE) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $20 .00 (TWENTY) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5 (FIVE) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

(v) Holders of tickets with a 5 (FIVE) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $10 .00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5 (FIVE) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

(w) Holders of tickets with a 5 (FIVE) symbol in the play area and a prize symbol of $5 .00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ”Prize” area under that 5 (FIVE) 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:

Reveal A ”5” (FIVE) Symbol,
Win Prize Shown Under
That Symbol. Win With:
Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
Of Winners Per
8,400,000 Tickets
$5 $5 8.57 980,000
$5 × 2 $10 24 350,000
$10 $10 40 210,000
$5 × 4 $20 300 28,000
$10 × 2 $20 300 28,000
$20 $20 600 14,000
$5 × 5 $25 600 14,000
($5 × 3) + $10 $25 600 14,000
($10 × 2) + $5 $25 600 14,000
$5 w/ 5X $25 75 112,000
$25 $25 600 14,000
$5 × 10 $50 600 14,000
$10 × 5 $50 600 14,000
$25 × 2 $50 600 14,000
$10 w/ 5X $50 100 84,000
$50 $50 600 14,000
LUCKY w/ (($10 × 5) + ($5 × 10)) $100 857.14 9,800
$10 × 10 $100 4,000 2,100
$25 × 4 $100 4,000 2,100
($10 w/ 5X) × 2 $100 1,714 4,900
$20 w/ 5X $100 1,714 4,900
$100 $100 6,000 1,400
LUCKY w/ (($20 × 10) + ($10 × 5)) $250 8,000 1,050
$25 × 10 $250 12,000 700
($25 w/ 5X) × 2 $250 12,000 700
$50 w/ 5X $250 12,000 700
$250 $250 24,000 350
LUCKY w/ (($50 × 5) + ($25 × 10)) $500 24,000 350
$50 × 10 $500 24,000 350
($20 w/ 5X) × 5 $500 24,000 350
$100 w/ 5X $500 24,000 350
$500 $500 24,000 350
LUCKY w/ (($100 × 5) + ($50 × 10)) $1,000 24,000 350
$100 × 10 $1,000 40,000 210
$500 × 2 $1,000 40,000 210
($50 w/ 5X) × 4 $1,000 40,000 210
($100 w/ 5X) × 2 $1,000 40,000 210
$1,000 $1,000 120,000 70
LUCKY w/ (($1,000 × 3) + ($500 ×
2) + ($100 × 10))
$5,000 840,000 10
($100 w/ 5X) × 10 $5,000 840,000 10
$1,000 w/ 5X $5,000 840,000 10
$5,000 $5,000 840,000 10
$100,000 $100,000 840,000 10
Reveal a ”5X” (5TIMES) symbol, win 5 times the prize shown under that symbol.
Reveal a ”LUCKY” (WINALL) symbol, win all 15 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 5 Times Lucky ’16 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 5 Times Lucky ’16, prize money from winning Pennsylvania 5 Times Lucky ’16 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 5 Times Lucky ’16 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 5 Times Lucky ’16 or through normal communications methods.

EILEEN H. McNULTY,
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-2269. Filed for public inspection December 23, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]

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MAP: Where are the luckiest places to play the Pennsylvania lottery?

Do you want to strike lottery gold? Tell the boss to stick it and head for the islands?

Well, stay out of Pike County. It only paid out the equivalent of $90 per person in lottery winnings last year.

You’re better off in Blair County, it seems, where lottery winnings amounted to $326 per person. That’s an average, mind you. Please don’t make the mistake of thinking the county’s 127,000 residents each hit for $326.

How did Lehigh and Northampton counties fare? Have a look at this map. Using information from the Pennsylvania Lottery Commission, it shows which counties paid out the most per resident in 2015. The darker the green, the more money was paid per resident.

Click on a county to see more information.

Lottery winnings in 2015

SOURCE: Pennsylvania Lottery Commission and U.S. Census Bureau

The next map shows the location of retailers where lottery tickets worth at least $1 million were paid out in calendar year 2015. Some of the tickets may have been sold in 2014.

How you judge this information depends on the kind of player you are. The Whitehall Mini Mart sold a $2 million ticket last year. Does that make it a lucky spot? Or has it used up its luck for a while?

Click on a marker to see details on other lucky spots.

Sellers of big lottery winners 2015

When combined with Census data and viewed as dollars won per resident, Lehigh and Northampton counties ranked 50 and 51 out of 67 counties, respectively. Not terrible, not great. It could indicate a need to get out and spend more on lottery tickets. Or, it might suggest that residents of the Lehigh Valley are less inclined to part with a little hard-earned money for a chance at a lot of unearned money.

The top five counties for winnings per person are:

County Total winnings Pct of total Total pop. Winnings per person
Blair $41,451,312 1.7% 127,089 $326.16
Warren $12,754,289 0.5% 41,815 $305.02
Schuylkill $44,267,690 1.8% 148,289 $298.52
Montour $5,452,363 0.2% 18,267 $298.48
Cambria $41,287,815 1.7% 143,679 $287.36

The five counties with the least winnings per person are:

The Pennsylvania Lottery Commission released data on where winnings were distributed in 2015. ]]>