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NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Pennsylvania Grumpy Cat ® Instant Lottery Game 1415

[49 Pa.B. 3836]
[Saturday, July 20, 2019]

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 Grumpy Cat ® (hereinafter ”Grumpy Cat ® ”). The game number is PA-1415.

2. Price: The price of a Grumpy Cat ® instant lottery game ticket is $2.

3. Play Symbols: Each Grumpy Cat ® instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area. The play symbols and their captions, located in the play area, are: Bed (BED) symbol, Collar (COLLAR) symbol, Fish (FISH) symbol, Fishbowl (FISHBOWL) symbol, Feathers (FEATHERS) symbol, Cactus (CACTUS) symbol, Bowl (BOWL) symbol, ZZZ (ZZZ) symbol, Bird (BIRD) symbol, Food (FOOD) symbol, Crate (CRATE) symbol, Can (CAN) symbol, Catpost (CATPOST) symbol, Box (BOX) symbol, Treats (TREATS) symbol, Grass (GRASS) symbol, Brushmitt (BRUSHMIT) symbol, Toy (TOY) symbol, Sardine (SARDINE) symbol, Paw (PAW) symbol, Mouse (MOUSE) symbol, and a Ball of Yarn (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), $15 .00 (FIFTEEN), $20 .00 (TWENTY), $25 .00 (TWY FIV), $40 .00 (FORTY), $50 .00 (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $200 (TWO HUN), $500 (FIV HUN), $1,000 (ONE THO), and $20,000 (TWY THO). A player can win up to 8 times on a ticket.

5. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: $2, $4, $5, $10, $15, $20, $25, $40, $50, $100, $200, $500, $1,000, and $20,000.

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

7. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 9,600,000 tickets will be printed for Grumpy Cat ® instant lottery game.

8. Determination of Prize Winners:

(a) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $20,000 (TWY THO) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20,000.

(b) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $1,000 (ONE THO) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

(c) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $200 (TWO HUN) appears in four of the ”PRIZE” areas and a prize symbol of $50 .00 (FIFTY) appears in four of the ”PRIZE” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

(d) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $500 (FIV HUN) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

(e) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in two of the ”PRIZE” areas and a prize symbol of $50 .00 (FIFTY) appears in six of the ”PRIZE” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

(f) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $200 (TWO HUN) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

(g) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $40 .00 (FORTY) appears in two of the ”PRIZE” areas and a prize symbol of $20 .00 (TWENTY) appears in six of the ”PRIZE” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

(h) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $25 .00 (TWY FIV) appears in all eight of the ”PRIZE” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $200.

(i) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $100 (ONE HUN) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

(j) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $20 .00 (TWENTY) appears in two of the ”PRIZE” areas and a prize symbol of $10 .00 (TEN DOL) appears in six of the ”PRIZE” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

(k) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $15 .00 (FIFTEEN) appears in six of the ”PRIZE” areas and a prize symbol of $5 .00 (FIV DOL) appears in two of the ”PRIZE” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

(l) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $50 .00 (FIFTY) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

(m) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $5 .00 (FIV DOL) appears in two of the ”PRIZE” areas, a prize symbol of $4 .00 (FOR DOL) appears in five of the ”PRIZE” areas, and a prize symbol of $20 .00 (TWENTY) appears in one of the ”PRIZE” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

(n) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $10 .00 (TEN DOL) appears in two of the ”PRIZE” areas and a prize symbol of $5 .00 (FIV DOL) appears in six of the ”PRIZE” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

(o) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $40 .00 (FORTY) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

(p) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $10 .00 (TEN DOL) appears in three of the ”PRIZE” areas and a prize symbol of $2 .00 (TWO DOL) appears in five of the ”PRIZE” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

(q) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $5 .00 (FIV DOL) appears in all eight of the ”PRIZE” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $40.

(r) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $25 .00 (TWY FIV) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

(s) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $4 .00 (FOR DOL) appears in three of the ”PRIZE” areas, a prize symbol of $2 .00 (TWO DOL) appears in four of the ”PRIZE” areas, and a prize symbol of $5 .00 (FIV DOL) appears in one of the ”PRIZE” areas on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $25.

(t) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $20 .00 (TWENTY) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

(u) Holders of tickets upon which a Mouse (MOUSE) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $20 .00 (TWENTY) appears in the ”PRIZE” area under that Mouse (MOUSE) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

(v) Holders of tickets upon which a Ball of Yarn (WINALL) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $4 .00 (FOR DOL) appears in two of the ”PRIZE” areas and a prize symbol of $2 .00 (TWO DOL) appears in six of the ”PRIZE” areas, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

(w) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $15 .00 (FIFTEEN) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

(x) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $10 .00 (TEN DOL) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

(y) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $5 .00 (FIV DOL) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

(z) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $4 .00 (FOR DOL) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) symbol, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

(aa) Holders of tickets upon which a Paw (PAW) symbol appears in the play area, and a prize symbol of $2 .00 (TWO DOL) appears in the ”PRIZE” area underneath that Paw (PAW) 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 ”Paw” (PAW) Symbol, Win Prize Shown Under That Symbol.
Win With:
Win: Approximate
Odds Are
1 In:
Approximate
No. Of Winners
Per 9,600,000
Tickets:
$2 $2 8.82 1,088,000
$2 × 2 $4 75 128,000
$4 $4 75 128,000
$5 $5 25 384,000
$2 × 5 $10 500 19,200
$5 × 2 $10 500 19,200
($4 × 2) + $2 $10 300 32,000
$10 $10 300 32,000
$5 × 3 $15 375 25,600
$15 $15 500 19,200
BALL OF YARN w/ (($4 × 2) +
($2 × 6))
$20 250 38,400
$5 × 4 $20 1,500 6,400
$10 × 2 $20 1,500 6,400
$20 w/ MOUSE $20 100 96,000
$20 $20 1,500 6,400
BALL OF YARN w/ (($4 × 3) +
($2 × 4) + $5)
$25 1,500 6,400
($20 w/ MOUSE) + $5 $25 1,500 6,400
$25 $25 1,500 6,400
BALL OF YARN w/ ($5 × 8) $40 2,400 4,000
BALL OF YARN w/ (($10 × 3) +
($2 × 5))
$40 2,400 4,000
$5 × 8 $40 24,000 400
($20 w/ MOUSE) + ($5 × 4) $40 4,000 2,400
($20 w/ MOUSE) × 2 $40 4,000 2,400
$40 $40 24,000 400
BALL OF YARN w/ (($10 × 2) +
($5 × 6))
$50 4,000 2,400
BALL OF YARN w/ (($5 × 2) +
($4 × 5) + $20)
$50 4,000 2,400
$10 × 5 $50 24,000 400
($20 w/ MOUSE) + ($5 × 6) $50 6,000 1,600
(($20 w/ MOUSE) × 2) + ($2 × 5) $50 6,000 1,600
$50 $50 24,000 400
BALL OF YARN w/ (($15 × 6) +
($5 × 2))
$100 8,000 1,200
BALL OF YARN w/ (($20 × 2) +
($10 × 6))
$100 8,000 1,200
$20 × 5 $100 120,000 80
(($20 w/ MOUSE) × 3) + ($10 × 3) + ($5 × 2) $100 12,000 800
($20 w/ MOUSE) × 5) $100 12,000 800
$100 $100 120,000 80
BALL OF YARN w/ ($25 × 8) $200 120,000 80
BALL OF YARN w/ (($40 × 2) +
($20 × 6))
$200 120,000 80
$100 × 2 $200 120,000 80
(($20 w/ MOUSE) × 6) + ($40 × 2) $200 120,000 80
$200 $200 120,000 80
BALL OF YARN w/ (($100 × 2) +
($50 × 6))
$500 120,000 80
$100 × 5 $500 120,000 80
$500 $500 120,000 80
BALL OF YARN w/ (($200 × 4) +
($50 × 4))
$1,000 480,000 20
$1,000 $1,000 480,000 20
$20,000 $20,000 960,000 10

Reveal a ”Mouse” (MOUSE) symbol, win $20 instantly.

Reveal a ”Ball of Yarn” (WINALL) symbol, win all 8 prizes shown!

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

10. Second-Chance Drawing: The Grumpy Cat ® Second-Chance Drawing for the Pennsylvania Lottery (hereafter, the ”Drawing”).

(a) Qualifying Tickets: Non-winning PA-1415 Grumpy Cat ® ($2) instant lottery game tickets (”Qualifying Tickets”) are eligible for entry in 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 http://www.palottery.state.pa.us/vipplayersclub/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, and 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 accepted.

(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 in the Drawing.

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

(c) Drawing Description:

(1) The Lottery will conduct one Grumpy Cat ® Second-Chance Drawing for qualifying instant game tickets. All time references are Eastern Prevailing Time.

(2) All entries received after 11:59:59 p.m. July 22, 2019, through 11:59:59 p.m. August 29, 2019, will be entered into the Drawing to be held between August 30, 2019 and September 9, 2019.

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

(4) The number of entries an entrant will receive for the Drawing is determined by the purchase price of the Qualifying Ticket entered. The respective purchase price and corresponding number of entries for the Qualifying Ticket is as follows: PA-1415 Grumpy Cat ® ($2) = 2 entries.

(5) Players may review prizes won and 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 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)(2).

(i) The first entry selected from the total number of instant game entries awarded in the Drawing will be a winning entry, and the entrant who submitted the winning entry shall be entitled to a prize of $10,000.

(ii) The second through the seventh entries selected from the total number of instant game 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 $2,500.

(iii) The eighth through the twenty-seventh entries selected from the total number of instant game 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 $500.

(iv) The twenty-eighth through the seventy-seventh entries selected from the total number of instant game 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 $100 iLottery Bonus Money.

(3) With the exception of the iLottery Bonus Money, all prizes will be paid as a lump-sum cash payment.

(4) Winners of iLottery Bonus Money are not required to claim a prize. Winners of iLottery Bonus Money will have the iLottery Bonus Money credited to their Lottery Account and will receive an email notifying them that they won a prize.

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

(6) The odds of winning in the Drawing depend upon the number of entries received for the Drawing.

(7) A computer-generated randomizer will be used to select the Drawing winners.

(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 internet browsers, mobile lottery application failure or other technical issues. If an entry is selected as a winner and rejected or otherwise disqualified during or following the Drawing, the Lottery will select another entry to replace the rejected or otherwise disqualified 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 USA, 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) 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 Drawing will be disqualified and a replacement entry will be selected.

(14) Winners of iLottery Bonus Money must abide by the iLottery Terms & Conditions, the iLottery Bonus Policy and these rules. iLottery Bonus Money will expire 45 days from the date on which the winner was notified, via email, of the prize win, as further detailed in section 9(d)(4). iLottery Bonus Money has a five times play through requirement in order to convert the iLottery Bonus Money into cash. For example, for a player winning $100 of iLottery Bonus Money, the player is required to place $500 in wagers before the iLottery Bonus Money awarded is converted into Cash which may be withdrawn from the player’s account.

(15) Prizes are not transferrable.

(16) Other restrictions may apply.

11. Retailer Incentive Awards: The Lottery may conduct a separate Retailer Incentive Program for retailers who sell Grumpy Cat ® instant lottery 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 Grumpy Cat ® instant lottery game, prize money from winning Grumpy Cat ® 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 Grumpy Cat ® 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 Grumpy Cat ® or through normal communications methods.

C. DANIEL HASSELL,
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-1113. Filed for public inspection July 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]

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