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DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Pennsylvania Reindeer Games Instant Lottery Game 1372

[48 Pa.B. 6742]
[Saturday, October 20, 2018]

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 Reindeer Games (hereinafter ”Reindeer Games”). The game number is PA-1372. Reindeer Games artwork is separated into four (4) separate themed scenes as follow: Blitzen Bucks, Comet Cash, Dasher Dollars and Prancer Payout. All scenes are organized under the same game and the same prize structure and no one scene is determinative of the prizes available to be won on any individual game ticket, or the Second-Chance Drawing entries provided for in section 9.

2. Price: The price of a Reindeer Games instant lottery game ticket is $1.

3. Play Symbols: Each Reindeer Games instant lottery game ticket will contain one play area. The prize play symbols and their captions located in the play area are: FREE (TICKET), $1 .00 (ONE DOL), $2 .00 (TWO DOL), $3 .00 (THR DOL), $5 .00 (FIV DOL), $6 .00 (SIX DOL), $10 .00 (TEN DOL), $20 .00 (TWENTY), $30 .00 (THIRTY), $50 .00 (FIFTY), $100 (ONE HUN), $300 (THR HUN), $5,000 (FIV THO), and a Milk and Cookies (TRIPLE) symbol.

4. Prizes: The prizes that can be won in this game are: Free $1 Ticket, $1, $2, $3, $5, $6, $10, $20, $30, $50, $100, $300 and $5,000. The player can win up to one time on the ticket.

5. Second-Chance Drawing: The Pennsylvania Lottery will conduct a Jingle All the Way Second-Chance Drawing for which non-winning Reindeer Games instant lottery game tickets may be eligible as provided for in section 9.

6. Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 16,800,000 tickets will be printed for the Reindeer Games instant lottery game.

7. Determination of Prize Winners:

(a) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $5,000 (FIV THO) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

(b) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $300 (THR HUN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

(c) Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $100 (ONE HUN) and a Milk and Cookies (TRIPLE) symbol appearing in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $300.

(d) Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $50 .00 (FIFTY) and a Milk and Cookies (TRIPLE) symbol appearing in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $150.

(e) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $100 (ONE HUN) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

(f) Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $20 .00 (TWENTY) and a Milk and Cookies (TRIPLE) symbol appearing in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $60.

(g) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $50 .00 (FIFTY) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

(h) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $30 .00 (THIRTY) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

(i) Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $10 .00 (TEN DOL) and a Milk and Cookies (TRIPLE) symbol appearing in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $30.

(j) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $20 .00 (TWENTY) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

(k) Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $6 .00 (SIX DOL) and a Milk and Cookies (TRIPLE) symbol appearing in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $18.

(l) Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $5 .00 (FIV DOL) and a Milk and Cookies (TRIPLE) symbol appearing in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $15.

(m) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $10 .00 (TEN DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

(n) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $6 .00 (SIX DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

(o) Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $2 .00 (TWO DOL) and a Milk and Cookies (TRIPLE) symbol appearing in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $6.

(p) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $5 .00 (FIV DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

(q) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $3 .00 (THR DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

(r) Holders of tickets with two matching prize play symbols of $1 .00 (ONE DOL) and a Milk and Cookies (TRIPLE) symbol appearing in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $3.

(s) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $2 .00 (TWO DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

(t) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of $1 .00 (ONE DOL) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $1.

(u) Holders of tickets with three matching prize play symbols of FREE (TICKET) in the play area, on a single ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of one Reindeer Games instant lottery game ticket or one Pennsylvania Lottery instant game ticket of equivalent sale price which is currently on sale.

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 3 Like Amounts, Win That Amount.
Win With:
Win: Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate
No. Of Winners
Per 16,800,000
Tickets
3—FREEs FREE $1 TICKET 12 1,400,000
3—$1s $1 50 336,000
3—$2s $2 20 840,000
2—$1s w/ MILK AND COOKIES $3 60 280,000
3—$3s $3 150 112,000
3—$5s $5 60 280,000
2—$2s w/ MILK AND COOKIES $6 214.29 78,400
3—$6s $6 750 22,400
3—$10s $10 130.43 128,800
2—$5s w/ MILK AND COOKIES $15 750 22,400
2—$6s w/ MILK AND COOKIES $18 750 22,400
3—$20s $20 300 56,000
2—$10s w/ MILK AND COOKIES $30 2,400 7,000
3—$30s $30 4,800 3,500
3—$50s $50 2,400 7,000
2—$20s w/ MILK AND COOKIES $60 12,000 1,400
3—$100s $100 12,000 1,400
2—$50s w/ MILK AND COOKIES $150 240,000 70
2—$100s w/ MILK AND COOKIES $300 1,680,000 10
3—$300s $300 1,680,000 10
3—$5,000s $5,000 1,680,000 10

Reveal 2 like amounts and a ”MILK AND COOKIES” (TRIPLE) symbol, triple that amount!

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

9. Pennsylvania Lottery’s Jingle All the Way Second-Chance Drawing for qualifying instant lottery game tickets (hereafter, the ”Drawing”).

(a) Qualifying Tickets: Non-winning PA-1367 Merry Millionaire ($20), PA-1368 Money Tree ($10), PA-1369 Cash Kringle ($5), PA-1370 Sleigh Bell$ ($3), PA-1371 Frosty the Doughman ($2) and PA-1372 Reindeer Games ($1) 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 Jingle All the Way Second-Chance Drawing for qualifying instant lottery game tickets. All time references are Eastern Prevailing Time.

(2) All entries received after 11:59:59 p.m. October 22, 2018, through 11:59:59 p.m. January 3, 2019, will be entered into the Drawing to be held between January 4, 2019 and January 14, 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 and the Multiplier Prize, if applicable. The respective purchase price and corresponding number of entries for the Qualifying Ticket is as follows: PA-1367 Merry Millionaire ($20) = 20 entries; PA-1368 Money Tree ($10) = 10 entries; PA-1369 Cash Kringle ($5) = 5 entries; PA-1370 Sleigh Bell$ ($3) = 3 entries; PA-1371 Frosty the Doughman ($2) = 2 entries; and PA-1372 Reindeer Games ($1) = 1 entry.

(5) When a Qualifying Ticket is entered into the Drawing, the entry has a chance to be multiplied by twenty (20), fifty (50) or one hundred (100). Each Qualifying Ticket will have a predetermined ticket file assigned at the time the ticket is printed that will determine whether an entry will be multiplied. If an entry is multiplied, the entrant will be notified during the entry process.

(6) 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 9(e), or mentioned anywhere else in these rules.

(2) The following table sets forth the approximate number of Multiplier Prizes and the approximate odds of winning a Multiplier Prize:

Qualifying Ticket Approximate
Odds of 20X
Multiplier Are 1 in:
Approximate
Odds of 50X
Multiplier Are 1 in:
Approximate
Odds of 100X
Multiplier Are 1 in:
Merry Millionaire 10 20 100
Money Tree 10 20 100
Cash Kringle 10 20 100
Sleigh Bell$ 10 20 100
Frosty the Doughman 10 20 100
Reindeer Games 10 20 100

(3) The Lottery will conduct one Drawing from among all the entries received during the entry period as described in section 9(c).

(i) The first entry selected in the Drawing will be a winning entry and the entrant who submitted the winning entry shall each be entitled to a prize of $100,000, less required income tax withholding.

(ii) The second through the fifth entries selected in the Drawing will be winning entries and the entrants who submitted the winning entries shall each be entitled to a prize of $50,000, less required income tax withholding.

(iii) The sixth through the tenth entries selected in the Drawing will be winning entries and the entrants who submitted the winning entries shall each be entitled to a prize of $10,000, less required income tax withholding.

(iv) The eleventh through the twentieth entries selected in the Drawing will be winning entries and the entrants who submitted the winning entries shall each be entitled to a prize of $5,000.

(4) All prizes will be paid as lump-sum cash payments.

(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 one year of the drawing date of the drawing in which the prize was won. If no claim is made within one 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) Prizes are not transferrable.

(15) Other restrictions may apply.

10. Retailer Incentive Awards: The Lottery may conduct a separate Retailer Incentive Program for retailers who sell Reindeer Games instant lottery game tickets.

11. 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.

12. Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Reindeer Games, prize money from winning Reindeer Games 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 Reindeer Games 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.

13. 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.

14. 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 Reindeer Games or through normal communications methods.

C. DANIEL HASSELL,
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-1630. Filed for public inspection October 19, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]

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