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Pennsylvania Blue Moon Bingo Instant Lottery Game

[38 Pa.B. 1319]
[Saturday, March 15, 2008]

   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 Blue Moon Bingo.

   2.  Price: The price of a Pennsylvania Blue Moon Bingo instant lottery game ticket is $2.

   3.  Play Symbols:

   (a)  Each Pennsylvania Blue Moon Bingo instant lottery game ticket will contain four play areas designated as ''Card 1,'' ''Card 2,'' ''Card 3'' and ''Card 4.'' The 77 play symbols located in the four play areas are: The numbers 1 through 75, a ''FREE'' symbol and a ''STAR'' symbol. The ''FREE'' symbol and the ''STAR'' symbol are free spaces.

   (b)  Each ticket will also contain a ''Caller's Card'' area. The ''Caller's Card'' area will consist of 30 spaces on a 3 by 10 grid. The play symbols that may be located in each space on the grid are: The letter B with a number 01 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; and the letter O with a number 61 through 75 and a ''BLUE MOON'' symbol.

   (c)  When a player reveals the ''BLUE MOON'' symbol in the ''Caller's Card'' area, the player can use it as an extra free space in any of the four play areas, and when it completes a winning pattern, the prize doubles.

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

   5.  Approximate Number of Tickets Printed For the Game: Approximately 14,400,000 tickets will be printed for the Pennsylvania Blue Moon 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 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $20,000.

   (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 3,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $1,000.

   (c)  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,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (d)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a diamond pattern, matching one square in the midpoint in each of the four outside rows and columns, on ''Card 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $500.

   (e)  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,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (f)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a diamond pattern, matching one square in the midpoint in each of the four outside rows and columns, on ''Card 2'' or ''Card 3,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $100.

   (g)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a diamond pattern, matching one square in the midpoint in each of the four outside rows and columns, on ''Card 1,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (h)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $50.

   (i)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 2'' or ''Card 3,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (j)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the three of the four corners on ''Card 1,'' and a ''BLUE MOON'' symbol appears on the ''Caller's Card,'' on that same ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $20.

   (k)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in the four corners on ''Card 1,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (l)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in four of the five spaces in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 4,'' and a ''BLUE MOON'' symbol appears on the ''Caller's Card,'' on that same ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $10.

   (m)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in a five-space horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 4,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $5.

   (n)  Holders of tickets matching the ''Caller's Card'' play symbols in four of the five spaces in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on ''Card 1'' or ''Card 2'' or ''Card 3,'' and a ''BLUE MOON'' symbol appears on the ''Caller's Card,'' on that same ticket, shall be entitled to a prize of $4.

   (o)  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'' or ''Card 3,'' shall be entitled to a prize of $2.

   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:

Get
Win Approximate
Odds Are 1 In:
Approximate No.
of Winners Per
14,400,000 Tickets
LINE-CARD 1 $2 25 576,000
LINE-CARD 2 $2 30 480,000
LINE-CARD 3 $2 30 480,000
LINE-CARDS 1 & 2 $4 150 96,000
LINE-CARDS 2 & 3 $4 150 96,000
LINE-CARDS 1 & 3 $4 150 96,000
LINE-CARD 1 w/BLUE MOON $4 75 192,000
LINE-CARD 2 w/BLUE MOON $4 75 192,000
LINE-CARD 3 w/BLUE MOON $4 75 192,000
LINE-CARD 4 $5 25 576,000
LINE-CARD 4 w/BLUE MOON $10 100 144,000
4 CORNERS-CARD 1 $10 100 144,000
4 CORNERS-CARD 2 $20 500 28,800
4 CORNERS-CARD 3 $20 750 19,200
4 CORNERS-CARD 1 w/BLUE MOON $20 300 48,000
4 CORNERS-CARDS 1 & 2 $30 1,200 12,000
4 CORNERS-CARDS 1 & 3 $30 1,200 12,000
4 CORNERS-CARD 4 $50 2,400 6,000
DIAMOND-CARD 1 $50 2,400 6,000
4 CORNERS-CARDS 1, 2 & 3 $50 2,400 6,000
(LINE-CARD 4 w/BLUE MOON) + (4 CORNERS-CARD 2)
   + (4 CORNERS-CARD 3)
$50 2,222 6,480
(4 CORNERS-CARD 4) + (DIAMOND-CARD 1) $100 6,000 2,400
DIAMOND-CARD 2 $100 6,000 2,400
DIAMOND-CARD 3 $100 6,000 2,400
(4 CORNERS-CARD 1) + (4 CORNERS-CARD 2)
   + (4 CORNERS-CARD 3) + (4 CORNERS-CARD 4)
$100 6,000 2,400
''X''-CARD 1 $100 6,000 2,400
''X''-CARD 2 $500 40,000 360
DIAMOND-CARD 4 $500 40,000 360
''X''-CARD 3 $1,000 60,000 240
(''X''-CARD 2) + (DIAMOND-CARD 4) $1,000 60,000 240
''X''-CARD 4 $20,000 1,200,000 12
Get a ''BLUE MOON'' symbol in the Caller's Card to use as an extra Free Space in Cards 1--4 to complete a winning pattern to double your prize on that Card.

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 Game for retailers who sell Pennsylvania Blue Moon Bingo instant lottery game tickets. The conduct of the game will be governed by 61 Pa. Code § 819.222 (relating to retailer bonuses and incentive).

   9.  Unclaimed Prize Money: For a period of 1 year from the announced close of Pennsylvania Blue Moon Bingo, prize money from winning Pennsylvania Blue Moon 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 Pennsylvania Blue Moon 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.

   10.  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.

   11.  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 Blue Moon Bingo or through normal communications methods.

THOMAS W. WOLF,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-468. Filed for public inspection March 14, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]



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