61 Pa. Code § 816.108 - Determination of prize winners

Current through Register Vol. 52, No. 16, April 16, 2022

(a) Prizes are determined on a parimutuel and fixed prize basis. The number of plays in a category entitled to claim a prize will be determined by the Lottery. Prizes awarded will be determined as follows:

Tickets Containingthe Following, inone Single,Lettered GameGrid PrizeCategory Percent (%) ofWinnings PoolAllocated toPrize Category
All Five Winning Numbers First Prize 53.15% After deduction of fourth prize
Four Winning Numbers Second Prize 22.24% After deduction of fourth prize
Three Winning Numbers Third Prize 24.61% After deduction of fourth prize
Two Winning Numbers Fourth Prize $1 Fixed
(b) Prize money allocated to the fourth prize category will be deducted from the total winnings pool before allocation of moneys to the remaining prize categories.
(c) Parimutuel prize money allocated to the first prize category will be paid on a parimutuel basis, divided equally by the number of plays on standard game tickets determined by the Lottery to be entitled to claim a first prize.
(d) Prize money allocated to the second prize category will be paid on a parimutuel basis, divided equally by the number of plays on standard game tickets determined by the Lottery to be entitled to claim a second prize.
(e) Prize money allocated to the third prize category will be paid on a parimutuel basis, divided equally by the number of plays on standard game tickets determined by the Lottery to be entitled to claim a third prize.
(f) If, in a Cash 5 game drawing, there are no plays on standard game tickets which qualify for the first, second, third or fourth prize category, the parimutuel prize money allocated to the particular prize category will be reallocated and added to the amount allocated for the first prize category money in the next Cash 5 game drawing; and the resultant amount will be divided as in subsection (c).
(g) On winning Cash 5 plays, prizes will be paid as follows:
(1) Individual ticket prize payments will be paid entirely in cash.
(2) If more than one winning first prize play is determined, each, upon meeting the requirements of § § 816.110 and 816.111 (relating to ticket validation requirements; and procedures for claiming and payment of prizes), is entitled to a prorated payment share of the total first prize.
(3) If more than one winning second prize play is determined, each, upon meeting the requirements of § § 816.110 and 816.111, is entitled to a prorated payment share of the total second prize.
(4) If more than one winning third prize play is determined, each, upon meeting the requirements of § § 816.110 and 816.111, is entitled to a prorated payment share of the total third prize.
(5) Two winning numbers on a single play will be awarded a fixed prize of $1.
(h) A winning Cash 5 play may win in only one prize category per single lettered game grid in connection with the winning numbers drawn, and is entitled only to the highest prize won by those numbers.
(i) For purpose of calculation of a prize to be paid with respect to a standard game, the calculation will be rounded down so that prizes can be paid in multiples of 50¢.
(j) The number of prize categories and the allocation of prize money among the prize categories may be changed at the discretion of the Secretary and the change will be announced by public notice.
(k) Retailer incentive and marketing promotion programs may be implemented at the discretion of the Secretary. Funds for the programs will be drawn from the Lottery Fund.

Notes

61 Pa. Code § 816.108

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Prize
Category
Percent (%) of
Winnings Pool
Allocated to
Prize Category
All Five Winning Numbers First Prize 53.15%
After deduction of fourth prize Four Winning Numbers Second Prize 22.24%
After deduction of fourth prize Three Winning Numbers Third Prize 24.61%
After deduction of fourth prize Two Winning Numbers Fourth Prize $1 Fixed

(b) Prize money allocated to the fourth prize category will be deducted from the total winnings pool before allocation of moneys to the remaining prize categories.

(c) Parimutuel prize money allocated to the first prize category will be paid on a parimutuel basis, divided equally by the number of plays on standard game tickets determined by the Lottery to be entitled to claim a first prize.

(d) Prize money allocated to the second prize category will be paid on a parimutuel basis, divided equally by the number of plays on standard game tickets determined by the Lottery to be entitled to claim a second prize.

(e) Prize money allocated to the third prize category will be paid on a parimutuel basis, divided equally by the number of plays on standard game tickets determined by the Lottery to be entitled to claim a third prize.

(f) If, in a Cash 5 game drawing, there are no plays on standard game tickets which qualify for the first, second, third or fourth prize category, the parimutuel prize money allocated to the particular prize category will be reallocated and added to the amount allocated for the first prize category money in the next Cash 5 game drawing; and the resultant amount will be divided as in subsection (c).

(g) On winning Cash 5 plays, prizes will be paid as follows:

(1) Individual ticket prize payments will be paid entirely in cash.

(2) If more than one winning first prize play is determined, each, upon meeting the requirements of § § 816.110 and 816.111 (relating to ticket validation requirements; and procedures for claiming and payment of prizes), is entitled to a prorated payment share of the total first prize.

(3) If more than one winning second prize play is determined, each, upon meeting the requirements of § § 816.110 and 816.111, is entitled to a prorated payment share of the total second prize.

(4) If more than one winning third prize play is determined, each, upon meeting the requirements of § § 816.110 and 816.111, is entitled to a prorated payment share of the total third prize.

(5) Two winning numbers on a single play will be awarded a fixed prize of $1.

(h) A winning Cash 5 play may win in only one prize category per single lettered game grid in connection with the winning numbers drawn, and is entitled only to the highest prize won by those numbers.

(i) For purpose of calculation of a prize to be paid with respect to a standard game, the calculation will be rounded down so that prizes can be paid in multiples of 50¢.

(j) The number of prize categories and the allocation of prize money among the prize categories may be changed at the discretion of the Secretary and the change will be announced by public notice.

(k) Retailer incentive and marketing promotion programs may be implemented at the discretion of the Secretary. Funds for the programs will be drawn from the Lottery Fund.


Source

The provisions of this § 816.108 adopted March 6, 1992, effective March 7, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 951; amended April 30, 1993, effective May 1, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 2121. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (168347) to (168349).

Cross References

This section cited in 61 Pa. Code § 816.108 (relating to winnings pool).