61 Pa. Code § 871.6 - Powerball bet slip and ticket characteristics and restrictions

Current through Register Vol. 51, No. 40, October 2, 2021

(a) For each basic play the player shall select, or request quick pick selection by the computer, five numbers and a single Powerball number, in one or more of the game panels on a Powerball bet slip. Powerball bet slips shall be available at no cost to the player. The minimum entry is $1. For $1, play game A; for $2, play games A and B; for $3, play games A, B and C; for $4, play games A, B, C and D; for $5, play games A, B, C, D and E. Players are also given the option to select a promotion verbally or on the bet slip at the time of purchase for an additional $1 for each play. Game panels shall be played in alphabetical order in accordance with the instructions printed on the Powerball bet slip. A Powerball bet slip has no pecuniary or prize value and does not constitute evidence of the purchase of a ticket or the numbers selected.
(b) To purchase a ticket, players shall, in addition to the purchase price, submit a completed Powerball bet slip, or request number selections either by quick pick or manual terminal entry to an on-line retailer to have a ticket issued. The ticket shall contain five selected numbers and a single selected Powerball number for each play, ticket validation number data, drawing date, amount bet and any applicable promotion exercised by the player. This ticket shall be the only valid receipt for claiming a prize. The ticket shall only be valid for the drawing date or dates printed on the ticket. Retailers are not permitted to allow the attachment of any remote devices to a lottery terminal to enter plays except as otherwise provided in the MUSL rules.
(c) If Powerball bet slips are unavailable, number selections may be given to an on-line retailer in groups of five number selections and one Powerball number selection per game section for each $1 wagered as a basic play. The retailer shall manually enter the selections into the computer terminal.
(d) A Powerball ticket may not be canceled or voided once printed by the Lottery terminal, even if the ticket is printed in error.
(e) It shall be the sole responsibility of the player to verify the accuracy of the game play or plays and other data printed on the ticket. The placing of plays is done at the player's own risk through the on-line retailer who is acting on behalf of the player in entering the play or plays.
(f) A player may select numbers for up to 26 drawings, specifically the next drawing and the 25 subsequent drawings.
(g) A ticket may not be issued for a drawing after the specified sales cut-off time prior to the drawing, as announced by the Secretary or a designee.


61 Pa. Code § 871.6

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