61 Pa. Code § 875.3 - Definitions

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

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

Apparent winning terminal-based lottery game ticket-A terminal-based lottery game ticket which has not yet been validated by the Lottery, bearing winning numbers, letters or symbols.

Bet slip-A preprinted game-specific form prepared by the Lottery upon which the player may mark or designate the numbers, letters or symbols which when processed through the Lottery terminal produces a terminal-based lottery game ticket with the numbers, letters or symbols constituting the player's selection.

Drawing-The process of selecting the winning numbers, letters or symbols that determine the winners for each designated prize for a particular terminal-based lottery game.

Lottery Central Computer System-The computer gaming system on which all Lottery bets are registered through a computer terminal located at a licensed Lottery retailer.

Lottery terminal-A device installed at a retail location by the Lottery for the purpose of selling and validating on-line and instant tickets, performing inventory functions, generating informational accounting reports and performing other functions at the discretion of the Lottery.

On-line retailer or retailer-A person who is properly licensed by the Lottery and has a valid agreement to sell terminal-based lottery game tickets issued through a Lottery terminal, also referred to as a Lottery retailer or licensed retailer.

Pay status-The Lottery central computer system designation into which a game is placed after the Lottery officials verify the accuracy of the game's drawing and which enables the validation and payment of winning terminal-based lottery game tickets.

Play-A chance to participate in a particular terminal-based lottery game drawing.

Prize-The item or money that can be won as specified by the notice for each terminal-based lottery game as published under § 875.4 (relating to notice of terminal-based lottery game rules).

Quick pick-The random selection through a Lottery terminal of the different numbers, letters or symbols that appear as a play in a particular terminal-based lottery game.

Secretary-The Secretary of Revenue of the Commonwealth.

Terminal-based lottery game-Any Lottery game, also referred to as an on-line game, for which a terminal-based lottery game ticket is generated through a computer connected to the Lottery central computer system.

Terminal-based lottery game ticket-A bearer instrument produced through a Lottery terminal that is the player's record of a wager for an on-line lottery game and sold by a licensed retailer in an authorized manner containing at a minimum the appropriate play data as published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin for that particular terminal-based lottery game, the drawing dates, amount bet, and validation data. A terminal-based lottery game ticket may contain one or more plays as prescribed in the notice of terminal-based lottery game rules.

Top prize-The highest prize available to be won as published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin for that particular terminal-based lottery game.

Winning numbers-The numbers, letters or symbols selected in a particular Lottery game drawing, which have been subsequently validated by the Lottery, and which shall be used to determine the winning plays as published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin for that particular terminal-based lottery game.

Notes

61 Pa. Code § 875.3

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