Volume 40 - Issue 13 - April 1, 2021
State of Kansas
Temporary Administrative Regulations
Article 4.—INSTANT GAMES AND DRAWINGS
111-4-3657. “Sweet Escape” instant ticket lottery game number 277. (a) The Kansas lottery may conduct an instant winner lottery game entitled “Sweet Escape.” The rules for this game are contained in K.A.R. 111-3-1 et seq. and 111-4-3657.
(b) The “play and prize symbols” and “captions” for this game are as follows:
|Symbol of a set of vehicle keys||5TIMES|
|Symbol of a vehicle||WIN|
(c) For this game, a play symbol shall appear in 45 play spots within the play area or areas.
(d) The ticket numbers in each book of tickets in this game shall start with 000 and end with 059.
(e) The price of instant tickets sold by a retailer for this game shall be $5.00 each.
(f) “Sweet Escape” is a key number match ticket with an instant reveal and a multiplier feature. The player will scratch the play area to reveal five “WINNING NUMBERS” and 20 “YOUR NUMBERS” with a prize amount below each of the “YOUR NUMBERS.” If a player matches any of the “YOUR NUMBERS” to any of the “WINNING NUMBERS,” the player wins the prize shown below that number. If a player reveals a set of vehicle keys symbol, the player wins five times the prize amount shown. If a player reveals a vehicle symbol, the player wins a 2021 Ford Escape vehicle. The vehicle includes federal and state mandatory income withholding taxes and all initial taxes and fees for the vehicle. No cash option is available for the vehicle.
(g) Each ticket in this game may win up to 20 times.
(h) Approximately 600,000 tickets shall be ordered initially for this instant game. Additional ticket orders shall have the same prize structure, the same number of prizes per prize pool of 240,000 tickets, and the same odds as were contained in the initial ticket order.
(i) The expected number and value of instant prizes in this game shall be as follows:
|Free $5 Ticket||Free Ticket||45,000||$0|
|$5 x 2||$10||30,000||$300,000|
|$5 x 3||$15||25,000||$375,000|
|$10 + $5||$15||5,000||$75,000|
|($5 x 2) + $10||$20||2,500||$50,000|
|$5 x 4||$20||2,500||$50,000|
|$10 x 2||$20||5,000||$100,000|
|$5 w/ Multiplier + $20 + $5||$50||875||$43,750|
|$10 w/ Multiplier||$50||1,000||$50,000|
|$10 x 5||$50||750||$37,500|
|($15 x 2) + $20||$50||750||$37,500|
|$5 x 20||$100||200||$20,000|
|$10 w/ Multiplier + ($15 x 3) + $5||$100||250||$25,000|
|$10 x 10||$100||200||$20,000|
|$20 w/ Multiplier||$100||250||$25,000|
|$50 x 2||$100||200||$20,000|
|($10 x 5) + ($20 x 10) + $50 +($100 x 2)||$500||50||$25,000|
|$50 w/ Multiplier + ($100 x 2) + $50||$500||65||$32,500|
|$100 w/ Multiplier||$500||75||$37,500|
|2021 FORD ESCAPE||$47,000||2||$94,000|
|Player Loyalty Program||$18,102|
|2nd Chance Draw–FORD ESCAPE||$47,000|
(j) The odds of winning a prize in this game are approximately one in 4.05. (Authorized by K.S.A. 74-8710; implementing K.S.A. 74-8710 and 74-8720; effective, T-111-3-19-21, Feb. 10, 2021.)
Article 5.—MULTI-STATE ONLINE GAMES AND DRAWINGS
111-5-223. Game description and characteristics. (a) For the purposes of identification, the game shall have a designated game number in the Kansas Lottery’s online gaming system.
(b) The game is a double matrix-style game, drawn each Monday and Thursday until July 19, 2021, and thereafter drawn daily, in which players select five unique numbers in the Matrix 1 from one to 48 inclusive, plus one Lucky Ball number in the Matrix 2 from one to 18 inclusive or have the numbers selected by Quick Pick selection. The Lucky Ball may be the same as one of the first five numbers selected.
(c) Game tickets must be purchased from a terminal operated by a sales retailer using a touch screen or such other means as approved by the Kansas Lottery.
(d) Game tickets shall include, but not be limited to, the player’s number selections, game logo or game name, ticket cost, terminal number, bar code, quick pick (if selected), multi-draw (if selected), serial number, and drawing date. Multi-draw tickets shall visibly show the beginning and ending drawing dates. Game tickets may also include the selling date, time stamp and any other information required for validation of game tickets.
(e) Each game ticket shall be sold at retail for the price of $2.00 per play. The player receives one play for each two dollar wager.
(f) The Kansas Lottery may offer game tickets as a prize in any other lottery game after advising all other Party Lotteries of the terms and dates of such action.
(g) Game tickets may not be sold to or purchased by minors under the age of 18 years.
(h) Game tickets may not be cashed or redeemed by minors under the age of 18 years.
(i) Game tickets shall not be purchased, and a prize won by any such game ticket or share, either in whole or in part, shall not be paid to:
(1) A Party Lottery employee, officer, director, board member, or commissioner.
(2) A contractor or consultant under agreement with any Party Lottery to perform audit and security procedures.
(3) An employee of the independent certified public accounting firm under contract to oversee game drawings.
(4) An employee of a Party Lottery’s online vendor.
(5) An employee of a Party Lottery’s advertising or public relations provider.
(6) A parent, stepparent, child, stepchild, spouse, sibling or person engaged in a domestic partnership or civil union of an individual described in subsections (j)(1), (j)(2), (j)(3), (j)(4), (j)(5) or residing as a member of the same household in the principal place of residence of any such person.
(7) Those persons designated herein as ineligible to play the game in one Party Lottery jurisdiction shall also be ineligible to play the game in all other Party Lottery jurisdictions selling the game.
(j) A game ticket may not be cancelled or voided by returning the game ticket to the sales retailer or to a Party Lottery. A game ticket accepted by the sales retailer as a returned ticket and that is not eligible for re-sale shall be deemed as owned by the bearer thereof. This prohibition also applies to a game ticket that may be printed in error by the sales retailer. No game ticket, or physical portion thereof, that may be used to claim a prize, shall be returned to any Party Lottery for credit.
(k) A game ticket, subject to the validation requirements detailed in these rules, shall be the only proof of a game play (or plays) and the submission of a winning game ticket to the Kansas Lottery or its sales retailer shall be the sole method of claiming a prize or prizes. Under no circumstances will a claim be paid for any prize without a winning game ticket. Except as may otherwise be provided by law, lost or missing game tickets may not be honored or processed for payment or replacement.
(l) Players may submit a completed play slip to any sales retailer to have a game ticket issued. Play slips shall have no pecuniary or prize value, or constitute evidence of purchase or number selections. The use of facsimiles of play slips, copies of play slips, or other materials that are inserted into the terminal’s play slip reader that are not printed or approved by the Kansas Lottery, are not permitted. Sales retailers shall not permit any device to be connected to a terminal to enter plays except as approved by the Kansas Lottery.
(m) Players may verbally or in writing communicate their number selections to any sales retailer to obtain a game ticket. Such number selections shall be manually entered into the terminal by the sales retailer.
(n) Players may also request a quick pick game ticket from a sales retailer or may select the quick pick option on the play slip and submit the completed play slip to any sales retailer.
(o) Game tickets may be purchased for multiple future drawings.
(p) In connection with the winning numbers drawn, the holder of a winning game ticket may win only one prize per play, board or panel, and shall be entitled only to the prize won by those numbers in the highest matching prize category.
(q) The prize claim period shall be 365 days after the drawing date.
(r) It shall be the player’s sole responsibility to verify the accuracy of the game play or plays and the other data printed on the game ticket. The placing of wagers is done at the player’s own risk through the sales retailer. (Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 74-8710; effective, T-111-11-23-16, Oct. 12, 2016; amended, T-111-3-19-21, Feb. 10, 2021.)
111-5-246. “Ca$h 4 U from 2by2” Promotion. (a) The Kansas lottery may conduct a promotion entitled “Ca$h 4 U from 2by2” awarding seven cash prizes. Entries into the drawing will be accepted beginning at 12:00 p.m. on April 1, 2021 and ending at 11:59 p.m. on May 1, 2021. The drawing will be conducted sometime after entry into the drawing has closed but before noon on May 6, 2021, at which time the winners will be announced.
(b) The specific ticket eligible for entry into this drawing shall be winning or non-winning Kansas Lottery 2by2 tickets purchased between 4:00 a.m. on March 31, 2021 and 2:59 a.m. on May 1, 2021.
(c) Only registered Kansas Lottery PlayOn (“PlayOn”) members may enter the drawings. PlayOn members must enter themselves into the drawings according to the terms and conditions of PlayOn. Entries shall not be accepted that are submitted by any method other than through PlayOn. The player may enter the required data from the entry ticket manually for entry into the drawing. If the player does not enter the ticket data manually, the player may scan, if available, the ticket to enter data to be used for entry into the drawing using a mobile device and a downloaded Kansas Lottery PlayOn app. After the ticket data is successfully entered either manually or scanned using an app, the player will receive one entry per dollar based on the cost of the ticket. The Kansas lottery is not responsible for electronic malfunction or player error.
(d) The procedures set forth in K.A.R. 111-18-5 for selecting winners and alternate winners shall be followed. The seven players selected will receive $5,000 cash.
(e) A player may enter the drawing with as many “2by2” tickets as they have purchased, but may win only one prize in this promotion.
(f) The procedures set forth in K.A.R. 111-18-5 for contacting winners and the claiming of prizes shall be followed, except as follows:
(1) In this promotion all 10-day deadlines set forth in K.A.R. 111-18-5(n) shall be 10 business days; and,
(2) In this promotion the 10 business day deadline for the seven winners to return their claim forms shall commence with the date of the announcement of winners.
(g) By entering the promotion, entrant agrees to PlayOn terms and conditions.
(h) Winners are responsible for any state and federal income taxes.
(i) Rules applicable to this promotion are contained in K.A.R. 111-5-246 and K.A.R. 111-18-1 et seq. (Authorized by K.S.A. 74-8710 and 74-8748; implementing K.S.A. 74-8710; effective, T-111-3-19-21, Feb. 10, 2021.)
Article 19.—SPECIFIC PLAYER LOYALTY CLUB RULES
111-19-101. Sweet Escape Drawing. (a) The Kansas lottery may conduct a drawing entitled “Sweet Escape Drawing” in which one Kansas lottery player will win the prize package described in subsection (e). The Kansas lottery will accept entries into the drawing beginning at 12:01 a.m. the day Kansas lottery “Sweet Escape” instant tickets are first offered for sale to the general public and ending at 11:59 p.m. on August 22, 2021. The drawing will be conducted sometime after entry into the drawing has closed but before noon on August 26, 2021, at which time the winner will be announced.
(b) The specific tickets eligible for entry into the drawing shall be non-winning $5 Kansas lottery instant game ticket from “Sweet Escape,” game number 277.
(c) Only registered Kansas Lottery PlayOn (“PlayOn”) members may enter the drawings. PlayOn members must enter themselves into the drawings according to the terms and conditions of PlayOn. Entries shall not be accepted that are submitted by any method other than through PlayOn.
(d) There is no limit on the number of non-winning tickets a player may enter.
(e) The procedures set forth in K.A.R. 111-18-5 for selecting a winner and alternate winners shall be followed. The prize package shall consist of a 2021 Ford Escape S. All applicable sales taxes, mandatory income withholding taxes, vehicle title and initial registration fees shall be paid by The Kansas Lottery.
(f) The procedures set forth in K.A.R. 111-18-5 for contacting the winner and the claiming of the prize shall be followed, except as follows: in this promotion the 10-day deadline for the winner to return their claim form shall commence with the date of the announcement of the winner. The Kansas lottery is not responsible for electronic malfunction or player error.
(f) In the event the prize awarded for this drawing is postponed, changed, or canceled in whole or in part, no cash prize substitutions or other compensation shall be provided.
(g) By entering the drawing, entrant agrees to PlayOn terms and conditions.
(h) Rules applicable to this online event drawing are contained in K.A.R. 111-19-101 and K.A.R. 111-18-1 et seq. (Authorized by K.S.A. 74-8710 and 74-8748; implementing K.S.A. 74-8710; effective, T-111-3-19-21, Feb. 10, 2021.)
Article 501.—SOUTH CENTRAL GAMING ZONE
111-501-105. Definitions. The following definitions, when used in the South Central Kansas Lottery Gaming Zone, when pertaining to the game of “Mississippi Stud Poker” shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(a) “3rd street wager” means an additional wager made by a player, in an amount equal to one, two or three times the amount of the player’s ante wager, after the player has been dealt his or her initial two cards.
(b) “4th street wager” means an additional wager made by a player, in an amount equal to one, two or three times the amount of the player’s ante wager, after the first community card is revealed by the dealer.
(c) “5th street wager” means an additional wager made by a player, in an amount equal to one, two, or three times the amount of the player’s ante wager, after the second community card is revealed by the dealer.
(d) “Ante wager” shall mean the initial wager placed prior to any cards being dealt in order to participate in the round of play.
(e) “Bet wager” shall mean either a 3rd street wager, a 4th street wager, or a 5th street wager.
(f) “Community card” means any of the three cards that are initially dealt face down in the designated area in front of the dealer and, once revealed, shall be used by each player with his or her two cards to form a five card hand.
(g) “Envy bonus” means the bonus for which a player qualifies if the player has made a progressive wager, which bonus is won when any other player at the table receives a hand consisting of a straight flush or higher-ranking hand.
(h) “Hand” means the five card hand formed for each player by combining the two cards dealt to the player and the three community cards.
(i) “Fold” means the withdrawal of a player from a round of play by discarding his or her two cards prior to placing a bet wager.
(j) “Progressive pool” means the set percentage of all progressive wagers made in the game of Mississippi Stud and any other linked progressive game or games that accumulates until paid to one or more winners of a progressive wager.
(k) “Progressive wager” means an optional wager that a player may make prior to any cards being dealt that the player’s two cards and the three community cards will constitute a three-of-a-kind, straight, flush, full house, four-of-a-kind, straight flush, or royal flush, with a winning progressive wager being paid in accordance with a posted pay table regardless of the outcome of the player’s hand otherwise.
(l) “Push” means a player’s hand resulting in neither payment on nor collection of the player’s wagers.
(m) “Rank or ranking” shall mean the relative position of a card or group of cards.
(n) “Round of play” or “round” means one complete cycle of play during which all players then playing at the table have been dealt a hand, have folded or wagered upon it, and have had their wagers paid or collected.
(o) “Stub” means the remaining portion of the deck after all cards in the round of play have been dealt.
(p) “Suit” shall mean one of the four categories of cards, i.e., diamond, spade, club, or heart. (Authorized by K.S.A. 74-8710 and 74-8748; implementing K.S.A. 74-8710; effective, T-111-10-18-12, Aug. 15, 2012; amended, T-111-3-19-21, Feb. 10, 2021.)
111-501-107. Wagers. (a) All wagers at Mississippi Stud Poker shall be made by placing gaming chips and, if applicable, a match play coupon on the appropriate betting areas of the table layout. A verbal wager accompanied by cash shall not be accepted.
(b) Only players who are seated at the Mississippi Stud Poker table may touch the cards. Once a player has placed a wager and received cards, that player must remain seated until the completion of the round of play.
(c) All ante wagers at Mississippi Stud Poker shall be placed prior to the dealer dealing the first card. No ante wager at Mississippi Stud Poker shall be made, increased or withdrawn after the dealer has dealt the first card.
(d) Any player who places an ante wager may also make a progressive wager by placing gaming chips on the progressive wager sensor in front of their betting position prior to the dealer dealing the first card.
(e) Players who make an ante wager will receive two cards face down. They either fold or buy the first community card by making a 3rd Street wager. When that card is revealed, they either fold or buy the second community card making a 4th Street wager. After that card is revealed, a player may either fold or buy the last community card making a 5th Street wager.
(f) Any player who places a Mississippi Stud Poker wager may also make an optional 3 Card Bonus side wager by placing gaming chips and, if applicable, a match play coupon on the designated betting area of the table layout. The 3 Card Bonus wager will remain in play even if the player folds his or her Mississippi Stud Poker wager. If the player has placed a wager on the 3 Card Bonus side wager and folds his or her Mississippi Stud Poker wager, the dealer will remove the original Mississippi Stud Poker wager and tuck the folded cards under the player’s 3 Card Bonus side wager. A player placing a 3 Card Bonus wager will win the wager if the three community cards constitute at least a pair or higher ranking Mississippi Stud Poker hand. See payout table for odds.
(g) After each round of play is complete, the dealer shall collect all losing wagers and pay off all winning wagers in accordance with the payout table. (Authorized by K.S.A. 74-8710 and 74-8748; implementing K.S.A. 74-8710; effective, T-111-10-18-12, Aug. 15, 2012; amended, T-111-10-11-13, Aug. 14, 2013; amended, T-111-3-19-21, Feb. 10, 2021.)
111-501-108. Play. (a) The starting position for the dealing of cards and the delivery of stacks of cards for the game of Mississippi Stud Poker may be determined in the following manner:
(1) The dealer shall deliver the first stack of three cards to the dealer, also known as the community cards, and will then deliver two cards dealt by the shuffling machine to the player farthest to his/her left, continuing to deal each player two cards face down in a clockwise manner. Each player shall receive two cards before the next player receives his or her cards.
(2) After all players have looked at their two cards, the players have a choice:
(A) Fold (and surrender their ante wager); or
(B) Make a 3rd Street bet.
(3) The dealer shall then reveal the first community card.
(4) The players have a choice:
(A) Fold (and surrender their ante wager and 3rd Street bet); or
(B) Make a 4th Street bet.
(5) The dealer shall then reveal the second community card.
(6) The players have a choice:
(A) Fold (and surrender their ante wager, 3rd Street bet, and 4th Street bet); or
(B) Make a 5th Street bet.
(7) The dealer shall then reveal the third community card.
(b) Working from right to left, the dealer reveals each player’s two-card hand and determines their hand combined with the three community cards.
(c) The dealer pays and takes according to the pay table.
(d) A player making the progressive wager also qualifies to win an envy bonus. If any player at the table is dealt a hand that wins a progressive bonus, all other players who made a progressive wager win the envy bonus. The player dealt the hand that wins the progressive bonus shall not be paid an envy bonus but shall only be paid the applicable progressive prize.
(e) The dealer shall pay all envy bonuses at the end of the round. If more than one hand triggers an envy bonus, then multiple envy bonuses may be paid.
(f) After settling a player’s ante wager, street wagers, and three card bonus wager, the dealer shall settle any progressive wagers. (Authorized by K.S.A. 74-8710 and 74-8748; implementing K.S.A. 74-8710; effective, T-111-10-18-12, Aug. 15, 2012; amended, T-111-3-19-21, Feb. 10, 2021.)
111-501-109. Payout odds. (a) For a winning hand, the ante, 3rd, 4th, and 5th street wagers are paid the same payout odds ranging from 1 to 1 for a pair of jacks, queens, kings or aces to 500 to 1 for a royal flush.
(b) All winning wagers will receive payout odds using the following payout table:
|Royal flush||500 to 1|
|Straight flush||100 to 1|
|Four-of-a-kind||40 to 1|
|Full house||10 to 1|
|Flush||6 to 1|
|Straight||4 to 1|
|Three-of-a-kind||3 to 1|
|Two pair||2 to 1|
|Pair of jacks or better||1 to 1|
|Pair of 6s to 10s||Push|
Any hand not listed in this table is a losing hand.
(c) Notwithstanding the payout odds set forth in (b) above, the aggregate payout limit on all winning wagers for any hand shall be $25,000 or the maximum amount that one patron could win per round when betting the minimum wager, whichever is greater. The aggregate payout information shall be displayed at the Mississippi Stud poker table.
(d) All winning 3 Card Bonus side wagers will receive payout odds using the following payout table:
|Straight flush||40 to 1|
|Three-of-a-kind||30 to 1|
|Straight||6 to 1|
|Flush||3 to 1|
|Any Pair||1 to 1|
(e) Players shall be paid on each winning progressive wager in accordance with the following pay tables based upon either a $1 or $5 progressive wager. The prizes for a royal flush or straight flush are for a percentage of the funds in the progressive pool at the time of the win:
|$1 Wager Pay table||$5 Wager Pay table|
|Four-of-a-kind||300 for 1||300 for 1|
|Full House||50 for 1||50 for 1|
|Flush||40 for 1||40 for 1|
|Straight||30 for 1||30 for 1|
|Three of a kind||9 for 1||9 for 1|
Prizes do not include the return of the player’s original wager and only the two prizes denoted as percentages shall be paid out of the progressive pool.
(f) The minimum progressive wager shall be in the amount of either $1.00 or $5.00 as posted at each table that offers the progressive wager.
(g) The progressive pool shall be funded as follows:
(1) The casino manager shall initially contribute $10,000 if the minimum progressive wager is $1.00 or shall initially contribute $50,000 if the minimum progressive wager is $5.00 to establish the beginning amount for the progressive pool. The progressive pool will be replenished in those same amounts each time the 100% progressive prize is awarded; and
(2) 21% of each progressive wager shall be added to the progressive pool.
(h) If during the same round of play one or more players are entitled to 100% of the progressive pool and one or more players are also entitled to 10% of the progressive pool, the winning player farthest to the right of the dealer shall first receive either 100% or 10% of the progressive pool, as applicable. After paying the player farthest to the right of the dealer and deducting that amount from the progressive pool, working from that player to the dealer’s left each player winning a share of the progressive pool shall be paid either 10% of the amount then remaining in the progressive pool or 100% of the remaining amount, as applicable. (Authorized by K.S.A. 74-8710 and 74-8748; implementing K.S.A. 74-8710; effective, T-111-10-18-12, Aug. 15, 2012; amended, T-111-10-11-13, Aug. 14, 2013; amended, T-111-3-19-21, Feb. 10, 2021.)
Stephen W. Durrell
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