Continuance of WSR 05-01-080.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR [05-01-081].
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 315-33A WAC, Quinto rules, changes to the Quinto rules allow additional drawing days and all first prizes will be at the discretion of the director.
Hearing Location(s): Washington's Lottery Headquarters, 814 East 4th Avenue, Olympia, WA 98506, on March 17, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: March 17, 2005.
Submit Written Comments to: Ceil Buddeke, 814 East 4th Avenue, Olympia, WA 98506, e-mail Cbuddeke@walottery.com, fax (360) 586-6586, by March 10, 2005.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Joan Reuell by March 10, 2005, TTY (360) 586-0933.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: At the Lottery Commission's January 20, 2005, meeting Washington's lottery intends to recommend permanent amendment of this rule, to correctly reflect the drawing schedule change for increased consumer awareness and increased revenue contributions to the state. The rule has been adopted by the Lottery Commission on an emergency basis, effective January 21, 2005.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The rule broadens players' opportunities and options in the Quinto game.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 67.70 RCW.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 67.70.040.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Washington's Lottery, public.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Ceil Buddeke, 814 East 4th Avenue, Olympia, WA 98506, (360) 664-4833.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed rule will not impose costs on industry businesses, and the lottery has not been asked to prepare a small business economic impact statement, see RCW 19.85.030.
A cost-benefit analysis is required under RCW 34.05.328. A preliminary cost-benefit analysis may be obtained by contacting Ceil Buddeke, 814 East 4th Avenue, Olympia, WA 98506, phone (360) 664-4833, fax (360) 586-6586, e-mail Cbuddeke@walottery.com.
January 31, 2005
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 92-11-033, filed 5/15/92, effective 6/15/92)
WAC 315-33A-010 Definitions for Quinto. (1) Card suit: Heart, diamond, club, or spade symbol.
(2) Number: Any integer from 2 through 10 inclusive and jack, queen, king, or ace.
(3) Set: One number and one card suit, for example, ten of clubs, jack of hearts, two of diamonds, ace of spades.
(4) Play: One selection of five sets.
(5) Play slip: A mark-sensitive game card used by players of Quinto to select plays.
(6) Quinto ticket: A computer-generated receipt evidencing payment for one or more plays in the Quinto game. Tickets shall be issued by a licensed lottery retailer and shall list the five number play(s) that belong to the ticket holder.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.70.040. 92-11-033, § 315-33A-010, filed 5/15/92, effective 6/15/92; 91-20-062, § 315-33A-010, filed 9/25/91, effective 10/26/91.]
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.70.040. 92-11-033, § 315-33A-020, filed 5/15/92, effective 6/15/92; 91-20-062, § 315-33A-020, filed 9/25/91, effective 10/26/91.]
(2) Method of play: A player may use a play slip to make
set selections. The ((
on-line)) lottery terminal will read
the play slip and issue ticket(s) with corresponding sets. A
player may (( also)) choose to have the (( on-line computer
system make all set selections with the use of)) set
selections made by the lottery terminal, a random number
generator operated by the computer, (( a method)) commonly
referred to as "quick (( play)) pick."
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.70.040. 93-19-052, § 315-33A-030, filed 9/10/93, effective 10/11/93; 91-20-062, § 315-33A-030, filed 9/25/91, effective 10/26/91.]
||ODDS OF WINNING
All five winning
sets in one play
|Any four but not five
winning sets in one
|Second Prize: $1,000||1:11,059|
|Any three but not
four or five winning
sets in one play
|Third Prize: $20||1:240|
|Any two, but not
three, four or five
winning sets in one
|Fourth Prize: $1||1:16|
(a) First prize (cashpot). All first prizes will be the amount announced by the director as the Quinto cashpot. The cashpot will be divided equally among all players who selected all five winning sets in one play (in any sequence).
(i) A $100,000.00 prize is to be divided equally among
all players who hold all five winning sets in one play in any
sequence, provided, that the first prize shall be increased
pursuant to subsection (3) of this section.
(ii) The director may utilize revenue accumulated in the Quinto prize reserve, under WAC 315-33-040 (2)(d) to increase the first prize jackpot to an amount greater than $100,000.
(iii) The first prize may be set at an amount greater than $100,000 at the discretion of the director.))
(b) Second prize. A $1,000.00 prize is to be paid to each player who holds four of the five winning sets in one play in any sequence.
(c) Third prize. A $20.00 prize is to be paid to each player who holds three of the five winning sets in one play in any sequence.
(d) Fourth prize. A $1.00 prize is to be paid to each player who holds two of the five winning sets in one play in any sequence.
(e) The holder of a winning ticket may win only one prize per play in connection with the winning sets drawn and shall be entitled only to the highest prize amount won by those sets.
(f) In the event any player who holds two, three, four or five of the five winning sets does not claim the prize won within one hundred eighty days after the drawing in which the prize was won, that player's prize shall be retained in the state lottery account for use, pursuant to RCW 67.70.190.
Roll-over feature. If no player holds all five
winning sets for any given drawing, the jackpot allocated for
first prize for that drawing will be added to the first prize
for the next drawing. This process is repeated until the
first prize is won.
(4))) Prize payments will be made in accordance with WAC 315-30-030(6). Each prize shall be paid in a single payment. Federal income tax shall be withheld from prize payments as required by law.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.70.040. 91-20-062, § 315-33A-040, filed 9/25/91, effective 10/26/91.]
Quinto tickets may be purchased only from a lottery
retailer authorized by the director to sell on-line tickets.
(3))) Quinto tickets shall, on the front of the ticket,
contain the selection of sets, amount, drawing date, ((
validation)) ticket serial number and reference numbers. The
back of the ticket shall contain overall odds of winning,
player instructions, player information, (( and)) signature
area, governing statutes and rules, and the ticket (( serial))
stock number. (( The overall odds of winning shall appear on
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.70.040. 93-19-052, § 315-33A-050, filed 9/10/93, effective 10/11/93; 91-20-062, § 315-33A-050, filed 9/25/91, effective 10/26/91.]
(2) The drawing will be conducted by lottery officials.
(3) Each drawing shall ((
determine, at random,)) randomly
select five winning sets (( with the aid of mechanical drawing
equipment which)). The drawing method shall be tested before
and after (( that)) each drawing. Any drawn sets are not
declared winners until the drawing is certified by the
lottery. The winning sets shall be used in determining all
Quinto winners for that drawing. If a drawing is not
certified, another drawing will be conducted to determine
(4) The drawing shall not be invalidated based on the liability of the lottery.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.70.040. 99-16-008, § 315-33A-060, filed 7/22/99, effective 8/22/99; 93-19-052, § 315-33A-060, filed 9/10/93, effective 10/11/93; 91-20-062, § 315-33A-060, filed 9/25/91, effective 10/26/91.]
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
|WAC 315-33A-070||Suspension/termination of Quinto.|