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Rules Governing New Jersey Instant Lottery Games The following rules are specific to MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY and supplement the general rules governing instant lottery games adopted by the New Jersey State Lottery Commission pursuant to authorization contained in N.J.S.A. 5:9-7(a).

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MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY

The MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY program offers players a second chance to win up to $1,000,000 with eligible nonwinning New Jersey Lottery instant game tickets. To participate in the program, players are required to enter their non-winning instant game tickets online at the New Jersey Lottery VIP CLUB website. For every $10 in qualifying tickets submitted through the Entry page on the New Jersey Lottery's VIP CLUB website a player will earn one (1) entry into the next semi-finalist drawing to be eligible to be selected as a finalist in a Grand Prize Drawing. Players must be a registered member of the New Jersey Lottery's VIP CLUB website in order to participate. For each promotional period there will be four (4) semi-finalist drawings and one (1) Grand Prize drawing. Each semi-finalist drawing will select one hundred (100) entries to be entered into the Grand Prize Drawing and win a $250 consolation prize. The Grand prize drawing will award fifteen (15) prizes ranging from $10,000 up to $1,000,000, net of consolation prize.

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2011 PROMOTIONAL PERIOD DRAW SCHEDULE:

Draw# Semi-finalist 1 Semi-finalist 2 Semi-finalist 3 Semi-finalist 4 Grand Prize Entry Period Start Friday, April 04, 2011 Friday, June 03, 2011 Thursday, August 04, 2011 Wednesday, October 05, 2011 N/A Entry Period End Thursday, June 02, 2011 Wednesday, August 03, 2011 Tuesday, October 04, 2011 Monday, December 05, 2011 Wednesday, January 09, 2012

Note: All dates are subject to change HOW TO ENTER: 1. Entries will be received online via the internet only at the New Jersey Lottery VIP Club. No mail entries allowed. 2. A participant must register as a New Jersey Lottery VIP Club member with their name, street address, city, state, ZIP code, valid e-mail address and valid contact telephone number. 3. Each entry into the drawing pool must consist of $10 worth of eligible tickets. Any of the following combinations will constitute one (1) entry into the drawing pool: · One $10 ticket · Two $5 tickets · One $5 ticket, two $2 tickets and one $1 ticket · One $5 ticket, one $2 ticket and three $1 tickets · One $5 ticket and five $1 tickets · Three $3 tickets and one $1 ticket · Two $3 tickets and two $2 tickets · Two $3 tickets and four $1 tickets · One $3 ticket, one $2 ticket and five $1 tickets · One $3 ticket, one $5 ticket and one $2 ticket · One $3 ticket and seven $1 tickets · Five $2 tickets · Four $2 tickets and two $1 tickets · Three $2 tickets and four $1 tickets · Two $2 tickets and six $1 tickets · One $2 ticket and eight $1 tickets · Ten $1 tickets · One ticket from a $20 game will constitute two (2) entries into the drawing pool. 4. For each ticket comprising an entry, participants must submit online at njlottery.net the 5digit game number found on the front or back of the ticket along with the 14-digit number found underneath the latex scratch off area of each ticket. 5. Eligible ticket 5-digit and 14-digit numbers may be submitted into the Million Dollar Replay program one time only. 6. Entries are eligible only for the entry period in which they were submitted. 7. Eligible tickets criteria is defined below and shall be governed by the Million Dollar Replay eligible game table published on njlottery.net. Tickets submitted by mail as entries into New Jersey Lottery Second Chance Lottery Bonus Zone Games will not be eligible for entry into Million Dollar Replay. 8. Participants may submit as many entries as they wish, however, the New Jersey Lottery reserves the right to limit the number of entries any one individual may enter during a given time period.

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9. A New Jersey Lottery VIP Club member will be considered ineligible and their entries voided if the Lottery determines that the member provided false ticket or membership information. 10. Participants must retain, and provide to the Lottery, each eligible ticket used for a valid entry as proof of purchase in the event their entry is selected in any drawing. 11. The entry deadline is Midnight, Eastern Time on the night of the entry deadline. 12. All entrants must be at least 18 years old. MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY Semi-Finalist Drawing Prizes: There will be four (4) semi-finalist drawings conducted during the promotional period of MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY. The promotional period shall commence with the entry period start of Semi-finalist draw #1 and conclude with the entry period end of Semi-finalist draw #4. Each of the four (4) MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY semi-finalist drawings will select one hundred (100) entries to be entered into the final Grand Prize Drawing. Participants need not be present to win. Semi-finalists will be notified via email to the email address of the registered VIP Club member.

Semi-Finalist Drawing Prize Structure Tier Consolation Prize # Prizes 100 Prize $250 Prize Cost $25,000

Semi-Finalist drawing winners will be mailed a $250 check following verification and qualification as described below. MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY Grand Prize Drawing Prizes: There will be one (1) Grand Prize drawing conducted at the conclusion of the promotional period of MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY. The following prizes will be awarded:

Grand Prize Draw Prize Structure Tier First Second Third Fourth Fifth # Prizes 1 2 3 4 5 Prize $1,000,000 Annuity* $100,000 $50,000 $25,000 $10,000 Prize Cost $650,000 $200,000 $150,000 $100,000 $50,000

*The 1,000,000 prize will be paid in 25 annual gross installments of $40,000 each. At the time the prize is claimed the claimant shall be entitled to change the election to a cash option where the winner shall receive a check equal to the gross cash value of $650,000 provided, however, that no change to the election shall be permitted after payment of a cash prize, or after payment of the first installment of an annuity prize.

All Grand Prizes shall be paid net of consolation prize won from semi-finalist drawing and applicable State and Federal withholding taxes and delinquent child support payments and other

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debts owed to the State of New Jersey, including public assistance payments, defaulted student loans and unpaid taxes. Million Dollar Replay prizes shall be funded from Instant Games unclaimed prize reserve and subject to the availability of Instant Games unclaimed prize reserves.

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MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY DRAWING PROCEDURE:

The following procedures will be utilized to determine the winners of MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY Second Chance Drawing Prizes: To gain eligibility into a MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY Semi-Finalist Drawing it is the responsibility of all players to properly remit to the Lottery any combination of $10 worth of eligible New Jersey Lottery instant game tickets via the internet, by enrolling in the New Jersey Lottery VIP Club at www.njlottery.net and entering the Lottery Bonus Zone MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY drawing by submitting the five (5) digit game number, found below the barcode on the ticket back, on each of their non-winning eligible New Jersey Lottery Instant Game tickets and the fourteen (14) digit serial number found in the game play area underneath the scratch-off material on each of their non-winning eligible New Jersey Lottery Instant Game tickets. Players must retain their non-winning ticket entries as proof of eligibility and provide tickets within thirty (30) calendar days of the semi-finalist drawing to claim their prize should they be selected as a winner and to be eligible for the Grand Prize drawing. The Lottery shall not accept entries submitted by any other method than the New Jersey Lottery VIP Club at www.njlottery.net. Players must be registered members of the New Jersey Lottery's VIP CLUB website in order to participate. The New Jersey Lottery's VIP CLUB member profile must include a valid complete name, address, email address and phone number at the time of the drawing to be eligible for any MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY Semi-Finalist Drawing or Grand Prize Drawing. Failure to provide complete valid name, address, email address and phone number may be cause for disqualification. 1. There will be four (4) semi-finalist drawings during each promotional period, with no limit to the number of entries per person during the course of the promotional period. The Director of the New Jersey State Lottery will determine the date, time and place of each semi-finalist drawing. 2. No entries will be accepted that are received after the cut-off date for the fourth and final semi-finalist drawing in a promotion period. Entries submitted after the cut-off date will not be eligible for the Grand Prize drawing for the respective promotion period. Entries received by Internet on/or before the entry deadline date will be eligible for the next scheduled semifinalist drawing and respective promotion period. 3. Any tickets entered that have been previously signed and crossed out, contain over-writing or white-out will be disqualified. 4. Eligible Tickets - Only New Jersey Lottery instant game tickets that satisfy ALL of the following criteria are eligible for entry into the MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY second chance drawing: · · · The ticket must be a non-winning ticket The ticket must not have expired, per the published expiration date, at the time of entry into the drawing pool. The ticket must be from an eligible game published on the eligible game table listed at njlottery.net.

A complete list of currently eligible instant games will be published on the "Eligible Games" section of the MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY Rules page at njlottery.net.

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5. Entries for participation in a MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY Semi-Finalist drawing are to be filed in one individual name only. If the names and address of the selected entry are different on the physical tickets provided by the entrant, the entry will be disqualified. Entries containing two names on an individual ticket will be considered to be an entry by the first person unless the ticket is signed, in which case the signatory will be the entrant. 6. Participants in MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY Second Chance Drawing are drawn from valid entries as described above. Participants will only be drawn from such entries as are actually recorded by the Lottery on or before the deadline date as established by the Director. 7. In the event a valid entry is received after the announced deadline date, and research establishes that the late entry was due to an error on the part of the Lottery, the claimant shall be entitled to entry into a subsequent drawing. 8. The final decision to allow said claimant to participate in a subsequent comparable drawing shall be at the sole discretion of the Director. 9. MILLION DOLLAR REPLAY offer void where prohibited by law. MANNER OF DRAWING 1. The database containing the Internet entries shall be securely maintained until the date of each second chance semi-finalist drawing. At a cut-off point determined by the Director a drawing will be held using only the new entries received up to that date. For every one of the four (4) semi-final drawings, digital (Internet) entries will be collected up to the designated entry cutoff date. Each entry will be assigned an `entry number'. From the pool of `entry numbers" not less than one-hundred twenty-five (125) `numbers' will be randomly selected. The first one-hundred (100) `entry numbers selected will determine the semi-finalists, the remaining twenty-five (25) `entry numbers' selected will be used as alternates, recorded A1 thru A25 in the order drawn and used as replacements should any of the one-hundred (100) original entries be deemed invalid. The process will be repeated until a valid and verified listing of one-hundred (100) semi-finalists has been certified. Once onehundred (100) entries have been verified and confirmed, complete winner information will be entered into a digital file and posted to the New Jersey Lottery website and held for inclusion in the final Grand Prize Drawing.

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4. Players must retain their non-winning ticket entries as proof of eligibility and provide tickets within thirty calendar (30) days of the semi-finalist drawing date indicated on the Million Dollar Replay website to be eligible for the final Grand Prize Drawing. Tickets from entries selected for the initial one-hundred (100) and alternate entry selections must be received by the New Jersey Lottery, PO Box 018, Trenton, NJ 08625-0018 before close of business on the thirtieth (30th) calendar day following each semi-final drawing to be eligible for the final Grand Prize Drawing. 5 The Grand Prize entry file for the final Grand Prize drawing will be created utilizing the onehundred (100) semi-finalists selected, and verified, from each of the four (4) semi-finalists drawings for a total of 400 hundred (400) Grand Prize Drawing finalists.

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6. Drawing personnel will create a hard copy printed label containing the name and address of each of the Grand Prize drawing finalists and will affix each label to a 8 ½" x 11" piece of paper. The paper containing the label will be folded, placed into a standard #10 business envelope and sealed. 7. The four hundred (400) envelopes containing the name and address of each Grand Prize Draw finalist will be placed in a single drawing bin and thoroughly mixed. 8. From the drawing bin containing the four-hundred (400) entry envelopes, drawing personnel will randomly select fifteen (15) entry envelopes, one at a time by hand and numbered 1 through 15. 9. A second drawing bin will contain fifteen (15) ping-pong balls, numbered 01 ­ 15. Drawing personnel will randomly select each of the fifteen balls. The first ball selected will determine the First prize and will be recorded on the corresponding numbered envelope and designated as First Prize: $1,000,000. The second and third balls selected will determine the two second prize winners and will be recorded on the corresponding numbered envelopes and each designated as Second Prize: $100,000. The fourth, fifth and sixth balls selected will determine the three third prize winners and will be recorded on the corresponding numbered envelopes and designated as Third Prize: $50,000. The seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth balls selected will determine the four fourth prize winners and will be recorded on the corresponding numbered envelopes and each designated as Fourth Prize: $25,000. The remaining five balls will determine the five fifth prize winners and will be recorded on the corresponding numbered envelopes and designated as Fifth Prize: $10,000 respectively. 10. Following completion of the drawing, all winning entries will be opened, recorded and processed for prize payment. 11. Grand Prize Drawing winners will be required to provide their social security number for prize payment and Federal and State of New Jersey tax reporting purposes.

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