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RULE §401.320"All or Nothing" Draw Game Rule

(a) All or Nothing. The executive director is authorized to conduct a game known as "All or Nothing." The executive director may issue further directives for the conduct of All or Nothing that are consistent with this rule. In the case of conflict, this rule takes precedence over §401.304 of this title (relating to Draw Game Rules (General)).

(b) Object of the Game. The object of the game is to either select as many or as few numbers that match the 12 numbers drawn in the drawing. If a player matches more than 7 (seven) or fewer than 5 (five) numbers drawn in the drawing, the player wins a prize. (See the prize schedule chart in subsection (g) of this section.) If the player matches all 12 numbers drawn in the drawing, or does not match any numbers drawn in the drawing, the player wins the Top Prize. If more than one ticket has been sold in which a player has matched all or none of the numbers drawn in the drawing, each player possessing such ticket shall win the Top Prize.

(c) Definitions. In addition to the definitions provided in §401.301 of this title (relating to General Definitions), and unless the context in this rule otherwise requires, the following definitions apply.

  (1) Play--The selection of twelve different numbers from 1 to 24 for one opportunity to win in All or Nothing and the purchase of a ticket evidencing that selection.

  (2) Playboard--A field of 24 numbers from 1 to 24 found on the playslip.

(d) Plays and tickets.

  (1) A ticket may be sold only by a retailer and only at the location listed on the retailer's license. A ticket sold by a person other than a retailer is not valid.

  (2) The price of an individual play is $2.

  (3) A player may use a single playslip or other commission-approved method of play to purchase the same play(s) for up to 24 consecutive drawings, to begin with the next drawing after the purchase.

  (4) A retailer shall issue a ticket as evidence of one or more plays. A ticket must show the numbers selected for each play, the number of plays, the draw date(s) and time(s) for which the plays were purchased, the cost of the ticket and the security and transaction serial numbers. Tickets must be printed on official Texas Lottery paper stock, or, for third-party point-of-sale systems approved by the commission, printed on paper stock or otherwise issued in a manner approved by the commission to provide tangible evidence of participation in a lottery game.

  (5) An unsigned winning ticket is payable to the holder or bearer of the ticket if the ticket meets all applicable validation requirements.

(e) Drawings.

  (1) All or Nothing drawings will be held four times a day, (at 10:00 a.m., 12:27 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 10:12 p.m. Central Time) six days a week (Monday through Saturday). The executive director may change the drawing schedule, if it is deemed necessary.

  (2) Twelve different numbers from 1 to 24 shall be drawn at each All or Nothing drawing.

  (3) Numbers drawn must be certified by the commission in accordance with the commission's draw procedures.

  (4) The numbers selected in a drawing shall be used to determine all winners for that drawing.

  (5) A drawing will not be invalidated based on the financial liability of the lottery.

(f) Announcement of incentive or bonus program. The executive director shall announce each incentive or bonus program prior to its commencement. The announcement shall specify the beginning and ending time, if applicable, of the incentive or bonus program and the value for the award.

(g) Prizes.

  (1) The Top Prize.

    (A) Each person who holds a valid ticket for a play matching (in any order) the twelve numbers drawn in a drawing, or matching none of the twelve numbers drawn in a drawing is entitled to a top prize in the amount of $250,000; provided that, in any drawing where the number of top prize winning plays is greater than twenty (20), the top prize shall be paid on a pari-mutuel rather than fixed prize basis and a liability cap of $5 million will be divided equally by the number of top prize winning plays. For purposes of prize calculation with respect to the pari-mutuel prize, the calculation shall be rounded down so that prizes shall be paid in multiples of one dollar. Any part of the top pari-mutuel prize for a drawing that is not paid in prizes (breakage) shall be applied to offset prize expense. All other prizes are in amounts for matching or non-matching selections as shown in the following chart. All prizes are paid in cash.

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    (B) All payments shall be made upon completion of commission validation procedures.

    (C) A claim for any prize of $600 or more must be presented at a claim center.

  (2) A person may win only one prize per play per drawing. A player who holds a valid ticket for a winning play is entitled to the highest prize for that play.

Source Note: The provisions of this §401.320 adopted to be effective April 19, 2012, 37 TexReg 2627; amended to be effective August 25, 2013, 38 TexReg 5468; amended to be effective September 17, 2015, 40 TexReg 6101; amended to be effective December 31, 2017, 42 TexReg 7385; amended to be effective August 30, 2020, 45 TexReg 5908; amended to be effective April 28, 2022, 47 TexReg 2131

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