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Pennsylvania State Lotteries Laws

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Code SectionTit. 72 §§3761-101, et seq.
Distribution of Lottery Revenue40% to pay prizes; after expenses, rest pursuant to "Senior Citizens Property Tax or Rent Rebate and Older Persons Inflation Needs Act"
Additional Purpose of Lottery For purpose of providing property tax relief to the elderly and to provide free or reduced fare transit service for the elderly; also to curb illegal gambling operations in Pennsylvania
Lottery Prize Subject to Garnishment Yes
Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition1 year/paid to state lottery fund for statutorily prescribed purposes
Prohibited Related ActivitiesSales in excess of fixed price; unauthorized sales; sales to minors

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