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$1.2 Million VLT Jackpot Awarded in Saskatoon

Dec 20, 2017

Saskatoon, SK – Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC) is pleased to announce the
first Vault Breaker jackpot prize awarded by the Saskatchewan VLT program. Judith Karpinka
of Saskatoon was awarded $1,224,014.81 after winning the grand jackpot on Vault Breaker.
She won at Se7en 33 Bar and Grill on Friday, December 15.


“I couldn’t believe it!” Karpinka said. “It was near closing time, and everyone got very excited
for me.”  Karpinka said she plans to save her windfall for her retirement fund. “We’ll continue to enjoy the simple things in life,” she added.


Vault Breaker is a wide-area progressive that links 4,000 VLT machines across the province.
There are three mystery jackpot tiers: the province-wide grand jackpot has a minimum value of
$500,000 and pays out before it hits $1.5 million, the regional major jackpot has a minimum
value of $5,000 and pays out before it hits $25,000 and the local site jackpot minimum is $100
and pays out before hitting $500. Any of the three jackpot tiers can be awarded when a patron
plays Vault Breaker.


Vault Breaker’s province-wide grand jackpot has now been reset to $500,000.
About WCLC: Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC) manages, conducts and
operates video lottery related activities as agent for the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming
Authority (SLGA).


About SLGA: The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) is responsible for the
distribution, control and regulation of liquor and most gaming across the province. SLGA owns
the network of 4,000 VLTs located in more than 600 sites in 300 communities across the
province.