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$686,572.16 PROGRESSIVE VLT JACKPOT AWARDED IN WATROUS

Nov 07, 2018

Saskatoon, SK – Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC) is pleased to announce a Vault Breaker jackpot prize awarded by the Saskatchewan VLT program. Eric Day of Watrous was awarded $686,572.16 after winning the grand jackpot on Vault Breaker at the Manitou Hotel on November 4, 2018.

“I didn’t know that I won at first,” Day said. “I don’t play VLTs all that often, so I didn’t know what was happening. My buddy had to tell me that I won a major prize!”

The happy winner said he hasn’t made any major plans for his winnings at this point, but he has started to think about all of his options.

“I would like to go to Hawaii someday,” he said.

Vault Breaker is a wide-area progressive that links 4,200 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.

The province-wide jackpot has awarded winners $5,113,899.57 since June 2017. 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 and also regulates the sale and distribution of cannabis in Saskatchewan. SLGA owns the network of 4,200 VLTs located in more than 580 sites in 280 communities across the province.