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$537,856.64 Progressive VLT Jackpot Awarded in Saskatoon

Apr 12, 2018

Saskatoon, SK – Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC) is pleased to announce a Vault Breaker jackpot prize awarded by the Saskatchewan VLT program. Donna Wiebe of Waldheim was awarded $537,856.64 after winning the grand jackpot on Vault Breaker at Smitty’s Family Restaurant (Lawson) in Saskatoon on April 12.

“I couldn’t believe it!” Wiebe said. “I was shaking; I’m still in shock.”

The lucky winner said she’s started making plans for the windfall.

“I’m going to pay bills, and share the love,” she said. “This will help me retire without worries,” 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.

The province-wide jackpot has awarded winners $3,215,319.17 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 provinces. SLGA owns the network of 4,000 VLTs located in more than 600 sites in 300 communities across the province.