The Largest Jackpot Win at OLG Slots at Hiawatha Horse Park
TORONTO, Sept. 30 /CNW/ - Congratulations to Susan Gillette, 52, of
Wyandotte, Michigan who won the largest slot jackpot ever awarded at OLG Slots
at Hiawatha Horse Park. Susan won a BALLY QUARTER MILLIONS jackpot of $293,062
shortly before 10 p.m. on Saturday, September 27, 2008. This is the first
BALLY QUARTER MILLIONS jackpot won at the Hiawatha site.
BALLY QUARTER MILLIONS is a linked, slot machine jackpot that can be
played at various OLG gaming sites and grows until it is won. OLG Slots at
Hiawatha Horse Park offers more than 450 slot machines.
"Every prize win is exciting, and big wins like this are special for our
customers," said OLG Slots at Hiawatha Horse Park General Manager Karen
Richards. "Exciting wins highlight what we're all about - providing gaming
entertainment for our customers while also generating important revenues for
the province and for our host communities."
To date, Sarnia has received more than $19.1 million in non-tax gaming
revenue. Payments are made on a quarterly basis according to the government
fiscal year, which runs April to March. OLG Slots at Hiawatha Horse Park
opened on May 8, 1999. Since opening, the facility has attracted more than 6.4
OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery games
and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG lotteries, Casinos, Slots, and Resort
Casinos have generated more than $23 billion for the benefit of the Province
of Ontario. Gaming proceeds support Ontario's hospitals, amateur sport,
recreational and cultural activities, communities, provincial priority
programs such as health care and education, and local and provincial charities
and non-profit organizations through the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
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