SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - Early Sunday evening proved to be
an exciting time for a Burlington resident who won $273,100 shortly after 5
p.m. on September 7, 2008 while playing the BALLY QUARTER MILLIONS slots at
OLG Slots at Flamboro Downs.
QUARTER MILLIONS is a group of slot machines that can be played at
various OLG gaming sites and grows until it is won. To date, there have been
four QUARTER MILLIONS jackpot wins at OLG Slots at Flamboro Downs, and this
win is the third largest QUARTER MILLIONS jackpot won at the Flamboro gaming
"Every prize win is exciting, and big wins like this are special for our
customers," said OLG Slots at Flamboro Downs General Manager Greg Tremble.
"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, Hamilton has received more than $34.1 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 Flamboro Downs opened on
October 11, 2000. Since opening, the facility has attracted more than
11.7 million visitors.
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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