Back »

Canada – Casino de Montréal awards Powerbucks jackpot

Posted by

The Casino de Montréal has just awarded one of the biggest prizes in its history thanks to the new Powerbucks slot machine – Loto-Québec with one player winning $ 1.7m from a $15 bet.

It marked the first win in the history of the Powerbucks slot won in Quebec. The progressive is already being played in other Canadian provinces. Starting at $1,000,000m, the Powerbucks jackpot was launched on and at casinos and gaming salons in Quebec in January 2017.

With bets of only $ 0.50, The Powerbucks is innovative in that it links online gambling with land-based slots, and connects venues in British Columbia and Manitoba.

Due to the high number of players, both online and in the casinos of the three provinces, the jackpot amount rises quickly.

Kevin Taylor, President of Operations at the Société des Casinos of Quebec, said: “The Powerbucks, which has been in operation since the summer of 2016 in British Columbia, is a great success and is very popular with western Canadian customers. We were happy to finally offer it to Quebec customers, but we are even happier that the first progressive jackpot in Canada will be won at the Casino de Montréal.”

Comments are closed.

Related Stories

Canada – Stars Group sells off non-core investments

The Stars Group has completed the sale of its ordinary shares of Jackpotjoy, representing approximately 7.5 per cent of Jackpotjoy’s then issued...
Read More

Canada – Century to float shares to fund Century Mile

Canadian casino operator Century Casinos is looking to float 4.25m shares of its common stock at a price of $7.50 per share. Net proceeds, after unde...
Read More