Tuesday, August 22nd 2006

Casino Windsor's largest jackpot ever won for - $4.5 Million

A man from Windsor, Ontario hit the largestjackpot in Casino Windsor's history by winning $4,547,153.25 on a MegaBucksprogressive slot machine early this morning. This number will be added to the$4.5 billion in jackpots Casino Windsor has awarded since 1994.<br><br>This is the second largest MegaBucks jackpot that has been won in theprovince. The largest MegaBucks jackpot in Ontario hit for $5.6 million atCasino Niagara on February 14, 2002. Prior to today's win, Casino Windsor's largest jackpot had been $2.6million awarded to a man from Essex County, Ontario on August 7, 2003. OnApril 18, 2003 a man from LaSalle, Ontario hit the jackpot for $1.9 million.Also last year, a woman from Ann Arbor went home $1.5 million richer onFebruary 1, 2003 after playing the MegaBucks machines. The MegaBucks machines at the three commercial casinos and the charitycasinos in the province are linked in synchronization to a jackpot that beginsat $1 million and continues to climb until a customer at any of theseproperties hits the winning payline. A secondary progressive jackpot beginningat $5,000 can also be won. Casino Windsor has 26 of these dollar-machines;there are a total of 105 games throughout the province.<br><br>For further information: please contact: Holly Ward, Manager of Corporate Communications, (519) 258-7878 ext. 20285, Pager: (519) 563-4177

Source: PRweb