Nanaimo woman, B.C. was shocked to discover that she had won $2.1 million from a slot machine at Harbour City.
Erralyn Joseph won the Jackpot from a “Powerbucks” slot machine at Casino Nanaimo on February 23rd.
According to the B.C. The jackpot for Powerbucks slots machines is $1 million. As more people wager on these machines in the province, the prize increases.
The odds of winning the jackpot at a Powerbucks slots machine with a $3 wager are approximately 1 in 25,000,000, according to the lottery corporation.
Joseph said to the BCLC,
It all happened so quickly, and the machine kept going off saying $2.1million.
Joseph claims it was a last-minute decision to visit Casino Nanaimo on the night of her win.
She said that her husband and she weren’t planning to attend the event.
We had been to a restaurant before and decided to go to the casino instead.
After they arrived at the casino, it was an impulse decision to play on the winning slots machine.
I was going play Plinko. But on the other side I saw the Powerbucks slots machine. It was going to be one my last plays of night.
Joseph won $2,129,000.070.54 in total on her third spin of this machine.
My husband was shocked and amazed, Once we realized how much money we had won, we screamed. We weren’t on Earth, I think we were floating in the air.
Joseph is a member the Snuneymuxw First Nation. He is also the owner of Beefeater’s Chop House & Grill, Nanaimo.