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Pragmatic gets folksy and more millions from Lotto Max

  • Published date11 August 2022  
  • AuthorLisa Michaels

Every week in Canada is choc-full of interesting and surprising events and the gambling sphere is no exception. Join us as we journey through some of the most impactful stories of the last few days.

New Games

Play’n GO’s luck o’ the Irish

Play’n GO has added another entertaining online slot title to its superior selection of games as it revives a beloved character. Leprechaun’s Vault reintroduces you to the magic of the Emerald with bright cheery graphics and the studio’s instantly recognisable leprechaun character.

The game sports a 5x3 layout and offers wins worth up to 9000x your bet, achievable via the selection of enthralling special features.

Larkin the leprechaun is the star of the show, and his tales are always filled with troubles and tribulations. In this new game, Larkin is up against the mischief of fairies who have stolen his key to the magical vault, and he needs your help to get it back.

A coin bag is the Multiplier Wild symbol that substitutes for all the symbols except for the scatter symbol in the shape of a key. Wilds only appear on the central reels and boost your winnings by up to 4x.

Land three key Scatters on reels 1, 3, and 5 to activate Treasure Free Spins, but before the bonus round kicks off, you will encounter the vault that determines the number of free spins you will get. While the feature is active, wild symbols become sticky and remain on the reels until your free spins are finished.

The Head of Games at Play’n GO, Charlotte Miliziano, said,

"The Leprechaun theme is a popular one in the industry, and we think Larkin’s cheeky personality matches Play’n GO’s outlook perfectly.

Leprechaun’s Vault
Larkin the leprechaun is up against the mischief of fairies who have stolen the key to his Leprechaun's Vault

Pragmatic Bares its Fangs

Pragmatic Play presents an alternative view of a classic fairy-tale figure in its brand-new online slot.

The developer’s new game is named Greedy Wolf and features compelling cartoon graphics and a top winning potential of 3000x your stake.

The action takes place on a 5×4 grid with 20 paylines where the big bad wolf and his piggy prey feature as symbols against a farmyard backdrop.

The wild substitutes for all symbols except the scatter symbol. Six scatters activate the bonus round where symbols are upgraded during the course of play and pay you fabulous prizes once the round is over.

The Greedy Wolf mechanic places a stacked wolf symbol on the middle reel and transforms any adjacent pig symbols into wolves for a big win. On non-winning spins, the wolf can randomly appear to blow all the symbols away, allowing new symbols to appear and guaranteeing you a win.

Another feature sees a random number of Wilds added to the first three reels, prompting the wolf to appear once again, shifting any wilds one position to the right and triggering a respin.

With wins worth up to 2400x from a single spin, and a theme bursting with folklore fun, Greedy Wolf is a worthy addition to Pragmatic’s catalogue of exciting titles.

Greedy Wolf Slot
Greedy Wolf features compelling cartoon graphics and a top winning potential of 3000x your stake.


Lucky Ontarian gets a Big Lotto Break

Frank Jarman from the Etobicoke area of Toronto recently claimed his $6 million Lotto 6/49 prize from the game’s June 4 draw.

"I was at my regular store doing my lottery business when I checked my ticket using the ticket checker. When I saw $6 million appear on the screen I jumped back, and then checked it again. I didn't believe what I was seeing so I asked the store clerk for a printout of the winning numbers," Jarman recalled.

"My wife saw the look on my face and asked what happened and I said, 'I think we can retire. I’ll take some time for this to settle in before making any big decisions. I feel so blessed and extremely fortunate. I always said five or six million is just the right amount," he exclaimed.

Jarman also revealed that he has played the lottery regularly since the 70s and plans on investing his winnings as well as doing some home renovations he has been planning.

To date, Lotto 6/49 has awarded players in Ontario over $13.7 billion in prizes since 1982. This comprises 1421 jackpots and 422 Guaranteed $1 Million prizes.

Lotto 649: Frank Jarman of Etobicoke
Frank Jarman was at his regular store doing his lottery business when he found out he won a $6 million Lotto 6/49 prize 

Mystery Multi-Millionaire

One lucky Lotto Max player in Toronto could be soon going from franks and beans to filet mignon, but they need to step up and claim their prize.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) recently revealed the momentous news and encouraged players in Toronto to check their tickets and contact the Crown agency to claim the huge $55 Million jackpot prize.

This latest win was generated by the Friday, August 5, 2022, draw and the winner has 52 weeks from this date to contact the OLG before the award expires.

The $55 Million winner has 52 weeks from 5 August 2022 to contact the OLG

Local Casino News

Mr Green’s Envy-Inducing Promo

Hurry over to Mr Green online casino for the $30,000 BIG Summer Giveaway.

The weather is still perfect for a vacation break and Mr Green is here to make that dream come true by offering you the chance to win $15,000. Your destination will be your choice so whether you want to stroll down the Vegas strip or soak up the sun in Bali, it’s all up to you. If you’ve already taken your break, not to worry, the cash prize is yours to do with as you wish.

The promo runs from 15 July until 23:59 on 26 August 2022 (CEST). You will have to make sure you opt-in to be eligible to win and only bets placed on the selected games of the week will contribute towards accumulating tickets for the draw.

The draw itself is scheduled for Tuesday 30th August 2022 and the winner will be notified via email and/or SMS.

So how exactly do you gather the vital tickets?

Firstly, every $10 you bet on the indicated game will earn you 1 prize draw ticket. The second method is depositing any amount to earn 1 ticket. Thirdly, if you are a new player, claiming your Mr Green Welcome Bonus will guarantee you a ticket.

Winning first place guarantees you the $15,000 Cash prize that will be credited directly to your casino account. Missing the big prize does not mean losing though, because there are also 30 runners-up cash prizes worth $500 each up for grabs.

Mr Green Summer Giveaway
Mr Green's $30,000 BIG Summer Giveaway runs from 15 July until 23:59 on 26 August 2022 (CEST)

Kinzo Sherbrooke Makes Moves

Kinzo Sherbrooke has unveiled its brand-new property with an enhanced gaming environment, welcoming players back for a classic experience. The freshly created gaming area can accommodate up to 72 players, making it a bit of an intimate affair.

The Loto-Québec-operated Kinzo Sherbrooke is rich in alternative gaming options, enhanced by the venue’s unique atmosphere.

Stéphane Fraser, the Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Gaming Establishments at Loto-Québec, encouraged Sherbrooke residents to check out the property, which is now at 4201, rue Bertrand-Fabi.

Fraser added that the casino’s management appreciates the efforts of the employees and partners who came together to make the new project a reality. The Casino’s presence will also be a boon to the surrounding community as a portion of the revenue it generates will flow back into its host region.

Aside, from traditional options like Bingo, players will be able to try their hand at Kinzo, a vibrantly colourful futuristic game with fun group dynamics. All you need to play is a card and the reaction time to be first to the button to claim big prizes worth up to $25,000 from a single round. This game is ideal to play on your own or in a group because all Kinzo locations across Quebec are linked, so you’ll never have to go solo.

Kinzo Sherbrooke
Kinzo Sherbrooke is rich in alternative gaming options, enhanced by the venue’s unique atmosphere.

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