Diamond Millions Fortune’s Heat Jackpot Junction American Original
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Diamond Millions Fortune’s Heat Jackpot Junction American Original

FAQs

Why can I sign up to be notified of a jackpot win on Diamond Millions and Fortune Heat, but not Jackpot Junction and American Original?

Because Jackpot Junction and American Original are won frequently, we didn’t want to SPAM users with too many notifications. Based on user feedback, this functionality may be added in the future.

How do I stop receiving alerts from you?

To stop receiving alerts you’ve registered for, just text STOP back and your number will be removed from our system.

What is a wide area progressive slot machine?

Wide area progressive slot machines are games that are linked together at all casinos and Racing Entertainment Centres in Alberta. Every time someone makes a bet, a percentage of that amount is used to increase the jackpot, which grows until it is won. There are currently five wide area progressive games in Alberta: Diamond Millions, Fortune’s Heat, Jackpot Junction and American Original.

How much money has been paid out playing wide area progressive slot machines?

On average, two Albertans win playing wide area progressive slot machines every day. From July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, 774 people won a total of over $19 million playing wide area progressives; 63 of these wins were over $25,000.

Which games are wide area progressive slot machines?

Diamond Millions, Jackpot Junction, Fortune’s Heat and American Original are all wide area progressive slot machines.

Where does the money from wide area progressive machines go?

Revenues from the delivery of responsible gaming entertainment options benefit Albertans through the Alberta Lottery Fund. For more information visit PlayaPartAB.ca.

Why is the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission advertising the use of slot machines?

The purpose of this campaign is to let Albertans choosing to gamble know what gaming options are available in the province. Gaming is an important revenue source that ultimately benefits all Albertans; therefore, it is part of the AGLC’s business to make sure players are aware of different gaming entertainment options. As part of the AGLC’s commitment to social responsibility, the advertisements remind Albertans to use their GameSense.

What is GameSense?

GameSense is a proactive program that aims to reduce the stigma around seeking out information and resources, while encouraging healthy approaches towards responsible gambling. For more information visit GameSenseAB.ca.

What kind of help is available for people who have a gambling problem?

If you or someone you know needs help managing gambling behaviour, please call the Alberta Health Services Addiction Line at 1-866-332-2322.