Ladysmith Resident Spins Her Way to $1 Million on

May 03, 2022

Ladysmith Winner

Cheryl Gourley of Ladysmith was shocked when her spin on Powerbucks™ on landed on the $1-million prize.

“I won these free spins, and the wheel came up and the needle started spinning and then there was a big flash that I won,” said Gourley.

“I saw the amount and I was just like ‘I won!’ I started jumping up and down with my laptop screaming! My nephews ran out of their rooms thinking something had happened to me. One of my nephews was like ‘auntie, hand me the computer!’”

Gourley messaged her friend to share the big news – who delighted in her win and said it couldn’t have happened to a more deserving person.

Gourley says the money will give her and her child some financial security, in addition to plans for travel and retirement.

Powerbucks™ is the first progressive slot jackpot where you have the chance to become a millionaire by playing slot games in B.C. casinos, online ( or on mobile. Created by International Game Technology (IGT), BCLC was the first Canadian gambling entertainment company to offer Powerbucks™ to its players. The $1-million plus progressive jackpot is linked across multiple jurisdictions in Canada, allowing for the jackpot to climb faster. 

Unlike other websites, revenue generated by goes back to British Columbians by supporting important societal investments like healthcare, education, and community programs. As B.C.’s only regulated online gambling website, provides a safe and secure website players can trust, with strong security safeguards and seamless deposits and withdrawals.