Smoke Signals Jackpot Winner Announcement

Smoke Signals Jackpot Winner Announcement

One lucky guest at Gold Eagle Casino is going home a millionaire today as SIGA announces that the Smoke Signals jackpot was won for more than $1.3 million.

March 11, 2022 – North Battleford, SK – Saskatchewan’s newest millionaire, Gary Mann, hit big on the Smoke Signals jackpot Saturday evening, winning a total of $1,301,560.21. Mann, won the Smoke Signals top tier progressive jackpot at SIGA’s Gold Eagle Casino, located in North Battleford, Saskatchewan.

Mann is a local resident of North Battleford and was awarded his winnings in an official cheque ceremony at Gold Eagle Casino on Friday, March 11, 2022 from SIGA President & CEO Zane Hansen.

“On behalf of SIGA’s Board of Directors, management and staff, I would like to congratulate Gary Mann on his impressive Smoke Signals progressive win,” said Hansen.

General Manager at Gold Eagle Casino, Kelly Atcheynum, also congratulated the recipient. “Congratulations to our latest Gold Eagle Casino millionaire, Gary Mann. We wish you all the best, and enjoy your winnings!”

To date, SIGA’s Smoke Signals progressive has paid out $50,626,063.69 with $23,281,691.72 of that amount from the top tier. Smoke Signals has been reset to one million dollars and can be won at any time.

Smoke Signals is a SIGA-wide progressive jackpot that links 51 slot machines at all seven casinos. There are three mystery jackpot tiers that increase over time, with specific starting and ending prize values. The largest mystery jackpot has a minimum value of $1,000,000 and pays out before it hits $2,000,000. Each time a patron plays a Smoke Signals slot machine, any of the jackpots could be triggered.

The jackpot can be won at any of the SIGA casinos:

  • Bear Claw Casino & Hotel (White Bear First Nation) near Carlyle
  • Dakota Dunes Casino (Whitecap Dakota First Nation) near Saskatoon
  • Gold Eagle Casino (Mosquito First Nation) in North Battleford
  • Gold Horse Casino (Little Pine First Nation) in Lloydminster
  • Living Sky Casino (Nekaneet First Nation) in Swift Current
  • Northern Lights Casino (Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation) in Prince Albert
  • Painted Hand Casino (Kahkewistahaw First Nation) in Yorkton


For more information, please contact:
Alanna Adamko
Director of Communications & Media Relations
Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority

Background Information:

ProgressiveNumber of HitsAmountTier Value
Smoke Signals16$23,281,691.72$1,000,000 - $2,000,000
Dreamer218$10,883,698.28$25,0000 - $75,000
Player8,265$16,460,673.69$1,000 - $3,000

About SIGA
SIGA’s mission is to strengthen the lives of First Nation people through employment, economic growth, positive community relations and achieving financial self-reliance. A non-profit organization, all net profits from SIGA’s casino operations go to local First Nation communities, community development corporations and the province’s general revenue fund. Sharing Success with Saskatchewan communities. SIGA.ca

About Gold Eagle Casino
The Gold Eagle Casino is west central Saskatchewan’s entertainment destination. Located in North Battleford along the Yellowhead Highway, the casino has become a regular stop for area residents and travellers since opening in 1996. Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs (BATC) is the development partner for Gold Eagle Casino, which is made up of seven Member Nations – Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation, Moosomin First Nation, Red Pheasant Cree Nation, Sweetgrass First Nation, Stoney Knoll First Nation, Saulteaux First Nation and Mosquito Grizzly Bear’s Head Lean Man First Nation.

Learn more about Northern Lights Casino at GoldEagleCasino.ca.

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