Sean O'Hagan CEO Tap 5050
Record $832,000 50/50 jackpot at Edmonton Eskimos game.
Alberta rules allow the carryforward of unclaimed prizes. This stirred a buying frenzy at an Eskimos game when their electronic raffle ticket winner went unclaimed. They brought forward $82,000 dollars, but the 36,000 fans spent more than almost another $800,000 which got the jackpot a little frothy.
Winning ticket for Commonwealth Stadium 50/50 draw worth whopping $432,000