World record-setting speedboat confirmed for Sault Poker Run

Powered by twin Lycoming T-55 turbine engines, My Way hit a jaw-dropping top speed of 224 mph at the 2013 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Poker Run in Missouri

Poker Runs America Hall of Famer Bill Tomlinson and his crew from Manotick, ON are bringing big power to the second annual Sault Ste. Marie Poker Run. Breaking records at a top speed of 224 mph, ‘My Way’ is a massive 50-foot speedboat powered by twin Lycoming T-55 turbine engines boasting a whopping 3,000 horsepower.

Tourism Sault Ste. Marie and Poker Runs America are thrilled to host Bill and his ‘My Way’ crew this August 4-6, 2017. Mark your calendars and be sure you don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind jet engine powered boat in-action. To FEEL THE RUMBLE and see what ‘My Way’ can do, watch the video

Want to see ‘My Way’ and other one of a kind speedboats up close? Be sure to come out Friday, August 4 for the Community Kickoff Event, where these unique, high-powered boats will be on display along Foster Drive and under the Roberta Bondar Pavilion starting at 5 p.m.

Tourism Sault Ste. Marie, a division of the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation, is working with Poker Runs America on planning and delivering the 2017 Poker Run. For more information, including how citizens can take part in the weekend event, book charity rides and accommodations, or join the action on the water as a Marshal Boat, go to or