On-line company Betsson.com has been honored a Guinness World Record for the largest ever jackpot payout in an on the net slot machines game. The blessed winner is a young guy college student who been given ?11,736,375 (?10,272,600, $15,844,900).
The official report entry inside the Guinness World Records reads: “The largest jackpot pay out in an website slots game is ?11,736,375, won by a gambler on Betsson.com on the ‘Mega Fortune’ game paid to a confidential gambler in Norway, on 24 September 2011.”
When got in contact with, the winner, who’s from the local community of Hordaland in Norway testified that he decided to go home after having a night out, saw a movie and played an a number of online games on Betsson.com because he could not sleep. The decision to play on the internet made him 11.7 million euros richer. After all, it did not help him get some sleep, and he admitted that he remained up up to 06:00 due to the shock. As to his prize money, the guy pointed out, “I ought to try relax before even thinking of exactly what I’ll do with the money!”
The game which netted him the important prize is the aptly named ‘Mega Fortune’, a slot machine game that offers an incredible and very appealing jackpot.
Henrik Persson, the CEO of Betsson, mentioned that even though he had in no way expected that his firm would be given the honor a Guinness Globe Record, he couldn’t imagine a better record for Betsson to be given the honor. He explained, “Breaking the record for a pay out to a gambler is the best way to demonstrate to folks that not only will you win big when playing on Betsson.com, but also shows that this is exactly what Betsson is about. We all guarantee that our people can be really well rewarded whenever they win. This is exactly what makes all of them coming back to our games.”
Meanwhile, Huw Thomas, the Head of Betsson.com revealed that although Guinness Globe Records was a bit of a shock even to him, it wasn’t totally unforeseen. He said “Creating winners is what Betsson.com is centered on. To be awarded a Guinness World Record is a fantastic accolade for the website and surefire stamp of acceptance that we have the biggest on-line jackpots and confirmed payouts – regardless of how big they are!”
Jackpot Success Interview
The greatest jackpot payout in an online slots game is ?11,736,375 (?10,272,600, $15,844,900), won by a player on Betsson.com on the ‘Mega Fortune’ game paid to an anonymous player in Norway, on 24 September 2011.”
When approached, the winner, a student from the local community of Hordaland in Norway, stated that he went home after a night out, viewed a movie and played a couple of games on Betsson.com because he couldn’t sleep. By early morning, he was 11.7 million euros richer.
We caught up with the fortunate winner to determine how issues happen to be going for him because September. We’re pleased to see that he is as well as ever, and is talking about buying a brand new head set. Hearing this, his brother laughs and says that humour is nonetheless intact inside the family. The victorious one goes on to say that maybe, just maybe, he’ll think about purchasing himself a
Spotify Premium subscription as well.
The winner of the huge jackpot tells us that he had some busy weeks following the win, but that most issues are back to regular in the moment. “I had an intense exam period, but I hope and think I did well.”
Following his large win on Mega Fortune, the young winner received financial guidance as well as other practical suggestions from the betting business Betsson.com.
“I?ve been to Malta and I saw the way the Betsson team runs, so they’ve been really helpful.”
We met the victorious one in Bergen on an additional rainy day and then we joked about how the west price of Norway will be the new “Verdal”, as Betsson has paid out jackpots amounting to nearly 150 million in just under two years to that area. Our winner stated “Maybe the climate is the explanation. When the weather is truly bad like this, you don?t have that many choices besides being inside together with your computer.”
The lucky pc on which he produced the win has now been replaced having a new Computer, and also the jackpot winner desires to have the ability to relax in the future, with out the media. “There have been a lot of inquiries, both from the banks and the media, but I don?t plan to show up within the media. This may be the last interview about the prize and all the money, and I hope that the media and other people will respect that.”
During our 2 hour talk we spoke about some issues he wants to do in autumn, but there aren’t numerous big upcoming events for the millionaire who after all is just in his 20?s.
He has by no means noticed Liverpool play live, so he’s considering taking a trip to Anfield.
The record breaking winner says that he had problems sleeping the very first week following the huge jackpot win. Very understandable obviously.
This prize will be the most a Norwegian has ever won in a bet/game – and also the greatest ever on-line win. In typical understated fashion, our winner says “It?s good to have that title, and to be in the Guinness globe record book!”