A prize won on Net Entertainment’s progressive jackpot slot, Mega Fortune™ on Betsson.com, has been officially recognized as the largest jackpot payout in an online slots game by Guinness World Records.
The record prize of €11,736,375 – equivalent to £10,272,600 or $15,844,900 – was won by a 20-year old Norwegian man on September 24, 2011 on Betsson.com. Net Entertainment and Betsson.com were named as co-owners of the landmark payout record when it was confirmed by Guinness World Records in early November.
Mega Fortune™ is a progressive jackpot slot which is part of Net Entertainment’s jackpot network, pooling the liquidity of players from several of Europe’s largest online casinos. Since its launch in 2008, Mega Fortune™ has become one of the most popular games in Net Entertainment’s portfolio. During the last year alone Mega Fortune™ has paid out over €26 million to lucky players around the world, including a €5.3 million jackpot won in February.
Betsson.com is part of the Betsson Group – recently named as the 5th most powerful global gaming brand by Egaming Review Magazine. The Head of Betsson.com, Huw Thomas commented,
“It’s great for Betsson.com to be part of the record books but even better to be acknowledged for such a huge payout. We work extremely hard to deliver online entertainment with the biggest payouts and the fastest withdrawals. It’s a tremendous accolade for the site and we’re proud to be an Official Guinness World Record Holder.”
“It’s great that our efforts are also recognized by the renowned Guinness book of World Records. We are very happy to be able to provide the most efficient pooled progressive online slot jackpot in the market to support our customers in their sales and marketing efforts.” said Björn Krantz, Acting President and CEO at Net Entertainment.