Tag Archives: jackpot
- Scottish librarian scores record mobile jackpot playing Gala Bingo slot
January 25, 2016
Online gambling technology provider Playtech and online gambling operator Gala Coral Group claim to have set a new record for the biggest mobile slots jackpot in the UK. On Monday, Playtech announced that an unidentified librarian from Glasgow had won £4.5m playing the appropriately named Jackpot Giant slot on GalaBingo.com....
- UK punter wins record €17.9m jackpot playing Microgaming slot on Betway
October 10, 2015
Online gambling software provider Microgaming and UK-licensed operator Betway will likely show slight dips in their next quarterly profit reports after a UK player set a new record for biggest online progressive slots jackpot. On Saturday, Microgaming confirmed that Jon Heywood, a British solider from Cheshire who has done stints...
- Powerball jackpot now at $500 million, ticket sales expected to go through the roof
November 28, 2012
Since October 6, 2012, the Powerball jackpot has rolled over 16 times. With still no winner, the new power ball jackpot is now at $500 million. And as predictable as a portly Santa getting his reindeers ready for next month's travels, public interest in the Powerball has driven up lottery...
- US Navy veteran hits $500,000 jackpot playing slots at Viejas Casinos
October 16, 2012
A US Navy veteran who was in the last legs of his career in the military scored a huge jackpot at the Viejas Casino in San Diego, California over the weekend, hitting a $501,430.49 on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine. Talk about hitting it big, this lucky vet just...
- Mega-jackpots at casinos and racetracks not always what they seem
February 26, 2011
On Oct. 25, 2009, a man named Ly Sam was playing a slot machine at the Sheraton Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The machine, a game called Landlord, showed that Sam had won US $55.5m. The Vietnamese-American Sam couldn’t believe his luck. Trouble is, neither could the hotel...
- Banned Casino Patron Can Keep His Jackpot
January 5, 2011
The SkyCity Casino in Auckland New Zealand released a statement saying that due to their increased patronage, it’s impossible to keep out problem gamblers. This came after the Department of Internal Affairs decided that the SkyCity Casino had no grounds to withhold winnings from a problem gambler who had won...
New Zealand online gambling point of consumption tax looms
March 23, 2017
Playing Poker With Paul Magriel
June 20, 2013