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PlayTech Sets New World Record for Online Jackpot Payout
Winajackpot.com member Cari M. from Tennessee
entered the history books, 30 April 2005, when she scooped the highest
jackpot ever paid online – an astounding $1,853,850 playing Gold Rally
8-line Slots at SCasino.com – part of the CasinoLasVegas Group, a member
of the Winajackpot network of Playtech-powered casinos.
Cari’s historic windfall, the highest amount won on any jackpot network
on the Internet, comes hot on the heels of the previous record-breaking
jackpot of $1,031,270 paid out in January to Alex O. of Santiago, Chile.
also marks the sixth successive biggest amount won by a Winajackpot.com
member playing Gold Rally, a hugely popular progressive 8-line Wild West
themed slot game featuring two interactive bonus stages.
Cari, who only began playing online in January 2005, has won more in a
single jackpot than many could dream to win in their lives. By wagering
$16 maximum bet, Cari’s return on investment was an unbelievable
115,866:1. Other fortune-making games available on the Winajackpot
network include Diamond Valley, Cinerama and Wall Street Fever.
"This is a truly astonishing event," said Michelle Roberts of
Winajackpot. "Not only does Cari’s win trump all previous jackpots on
Winajackpot and any other network, it only took a mere ten weeks for the
Gold Rally jackpot to accumulate to nearly two million dollars since the
last wipeout win. This is clearly a hit game."
Steve Jones, spokesman for the CasinoLasVegas Group, commented: "We are
understandably excited and proud to be paying out this record Gold Rally
jackpot at one of our casinos," said Jones. "It’s not every day that a
once-in-a-lifetime event like this occurs and we are absolutely
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