The NetEnt Mega Fortune slot has made another lucky player a multi-millionaire. This time, it is a player from Germany who hit a €3.5m jackpot while playing the progressive slot at PokerStars Casino.
According to the press release published on the NetEnt official website, the lucky winner arrived home from work late, at around 9 pm. He decided to relax a bit and play the Mega Fortune slot while waiting for a pizza to cook in the oven. He was playing the slot at a bet of just over €2 when the staggering win of €3.5m landed.
“I was numb and disbelieved for a few minutes,” said the lucky winner from Lower Saxony, Germany.
Although his identity remains anonymous, NetEnt has revealed in their press release that the jackpot winner is a journalist and a chess fan. His wife was also in a state of shock when he shared the news.
However, they have some big plans for spending the prize and they include renovating their house. In addition, they want to buy a holiday home and an SUV van. Being the parents of two, they will also put aside funds for their children’s university fees and share a part of the prize with family members.
The €3.5m jackpot is the largest online win ever paid out at PokerStars Casino and the eighth Mega Fortune jackpot worth more than €1m in 2018.
“After breaking yet another record, NetEnt’s Mega Fortune has once again underlined its legendary status among slots players,” said Henrik Fagerlund, NetEnt Chief Product Officer.
In July, a lucky player from Sweden landed a life-changing €5,9m jackpot boosted by €650,000 thanks to NetEnt’s Mega Million promotion. A sum totalling €6.6m has been the biggest jackpot paid out on Mega Fortune since December 2016.
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