Online gaming corporation ComeOn.com has been given the honor a Guinness World Record for the biggest ever jackpot pay out in an on-line slots online online game. The lucky winner is a young man student who received ?11,736,375 (?10,272,600, $15,844,900).
The official record entry in the Guinness World Records states: “The biggest jackpot pay out in an internet slot machines online game is ?11,736,375, won by a player on ComeOn.com on the ‘Mega Fortune’ online game paid to an anonymous player in Norway, on 24 September 2011.”
When called, the victorious one, who is from the community of Hordaland in Norway revealed that he went home after an evening out, watched a film and enjoyed an only a few games on ComeOn.com because he couldn’t get to sleep. The decision to play on the net made him 11.7 million euros wealthier. Not surprisingly, it didn’t help him fall asleep, and he confessed that he stayed awaken before 06:00 due to big surprise. As to the jackpot money, the young man said, “I have to try calm down prior to even planning on what I’ll do with the cash!”
The online game which netted him the big jackpot is the appropriately called ‘Mega Fortune’, a slot online game which offers an enormous and very enticing jackpot.
Henrik Persson, the CEO of ComeOn, revealed that while he had by no means predicted that his firm could be honored a Guinness Globe Record, he could not think of a much better record for ComeOn to be honored with. He said, “Breaking the record for a payout to a player is the ideal method to clearly show people that not only can you win huge when playing on ComeOn.com, but in addition demonstrates that this is what ComeOn is all about. We ensure that our gamers can be extremely nicely rewarded when they win. This is what keeps them returning to our games.”
In the mean time, Huw Thomas, the Head of ComeOn.com mentioned that even though Guinness Globe Records was obviously a bit of a shock even to him, it wasn’t entirely unexpected. He stated “Creating winners is what ComeOn.com is about. To be honored with a Guinness Globe Record is a great accolade for the web site and surefire stamp of approval that we hold the largest online jackpots and guaranteed winnings – no matter how huge they’re!”
Jackpot Winner Interview
The biggest jackpot payout in an internet slots game is ?11,736,375 (?10,272,600, $15,844,900), won by a player on ComeOn.com on the ‘Mega Fortune’ game paid to an anonymous player in Norway, on 24 September 2011.”
When contacted, the winner, a student from the local community of Hordaland in Norway, said that he went home following an evening out, watched a movie and enjoyed a few games on ComeOn.com because he couldn’t sleep. By morning, he was 11.7 million euros richer.
We caught up with our lucky winner to see how things happen to be going for him since September. We’re pleased to determine that he is as well as ever, and is talking about purchasing a new head set. Hearing this, his brother laughs and says that humour is still intact within the family members. The winner procedes to say that perhaps, just perhaps, he’ll consider buying himself a
Spotify Premium subscription also.
The winner with the massive jackpot tells us that he had some busy weeks after the win, but that most things are back to normal at the moment. “I had an intense exam period, but I hope and believe I did nicely.”
After his big win on Mega Fortune, the young winner received monetary advice and other practical tips from the betting company ComeOn.com.
“I?ve been to Malta and I saw how the ComeOn group functions, so they have been truly useful.”
We met the winner in Bergen on another rainy day and we joked about how the west cost of Norway is the new “Verdal”, as ComeOn has paid out jackpots amounting to almost 150 million in just under two years to that region. Our winner said “Maybe the weather will be the explanation. When the climate is truly poor like this, you don?t have that numerous options besides becoming inside with your pc.”
The lucky computer on which he made the win has now been replaced with a new Pc, and the jackpot winner wants to be able to relax within the future, with out the media. “There happen to be lots of inquiries, each from the banks and also the media, but I don?t plan to show up in the media. This will be the last interview concerning the prize and all of the cash, and I hope that the media and others will respect that.”
During our two hour conversation we spoke about some issues he desires to do in autumn, but there aren’t many large upcoming events for the millionaire who following all is just in his 20?s.
He has never seen Liverpool play live, so he’s thinking about taking a trip to Anfield.
The record breaking winner says that he had issues sleeping the first week after the enormous jackpot win. Extremely understandable of course.
This prize is the most a Norwegian has ever won in a bet/game – and the biggest ever on-line win. In typical understated fashion, our winner says “It?s nice to have that title, and to be within the Guinness world record book!”