Tuesday, September 27, 2011 :  Euro 11.7 million jackpot fell to a Norwegian 20-year-old
 
Net Entertainment, the developer of the MegaFortune online progressive slot which paid out a record Euro 11.7 million early Saturday morning has confirmed the win by a 20-year-old Norwegian student.
 
The jackpot was the highest in the history of online gaming, and was won at Betsson.com.
 
“It is my pleasure to congratulate yet another multi-millionaire, and it is fantastic to acknowledge that Mega Fortune™ hits a world record in the online jackpot history," said Björn Krantz, Acting President and CEO at Net Entertainment.
 
Mega Fortune is part of Net Entertainment’s jackpot network, pooling the liquidity of players from several of Europe’s largest online casinos, Krantz revealed. During the last year the game has paid out over Euro 26 million to players around the world.
 
Henrik Persson, CEO of Betsson Malta Ltd, expressed great satisfaction, saying, “Large jackpots are imperative for driving traffic and Net Entertainment's progressive jackpot Mega Fortune truly delivers, and is probably the most exciting progressive jackpot game on the online gaming market today.”