02/16/2012 : NETENT RELEASES MORE DETAIL ON MULTI MILLIONAIRE WINNER (Update)
Unibet confirmed as venue where major progressive win occurred
The massive Euro 7.6 million jackpot hit reported earlier this week on the Hall of Gods progressive slot occurred at Unibet's online casino, software provider Net Entertainment has confirmed.
The lucky winner was a Swedish woman who wishes to remain anonymous.
The massive jackpot delivered the life-changing win less than three weeks after another NetEnt progressive – Mega Fortune – awarded a Euro 6.9 million jackpot .
Net Entertainment also holds the record for the world's largest ever online progressive prize of over Euro 11.7 million – hit last year on Mega Fortune.
A Unibet spokesperson said that the latest hit represented a new record for Sweden and the fifth Unibet player to join the company’s ‘millionaires’ club since 2009. It is also Unibet's biggest win to date.
Unibet said the winner had been a member of its online gambling community since 2001, and quoted the instant millionairess as saying: “You read in the papers about people winning big and always wonder what it would be like if it happens to me…it’s a dream everyone has, and now I’m living it!”