04/04/2012 : NET ENTERTAINMENT CONFIRMS MAJOR PROGRESSIVE JACKPOT HIT (Update)
Norwegian player the lucky recipient of Euro 3,949,866.67
Net Entertainment has confirmed the major Mega Fortune progressive jackpot hit at Betsafe online casino reported by us several days ago, advising that the winner was a Norwegian man in his mid-thirties who has been playing at the casino since 2007. Play all Netent Games Here.
The lucky winner has received payment totalling Euro 949,866.67 (around US$5.3 million), a new record payout for the online casino, although NetEnt jackpots in the past have reached Euro 11.7 milllion .
During the last 26 months Net Entertainment's Mega Fortune has paid out just over Euro 30 million to lucky players around the world.
"It is incredible how high the jackpot built up after being won just two months earlier. We would like to congratulate the winner on his huge success and we look forward to hopefully making many more millionaires in the coming months," said Per Eriksson, newly appointed CEO of Net Entertainment.
Simon Furustig, casino manager at Betsafe.com, revealed that the lucky winner managed to hit the jackpot just moments after logging on last Friday.