An online casino player in Sweden is guaranteed to have a Christmas to remember after getting home over €2.2 million ($2.5 million) in cash last week due to Bethard.com and the progressive jackpot tied to its Empire Fortune movie slot from programmer, Yggdrasil Gaming Limited.
According to an official press launch from Malta-based Yggdrasil Gaming Limited, the blessed aficionado banked a windfall worth €2,253,040 ($2,543,389) on Thursday after using their mobile device to put a wager of only €4 ($4.51) on the five-reel and 20-payline video slot.
Yggdrasil, which is a subsidiary of Swedish online casino operator, Cherry AB, detailed the life-changing win occurred just 13 days after a movie slot enthusiast in LeoVegas.com walked away with a jackpot worth €7,832,262 ($8,833,383) thanks to its Joker Millions game and has taken its trophy tally because 2015 to well over €29 million ($32 million).
Fredrik Elmqvist, Chief Executive Officer for Yggdrasil Gaming Limited, clarified that Empire Fortune premiered in October of 2016 and comes complete with a unique wheel feature that gives players the chance to take home an array of prizes from free spins to borrow money jackpots.
Elmqvist’s announcement read…
“To see a second jackpot won less than two weeks after our prior jackpot has been granted is totally mind-blowing. This usually means that a massive €10 million ($11.2 million) has been won in 13 days and two very fortunate players are going to have the finest Christmas ever. As proven, with all these operators signed up, the jackpot grows rapidly and I am excited to find the upcoming lucky winner very shortly.
Win serves as ‘a real boost’:
For its own part, Bethard.com is operated by Bethard Group Limited with the Malta-headquartered operator’s Head of Product, Adam Vella, announcing that the triumph will serve as ‘a real boost’ since it’s an illustration of ‘the energy of these high quality progressive jackpots and the excitement they create.
Vella’s announcement read…
“I want to extend my huge congratulations to the winner and wish a very Merry Christmas on behalf of everyone in Bethard.com.