Online gaming organization ComeOn.com has been honored with a Guinness World Record for the largest ever jackpot payout in an on line slot machine online online game. The blessed winner is a young male college student who received ?11,736,375 (?10,272,600, $15,844,900).
The official report entry inside the Guinness World Records says: “The largest jackpot payout in an online slots game is ?11,736,375, won by a gambler on ComeOn.com on the ‘Mega Fortune’ game paid out to a confidential gambler in Norway, on 24 September 2011.”
When got in contact with, the winner, who’s from the local community of Hordaland in Norway mentioned that he went home after having an evening out, saw a movie and enjoyed an a set of online games on ComeOn.com as he could not sleep. The decision to play on the web made him 11.7 million euros richer. Needless to say, it did not help him sleep, and he admitted that he remained awake until 06:00 as a result of great shock. As to his prize money, the guy said, “I really need to try quiet down before even deciding on exactly what I’ll do with the money!”
The game that netted him the important prize is the aptly named ‘Mega Fortune’, a slot machine online game that offers an incredible and very desirable jackpot.
Henrik Persson, the CEO of ComeOn, said that though he had never expected that his organization would be honored a Guinness Globe Record, he couldn’t think of a much better record for ComeOn to be given the honor. He was quoted saying, “Breaking the record for a pay out to a gambler is the right method to demonstrate to folks that not only will you win big when playing on ComeOn.com, but also shows that this is exactly what ComeOn is all about. We all make sure that our players can be really nicely rewarded whenever they win. This is just what makes all of them coming back to our games.”
At the same time, Huw Thomas, the Head of ComeOn.com testified that although the Guinness World Records was a bit of a surprise even to him, it wasn’t solely unanticipated. He stated “Creating winners is what ComeOn.com is all about. To be honored a Guinness Globe Record is a fantastic accolade for the website and guaranteed stamp of approval that we hold the biggest on-line jackpots and confirmed winnings – regardless of how big they are!”
Jackpot Success Interview
The greatest jackpot payout in an online 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 approached, the winner, a student from the community of Hordaland in Norway, stated that he went home after an evening out, watched a movie and enjoyed a couple of games on ComeOn.com simply because he couldn’t sleep. By morning, he was 11.7 million euros richer.
We caught up with the lucky winner to determine how things have been going for him since September. We’re pleased to see that he is as well as ever, and is talking about purchasing a brand new head set. Hearing this, his brother laughs and says that humour is still intact within the family. The victorious one procedes to say that maybe, just maybe, he’ll think about purchasing himself a
Spotify Premium subscription as well.
The winner of the huge jackpot tells us that he had some busy weeks following the win, but that most issues are back to regular in the moment. “I had an intense exam period, but I hope and think I did nicely.”
Following his large win on Mega Fortune, the young winner received financial guidance as well as other practical suggestions from the betting business ComeOn.com.
“I?ve been to Malta and I saw the way the ComeOn team operates, so they’ve been really helpful.”
We met the victorious one in Bergen on an additional rainy day and we joked about how the west price of Norway will be the new “Verdal”, as ComeOn has paid out jackpots amounting to almost 150 million in just under two years to that area. Our winner stated “Maybe the climate will be the explanation. When the climate is really bad like this, you don?t have that numerous options besides being inside with your pc.”
The lucky pc on which he made the win has now been replaced having a new Computer, and also the jackpot winner wants to be able to relax in the future, without the media. “There have been a lot of inquiries, both from the banks and also the media, but I don?t plan to show up within the media. This may be the last interview about the prize and all the cash, and I hope that the media and others will respect that.”
Throughout our 2 hour conversation we spoke about some things he wants to complete in autumn, but there aren’t numerous large upcoming events for the millionaire who after 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 problems sleeping the very first week following the huge jackpot win. Very understandable of course.
This prize will be the most a Norwegian has ever won in a bet/game – and the biggest ever online win. In typical understated fashion, our winner says “It?s nice to have that title, and to be in the Guinness world record book!”