Playtech game sets record UK mobile jackpot win
Playtech, the world’s leading omni-channel gaming software and
services supplier, has set the record for the UK’s largest mobile slot
jackpot win after a player on Galabingo.com spent just £4 to spin her
way to a massive €5.89m (£4.5 million) –the equivalent of 170 years pay
based on the average UK salary.
The win is the largest ever on a Playtech network bingo site and the
second biggest ever Playtech slot win on a progressive jackpot game
following Playtech progressive
Beach Life which saw the jackpot drop at £6.2m in 2012.
In 2015 alone there were an average 20,850 monthly and 695 daily
Playtech progressive jackpot winners across Playtech’s 70 progressive
games, the largest in the industry. There is currently a staggering £50m
waiting to be won across the company progressive jackpot network of
The lucky librarian from Glasgow in Scotland – who has chosen to
remain anonymous – was blown away at the news but went to back to
stamping literary works of fact and fiction the next day, seemingly
unaffected by her life-changing jackpot win.
She has been a loyal Gala Bingo customer for three years online and
in club and incredibly wagered just one £4 spin on her Android Galaxy S5
on Playtech omni-channel slot Jackpot Giant – an unbelievable 1
million, one hundred twenty-six thousand, three hundred seventeen times
“I picked up my mobile and started playing while I was watching TV,”
the winner said. “Minutes later I saw a huge string of numbers coming up
and realised I’d hit the jackpot. I was simply blown away and couldn’t
believe I’d won. It’s still sinking in and my family and I are still in a
complete state of shock.”
Click here to recreate the winning moment.
She is said to be undecided as to how to spend her money but here are a few pointers.
Property (based on average house prices)
Big family? If so, how about a street full of 15 houses?
As a book lover our winning player might be keen to buy a first edition. Perhaps a First Folio edition of William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. There would still be change to spare.
50,000 return flights…
… to Paradise Island in the Bahamas.
Become even more popular by distributing four million bottles of Iron Bru on the streets of Glasgow.
Playtech is the world’s leading omni-channel gaming software and
services supplier and has more than 600 slot and casino titles available
via its casino portfolio and many more through its open platform
Shimon Akad, COO, said: “To claim the UK mobile slot jackpot
record is fantastic and proves we lead the industry when it comes to
progressive jackpot games. I’d like to also congratulate Gala Bingo and
their winning player.
“This is yet another great reason to be part of Playtech, the gaming industry’s leading and most dynamic omni-channel company.”
Alison Digges, Brand Director, Gala Coral Interactive, said: “This
is our biggest ever jackpot win on Gala Bingo by far and we’re
delighted one of our many loyal players has claimed the prize. Jackpot
Giant is one of our most popular progressive games and we can’t wait for
yet more winners.”