Swedish casino games developer Net Entertainment has paid out yet another mega jackpot from its record-breaking Mega Fortune progressive slot game, bringing the total payouts this year to €43.6m.

The company paid out €2.6m to a player at Malta-licensed online casino operator Kolikkopelit.com last Friday.
Net Entertainment said that its Mega Fortune game has now paid out a total of €43.6m this year following a number of record jackpots, including January’s world record payout of €17.8m which was won by a player on Paf.com.

Others winners include €6.4m to a BetVictor customer and €3.2m to a Paf.com customer in October, as well as €5.3m to another BetVictor customer in May.

Net Entertainment president and CEO Per Eriksson said: “We congratulate the lucky Mega Fortune jackpot winner and Kolikkopelit.com for this life-changing win. Net Entertainment offers the very best progressive jackpot slots in the market, and the high liquidity we see through these games supports for a swift turnaround of multimillion euro pay-outs.”

Mega Fortune is a progressive jackpot and part of Net Entertainment’s jackpot network, where the liquidity from players from many of the largest European online casinos is pooled. The company’s progressive jackpot portfolio consists of Arabian Nights, Mega Fortune and Halls of Gods video slots. These three progressive jackpots alone have during  generated wins over €65.6m so far this year.

“Kolikkopelit.com is all about entertainment and excitement, and we are really happy that one of our players won the Mega Fortune jackpot,” said Risto Myllymäki, chief operating officer of Kolikkopelit.com. “We are one of the fastest growing online casinos for the Finnish market, and this will help us to be even stronger.

“We are very happy to offer Net Entertainment’s jackpots to our players, and are looking forward to continuing to grow with Net Entertainment in 2014.”

Shares in Net Entertainment AB (Co. Data) (OMX:NETB) have gained 1.36 per cent to SEK130.75 per share as at 10:01 CET in Stockholm this morning.


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