Norwegian Man Wins €4.8 million Slots Jackpot From A €5 Stake

A Norwegian man in his forties has won a massive €4.8 million progressive slots jackpot, after putting just €5 into online gaming site Betsson’s Arabian Nights slot machine.
We’ve all wondered how we would react if we found out we had won a huge cash prize at some game, but the Norwegian man’s range of emotions was captured quite succinctly in this rare online conversation between him and a member of Betsson’s support staff.
10:17:28 PM Is this true???
10:17:50 PM Hi “Peter”, Welcome to Betsson Support, I am Mike. What can I do for you?
10:18:28 PM Hi. Take a look at my account balance.
10:18:43 PM Is this really true???
10:19:18 PM What do you mean?
10:19:35 PM Have I won the Jackpot?
10:19:56 PM One moment.
10:20:16 PM I am shivering now!!!!
10:21:29 PM One moment “Peter”, I am checking this now.
10:21:38 PM Thanks.
10:21:48 PM Hoping for a phone call
10:24:47 PM now???
10:25:08 PM I can confirm that you have won a Jackpot!
10:25:14 PM Do you want me to call you?
10:25:20 PM JESUS!!!!
10:25:50 PM Will some one call me to confirm it??
10:26:14 PM We can call you to confirm, if that’s what you want?
10:26:43 PM No, I can see that the money is on my Betsson-account.
10:27:04 PM Congratulations!
10:27:06 PM But how much is it (€4,850,000, ed) in Norwegian Crowns???
10:27:41 PM I can calculate, give me a second.
10:29:43 PM In Norwegian Crowns is it today 38 119 098,24
10:30:07 PM OMG, thx, thx, thx!!!
10:30:46 PM Your welcome. Again, congratulations!
10:30:58 PM If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.
10:31:13 PM Thank you!!!!!
 
Following news of the lucky online player’s major win, Betsson Norway Country Manager Marius Andersen commented: “The jackpot has built up over a long time, and it is always nice when a normal customer becomes a Betsson millionaire. The prize is the largest single win we have ever paid out, and shows that it is possible to win big even with small stakes.”


Poker News
01 Mar 2018
On Tuesday, 13 February, a Norwegian punter scooped a life changing $1,608,448 payout on PokerStars Casino after playing its online slots product Genie Jackpots. The player called “zetheriver” was gambling for $10 a spin when he hit five Jackpot King symbols, leading to a bonus game in which he then succeeded in unlocking the massive
23 Jan 2018
In Western society, meteor sightings are often associated with good fortune, hence the expression to wish upon a star. There is one lucky winner of the biggest bad-beat poker jackpot in US history who will not be disputing the superstition, either, after he witnessed an unusual green-tinted explosion in the sky on his way to
18 Jan 2018
On Tuesday, the MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit made US history after a bad beat jackpot was hit at the venue’s poker room for a massive $1,068,590. Furthermore, six players managed to share in the spoils, with the losing player receiving $427,452, the winner taking home $213,712, and the remaining competitors securing an impressive $106,856
11 Jan 2018
On Sunday, a number of players on the Chico Network had plenty of cause to celebrate after its bad beat jackpot was struck for a whopping $994,119. Furthermore, the windfall represented the first time the jackpot had been released in almost six months, as well as the biggest BBJ payout since its implementation back in