£5.1 Million Playtech Jackpot Winner
Date: February 21, 2013
The UK's largest ever online progressive jackpot was one back in February 2012. It smashed the previous record and it was scooped by a player who was registered to a trusted UK online casino called Betfred Casino. This lucky Scottish player was playing on a 5 reeled video slot developed by Playtech called Beach Life.
Beach life has 20 winning paylines and it is only available to play in the real cash mode. Players can launch this summertime themed video slot either instantly or through Playtech's downloadable casino software. The player who scooped this jackpot had started the day by playing on another slot called Kong, spending just £1 per spin when he won approximately £200 almost instantly. He then used this money to play on Beach Life and it wasn't long before he netted himself the top prize. In fact, it was on his sixth spin when his luck came in.
He won the progressive jackpot when five of the sun symbols appeared along payline 20 and he was paid instantly. The player was then flown by private jet (the next day) to be presented with a huge cheque. This was also recorded (at the time) as the third largest ever online progressive jackpot in the world, but that record has also since been beaten.
Other ways that you can win prizes from this slot is when three or more of the bonus symbols appear in view to trigger a guaranteed prize-winning bonus round, which takes place away from the reels in an underwater location. All you have to do is select the treasure chests to reveal cash prizes. The jackpot on this slot (at the time of writing) has almost reached £1,000,000.00 and you can find the Beach Life slot in approximately 70 Playtech-powered online casinos.