Online Gambler Wins 11 Million Times His Stake
A player at an online gambling site has turned his 50 cents into $5.5 million. The lucky recipient of this incredible good fortune was one Klaus E from Finland, a player of slot machines on the website BlackjackBallroom.com, part of the CasinoRewards group.
One moment Klaus was happily gambling away at relatively modest stakes, when suddenly one mouse click and a couple of seconds later, the reels aligned, his PC screen lit up, bells sounded and Klaus E was made an instant multi-millionaire.
Interviewed after his mammoth win, Klaus spoke of his immediate reaction: “When I saw 5,556,753 flash on my screen I thought it was a US phone number. It couldn't be a jackpot, I must be mistaken! So I just got up from my table, went outside to clear my head, and then came back in again for another look, and noticed $5.5 million sitting in my casino account!"
Klaus soon came to realise that this was no software glitch or cruel tease. Rather he had just gone down in history as one of the biggest online jackpot winners ever.
"I got a phone call from CasinoRewards support who were very reassuring and helpful, and the next thing I knew I was on a plane to Australia to pick up my winning cheque. In Sydney, the CasinoRewards team took me to the wildlife park, the aquarium and a restaurant by the Opera House. The highlight of my trip? Apart from collecting my enormous cheque, it was having my photo taken with a koala."
So how will Klaus be spending his winnings? “I don't want any sports cars, as I don't even have a driving license, but maybe I'll invest. Oh, and some holidays too!”