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William Hill player hits the jackpot!

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 12:01

The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was playing Age of the Gods: King of Olympus on the William Hill online casino. The 48-year-old won $997,690 from a $1 spin! Playtech kindly awarded him an additional $3,000 bonus to make officially make him the game’s first ever millionaire winner. Nice!

The winning player commented: “It is my favourite game, as I have won some smaller amounts before – $50 and $100. Of course, you dream about winning a million, but until now that was all it was.”

There are seven games in Playtech’s Age of the Gods series. They were launched last May and this is the largest ever progressive jackpot has been won in the series.

Speaking for Playtech, CEO Shimon Akad said: “Age of the Gods has been a major success story across all our major licensees since we launched the first game in May last year, and I’m delighted to see a player win the jackpot on William Hill, one of our longest standing licensees and partners.”

William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly added: “William Hill has been in the business of creating winners for more than 80 years and it is always incredible when someone wins such a life-changing sum of money from such a small wager.”

Playtech is no stranger to giving back to their gamers. Last year they forked out €154m in jackpots to more than 33,000 monthly winners.

William Hill will be delighted with this jackpot story to put them into the limelight on the casino front. You can be sure that the traffic immediately increased after this jackpot win in the last few weeks.

William Hill built its name as a bookmaker after founding in the UK in 1934, when gambling was still illegal in Britain. In those days you could place a bet with the man himself, William Hill, via post or the telephone! It was 1961 before betting shops were legal in the UK, allowing William Hill and others to just grow from there. The bookmaker has built itself into the backbone of British society since then and may be referred to as Will Hill, especially when searching for its online casino.

Now William Hill offers a range of services to its members. They have the online casino with hundreds of excellent slots, plus the live casino experience, as well as online bingo, and poker! For something a little different, William Hill offer you the chance to play your favourite scratch cards online! A long, long way from taking bets through the mail!

William Hill has put a lot of thought into their online casino offering and this can be seen through the great colours and graphics, plus the super layout. It’s easy to find your way around the site, and with the choice discussed above, you’re sure to find something to keep you happy!