Lucky UK player wins £5.1 million on a Progressive

A lucky UK based player who still hasn't revealed his full identity was the latest jackpot winner to gain the attention of the world's media after winning a progressive jackpot worth £5.1 million. The unnamed man from Scotland was playing on Playtech's Beach Life pokie when he scooped the staggering prize pool.

After being woke up in the middle of the night by the sound of his next door neighbour's dog barking, he decided to have a flutter in his favourite online casino. After initially winning £250 on a different pokie, he used these winnings to have a few spins on a progressive jackpot video slot. In no more than six spins of the reels, the reels aligned and he hit the jackpot.

He had launched his favourite online casino, which is powered by Playtech and he opted to play on the progressive game that had the largest progressive jackpot, which happened to be Beach Life. Over the past few months, the prize has been gradually increasing as more and more players have been spending money on it.

This staggering win has officially been reported as the largest ever win in the United Kingdom on a video slot and is also the third largest ever win of its kind in the world. The lucky winner was then flown (the following morning) where he got to meet the actual owner of the casino who presented him with a large cheque.

This particular slot that the lucky player won the jackpot prize on is classed as a video slot. It is basically an online pokie that has 5 reels and 20 active paylines. The game has a summery theme, which is set on a sunny beach and the reels consist of symbols such as scuba divers, cocktails, sandcastles, the sun, various different lollipops, surfers and ice creams.

The game is appealing not only because of the huge jackpot that it generally has, but because it has a wide betting range that is suitable for players with a relatively small budget, right up to highrollers who can afford a lot more. He won the top jackpot prize when five of the sun symbols lined up across one of the paylines from just one spin. He also spent little more than two minutes on the game before he scooped the prize.

No bonus rounds had been activated and he wasn't betting with a particularly high stake, it was just his lucky night.

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