Online slots are extremely popular the progressive jackpot slots are even more so, especially for a 28 year old man from East London. This guy won $550,553 after placing wager of less than $20. The game he won on was Leprechauns Luck’ slot offered by William Hill Online via an iPhone. He won immediately after his first try. The lucky winner is an employee at a supermarket and his plans included spending some cash on the good life including a holiday with family to India and a BMW X5 for his wife. He said, “All my Christmas’s have come at once, I will be treating the family to some presents that would not fit under the average Christmas tree.”
This massive jackpot made history for the online gambling industry and emphasized the new popularity of mobile wagering. Juergen Reutter, William Hill’s Director of Mobile, commented on the win, “This monster win is our biggest ever mobile payout and almost certainly the largest in the history of mobile gaming. Our products are constantly evolving as more and more customers are playing our games via their mobile devices and we can see someone winning a million with us in 2013.”
Mobile gaming is exploding and is expected to grow even bigger over the next five years with the use of smartphones and tablets. HTML5 is also making the mobile experience one that surpasses the traditional games.