Grand Slam of Slots crowns winner
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Ladbrokescasino.com player Stefan from South London has won the ultimate recession busting prize of one million Euros by winning the final of the biggest online slot tournament, The Grand Slam of Slots. Stefan qualified for the tournament back on 18th July by placing the minuscule bet of just two Euros. To top it off, he posted his top score in the final on his birthday putting him in pole position to scoop the mega jackpot!
Stefan is the second millionaire to be made at Ladbrokescasino.com over the past year, and is joined by many other players who have also walked away with other huge jackpots.
Stefan joined thousands of others who entered qualifying games and competitions between July and October 2009 to win the chance to fill one of the seats at the most hotly anticipated online slot tournaments of all time. The final tournament, which took place on the cult favourite Tomb Raider slot game had over 8,000 players. It took a staggering 10 days for the final jackpot bell to start ringing and for Stefan to have his life changed forever!
Charlie Goodenough, Head of Marketing, Ladbrokescasino.com: "This tournament was always going to be exciting with one million Euros up for grabs and it is a great honour to be involved in creating the first online slot tournament millionaire. The Tomb Raider game is one of our most popular games because it is simple yet fun to play. It is part of a portfolio of over 450 thrilling games including numerous variants of roulette, blackjack and Slots."
The Grand Slam of Slots tournament had a prize pot of 1.3 million Euros and along with Stefan, 482 players overall walking away with winnings. Ladbrokescasino.com managed to rank a further 83 players into these paid places, with the total payout from the casino reaching €1,039,400. Players under the aliases of Embalu and Gundam00 were other sizeable winners picking up a healthy €5k each.