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The lucky winner, having the initials F.D., was playing on his iPad at Captain Cook's Casino at the time. In an incredible twist to the story he had just been fired from his job earlier on the day of the big win. I'm sure he will be in no rush to find a new job now!
The jackpot is the 46th for the game since we began tracking the jackpot in 2009. The game pays out $5,070,003 on average, with the game's largest win being £13,212,882, which was won at Betway.
The game's progressive jackpot grows with every spin of the reels and is awarded completely randomly in a bonus round wheel game. The jackpot is available on a handful of slots from Microgaming, and can be won on both desktop and mobile devices.
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