Thursday, 29 August 2019

Online Casino User Wins €1.5M On Playtech’s ‘Gladiator: Road To Rome’

Gladiator Road To Rome

An online casino user has made headlines after winning a giant jackpot on a Playtech video slot.

An anonymous player from Codere, a South American and Spanish-based online casino, struck a huge jackpot this week when playing Playtech’s Gladiator: Road To Rome slot. In total, the lucky gambler bagged €1,510,172.82 jackpot (Around £1,370,587.55).

The giant jackpot is now Spain’s biggest casino jackpot ever, beating out the previous record from May this year of €130,000 (Around £117,984.10) which was won on Playtech’s DC Comics jackpot slot. The new win bumps the total amount of Playtech’s jackpot payouts to €7.3 million.

Shimon Akad, the Chief Operating Officer at Playtech, said in a statement: “Gladiator: Road To Rome has become one of Playtech’s most successful games and characters, and we’re delighted it has created Spain’s first casino jackpot millionaire.

“Spain is a growing market with significant long-term potential and Codere is a key local partner for us, so it’s a great step forward to have awarded one of their players Spain’s biggest online gambling prize to date.”

He added: “With a portfolio of 80 progressive jackpot games and nearly €198 million paid out in jackpot prizes worldwide in just a year, Playtech offers an unrivalled proposition for licenses looking to offer their players exciting gameplay and incredible win potential.”

Angel Fernández, the Global Brand and Marketing Director at Codere, said: “Everyone at Codere is very excited to have contributed to one of our clients achieving this win. Gladiator: Road To Rome is a hugely popular game for us, with the progressive jackpot proving a major draw. Many congratulations to our lucky client on their amazing win.”

Playtech’s Gladiator Slot

Gladiator: Road To Rome is Playtech’s sequel to its 2008 slot based on the 2000 Oscar-nominated film Gladiator. The sequel slot, which was released in 2017, uses a 5×3 layout with 25 paylines and features unique symbols based on characters from the 2000 film and much more.

The game is also packed with special features including the Gladiator Bonus feature which causes the Helmet bonus symbol to appear across the second, third and fourth reels and presents players with cash prizes.

Other features include the progressive jackpot, which the Spanish gambler won, along with the Gladiator Nudge Wild which causes the reels to nudge, the Win Multiplier where winning combinations receive a multiplier to boost winnings, the Colosseum Free Games feature which can earn you up to 12 free spins and so much more.

Gladiator: Road To Rome is available at all Playtech online casinos.