|Online bingo site JackpotJoy.com has announced that a record amount was recently awarded to one lucky player on its Strike It Lucky game.|
Strike It Lucky was released last month and set the new UK record by paying British player ‘MarcC’ $282,542, shattering the game’s previous $183,644 top award.
“I'm just shocked,” said ‘MarcC’. “I've been celebrating over the weekend. It was total shock really. I had to ring and make sure that I had won. My girlfriend didn't believe me at first. I've told her and my family but not my workmates yet.”
The 20-line Strike It Lucky game is based on a popular 1980s television quiz show and boasts a bonus feature that offers players significant jackpots. Members can collect special symbols to take part in a Hotspot Challenge or to reap the game's jackpot.
First aired in 1986 and presented by Michael Barrymore, Strike It Lucky was the fifth most popular television programme in the UK in 1987.