Monthly Archives: April 2014

Wizard Of Odds Jackpot Awarded At Sky Vegas

The beginning of the month brings a fresh start, new experiences and for some lucky online gamblers, a progressive jackpot win. One grateful online gambler had a wonderful start to April after they triggered a progressive jackpot worth £246,039 at Sky Vegas. This punter was playing Wizard of Odds, a video slot developed by OpenBet.

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Sky Vegas announced this win through a statement saying, “Today an online punter triggered a jackpot at our casino while playing Wizard of Odds. The punter who shall not be named has said that this money will be put towards his retirement fund. He won’t be using any of the money towards a vacation, new car or new home. His wife and himself both work at high end facilities that allows for them to afford to live without needing a jackpot win such as this one.”

Wizard of Odds is a 5 reel, 20 payline video slot designed around a mystical land unknown to us muggles. You see the wizard, his hat, a pot of gold, staffs and more while playing the reels on this slot. Wizard of Odds also boasts wilds, free spins and a bonus round. There is also the opportunity that you can land on the progressive jackpot as well.

Sky Vegas is owned by a major satellite television operated called British Sky Broadcasting. They are the largest broadcasting network in the United Kingdom, they have branched off to online gambling and more throughout their years of operation.

13% Jump In Revenues For Macau

The latest land based gambling hub in the world, Macau has released their report for their financial results in March. During the report it is noted that revenues were able to increase by 13% throughout the month.

Macau was able to bring in over 35.5 Billion Patacas during the course of March, that roughly translates over to $4.44 Billion USD. This is a larger amount of money then Nevada is able to earn throughout the whole year. Analysts now predict that throughout the month of April revenues will once again grow by a total of 10-13%.

Macau first started as a small island that offered small land based casinos for local players to enjoy. Over the course of several years the island has grown and become a land based gambling hub for the entire world. Each year their growth increases by 10 to 25% when compared to the same time period the year before. Macau, a former colony under Portugal has now become the largest land casino market in the world.

Macau is a small island that can only be reached by bridge, once you get on the island you are met with impressive casinos that dwarf man and hotels that offer a luxury experience. You also get the ability to view one of the largest buildings in China, a large skyscraper that resembles the CN Tower. Macau continues to grow as a gambling market due to the luxurious experience you gain while gambling and staying at the Island.