888 Holdings plc (LSE: 888), one of the world’s leading betting and gaming companies, is pleased to announce that more than €2.5 million has been awarded to players of its progressive jackpot slot games on its leading casino brands, 888casino and William Hill Vegas, in April.

On 3 April, a British player staked 25p and won more than £1.6 million playing William Hill Vegas’ Gladiator Jackpot. Following this, over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend, a player in Italy bet €2 on 888casino.it and won over €708,000 on Pharaoh’s Treasure Deluxe Jackpot. Both games are provided by Playtech as part of a great long partnership.

Across its brands, 888 is focused on creating unique, entertaining – and above all safe – experiences for players around the world. Today, 888casino and William Hill Vegas offer an array of made-to-drop jackpot categories, including popular progressive jackpot games, such as: Mad Max Fury Road, Rise of the Pharaohs & Age of the Gods, as well as new innovations such as the Extreme Reels Slot Series & Captain 8 Slot Series with the Power 8 Hourly Jackpot. Furthermore, international players can enjoy access to 888casino exclusive mega jackpot games such as: Millionaire Genie, Irish Riches & Mermaid’s Millions.

Nir Hakarmeli, Managing Director of the Group’s International Unit, commented:

“Congratulations to the 888casino and William Hill customers on their phenomenal wins! Creating experiences like this is really important for us, and we are now in discussion with each customer to ensure they understand the withdrawal procedures as well as safer gambling guidance. This year, we are continuing to extend our jackpot portfolio for both brands including even more slot innovations whilst ensuring that customers have a fair, safe and entertaining experience when they play with 888casino and William Hill.”


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About 888casino:

888casino is one of the world’s leading online casino brands, with a multi-award-winning casino experience enjoyed by more than 25 million members. Founded in 1997, 888casino provides a high-quality, safe and enjoyable online gaming experience, with a seamless player experience giving access to the best casino games available. 888 uses sophisticated AI to personalise the gaming experience for players, combining the best external games with unique and exclusive games developed by Section8, 888’s in-house content studio.

888casino’s dedication to product innovation has been recognised through industry awards. In 2022, 888casino was proud to be recognised at the EGR operator of the year awards as the winner of the Casino Operator of the Year for the second year in a row. In 2020, it was also awarded Casino Operator of the Year at the 2020 Gaming Intelligence Awards.

Visit 888casino at: https://www.888casino.com/

Visit William Hill Vegas at: https://vegas.williamhill.com/

About 888 Holdings Plc:

888 Holdings plc (and together with its subsidiaries, "888" or the "Group") is one of the world’s leading betting and gaming companies. The Group owns and operates internationally renowned brands including William Hill, 888, and Mr Green. In addition, the Group operates the SI Sportsbook and SI Casino brands in the US in partnership with Authentic Brands Group.

Incorporated in Gibraltar, and headquartered and listed in London, the Group operates from offices around the world and employs over 11,000 people globally.

The Group’s mission is to lead the gambling world in creating the best betting and gaming experiences, bringing unrivalled moments of excitement to people’s day-to-day lives. It achieves this by developing state-of-the-art technology and content-rich products that provide fun, fair, and safe betting and gaming entertainment to customers worldwide.

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About Playtech 

 Founded in 1999 and premium listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, Playtech is a market leader in the gambling and financial trading industries with c.6,600 employees across 26 countries.

Playtech is the gambling industry's leading technology company delivering business intelligence driven gambling software, services, content and platform technology across the industry's most popular product verticals, including, casino, live casino, sports betting, virtual sports, bingo and poker. It is the pioneer of omni-channel gambling technology through its integrated platform technology, Playtech ONE. Playtech ONE delivers data driven marketing expertise, single wallet functionality, CRM and responsible gambling solutions across one single platform across product verticals and across retail and online. Playtech partners with and invests in the leading brands in regulated and newly regulated markets to deliver its data driven gambling technology across the retail and online value chain.

Playtech provides its technology on a B2B basis to the industry's leading retail and online operators, land-based casino groups and government sponsored entities such as lotteries. Playtech directly owns and operates Snaitech, the leading sports betting and gaming company in online and retail in Italy, Playtech's Financials Division, Finalto, is a technology leader in the CFD and financial trading industry and operates both on a B2B and B2C basis.

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888 Casino is one of the world’s premier online casino destinations. As pioneers in the online gaming industry, and part of the prestigious 888holdings group, 888 Casino first opened the doors to players back in 1997 and more than 25 million members have enjoyed our multi-award winning casino games and promotions ever since.