400,000 EEK won on slot machine at Ülemiste Olympic Casino

Posted on 26.08.2005

Erki, age 27, won 400,000 kroons at Ülemiste Olympic Casino in the afternoon of Friday, August 26. These great winnings were collected by playing on a poker machine, betting 500 kroons.
Leaving the casino 400,000 kroons richer, Erki has been lucky in casinos before – his largest winnings yet amounted to 80,000 kroons and that was also in a game of poker. “I visit the casino nearly every week, I mostly play poker,” is how Erki, living in Tartu, described his relations with casinos.

The married man could not say anything specific yet about how he will use his winnings. “I have no special expensive hobbies,” he said. “Tongue-in-cheek one might say that spending money is my hobby and I can promise to be good in spending the money I won.”

According to Tarmo Kase, the executive manager of Olympic Casino, the 400,000 kroons won on the slot machine this Friday were the second largest winnings ever at the Olympic Casino in Ülemiste Keskus. “The casino has been open since April last year and the largest winnings to date of 529,800 kroons were collected last October,” said Mr.Kase.

Last week there were winnings at the Olympic Casino slot machines all together in the amount of more than 50,000 kroons, totalling over 1 million kroons.

On the Olympic Casino slot machines it is possible to win in addition to the standard winnings and bonuses also the Mystery Jackpot that combines all the gaming machines, and also the car-jackpot which is at the moment the sporty urban car Citroën C2. Each casino also has its own jackpot that can be won only in that particular casino.

Olympic Casino Eesti AS, established in 1993, is part of the Olympic Entertainment Group - the greatest gambling operator in the Baltic states. At the moment there are sixteen Olympic Casino brand casinos in Estonia, seven in Lithuania, five in Latvia and two in the Ukraine. In total Olympic Casino employs more than 1,000 people in the Baltic states and the Ukraine. The company’s job management complies with the requirements of the international quality standard ISO 9001. Olympic Casino is the sponsor of the Estonian Olympic Committee.

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