A pensioner won about one and a half million kroons at Olympic Casino

Posted on 02.09.2002

Niina, age 59, the inhabitant of Lasnamäe, won Mystery Jackpot in the total amount of 1,435,648 kroons at Mustakivi Olympic Casino in Tallinn in the evening of August 31 at 21.32. This is the second largest winning in Estonia ever, the largest one, reaching slightly above 1.5 million, was won at Olympic Casino in the beginning of the year 2000.
Nina, a Russian speaking pensioner explained, that she had taken only 100 kroons with her and that she won jackpot after placing a stake in the amount of 17 kroons. Nina explained that she visited the casino to try her luck for the first time 4-5 years ago and that lately she has been gambling approximately once a month. She has won 25,000 kroons earlier.

The old lady, who retired last year, has three adult sons and she promised to give 100,000 kroons to each of them. "My sons are very sensible and they have always taken good care of me," sighed Nina when talking about her family. The fresh millionaire promised to invest the remaining amount i.e. slightly more than one million kroons to secure her old age days and use the help of banking specialists to do so.

Mystery Jackpot is an extra winning system of Olympic Casino, connecting slot machines in ten slot casinos of the casino chain in Estonia. In Mystery Jackpot a fixed amount from each stake is added to the joint jackpot bank. The entire winning amount can be pulled with any stake made into one of the slot machines connected to the system. The Estonian and Baltic record casino winning amount is 1,556,735 kroons that was won at Olympic Casino in 2000.

Olympic Casino Group AS, that was established in 1993, owns a casino chain operating under the trade mark of Olympic Casino and consisting of fourteen slot casinos, including the largest casino in the Baltic region Reval Park Hotel&Casino in Tallinn and additionally three slot machine casinos in Vilnius, Lithuania. The company has planned to expand to the Latvian market soon.

The company paid 50 million kroons as taxes in 2001. Olympic Casino Group AS employs 400 people in Estonia. Company’s organisation of work corresponds to the requirements specified in the international quality standard ISO 9001. According to the newspaper Äripäev Olympic Casino Group AS occupied the 14th position in the top 100 of Estonian companies last year.

Additional information:
Marje Braunbrück
Marketing Manager of Olympic Casino Group AS
Phone (0) 667 1250

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