We have variously referred to Yggdrasil as the rising star of 2017, one of the biggest developers out there at the moment and in numerous other complementary ways here in the news in recent times, but one area in which we have always thought of them as being slightly behind the competition is in their jackpot slots. There is, admittedly, only a handful of jackpot games in the Yggdrasil range, and we have to admit that we had never really considered them ever competing with the big jackpot games out there, such as Mega Moolah and Mega Fortune from Microgaming and NetEnt respectively. However, there is nothing quite like a winning story to build credibility and that is exactly what has come out of Yggdrasil this week, with one lucky player picking up over €1 million on the Empire Fortune slot.
The 32-year old winner from Norway was playing on his smartphone at Betsson on Saturday evening when the jackpot hit. After a single spin, the player in question was suddenly €1,117,443 richer after making it all the way to the top level of the wheel of fortune and landing on the joker symbol. This is the biggest win on the game since July this year, when a player picked up €5.2m on the same slot, and follows a €3.5m jackpot win on Joker Millions last month, a slot game that shares its jackpot prize pool with Empire Fortune.
Interestingly enough, every Yggdrasil jackpot that has been won over the course of 2017 has been hit on mobile screens, so that should give plenty of encouragement to anyone that prefers to enjoy high-quality jackpot gaming on their phone or tablet!
Commenting on the win, Fredrik Elmqvist, CEO at Yggdrasil Gaming, said: “Our jackpot pools have been very generous of late and it’s great to see one of our players winning a life-changing sum of money on Empire Fortune.
“Our progressive jackpots have now paid out almost €10 million in their last three drops, but with their popularity, I’ve no doubt they’ll be paying out big wins again soon.”
To be fair, it is difficult to argue with jackpot payouts like that and another seven-figure win solidifies Yggdrasil as one of the greatest all-rounders in slots development right now. Indeed, even if you’re a big Yggdrasil fan, there’s a chance that you might not have actually checked out their jackpot slots before but, as noted, you can play towards the same massive prizes whether you load up Empire Fortune or Joker Millions. Admittedly, you might want to wait a few days for the jackpot to build back up again after the weekend win, but once it hits the big numbers, it might well be worth heading to your favourite Yggdrasil casino – and on a mobile device if you’re superstitious – to get involved! It is not just players that have identified the quality in Yggdrasil’s gaming setup and you’ll find their jackpot slots, as well as the full range of standalone games, at many of our favourite online casinos including Betsson, Mr Green and Casumo!