March 18, 2011 10:53 ET

Jimmy McKenna Wins Over GBP 386,000 Playing Deal or No Deal Slots at Jackpotjoy

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - March 18, 2011) - At 21:24 on the 5th of March 2011, Jimmy McKenna from Annan in Dumfriesshire won £386,602.53p playing Jackpotjoy's Deal or No Deal Slot machine.

"I'm so happy," he told Jackpotjoy not long after the win. "Just well chuffed with the win! I'm still in a bit of shock to be honest, as I didn't quite think that I'd won the Progressive Jackpot."

The games progressive jackpot is built up over time as a portion of every wager is put into it. Jimmy won the Deal or No Deal 20p jackpot which has paid out over £3,000,000 in progressive jackpots over the last 12 months, including over £1.9 million which was paid out to one player last August.

McKenna confirmed that although he doesn't know exactly what he's going to be spending the money on he will be getting a new car.

"I'm still waiting to receive it before I really believe it to be honest. I've been looking at getting a new car, so this will be the very first thing I'll be spending my winnings on."

Alongside the 20p Jackpot, Deal or No Deal offers a 10p game and a 5p game that currently have jackpots of £5,000 and £180,000 respectively.

You can play Deal or No Deal at Jackpotjoy.com for your chance to win money just like our latest winners.


The Gamesys Group was founded by Noel Hayden in April 2001 with a small team of developers. The aim was to build a profitable online entertainment business providing Online Bingo, Scratch cards and online slots to a worldwide audience using proprietary gaming software.

After eight years, the Group's leading brand, http://www.jackpotjoy.com, has built an audience of over 3,000,000 members and pays out in excess of GBP 90 million every month. The success of Jackpotjoy.com has established the Gamesys Group as one of the UK's leading online gaming businesses. In 2006 they were named No. 1 in the Microsoft/Sunday Times Tech Track 100 League Table, and they're now one of only four companies to have appeared on the list four years in a row. This feat reflects both the company's capacity for sustained growth and its remarkable resilience during periods of financial instability.

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