GPWA Times Magazine - Issue 25 - June 2013

BY THE NUMBERS $4,173 Amount collected by a Las Vegas man when he won Ultimate Poker’s first $10,000 Sunday Tournament – the first five- figure prize pool offered by an online poker provider regulated in the United States. €40,800 Amount won at Golden Riviera Casino by D.L., who pocketed €36,800 in Break Away and then another €4,000 in Tomb Raider. 100,000 The hands-dealt milestone reached by Ultimate Poker within 72 hours of launching. 100 million The record-breaking number of spins in April on SkillOnNet’s catalog of 3D slots. €6.7 million Amount won at Betsson Casino by a man in his 60s on a €2 stake playing Net Entertainment’s Hall of Gods progressive jackpot. $12.1 million The amount, given in a writ filed with the High Court in London, which Phil Ivey says he won playing Punto Banco last August at Crockfords Club casino. The casino has accused Ivey and a female compan- ion of cheating. €90,000 Amount won playing Piggy Bank slot at Tropezia Palace Casino by 72-year- old grandmother-to-be from Switzerland, who will use her winnings to “spoil the people I love.” €3,036,553.77 Amount won by a Casino LaVida player from Germany on Microgaming’s Mega Moolah progressive slot just a few hours after making his first deposit. 3 The number of mobile- gaming accolades received by Paddy Power at the mGaming Awards, organized by iGaming Business and held in late April at the closing of the mGaming Summit. $3 million The amount social gaming platform BuddyBet has received from private investors to fund the next development phase of its P2P betting platform. $649 million Amount William Hill spent to buy out Playtech’s 29 percent stake in William Hill Online, which posted net revenues of $621.62 million in 2012. $95,000 The total of two jackpots won in the same weekend by Robert E., who due to insomnia canceled a payout request he’d just made to Slotastic and played Loose Caboose, winning $35,000 almost immediately and another $60,000 on the same slot later that weekend. By the Numbers