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December 27, 2018


Dover Downs online player wins $213,969.83 on Christmas Day

Dover, DE — In the early hours of December 25, 2018, a Dover Down’s player received an unexpected Christmas gift by winning the highest online jackpot to date, $213,969.83. At home on his phone, the player tried his luck on Santa’s Super Slot, a Christmas themed slot game; he wagered $7.50, clicked the spin button and won the progressive jackpot. The jackpot is awarded randomly, no matching symbols are required. The size of the bet and number of the pay lines determines the chances of winning the jackpot. The online player has been an active player since the initial launch of Delaware’s online casino sites in 2013.

The video lottery game, “Santa’s Super Slot” was added to the NEW online casino platforms in May, 2018. When the NEW casino platforms were launched, six new jackpot games were added. From the six new jackpot games, five of them contribute to the same jackpot: Pirates Millions, Irish Riches, Santa’s Super Slot, Steampunk Nation and Saved by the Bells. The sixth newest jackpot game is Ultimate Universe, whose jackpot last hit in November, 2018 for $3,615.73.

About the Delaware iGaming Sites

In October, 2013, Delaware was the first to launch real money, casino style online gaming. There are three sites available for players to play, one for each casino (Delaware Park, Dover Downs, and Harrington Raceway). All three iGaming sites provide a wide variety of video lottery games, peer-to-peer poker, and table games, including several different versions of roulette and blackjack. They also provide the first in the nation multistate poker platform where Delaware online players have the opportunity to sit and play at shared poker tables 24/7 with Nevada and New Jersey players from Caesar Interactive Entertainment’s site. Delaware players can also try their luck on the go with the iGaming mobile apps, available on iOS and Android devices. All online playing activity must be done within the State of Delaware and you must be 21 years of age to register and play.

About the Delaware Lottery:
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed nearly $5.2 billion to the state’s General Fund to help finance needed state services that benefit everyone in Delaware. The Lottery offers a variety of games: POWERBALL®, MEGA MILLIONS®, LOTTO AMERICA®, MULTI-WIN LOTTO, LUCKY FOR LIFE®, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, Keno®, iGaming and assorted Instant Games, Video Lottery, Sports Lottery and Table Games. Delaware Lottery game and promotional details are available at, at licensed locations, and from the Lottery’s office in Dover.

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