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September 12, 2019


Dover Downs online player wins $242,233.94 jackpot

Dover, DE — On Sunday, September 8th, a recently registered online player with Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s iGaming site was testing their luck on one of the online jackpot games, Steampunk Nation. At home on their phone, the player, who wished to remain anonymous, played for about 30 minutes before finally getting the specific combination needed for the Jackpot win of $242,233.94. This is the first time the jackpot has been won on Steampunk Nation.

“What an incredible win,” said Vernon Kirk, Director of the Delaware Lottery. “We’re proud to offer Delaware Lottery players another fun way to win big with our iGaming options.”

The video lottery game, Steampunk Nation 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 hit last month (August 2019) for $25,257.22.

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 WSOP.com 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.

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