Slot manufacturer Atronic International announced that its eMillions Wide Area Progressive link was launched last week as “Mega Million Jackpot” at Casinos Austria. The jackpot went live simultaneously across all 12 casinos of the Casinos Austria Group, connecting 140 video slots in the “e²” series to the highest jackpot in Austria.
The first jackpot hit only five days after the link went live at Casino Linz, where a local player won €1.1 million.
The jackpot link was launched nationwide on September 9 with a celebration at Grand Casino Baden, when Casinos Austria CEO Karl Stoss and Austrian swimmer Fabienne Nadarajah cut the ribbon during a festive ceremony and officially started game play.
Stoss thanked the Atronic team for the cooperation between the project teams of Casinos Austria and Atronic in developing the link. He also said the use of local vendors in completing the work on the network was good for the Austrian economy.
“It is one of our core principles to cooperate with local suppliers wherever possible in order to strengthen the Austrian economy and its competitiveness,” Stoss said. “We are therefore very pleased about this excellent cooperation with Atronic, an international gaming company, with its R&D center and production facility located in Styria.”
Prior to the launch, the project teams of Casinos Austria and Atronic worked closely together to customize the eMillions WAP to the specific needs and requirements of Casinos Austria. For example, the top winning combination triggering the Mega Million Jackpot consists of five Casinos Austria logos. Furthermore, the launch event was supported by Atronic marketing, which worked closely with the Casinos Austria marketing team beforehand to prepare all marketing material and communication for the launch.