A PokerStars Casino customer has collected a pay-out of £1.2m playing Blueprint Gaming’s Jackpot King progressive system via the Genie Jackpots online slot.

The Norwegian player, a regular at the PokerStars poker tables, scooped the life-changing jackpot on February 13 – the first time the jackpot belonging to the supplier’s Jackpot King series has been won at PokerStars Casino.

“When the wheel stopped at the jackpot, I was – for a split-second – sure that the software had frozen,” the winner said.

“But when the congratulations came up on the screen and the money suddenly was on my PokerStars account I could not really breathe or believe it. I was so happy.”

Matt Cole, managing director at Blueprint Gaming, added: “Congratulations to the lucky player and what an amazing start to the year to win such a life-changing sum of money.

“Our Jackpot King series continues to offer highly immersive games and we have plans to add exciting new releases throughout 2018.”