One day, 90 finalists, 11 Sun International casinos, that’s what went down for the staggering R3, 2 million up for sharing.
SunSlots, that is open to Most Valued Guests Card Holders, began in March, with qualifying rounds taking place weekly at all participating casinos until the end of April.
The battle-ground: Majestic Sun City Resort.
Winner: Jacqueline Johnston from Durban, representing Sibaya Casino, won the overall tournament and pocketed a cool R1.5-million.
Gino Veludo from Polokwane, representing Meropa Casino, was the runner up in the R1000 Buy-In category and won R500 000, while Ivan Moodley from Brakpan, representing Carnival City, took third place, winning R200 000.
“The grand finale of SunSlots was an exciting culmination of weeks of exciting competition as the 90 finalists vied for the top positions.
From the start of the tournament in March, we were overwhelmed by the fantastic support and excitement around SunSlots. We thank all of our participants across South Africa for making this tournament so exciting.
We also extend hearty congratulations to all of the winners, especially those who came up trumps at the finals,” says Madelein Ozok, Group General Manager- Gaming Marketing at Sun International.
The participating casinos featured GrandWest (Western Cape); Sun City (North West); Sibaya (KwaZulu-Natal); Boardwalk (Eastern Cape); Carnival City (Gauteng); Golden Valley (Western Cape); Wild Coast (Eastern Cape); Carousel (North West); Meropa (Limpopo);Windmill (Free State), and Morula (Gauteng).
The winner of the R100 Buy-In category was Carlene Gerber from Port Elizabeth, representing The Boardwalk Casino. She won a healthy R500 000. In second place was Neron Govender from Phoenix, KwaZulu-Natal, representing Sibaya Casino. He won R150 000 and Marius Stoltz from Uitenhage, representing The Boardwalk Casino, came third and won R50 000.
One of Sun International’s biggest-slot tournaments, SunSlots boasted a potential prize including cash and freeplay worth R5-million.
With the rand landslide and tough economic conditions being our daily bread, winners would certainly spend every cent economically. Yes, responsible gambling folks!
To register as a MVG Card Holder and qualify for a range of fantastic benefits and access to exclusive promotions like SunSlots, visit the MVG Desk at any Sun International casino in South Africa.
Also visit www.suninternational.com for future promotions.