It was just revealed, that the lucky online bingo player who won the Deal or No Deal progressive bingo jackpot is a member at the very reputable online bingo site of Paddy Power Bingo. The super fortunate player that is known to the rest of the Paddy Power Bingo roomies as smokieboy managed to win an enormous £52,193 cash prize on Saturday January 1st at 6:24pm. What a fantastic way to kick start your New Year right?

The Deal or No Deal Jackpot Bingo game has been running since December 24th and the jackpot managed to reach and surpass the £100,000 mark before it was hit big time. The rules of this great online bingo promotion stipulated that half of the winnings would go to the actual winner, and the other half would go to all the other players who placed a bet during the winning game in that same bingo room. Overall, in excess of 400 players benefited from this escalator jackpot and split the remaining prize fund. Kudos to all players that took part in this bingo game.

The lucky player who was contacted by Paddy Power Bingo and at the time was struck with a winter cold said that his was planning to pay off some bills and head off to Australia on a holiday. Sarah Bateson, Manager at Paddy Power Bingo had this to say: “It’s bound to be a sizzling January for smokieboy with this win under his belt. Everyone at Paddy Power Bingo including the staff, roomies and players are delighted that smokieboy scooped the jackpot. We think it’s the perfect way to start 2011! With lots of other bingo jackpots up for grabs someone else might be as lucky as smokieboy.”

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