Daily News: ban gambling transactions, The Blueprint Gaming and slot The Goonies and Mega Millions Jackpot in USAThe Blueprint Gaming company presented a slot based on the film "The Goonies"
Blueprint Gaming Studio released The Goonies slot machine created on the basis of the same-name film of the mid-1980s. A new dynamic game will join the collection of Blueprint slots released under a license, including the Naked Gun, Ted and other slot machines.The bonus game in The Goonies video slot
The plot of the adventure is about teens going on a treasure hunt was proposed by Steven Spielberg, and the script was written by Chris Columbus. This work of Hollywood masters isn't very popular among Russian-speaking audience but in the West countries, the film had a great success, which explains why the gaming studio applied to the franchise 33 years after the premiere. Earlier, the IGT company has already released the slot based on the movie “The Goonies” for land-based casinos.
The Goonies slot machine has 5 reels, 3 rows of symbols and 20 paylines. The value of bets for one spin varies from 0.1 to 100 coins, and the maximum coefficient is x1000. The video slot uses images of characters from the original movie, as well as symbols associated with pirates and treasures. In the story, teenagers from Gun Docks in a small town in the northwestern United States find a mysterious map of a sea robber named One Eyed Willy and try to track down the untold riches hidden by them to save their area from the planned housebreaking.The playing field of The Goonies video slot
The Goonies video slot provides a large number of bonuses and mini-games. Thus, the One Eyed Willy bonus involves spinning the Wheel of Fortune with which you can earn free spins, additional multipliers, or the transition to mini-games. Separate functions change randomly the standard symbols on the playing field to wilds and increase the amount of winnings.
A video presentation of this slot can be viewed in the video below:
The largest Russian banks began to block transactions in online casinos
Players from Russia won't be able to carry out financial operations in online casinos through Sberbank cards.Sberbank will prohibit payments in online casinos
The largest bank in the Russian Federation has banned payment operations to foreign companies that organize and conduct illegal gambling. This means that residents of Russia playing in foreign online casinos or making sporting bets in unlicensed bookmakers can use the Sberbank card neither for depositing nor withdrawing funds.
Earlier, the government of the Russian Federation banned the money transfer to the accounts of all illegal bookmakers. The main purpose of this draft law was to limit or completely prohibit credit organizations from transferring money from Russia to the accounts of those gambling operators who work without certain permission.
There are also reports that some other large Russian banks (for example, Alpha) also block all transactions in online casinos from Russia.
A jackpot of $1.6 billion has been won in the USA
On October 23, 2018, the largest jackpot in the history of lotteries in the amount of $1.6 billion was won in the United States. The organizers of the Mega Millions lottery confirmed that at least one ticket had correctly indicated all six winning numbers (5, 28, 62, 65 and 70 in the main draw and the gold megaball 5). Lucky ticket was purchased in South Carolina.Mega Millions Jackpot
According to the lottery rules, the full amount of the jackpot is paid to the winner in equal shares for 30 years. If the lucky person wants to receive the money immediately, he can count on a lump sum payment in the amount of $913.7 million. The lottery organizers emphasize that the public may never know the name of the winner, if he does not wish to disclose this information. The fact is that in South Carolina, there is a law that allows a person who won the lottery to remain anonymous. Similar rules exist in Arizona, Georgia, Kansas, Texas and some other states.
In each draw of the Mega Millions lottery, 5 out of 75 numbers and one additional number out of 15 are randomly selected, draws are held every week on Tuesdays. The chance to guess all 6 prize numbers is 1 for 303 million. Until now, the largest jackpot at Mega Millions was $656 million, this prize was shared by three winners in 2012. And the largest jackpot in history before Tuesday was considered to be the Powerball jackpot. In early 2016, the winner of this American lottery won $1.58 billion.