Once known as “the Spam King” who got in trouble with Microsoft, Scott Richter is now a genuine content creator who is most known for his YouTube channel The Big Jackpot. He uploads vlogs of him playing slots at various casinos around the US. He also has a similar channel titled Raja Slots. As of 2022, The Big Jackpot has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Scott Richter was born on July 18, 1971, in Virginia, United States. His father, Steven Richter, became his future business partner. Apart from this, not much is known about the gambling enthusiast.
He started his professional life as the CEO of OptInRealBig.com, currently known as Media Breakaway. He was also linked to other companies, including Affiliate.com and Dynamic Dolphin.
Richter was advertised as an advisor, PR expert, and online marketing professional. However, the firms he was involved with were revealed to be major email spammers.
Spam King History
At one point, his companies were sending out over 100 million unsolicited advertisements around the world. Because of this, Scott was recognized as “the Spam King” and was one of the 100 spammers recognized by the spam tracker organization ROKSO.
In 2003, he was sued by Elliot Spitzer and got into a big lawsuit with Microsoft in 2005. Scott and OptInRealBig.com for bankruptcy protection. They lost, and had to pay $7 million to settle the case.
The company was then rebranded to Media Breakaway. However, in 2007, they got into legal trouble again. The social network MySpace sued them for allegedly obtaining access to member accounts. MySpace got $4.8 million in damages.
Road to Redemption
Scott’s spamming activities are long gone. He has now transitioned to becoming a gambler and content creator. The YouTube channel named The Big Jackpot started in 2015. He also created a Twitch channel with the same name.
He live-streams his casino experiences, winning and losing in slot games across the US. He started it as a hobby and didn’t really expect it to grow into anything more. Now, he is one of the leading slot YouTubers along with the likes of Brian Christopher Slots, NG Slot and Lady Luck HQ.
With his fame, he started The Big Jackpot gambling app and a website that sells his merchandise. Currently, The Big Jackpot has 370,000 subscribers on YouTube and 2,700 on Twitch. His second channel, Raja Slots, has 35,300 YouTube subscribers.
Net Worth and Earnings
With his previous legal issues, Scott lost millions of dollars. He is currently building up his wealth again with his new occupation. He makes anywhere between $14,000 to $224,300 annually for YouTube ad revenue.
There’s also his undisclosed earnings from his app and merchandise. The Big Jackpot gets extra from his 845 monthly subscribers on Patreon. Plus, he occasionally wins jackpots on his trips to multiple casinos. With this, his net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Scott Richter is a man who doesn’t share much about his personal life. However, he has revealed to fans that he is dating a fellow casino slot YouTuber known as Jackpot Jackie Slots. She is a 25 year-old content creator on the rise and is attracting attention due to her beauty. Not much is known about Scott’s previous relationships or if he was married before.