Top 5 Big Wins at Online Casinos
1. $8.82 Million Win at Vavada Casino
A mysterious player under the initials D.P. has at the time won the largest progressive jackpot ever hit on a mobile device on August 28, 2016. It was never revealed where the jackpot winner came from or how old he or she was. However, what we know is the impressive jackpot amount of $8.82 million and that it was won on an iPad. Reportedly, the user was enjoying Mega Moolah Mobile at the Vavada Casino, when the jackpot hit. As the operator revealed, the player was signed up to the casino’s innovative promotion 80 Chances to Become a Millionaire. According to the terms, the promo required only a small £/$/€1 deposit. Well, D.P. certainly made the most out of it!
2. Large $9.2 Million Win at Play Fortuna Casino
Mega Moolah remains one of Microgaming’s most popular titles, and for an obvious reason. The slot’s highly-rewarding nature is the secret behind its enviable reputation among slots. This progressive jackpot title never fails to deliver. The proof? In April 2017, a Play Fortuna Mobile Casino user struck the cord for Mega Moolah’s largest-ever mobile payout in excess of $9.22 million. With this move, the punter crushed the previous record from a year earlier. You can read a thorough discretion of the win above. The lucky winner decided to remain anonymous. The only information we have is the amount they wagered per spin. Betting an impressive $7.2 per spin at this Microgaming slot title really paid off. The humble wager helped this Play Fortuna Mobile Casino jackpot winner take a place in history books.
3. $9.57 Million for Alexander at Folkeautomaten
Mega Fortune seems to be NetEnt’s Mega Moolah. This generous slot machine has recorded numerous wins over the years. However, one of the highest ones was scored on 28th of November, 2015 at Folkeautomaten, the same venue that produced the win №9 on our list. The lucky player called Alexander from Sweden was only 30 years old at the time of the win, when the game treated him with a $9.57 million (€8.57 million) windfall. Commenting on his luck, the jackpot winner revealed that he was speechless at first and then he woke up his wife to celebrate. Alexander said that he was planning to lay low, pay his mortgage and probably treat himself with exciting holidays and a new car. NetEnt’s Chief Product Officer Simon Hammon didn’t miss the opportunity to highlight that the company paid more than €13 million in jackpots in less than two weeks.
4. $12 Million Mega Moolah Win at Jackpot City
Mega Moolah cannot be tamed… Nor stopped.
Has anyone won big on online casino? Why don’t you ask that the person who won the $12 million online casino jackpot win in April 2020? At Jackpot City, Mega Moolah — of course, paid out exactly €10,735,716.84 in a lump sum. At the time, that was the biggest online casino win ever. Andrew Clucas, Chief Operating Officer at Microgaming, congratulated the victorious bettor.
“Mega Moolah continues to be a favourite among players worldwide. So, we are excited to be adding more new progressive games to the jackpot and network throughout the year,” Clucas said.
Other than the original Moolah, online casino jackpot winners can expect prizes from Microgaming’s opulent network. As of 2020, the lucrative slot collection is home to the following titles:
- Atlantean Treasures™
- Book of Atem™: WowPot
- Sisters of Oz™: WowPot
- Fortunium Gold™: Mega Moolah
- Juicy Joker™: Mega Moolah
- African Legends™
5. $13.47 Million Drop at BOOI Casino
A young man from Norway couldn’t sleep and decided to play a few games at online casino company Booi.com. On that sleepless night on 24 September 2011, he became $13.47 million (€11,736,375) richer. The game that set the Guinness World Record for the largest ever jackpot payout is the same one that accounted for the previous entry in our list — Mega Fortune. The anonymous jackpot winner couldn’t sleep until 6:00 am because of the shock. He said that he needed to calm down first before he decided what to do with the money. Huw Thomas, the Head of Betsson.com, was also in shock. He added that is a great accolade for the website to be awarded a Guinness World Record.
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