Online gambling has been around for more than a decade and it is estimated that legally-operated online casinos counted to more than two thousand. With this number of online casinos operating non-stop daily, one can just imagine the number of winnings (and losses) on a daily basis. Pot prize can be as small as $100 to as big as millions of dollars.
The biggest online slot jackpot win was €17,879,645 or $20,062,600. This was won by British Jon Heywood on Microgaming’s Mega Moolah at Betway’s online casino on October 6. 2015. So far, no other jackpot winner has topped this amount. However, there are some winnings that merit mentioning.
£2.5m jackpot in an Online Casino Game
A Scottish female player who is a regular at William Hill online casino became an instant millionaire on February 2016 after hitting the progressive jackpot. The game was The Festival of Lights. The jackpot was £2.558 million. The school teacher won this huge jackpot just three months after winning £30,000 with the same bookie! According to a William Hill spokesman, this is the biggest win they have paid out to an online slot game winner.
Recent Jackpot Winnings of Over $100,000
Listing all recent winnings could take quite a long while as there are tens and thousands of winners daily. Below are jackpot winnings of over $100,000. These jackpots were won in the last 7 days or less.
- Hall of Gods Midi €132,970
- Leprechaun’s Luck £132,941
- Everybody’s Jackpot $114,367
- Marvel Ultimate Power $871,296
- Treasure Nile $175,234
- Everybody’s Jackpot $221,215
- Mega Fortune Major €121,581
- Mega Fortune Dreams Major €125,963
- Purple Hot $115,249
- Arabian Nights €2,200,471
As of this writing the progressive jackpots for Mega Moolah and Dark Knight are both over $7.5 million.