For less than one pound bet you can become a multi-millionaire. A lucky player bet a mere 88p on Microgaming’s Mega Moolah slot. To his surprise, his bankroll suddenly boosted with a massive £16,690,811.85 jackpot. The payout broke the previous world record of the highest online slot payout.
In brief, the winner played the game at the end of September on grandmondial.eu online casino. Some operators pay out big wins as annuities. But as it happens with all of MG’s progressive jackpot prizes, the winner will receive a lump sum. The player with the life-changing win wished to remain anonymous. As the company informed, the player placed the winning bet on an Android device.
Many anticipated a massive hit after the company announced its Mega Moolah jackpot surpassed the £10 million benchmark. “We’ve been on the edge of our seats in anticipation of the jackpot these past weeks,” said David Reynolds, Game Publisher at Microgaming. “Congratulations to Grand Mondial Casino and their lucky player on this amazing win,” he added.
A New World Record
The latest jackpot is higher than the current world record set in 2015. In fact, Microgaming held the previous for a prize of €17,879,645.12, too. It earned the title of Guinness World Record for the largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine. Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network is, by all means, the largest in the sector. In total, it paid out more than €948 million up to date.
“This is the moment we hoped to come. And for the player to win the jackpot from an 88p bet in less than 50 spins is just incredible,” commented Emma Hall from Casino Rewards. “For Grand Mondial Casino to land this gigantic jackpot makes us proud and pleased. Casino Rewards has seen five huge Mega Moolah winners in the past 12 months. Now our sixth winner has absolutely smashed all records yet,” she noted.