Mega Moolah Sets a New World Record with a Fantastic $21.7 Million Jackpot
Not only that, but the latest win has been a record-breaking one! According to available information, the lucky punter hit a staggering jackpot worth €18,915,872.81 on September 28th, while playing at the Grand Mondial Casino.
Changing People’s Lives for More Than a Decade
The fortunate players, whose identity hasn’t been revealed, managed to win the fantastic sum with a mere $0.75 bet, and he did it while playing on his Android-powered mobile device. He will receive his prize as a lump sum.
Microgaming has confirmed the amount won is indeed a new Guinness World Record, set for the largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game. The previous record was set back in October 2015, when a British punter, John Heywood won a $17 million jackpot at Betway. Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network has so far paid out nearly $1.1 billion to lucky winners across the globe.
In August this year, Microgaming announced that Mega Moolah progressive jackpot had exceeded €10.3 million, and was continuing to get bigger and bigger.
This truly amazing game can be played at a number of online casinos powered by the renowned developer, while the average prize pays out $5.3 million, every nine weeks. The game has been very generous in 2018, and we believe there will more winners by the time the year ends.
About Mega Moolah
Launched back in 2006, Mega Moolah is quite probably one of the best known online slot machines available in the market, and definitely, one of the most popular games ever made. Players all over the world are attracted by this game due to the fantastic progressive jackpots on offer.
Featuring a five-reel three-row layout with 25 paylines, this Microgaming‘s flagship progressive jackpot slot is an entertaining animal-themed game, set deep in an African jungle, while its reels are populated with a plethora of wild animals, including zebras, giraffes, buffalos, elephants, and lions.
With features such as the Wild Lion, and the Free Spins – which is a real money-maker – players can grab rewarding prizes, although the most appealing part of this game is its progressive jackpots. There are four of those – Mini, Minor, Major, and Mega, with the last one having the power to completely change your life.
The popular release can be played on several different slots including Mega Moolah Isis, Mega Moolah Summertime, and Mega Moolah 5 Reel Drive, while the jackpots are awarded completely randomly.
Commenting on this remarkable achievement, David Reynolds, Games Publisher at Microgaming, said that everyone had been on the edge of our seats in anticipation of the Mega Moolah jackpot being hit these past few weeks, and added Microgaming was immensely proud to see it set a new record.
Reynold also congratulated to Grand Mondial casino and their lucky player on this truly amazing win!