Lucky Beggars who Won a Record Jackpots in Online Casino
40-year-old man from Finland made a bid of 25 cents on the Mega Fortune progressive jackpot game at PAF in Scandinavia on 20 January 2013. He won a massive jackpot €17,861,800 (around $ 24 million).
Progressive jackpot games are common at online casinos. They work by connecting a single jackpot to numerous online casino games, which will rise with every bet placed on the connected games. In this way, the jackpot increases at an alarming rate to some of the most incredible jackpots in the history of online gambling. And the best part is that anybody playing these progressive jackpot games has a chance to win, even with just 25c.
Johnathan Heywood, a 26-year-old British soldier, made a spin 25 penny on the Mega Moolah progressive jackpot playing real money casino on October 6, 2015. Haywood won £ 13.2 million ($ 17.2 million). He used the money to upgrade his Fiat Punto to a yellow Bentley Continental GT, pay for his relatives to go on a Mediterranean cruise and paid for the best medical treatment for his father, who was awaiting a heart and lung transplant.
Young man from Norway on the night of the 24 September 2011, he decided to spend some time at an online casino, where he ended up winning €11.7 million ($12.58 million) playing the Mega Fortune online slot game. This win set the Guinness World Record for the largest ever jackpot payout in an online slot.
The largest amount ever won on a mobile device happened on 28 August 2016 when a player known only as D.P. won a progressive jackpot worth €7.9 million ($8.82 million) while playing at Zodiac Casino. His deposit was only 1 euro.
Swedish woman in November 2012 became the biggest online casino jackpot winner in her homeland when she received €7.6 million ($8.17 million) playing the Hall of Gods progressive slot game at Unibet Online Casino. The woman's name is not known but she remains one of the biggest winners ever at Unibet Casino.
The most unlikely win goes to Gold Rally in the US. No one expects the game to pay out two large jackpots in one week, but that’s what happened on this Playtech-developed game. This crazy turn of events took place during the 1st week of December 2013. First, a jackpot prize of $6,347,119 was paid out and then, only a couple of days later, a lucky punter won $277,228.