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The excitement and thrill of winning a progressive jackpot cannot be compared to anything else in the world. Here we’ll tell you the stories of the 10 most insanely large progressive jackpots ever.
10 – €4,159,181
By default, the wallets are always emptier during the holidays. But that’s not the case with the person from our story – one lucky 26-year-old guy from Stockholm, Sweden. On the 19th of December, 2013, right before Christmas, he was playing the Arabian Nights game at Unibet Online Casino. He got the greatest Christmas surprise ever when he won €4,159,181 progressive jackpot. He stated that he had read stories about big wins, but never expected he’d be one of them.
09 – $4,978,336
This lucky player called “Gamago”, member of the PartyGaming Vip Club, put $45 on the Gold Mega Jackpot game. This took place on the 2nd of December, 2009. This guy managed to hit a jackpot worth jaw-dropping $4,978,336, being the largest progressive jackpot at that period of time. Confused, he just said that he didn’t expect to win that much.
08 – $5,556,753
Mega Moolah is kind of famous for making many people millionaires, which was also the case with Klaus E. from Finland. He played the Mega Moolah progressive jackpot online in April, 2008 and hit an incredible jackpot worth $5,556,753.68. His plans were to buy an apartment and take a nice long vacation.
07 – €6.4 million
The Hall of Gods slot machine from NetEnt rewarded a fisherman from Aberdeenshire, Scotland with an incredible jackpot weighing 6.4 million Euros. This happened in October, 2013, while the fisherman’s first bid was 20 pounds. Besides making personal plans with the money, he added that he wants to give some money to charity, too.
06 – £5.8 million
The Dark Knight online video slot rewarded John Orchard with a progressive jackpot worth astonishing £5.8 million. John is from Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, and he won this jackpot in December, 2012. The slot he was playing is linked to the Mega Moolah progressive jackpots, so it’s fair to say that this is yet another millionaire made by Mega Moolah.
05 – $6,347,118 and $277,228
It’s almost impossible for a slot progressive jackpot to pay out twice in the same week. But Gold Rally made the impossible and in the first week of December, 2013, it paid two incredible sums to two lucky winners – one being $6,347,118 and the other one $277,228.
04 – €6.3 million
Mega Moolah strikes again. This time rewarding a lucky player a progressive jackpot worth stunning €6.3 million at the River Belle Online Casino. The lucky player was actually a 36-year-old businessman from Greece named Georgios, who couldn’t believe when he actually won the jackpot.
03 – €7.6 million
We have the first lady winning a life-changing jackpot worth €7.6 million playing the Hall of Gods slot in November 2012. She said that she was going to pay off her house debts and maybe even get a new car. At that time, this lucky woman from Sweden was actually the 5th player joining the millionaire club at Unibet Online Casino.
02 – €11,736,375
Due to insomnia, a young fella from Norway decided to play some slots on 24th of September, 2011. Since he couldn’t sleep, it was obvious that he wasn’t dreaming when he won €11,736,375 at Mega Fortune online slot game. This was a Guinness World Record for the largest jackpot won in an online casino.
01 – €17,861,800
The luckiest man on this planet – a title which can be easily signed up to a 40-year-old man from Finland, who bet 25 cents and won €17,861,800. This happened on the 20th of January, 2013 at Mega Fortune slot games by NetEnt. The lucky Fin couldn’t believe it and said that this was a dream come true for him. It would be for anyone.