Top 10 Biggest Online Casino Wins
Online casino gambling is hugely popular today and can be a ton of fun, especially if you are playing a progressive jackpot game. They are pretty common at online casinos and work by linking a single jackpot game to a network of numerous online casino games.
As a result, the jackpot rises with every bet placed on any game in the network and the jackpot can quickly increase to some of the most incredible jackpots in the history of online gambling.
Regardless if it is on slots, table games, blackjack or video poker, there are many lucky players that have hit huge amounts from the top gambling sites. And one of the best betting tips we can offer is that lots of these winners have won with as little as 25 cents.
Here is our list of the top 10 biggest online casino jackpot winners courtesy of 888 casino review.
10. New Zealand Player Gets a NZ$10,144,395 Jackpot
On Friday, 17th of June, 2016 Rawiri Pou from New Zealand was playing the progressive slot machine Mega Moolah at Casinoland when he hit the jackpot for NZ$10,144,395.82 ($7.4 million).
Rawiri seemed pretty shocked by everything that took place, saying, “I still can’t believe this is real. I’ve been in shock since I won and it is literally going to change my life. There is so much my family and I can do with this money and it couldn’t have come at a better time. We are so overwhelmed and happy.”
9. Australian Player Brings Home AU$10,423,223
On 8th of April, 2016, an anonymous Australian player hit a massive AU$10,423,223 ($7.8 million) jackpot on Microgaming’s the Dark Knight slot. The lucky player was enjoying the blockbuster-based slot at Spin Palace Casino.
8. Greek Player Lands €6.3 Million Jackpot Payout
In March 2009, Georgios M won €6.3 million ($8.6 million) in cash at River Belle Online Casino. A self-confessed slots jockey, the 36 year old business owner from Greece has become the winner of the largest Microgaming casino jackpot payout.
7. Swedish Player Takes €7.6 Million in Online Slots
In February 2012, a lucky woman became the biggest online casino jackpot winner in Sweden winning €7.6 million playing the Hall of Gods slot game at Unibet Online Casino. This was the biggest win ever at Unibet Casino.
6. Player Wins €7.82 Million at Online Slot Machines
On April 8, 2015, an anonymous player won a record-high progressive jackpot of €7,820,888 ($8.73 million) at Betsson Casino playing Hall of Gods. The winner has chosen to stay anonymous and there is no information regarding their gender, age or location.
5. A €7.9 Million Casino Jackpot on iPad
On August 28, 2016 a player known only by the initials D.P. won the largest progressive online jackpot ever hit on a mobile device. The player’s age and location were never revealed, but we do know it was a female player.
The impressive jackpot amount of €7.9 million ($8.82 million) was won using an iPad device at Zodiac Casino. As was revealed by the operator, the player was only required to make a small £/$/€1 deposit!
4. Mega Moolah is Right with €8.57 Million Jackpot
On November 28th, 2015, a 30 year old player only known as Alexander from Sweden won €8,577,204 ($9.57 million) playing NetEnt’s Mega Moolah.
3. Insomnia Earns Player €11.7 in Norway
On September 24, 2011, a young male from Norway couldn’t sleep and decided to play a few games at online casino company Betsson.com. He became €11.7 million richer when he hit the jackpot playing Mega Fortune online slot machines.
The anonymous player couldn’t sleep until 6:00 am because of the shock and he said that he needed to calm down first before he decided what to do with the money.
2. £13.2 Million Jackpot Hits the Spot in the UK
On October 6th 2015, Jonathon Heywood from Cheshire, United Kingdom, won a whopping £13.2 million (approximately $17.2 million) jackpot.
The 26-year old British soldier won the record-breaking jackpot playing for 25p per spin. The jackpot was hit at Betway Casino.
1. World Record Online Slot Machine Win Cost Just 25¢
Topping our list: A Finnish man in his 40s placed a 25-cent bet on the Mega Fortune progressive jackpot game on online slot machines at Scandinavian betting company PAF on January 20, 2013, when he won a massive €17,861,800 (around $24 million).
The win is considered the largest online casino jackpot win ever. The video from the actual winning spin can be seen below.