Progressive Jackpot Games from Microgaming Pay Out €150 Million in 2018

January 29, 2019

The progressive jackpot games from Microgaming paid out a staggering €150 million in prize money last year alone. Throughout 2018 the exact total that was paid out across Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network came to €154,954,249 and when you convert this in to New Zealand dollars at today’s rate of exchange it works out to an incredible NZ$136,830,680.89. It also means that, to date, Microgaming’s progressive jackpot pokies have paid out more than €980 million (approximately NZ$1.65 billion).

The biggest win last year came to €18,915,872 (approx. NZ$31,986,256.14). This Guinness World Record breaking win is recognised as the ‘largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game’ and it beat the previous record of €17,879,645.12 (approx. NZ$30,232,798.79) which was set back in 2015. Both of these huge wins occurred on Microgaming’s Mega Moolah online pokie.

The life-changing jackpot on this game is currently at more than NZ$18,000,000.00 and you can play to win this enormous progressive jackpot from as little as NZ$0.25 per spin. The Mega Moolah online pokie is available on desktop and on mobile and it can now be found at numerous fully licensed Kiwi online casinos such as Jackpot City Casino, Royal Vegas Casino and All Slots Casino.

This famous online pokie can be launched either instantly in your web browser or from within the Microgaming casino download client and the largest of four jackpots that you can play to win on this game is known as the Mega Jackpot. Speaking just recently about the total amount paid out in 2018 was the Microgaming CEO, John Coleman.

He said, “Congratulations to all the lucky winners in 2018. We are proud to host the industry’s largest progressive jackpot network, which paid out more than €150 million last year, setting a number of payout records in the process.” He then went on to say, “It is remarkable to see total payouts nearing €1 billion, which really highlights the strength of the network, and we are excited to be working on a series of developments aimed at taking our progressive jackpot offering to the next level.” We took these comments directly from a recent Microgaming press release.

When you next play at any of the highly recommended Microgaming casinos that were mentioned above, some of the other famous jackpot pokies that we can also recommend keeping an eye out for include games such as King Cashalot, Major Millions, Treasure Nile, Tunzamunni, Wow Pot, Cash Splash and Fruit Fiesta. To find out more about any of our featured Kiwi online casinos please go to our online casino reviews section right now.


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