It is not a common sight to see gamblers walk away with hundreds and millions of pounds or dollars betting at land-based casinos. Things have changed a bit once online gambling websites started to make its presence felt in the gambling industry. The players have won millions wagering on popular online gambling titles.
Gambling on the internet has become common now and you do not have to download the game. As many bettors are using this platform, the online jackpot prizes are also getting bigger. The iGaming industry has changed the lives of many avid bettors from all over the world. Many try it out with the anticipation that they might see their names on the next biggest winner list.
The following are some of the biggest wins of the online gamblers.
£13.2 Million Mega Moolah Win
A 26-year-old British soldier Jonathan Heywood saw one of the biggest jackpots wins in October 2015 playing the Mega Moolah slot from Microgaming. This happened in October 2015. He took home a whopping £13.2 million that night wagering on the Mega Moolah title. There are reports that he had opened a Betway casino account barely 25 to 30 minutes before the big grab.
Jon wanted to see some decent wins before he called it quits. However, fate had something else in store for him and within a few minutes, he became £13.2 million richer. The biggest surprise was that he won such a huge amount by wagering at just £0.25. He was overjoyed. He said that he would use the money to offer the best medical treatment for his ailing dad.
Mega Fortune Jackpot Win of €17.88 Million
The Mega Fortune progressive jackpot slot from NetEnt is a very popular game among the gambling enthusiasts. This title has led many bettors to win a fortune with just one spin. Even though a few winners have won attractive jackpots in single-digit million Euros or pounds, no one has come close to the €17.8 million won by a Finnish middle-aged man. He won this huge prize in January 2013. The best part is that he used the free spin no deposit bonus offered by the casino to check out the title. He used the gains he made from the free spins to make €0.25 bets. Within just two spins, he won an impressive jackpot of €17,860,868. This Finnish gambler did not want to reveal his name and wanted to stay anonymous.
The Big Win of €4.8 Million Playing Arabian Nights
Peter from Norway has amassed a massive win of €4.8 million playing the Arabian Nights on a March 2010 evening. When most of the big gains from this NetEnt slot was in the 1 or 2 million Euros level, Peter was the first to win over 4 million Euros. This 40-year-old Oslo man wanted to give the Arabian Nights one more time before quitting for the night. He decided to wager with the max bet of €5. Peter landed 5 princes on the reels and that was it. He gained this massive win and was not able to believe what was unfolding in front of his eyes. Peter could not believe the account balance that reflected on the screen and had to double-check with the consultant to confirm the same. This was indeed a life-changing moment for Peter and his family.
Finnish Women’s €3 Million Joker Millions Jackpot
Yggdrasil Gaming’s popular progressive slot machine Joker Millions has turned out to be a big winner for the lady from Finland. She played this title on her mobile phone on 25 September 2019. She was a new player at the Casumo casino and did not reveal her name. September 2019 is a big moment in her life and she will never forget it in the entire lifetime. She staked a mere €0.50 on the Joker Millions title on her mobile device. She did not have to wait for long to see the whooping €3.04 million prize money show up on their casino account. Yggdrasil released this game in 2015. It is very popular among all progressive jackpot title lovers.
New Zealander Rawiri Pou Wins $10 Million
The Mega Moolah title is one of the hot favorites among all the progressive slot lovers. One of the main reasons for its huge fan following is that it churns out massive prizes regularly. Rawiri Pou from New Zealand was at the receiving end of a generous payout from this slot by Microgaming. He decided to try his hands out on this progressive title on 17th June 2016 with no big expectations. Rawiri, a young man from Matamata in New Zealand could not believe his eyes and luck when he saw his account credited with NZ$10,144,395.82 during a round. Pou was in a state of shock seeing this life-changing amount. He said that he could do so much for his family with this money and that it came at the right time.
D.P. Wins €7.9 Million on iPad
Many gamblers prefer to stay anonymous, even if they win millions. This is what D.P., a female player, decided to do when she won a whopping €7.9 million on Mega Moolah jackpot. This popular Microgaming title has changed the lives of many bettors and has given D.P. a life-changing win. This big win came D.P.’s way on August 28, 2016. It is one of the biggest wins recorded on a mobile device. She used her iPad to place real money bets on this game.
The biggest surprise was that D.P. just made a meager £1 bet to collect this massive win of close to 8 million Euros. After this win, D.P. said that she had researched on the internet to find out the massive jackpot titles. That is how she landed on Mega Moolah and was glad to have tried it. She said that it was the biggest moment in her life and now has become a multimillionaire. D.P. was so popular in the online gaming world that there was a book written to honor her on her big win.
There are many other great and massive wins that bettors have enjoyed trying out their favorite internet casino games.