More Than 89 Mil EUR In Progressive Jackpots Paid By Microgaming In 6 Months
The progressive jackpot network which is run by Microgaming has announced that during the first 6 months of 2019 they’ve paid a total of €89,879,343. A huge number of jackpots have been paid in this period, the figure announced being of 1,150,559 such prizes.
Out of this huge number, of over 1 million jackpots, eight of them were in the 7-8 figures range, and their total value went over €43 million. Another 380 players received prizes of at least €10,000.
The biggest progressive jackpot triggered in 2019 came on January 30th, when a player from Zodiac Casino won €13,328,028, the third biggest in Microgaming’s history. The game involved in that win was the famous Mega Moolah, a slot with 5 reels and 25 lines, which has an African wildlife theme.
Among the other memorable prizes which it paid along the way, the network managed to create two millionaires in two days in a row. The first prize was triggered on March 5th, and it was worth €11,546,388, while the second one came on March 6th, with a value of €2,201,120. The latest prizes which got triggered came on May 3rd (€5,430,849), May 23rd (€5,673,837) and June 17th (€3,034,204), and in each case the winner received it all as a lump sum.
The all-time record of the Microgaming progressive jackpot network remains the one from September 28th 2018 though, which was worth €18,915,872 and it was won at Grand Mondial Casino. Once again, it was Mega Moolah that was responsible for this prize. The previous top jackpot had been triggered in 2015. As of right now, there are 74 millionaires which can thank Microgaming for their new-found fortunes.
The Microgaming CEO, John Coleman, announced that 2019 is going to be another great year for the progressive jackpot network run by Microgaming, as the total payouts are getting close to €1.1 billion. He congratulated the players which won through this network, mentioning that it’s the industry’s biggest and that it has the Mega Moolah slot front and center, as a record-breaking game.