Online casinos are big business and their popularity has skyrocketed in recent years. Of course, some of this is down to just how entertaining some of the games can be. With new online slots appearing on a regular basis and classic games such as poker and blackjack on offer, there is something for everyone when it comes to playing online.
Aside from the entertainment value offered by online casinos, there is also the real opportunity to win some seriously big jackpots. With the advent of progressive jackpots, wins on slots are now life-changing. Here’s a look at the top 5 winners of all time:
5 – A Norwegian wonder
This win was once featured in the Guinness Book of Records as the biggest online casino win. The story goes that a young Norwegian man was unable to sleep and so he decided to play online slots. That fateful night on 11th September 2011 saw him playing Mega Fortune and him winning an astonishing $13.47 million.
4 – The secret winner
It is not uncommon for those who win large jackpots at online casinos to request anonymity. Some of the fears were of being targeted or attacked and so they would rather keep their newfound fortune private. One such winner was confirmed on 20th August 2020 when they struck gold and won $16, 765,230 while playing the ever-popular Mega Moolah.
3 – The Fin with an amazing win
A Finnish man was a fan of online slots and played on a regular basis. One night saw him log into an online casino to play his favorite slot, Mega Moolah. Mega Moolah is one of the most popular online slots because of its winning potential and can be found on sites such as Comeon, for example. This man wagered a mere $.025 and walked away with $24 million. A truly life-changing win.
2 – First timer’s luck
Jon Heywood wasn’t a regular at online casinos. In fact, he had just returned from spending time away serving for his country in Afghanistan. He had managed to find himself a new job was only just treading water and trying to find his way. One evening he decided to give an online casino ago. Not looking to break the bank, he deposited $40 and let things take their course. It was only a few spins into the evening when at the age of 25, Heywood was looking at a win of $17 million.
1 – A new Mega Moolah Guinness World Record
As we have seen from previous winners, Mega Moolah seems to be the slot to play when you’re looking at life-changing wins. That’s why we’ve put a Mega Moolah at the number one spot, in recognition of how many lives the slot has changed. This time it took place on 28th September 2018. The player wagered the smallest possible wager and then tried their luck. The result? They walked away over $18 million richer! This player’s gender, identity, and location are still be confirmed but what is sure is that they have broken the record for the biggest Mega Moolah win.
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