The Mega Moolah online progressive jackpot has made its first multi-millionaire of the year, paying out a prize of over €7m.
Hitting the top jackpot of The Mega Moolah online progressive jackpot has made its first multi-millionaire of the year, paying out a prize of over €7m. €7,296,286.88 on February 6, the winner became the progressive jackpot’s 70th instant Euro millionaire, receiving their seven-figure prize in one lump sum.
“Fantastic to see the first Mega Moolah win of the year, particularly as it’s another sizeable seven-figure sum – huge congratulations to the winner,” commented Andrew Clucas, CEO at Microgaming.
‘An amazing 15 years after taking its first bet, the mighty Mega Moolah slot continues to be extremely popular and pay out massive wins such as this €7.3m reward. Long may that continue!”
Having launched in November 2006 with the launch of the online slot game of the same name, Mega Moolah is a four-tiered progressive jackpot that has paid out more than 18.4 million jackpots across all tiers and games totalling in excess of €919m.
In its 15-year history, the original African-themed Mega Moolah slot has seen landmark payouts and “record-breaking” wins, having paid out “the largest awarded on the game to date” back in September 2018 with a milestone win of €18.9m.
This was until April 2021 when the amount was beaten by a record-breaking €19.4m payout on Absolootly Mad: Mega Moolah – a 2020 addition to the title’s portfolio of games.
A total of seven additional titles have joined the Mega Moolah series since inception, with three new games having dropped throughout 2021 and more in the progressive jackpot pipeline this year.