Mia Gardner | 10 Dec 2019
On this occasion it was a United Kingdom player who was spinning the reels at online venue Genesis Casino, on 8th November. The jackpot amount awarded stood at €3,252,353.70, ensuring that the anonymous player’s life will never again be the same. Most stunning of all is that the bet that earned the whopping payout was a modest €7.25, which can certainly be called an impressive return on investment.
Genesis Casino falls under the umbrella of operator Genesis Global Ltd. The company is based in Malta, and has been awarded licenses under the Malta Gaming Authority, and the United Kingdom Gambling Commission. Speaking on the big win, Genesis Global Ltd Ariel Reel spoke on behalf of the company, saying that the whole team was thrilled to see such a massive jackpot won in their virtual venue.
Meanwhile Microgaming Chief Operating Officer Andrew Clucas shared similar sentiments, congratulating the player. Though Clucas took the opportunity to point out that the win would further cement Mega Moolah as a fan favourite, granting the slot an even longer life. There is no denying that the fun African safari theme and smiling animal characters make this slot a pleasure to play, and it’s certainly a game that just keeps on making headlines for all the right reasons.
Those keeping track will know that this is the 10th lucky player to bag a massive payout on Mega Moolah this year. Or to look at it another way; Microgaming has paid out the total sum of €121 million to progressive jackpot winners in 2019 alone.
Being more precise, the big jackpot amounts account for €50 million of that total. Smaller sums of around €10,000, paid to around 570 players, make up the remaining millions. Add to this the fact that the company network assures that they payout in lump sums, and not instalments, and it goes to show why the slot has become a veritable online casino phenomenon.
Furthermore, it should not be overlooked that the game initially released in November 2006, yet has somehow managed to remain the progressive jackpot game of choice to this day. The only real question is, who will be the next lucky player online to enjoy a taste of the Mega Moolah.