Mega Moolah Jackpot Climbs Past £7 Million for New Record

Published on Tuesday 31st March 2015, 2:55 pm
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It could be won this week or it may not happen for months, but the Mega Moolah jackpot has soared to a new record of £7 million and is set to continue rising quickly until it goes.  

Known as ‘The Millionaire Maker’, this progressive slot game has been growing in popularity since the first time the jackpot went in 2008, and a small piece of history beckons for the next player who can spin their way to victory.

The game, themed around African wildlife, is a 25-line, five-reel offering from Microgaming and anyone lucky enough to land a perfect combination then gets the chance to play the Mega Moolah Jackpot Wheel.

Four potential jackpots are on offer and the one everyone is chasing is the Mega Jackpot, which currently stands at a little more than £7 million and increases by the minute. The jackpot is escalating at such a pace because the game now attracts a staggering number of players, and the lure of such an eye-popping payout is sure to keep many coming back for more.

Microgaming ensures that a huge jackpot is always on offer, even immediately after it is won, by funding the slot with £1 million rather than reverting to zero, and there has been a steady stream of winners over the past seven years. A Greek player grabbed €6.3 million in May 2009 before Jon Orchard, from the UK, won £5.8 million in December 2012 to set a new record due to the exchange rate favouring the pound.

There were multiple winners in 2013, including one spell in May when the jackpot was claimed twice in the space of five days, but the Mega prize was only scooped once last year. The jackpot has rocketed since the US player known as I.R. landed $3.3 million in November 2014, and the question now is whether another record win is around the corner.

Every spin of the slot is random, so there is no way of knowing when the jackpot will go next, and the only way a player can boost their chances is to play more often. What is certain is that a new record will be set at some point, so why not find out about the appeal of Mega Moolah for yourself and give it a whirl to see if you could be the next lucky jackpot winner. The game is offered by several different operators, including 32Red Casino, if you want to take a chance on this fun slot.

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