Mega Moolah pays out a record breaking £13.2m at Betway Casino

Mega Moolah pays out a record breaking £13.2m at Betway Casino

October 12, 2015.

We’ve all been waiting on tender hooks to see who wins the Mega Moolah jackpot. And on the 7th October Microgaming announced that the jackpot, which hit a world record breaking £13.2 Million was won by a player at the Betway online casino. Here’s the story of how one lucky player became a multi-millionaire overnight!

Drams certainly do come true!

We all dream of winning. Winning Big. Now for one lucky player from the United Kingdom his dreams will be how to spend his winnings. Microgaming’s Mega Moolah, known for its massive pay-outs and life changing wins has struck gold with its latest record breaking drop.

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One lucky player makes history with the largest ever online slot win!

Jonathon Heywood who is a 26 year old Soldier from Cheshire, United Kingdom won the jackpot shortly after midnight on the 7th October at Betway Casino. He won a jaw dropping £13­,21­3,8­38.68. The exchange rate on the day turned this into the equivalent of €17,879,645.12, making himself the largest ever winner from an online slot machine.

Instant millionaire maker

Microgaming’s promise has always been to pay out their progressive jackpot wins in one lump sum. This means this astonishing amount will be paid to the player all at once. A perfect win to a well-deserved player and just in time for Christmas! Proof that slot machines really can change your life for the better. The soldier from Cheshire couldn’t believe his luck when the life changing figure splashed on his screen. And yet he still managed to make it into work the next day!

A success story that has changed the life of one lucky player forever

Betway Casino caught up with Jonathon who commented “It’s all so surreal, and I can’t come to terms with it just yet, I just kept staring at my screen and seeing this huge number in my Betway account”.

Alan Alger who is the spokesperson at Betway commented “We are delighted for Jonathon and having met him the day after his win we can honestly say that it couldn’t happen to a nicer young man. We hope he really enjoys the World Record win”.

Roger Raatgever who is the CEO over at Microgaming also commented “We have the longest-standing progressive jackpot network, having launched the first internet progressive jackpot in 1998, as well as the biggest, having paid out over half a billion euros to date. Our progressive jackpot network has set many records since its inception, but I’m absolutely overjoyed to say that our software has generated the world’s largest ever online jackpot win. Many congratulations to Jonathon on this life-changing and historic win!”

We too would like to offer our huge congratulations to Jonathon on his impressive win! And there’s no reason why you can’t be the next big winner! It might be a while before the jackpot hits £13million again but one things for sure, Mega Moolah will continue to make dreams come true with its huge payouts. Take a look at our Microgaming Casinos list to see which casino you’d like to make history as the next big winner.

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