Major Millions Progressive Jackpot Slot Hit for $1.16 Million
Last August 24, 2015, a lucky but still unnamed online slot player won $1,166,358, one of the biggest recorded by Microgaming's Major Millions Progressive Jackpot Slot.
The progressive slot has been doling out big winnings averaging at $275K during the past weeks and months. Apparently, the occurrences had enticed more and more online casino players to play with the Major Millions Progressive Jackpot Slot. The pot money continued to progress quickly to reach the million mark. The August 24 win is so far the recent largest since October 22, 2014, when a German mobile casino player hit the Major Millions Progressive Jackpot Slot for $1,025,690.
As of this writing and after the pot money reverted to its $250K seed-money last August 24, 2015, the Major Millions Progressive Jackpot Slot amount is now $387,980. According to progressive slot jackpot trackers, this Microgaming progressive jackpot slot pays an average of $570,228 in every win. Hit occurrences average at every 10 weeks.
This latest Major Millions Progressive Jackpot slot win is regarded as notably different since the jackpot quickly reached record levels. This is also considering that the pot money rarely amasses more than a million since it launched in 2009. The biggest jackpot payout recorded to date is as far back as year 2012, for $1,801,517.
Actually, Major Millions Progressive Jackpot Slot has seed money value of $250,000. To which there are three different types of Major Millions Progressive Jackpot Slots available for online play. A portion of the bets placed on all three types, all work toward the progression of the seed-money into becoming a massive jackpot prize.
The first is the three-reel classic progressive jackpot version; the other is the 5-reel progressive jackpot video slot. The third is the Mega Spins Major Millions Progressive Jackpot Slot edition. Playing with any of the three versions, opens up opportunities of winning the massive amount of prize money at stake.
The Major Millions 3-reel classic features three fixed-paylines, playable at a fixed bet of $3 per spin or a fixed $1 coin bet for each of the three paylines. The progressive jackpot can be won by landing on three Wild Symbols on the third payline.
The 5-reel edition has 15 fixed paylines, also playable at a fixed bet of $3 per spin. The coin bet value though is lower at $0.20 per payline. To hit the progressive jackpot, five Major Millions Wild symbols must appear in the 15th payline.
The MegaSpin edition is basically the same as the 3-reel classic version. The difference is that there are three 3-reel Major Millions virtual slot machines on which to place bets simultaneously. Still each, 3-reel slot machine presentation runs independently from the other. Denoting that when the required bets are placed, any of the 3 virtual slot machines could land on the required 3 Wild Symbols on the 3rd payline to trigger the release of the Major Millions Jackpot.
Details about the August 24, 2015 win are yet to be revealed, but the win has been confirmed to be the 28th Major Millions jackpot awarded.