Microgaming Creates Seven Millionaires in as Many Months

By Simon Wright, Last updated Jan 12, 2021

Players at Microgaming powered online casinos are seeing 2020 as there lucky year and  the number seven a particular lucky number, as the casino software provider’s games have created seven millionaires in as many months so far in 2020.

As recently as the 20th July , Microgaming’s Major Millions progressive slot was hit for €1,650,382.89 at Spin Casino – the seventh millionaire to be made on the network so far this year, equating to one millionaire a month on average! With total payouts from all seven and eight-figure wins for the year to date surpass €30 million.

A UK-based player, who wishes to remain anonymous, struck gold within a month of registering at Spin Casino, pocketing the €1.6 million win from a €3 wager. As with all payouts on Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network, the winner will receive the prize as a lump sum and not in annuities.

UK spokesperson at Spin Casino, comments: “We are absolutely thrilled for our winner, who has become a millionaire overnight. Microgaming’s Major Millions has always been a popular game and we are delighted that the new 5-reel version is proving similarly so with our customers.”

Commenting on the good fortune of the seven millionaires and Microgaming’s Progressive Jackpot Network, Microgaming’s Chief Executive Officer John Coleman, stated: “With total lifetime payouts exceeding €1.2 billion, Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network has had an outstanding year to date, driven by a number of new game releases, including Wheel of Wishes, Atlantean Treasures and Absolootly Mad.”

“We look forward to building on this momentum over the coming months, hosting more feature-rich games that feed into our leading jackpots, which have paid out over €115 million across 2,571,389 jackpots so far this year – that’s more than eight payouts every minute on average!”

Simon Wright

Simon Wright has been both a player and an observer of the online casino industry for over 15 years. His knowledge of the online casino industry – to include sports is massive. Not many folks have the experience or his knowledge about online gambling. His adoration of football is also noted. He has painted his house blue (Chelsea) and annoys his neighbors with local football songs on game days.

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