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Published: Thursday, October 11, 2007 Online-Casinos.com
MICROGAMING PROGRESSIVES PASS $6 MILLION BARRIER
Mega Moolah alone now worth $3.7 million
Online gambling progressive jackpots, in which numerous casinos network into a single major jackpot on specific virtual slot machines, continue to grow into multi-million dollar opportunities.
This week the Microgaming Jackpot Network which introduced the progressives concept to Internet gambling announced that 4 of its progressive jackpots combined had now pushed the value of the rewards achievable through the $6 million benchmark, creating a new record.
The individual values of the four main jackpots are currently (and counting):
* Mega Moolah ($3.7 million).
* Roulette Royale ($650 000)
* King Cashalot ($570 000)
* Major Millions ($460 000)
The firm's progressive wins are all paid out in a single reward payment. The Microgaming Progressive Jackpot Network has paid out over $225 million since launch to over 6 500 players worldwide, and has thus far created 11 instant millionaires.
Mega Moolah is currently the biggest progressive reward on offer and is a four tiered progressive that gives players four progressive jackpots to aim at. The Mega progressive starts at $1 million and there are three others - Major $10 000, Minor $100 and Mini $10.
The 5 reel, 25 payline video slot, features a range of opportunity symbols such as Wild, Free Spin, Scatter and Multiplayer, with the wild symbol additionally a multiplier symbol which doubles winnings on the combinations it completes.