Record Online Casino Jackpot Won at Betway

Published Sunday, October 11, 2015 -
Record Online Casino Jackpot Won at Betway

The internet gambling world is exciting to participate in but when one hears of a huge record braking win the excitement builds. A recent announcement that a British veteran soldier won Microgaming’s Mega Moolah progressive slot at Betway has spurred the excitement to play. Progressive slots are always a big draw and when the jackpot is won the build up begins again. Jon Heywood from Cheshire England took home an amazing €17,879,645.12 playing the Mega Moolah progressive slot.

The 25p spin resulted in the record breaking prize Heywood commented that he spent a long time,  “staring at my screen and seeing this huge number in my Betway account ” and he went to work the day as usual and didn’t reveal his good luck for three days. Plans have changed for the soldier who will replace his old Fiat with a new luxury Bentley Continental GT and take care of his family and his father who is in line for a heart and lung transplant. He said he will acquire the “best possible medical treatment.” for his Dad. He has also planned to take his family and relations on a cruise in the Mediterranean.

Alan Alger a Betway spokesperson commented on the win saying Betway was “delighted” to have one of its customers set the record and “having met him the day after his win, we can honestly say that it couldn’t happen to a nicer young man.”

Chief  Executive Officer of software developer  and Mega Moolah game creator Microgaming Roger Raatgever, said that Microgaming had paid out,  “over half a billion Euros” with its online progressive slots since 1998. He personally congratulated Mr. Heywood on his “life-changing and historic win.”

Progressive jackpots aren’t limited to slot machine games. These games are also commonly found on video poker machines. Some table games, like Caribbean Stud Poker, offer progressive jackpots on a regular basis. Other table games offer huge, constantly-growing jackpots on side bets.

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