A lot of people think online gambling is fake, or worse, a scam. First off, online gambling is real. Second of all, while there are some dubious online casinos, the majority of them are licensed and regulated businesses that are as reputable as any casino on the Vegas Strip. And, yes, their jackpots are real too.
What would you do if you won $100 million? Everyday people are winning big online and here are some of the top verified payouts.
1: New Zealand – NZ$10,144,395.82
On June 17, 2016, Rawiri Pou was playing the Mega Moolah slot machine online when he hit the jackpot that changed his life. Of course he was in shock, and when asked how he would spend the money, he said he would like to treat his family to the good life. Converted to American dollars, that’s about $7.4 million!
2: Australia – AU$10,423,223
On April 8, 2016, Batman came through for one lucky fan. The player, who chose to remain anonymous, was playing Microgaming’s the The Dark Knight when he hit the mega jackpot. The Batman-based slot machine is based on Christopher Nolan’s popular film franchise. With five reels and 243 winning combinations, this was quite the surprise for the unnamed player. Sufficed to say, their life’s gotten a big upgrade. Converted to American dollars, that’s about $7.86 million!
3: Anonymous Winner – €7.9 million
On August 28, 2016, a mysterious player hit the largest mobile jackpot to date. No details have emerged about the player other than that it was paid in Euros. According to sources within the online casino, the player was playing Mega Moolah Mobile on an iPad tablet when they hit the jackpot. Converted to American dollars, that’s about $8.82 million!
4: Sweden – €8.57 Million
On November 28, 2015, Alexander, no last name given, won Mega Fortune Mega’s huge jackpot. Alexander loves playing the slot but never thought he’d be the one to take home the big prize. He had to wake his wife up to tell her the news. He’s got modest ambitions with the money, including paying off the house, getting a new car, and taking a nice vacation. Converted to American dollars, that’s about $9.57 million!
5: Finland – €17,861,800
On January 20, 2013, an unnamed man from Finland hit the biggest online jackpot ever recorded. Playing the Mega Fortune progressive slot game, the man started with 25 cent bet and turned that into the biggest win ever. He was so overwhelmed with the win he said he laughed and cried at the same time. He also said it was a dream come true. Converted to American dollars, that’s about $24 million!