Biggest Online Slot Jackpot Won by UK Betway Player on Microgaming’s Mega Moolah

Posted: October 13, 2015

Updated: October 6, 2017

Microgaming announces biggest online slot jackpot win by UK Betway player Jonathon Heywood.

In UK gambling news, Microgaming, a popular British online casino, reported the biggest online slot jackpot win of a whopping GBP 13,213,838.68 on Mega Moolah slot. The astonishing amount is the largest ever online slot win, making it a world record breaker. Like all of Microgaming’s progressive jackpots, it will be paid out to the lucky casino winner in a lump sum.

(On the left) GBP 13,213,838.68 Mega Moolah winner, Jonathon Heywood  (Photo:

The recipient of the Mega Moolah GBP 13.2 million jackpot is UK Betway Casino player Jonathon Heywood, a 26-year-old soldier from Cheshire, England. The slot winner has a hard time believing his incredible luck, commenting that: “It’s all so surreal, and I can’t come to terms with it just yet, I just kept staring at my screen and seeing this huge number in my Betway account.”

Biggest online slot jackpot a life-changing, historic win

Roger Raatgever, CEO of Microgaming, claims that his company is an industry leader for mobile casinos and online gambling sites in the UK. He commented that: “We have the longest standing progressive jackpot network, having launched the first internet progressive jackpot in 1998, as well as the biggest, having paid out over half a billion euros to date. Our progressive jackpot network has set many records since its inception, but I’m absolutely overjoyed to say that our software has generated the world’s largest ever online jackpot win. Many congratulations to Jonathon on this life-changing and historic win!”

Betway Casino’s spokesman, Alan Alger, shared Raatgever’s excitement for the biggest online slot jackpot winner. He added that: “We are delighted for Jonathon and having met him the day after his win we can honestly say that it couldn’t happen to a nicer young man. We hope he really enjoys the World Record win.”

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