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The Biggest Jackpot Wins of 2017

By: Russell Potvin , Sun. Dec. 31, 2017

Biggest Online Casino Jackpot Wins

The New Year is almost upon us and we've rounded up some of the biggest online jackpot wins for 2017. Find out which progressive jackpot games made instant millionaires this year.

Below are our top five picks when it comes payouts on progressive jackpot games this year. We have selected wins from different software providers including the record-breaking mobile progressive jackpot payout.

NetEnt's Mega Fortune Slot €7.4 Million Pay Out

NetEnt Mega Fortune won at BGO Casino in January for €7.4 million. The Mega Fortune slot is the largest of NetEnt's progressive jackpot games and has paid out millions over the years. The lucky winner of this jackpot was betting just $1.25 per spin when he triggered the bonus wheel and changed his life for the better. He said that he was in complete shock with the win which is something we hear all the time with the biggest online jackpot wins. BGO Casino was the first casino to produce a big online jackpot winner in 2017, but they weren't the last.

Microgaming's Mega Moolah €8 Million Mobile Win

On the 25th of April 2017, we had the next of our biggest online jackpot wins. This time it was Microgaming's turn to pay out when the Mega Moolah progressive jackpot was hit for €8 million and recorded as the largest mobile payout ever. The jackpot was won after the player staked €6.25 and changed their life for the better. You can read our review of Mega Moolah here and play find the best casino bonuses for this slot too.

IGT's Millionaire Gene $1.2 Million Pay Out

888 Casino produced the next of our big wins on progressive jackpot games when a lucky player won $1.2 million on the Millionaire Gene slot. The total amount won was $1,236,376 making it the 29th progressive jackpot win for this slot since 2010. The progressive jackpot in this game is triggered randomly and the slot is based on the story of Aladdin and providers plenty of great bonus features including free spins. You can read our Millionaire Genie slot review and find the best Microgaming casino bonuses on our website.

Yggdrassil's Empire Fortune $5.2 Million Win

Next up on our biggest online jackpot wins list is one of the progressive jackpot games from Yggdrassil. A lucky player won a massive $5.2 million playing their Empire Fortune slot back in July of this year. The lucky player was Norwegian and this was the biggest jackpot to be paid out by this software provider. Empire Fortune is a 5 reel, 10 payline slot packed with great features and three different progressive jackpots to be won. You can read our review and find great Yggdrasil casino bonus deals on our site.

IGT's MegaJackpots Star Lanterns £1.7 Million Pay Out

Last up on our list of biggest online jackpot wins for 2017 is the winner of IGT progressive jackpot games. This lucky lady managed to beat odds of 625 million to 1 back in May after winning the IGT jackpot twice in one month, netting her a massive £1.7 million. This lady placed two £20 bets on the MegaJackpots Star Lanterns slot. The first jackpot she won was for £1.13 million and three weeks later she won a further £627,000. The big win came at BGO Casino where you can enjoy a great selection of top IGT games. You can also read our IGT software review where you will find information on all the great IGT bonuses and casinos for Canadian players.

That's it for our biggest online jackpot wins for 2017 and we hope you've enjoyed reading about them as much as we have enjoyed reporting on them. We're sure there will be lots more exciting wins on progressive jackpot games in 2018 too.