Mega Moolah 5.8 million jackpot won 9 December 2012
A 30p stake on the Mega Moolah Jackpot Wheel awards a lucky player £5.88 million!
Paid out in one single cash payment! That's the Mega Moolah way!
Sunday night, 9 December 2012, the Mega Moolah jackpot wheel finally gave up the massive mega jackpot of £5.88 million that had been brewing for the last five months.
John Orchard from Lincolnshire (UK) hit one of the biggest online casino jackpots ever on the Microgaming-powered Butlers Bingo!
The biggest Mega Moolah win was €6.3 million back in 2009. However converting John's most recent £5.88 million to the Euro equivalent (using an average GBP to Euro conversion from 2009) means that in terms of value this jackpot beats it by at least €1 million.
Using today's currency conversion rates, the £5.88 million win equals to US $9.5 million, or €7.3 million, or AU $9 million. An absolute fortune!
John was playing the hugely popular Dark Knight slot machine, which is linked to the Mega Moolah jackpot network.
Update: The Dark Knight slot is no longer linked to the Mega Moolah jackpot network.
This is only the third time that the jackpot has grown to over 5 million. The first time was when Klaus from Finland won US $5.5 million, and the second time when Georgios from Greece won €6,3 million. You can read about these winners here.
John couldn't believe his good fortune and plans to buy a house for his daughter. He's already purchase a Jaguar, quit his job, and is living the good life. Hopefully we'll hear more from the winner and how he plans to spend all that cash!
Good luck and a massive congratulations from MegaMoolah.com!
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