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Published: October 24, 2015 | Category: Casino Games

Throughout October 2015 there have been lots of big online casino winners already and most of these big winners were playing at a Microgaming casino when they won. The biggest win in recent times occurred over at Betway Casino on Wednesday 7th October, 2015, just after midnight (GMT).

26-year-old Lance Corporal Jonathon Heywood from Cheshire, England, won the ‘Mega Jackpot’ on a Microgaming progressive jackpot slot machine called Mega Moolah. This lucky winner netted a world-record-breaking £13,213,838.68 (approx. €17,879,645.12) while playing at Betway Casino. “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,” said the winner.

While playing at an online casino called UK Casino Club, player J.F. won €99,324, also from the Mega Moolah online slot. “I was in shock to be honest; I had to check I was actually logged in! We've been saving a deposit for our own home so this money will help secure us our first family home. I told my 13 year old daughter and her first response was ‘great, you can buy me an iPhone6 now,” said the winner. There was also a player from New Zealand who netted NZ$281,800.00 while playing at one of the Fortune Lounge controlled online casinos on a slot machine called Burning Desire.

Also on Wednesday 7th October, three new Microgaming slots including Titans of the Sun – Hyperion, Titans of the Sun – Theia and Peek-A-Boo all arrived simultaneously across multiple platforms. Playtech launched five new online slots including The Riches of Don Quixote, Nian Nian You Yu, Fei Cui Gong Zhu, Fortunate 5 and Sinbad’s Golden Voyage. Realtime Gaming (RTG) launched a couple of new online slots which included Bubble Bubble and Pirate Isle. There was also a new online slot from Play’n GO called Happy Halloween, a new slot from IGT Interactive called Pacific Paradise and a couple of new slots from NetEnt including Mr Green: Moonlight and Hook’s Heroes.

“The NetEnt experience is all about bringing new, exciting ways to win alongside heroic graphics and innovative features. Whether it’s played at on home or on-the-go, Hook’s Heroes is a real treasure,” said NetEnt’s Chief Product Officer, Simon Hammon. Check out these new NetEnt and IGT slots right now at Mr Green Casino. The new RTG slots can now be found at Club World Casino, Aladdin’s Gold Casino and Silver Oak Casino and check out the new Microgaming slots at sites like Jackpot City Casino, Gaming Club Casino, Royal Vegas Casino, Casino Mate, Crazy Vegas Casino, Spin Palace Casino and Roxy Palace Casino.

All of the comments contained within this article came directly from official Microgaming and NetEnt press releases and also from the Casino Rewards website.