Microgaming’s very first ‘Mega’ win over WowPot was won by a lucky player at 32Red last week with the UK-based player taking home £ 15,183,085.96 (€ 17.5million) per week last Wednesday (April 14, 2021).
The anonymous player became the first player to win the ‘Mega Jackpot’ after placing a bet of £ 0.80 on Book of Atem: WowPot. The player is one of 93 EUR millionaires to be created on the Microgaming progressive jackpot network, which has paid out over 1.3 billion euros * on all games and jackpots to date.
The eight-figure sum is not only the biggest WowPot win of all time, eclipsing the major € 1,123,513.15 win over Sisters of Oz ™: WowPot in March 2021, but it’s also the third biggest reward. † from the history of the Microgaming progressive jackpot network.
As with all winnings on the Microgaming progressive network, the jackpot has been paid to the player in a single sum. Take note of other software vendors, you know who you are!
Launched network-wide in September 2020, the Egyptian-themed Book of Atem: WowPot was created exclusively for Microgaming by All41 Studios and was the second title to feature the four-tier WowPot progressive jackpot. A total of € 23 million has since been awarded through play across all jackpot levels, with one winner taking a major jackpot of € 998,876.35 * in March 2021.
WowPot entered the Microgaming progressive jackpot network last February with the release of Alchemy Gaming’s Wheel of Wishes, with a first batch of prizes priced at € 2 million. The jackpot is now available in six diverse game creations from Microgaming’s exclusive independent studio network, including the intriguing Sherlock & Moriarty WowPot from Just For The Win and the magnificent Queen of Alexandria ™ WowPot from Neon Valley Studios.
Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network continues to grow, with recent additions to the game including Atlantean Treasures ™: Mega Moolah, developed by Neon Valley Studios, and Absolootly Mad ™: Mega Moolah, developed by Triple Edge Studios, which play on the iconic progressive Mega Jackpot Moolah.
With WowPot back to its original $ 2 million seed, Mega Moolah is now by far the biggest jackpot ** in the industry, currently approaching the $ 18 million mark *.
John Coleman, CEO of Microgaming, commenting on the jackpot victory said: “What a phenomenal win – our third biggest win to date and the first Mega to land on WowPot! Congratulations to the winning player, and of course to 32Red and Kindred Group, who have been such successful Microgaming partners over the years. “
“I would also like to thank All41 Studios for the development of Book of Atem: WowPot, and Alchemy Gaming for playing a key role in building our WowPot jackpot. Here are many other victories together. “
While Neil Banbury, UK Managing Director, Kindred Group, adding to Coleman’s comments, had this to say: “We are delighted for our player, above all. Congratulations on this incredible victory! Also kudos to Microgaming for providing the best line of progressive jackpot games in the industry. WowPot comes with a crunchy playset and is now tied with Mega Moolah as one of the big hitters.