A progressive jackpot is constantly building up the prize money available to players world wide. Every time a player in an online casino anywhere plays the Mega Fortune slot machine, a part of the money wagered is put towards the total of the progressive jackpot. This explains how the jackpot can build up to millions of euros in only a short time. Players can see on the actual slot machine how much the progressive jackpots are worth at that time.
Net Entertainment (or Netent), a leading supplier of casino software has made millionaires of many online casino players. Its Mega Fortune online slot machine game is a progressive jackpot and recently it paid out the largest online jackpot in the world. Mega Fortune belongs to Net Entertainment’s selection of jackpots which rapidly build up to huge amounts since the jackpot is added to every time a player gambles on the slot game.
These progressive jackpots provide online casino operators using Net Entertainment’s software with a very attractive way to encourage players to gamble in their casinos on the internet. The recent huge win by a player in Helsinki, Finland who was playing in the PAF online casino was the largest world wide win of an online jackpot up to this time.
At 17.8 million euros this win far exceeds the existing world record for a jackpot win on an online slot machine. The previous amount of 11.7 million euros which set a new record was won in September 2011 again this record was set by Mega Fortune. Just a year ago the Mega Fortune progressive jackpot built up to almost 7 million euros when it was won in January 2012. Another Scandinavian player, a Norwegian man, won a Mega Fortune progressive jackpot of almost 4 million euros in April of last year.Net entertainment’s Mega Fortune progressive jackpot is a 5 reel, 25 line video slot machine which does not need to be downloaded to play. Players can play the slot machine game for free in fun mode or they can open a real money account to play (see Free slot machine Netent). Only players with a real money account can have the possibility of winning the progressive jackpot.