September 9, 2010 (CAP PR Wire) — Microgaming (www.microgaming.com), the world’s largest provider of online gaming software, announces that the Microgaming powered Mega Moolah progressive jackpot has been hit, with the lucky winner scooping a massive $4.1million, paid out in a single payment.

Microgaming confirms that the jackpot was hit on the 29th August by a lucky Spin Palace Casino player, and is the largest Microgaming powered progressive jackpot win for 2010. This follows in the footsteps of the biggest ever recorded online jackpot win which was paid out in a single payment of €6.37m, in May 2009.

Roger Raatgever CEO said, “I am delighted that the Mega Moolah progressive jackpot has been hit again and can confirm that it was won by a player on the Spin Palace Casino.  At Microgaming we are very proud that unlike some other casino jackpots, Mega Moolah guarantees a single cash payout, in full, to the lucky winner, ensuring the player receives all of the publicised cash payout.”

Mega Moolah is available through all Microgaming-powered casinos, and the new jackpot level currently stands at 1.5million*.  The level across all Microgaming jackpots currently stands at 3.2million*

* Winning amount shown on the progressive ticker is paid out in the currency in which the winner has played the game. Therefore, if played in the UK – 1,000,000 is paid in £s, however if in Spain, this would be 1,000,000 Euros.

For further information please contact:
Duncan Skehens / Laura Moss/ Karen Mignon
Lansons Communications
020 7490 8828
DuncanS@lansons.com / LauraM@lansons.com / karenM@lansons.com

About Microgaming (www.microgaming.com)
Since the company developed the first true online Casino software over a decade ago, it has led the industry in providing innovative, reliable gaming solutions. Thanks to an unrivalled R&D programme, that averages 60 games per year and a unique ‘partnership’ approach to working with operators;

Microgaming software powers over 160 market-leading online gaming sites.

The company’s front and back-end software supports multi-player, multi-language games – over 450 of them, all uniquely branded and provides platforms for land-based and wireless gaming.  Microgaming powers the world’s largest Progressive Jackpot Network and has paid out over €265million. In May 2009 it created the biggest ever online jackpot winner with a single payment win of €6.37m.

As a founding member of eCOGRA, Microgaming is at the forefront of an initiative focused on setting the highest standards in the gaming industry, and leads in the areas of fair gaming, responsible operator conduct and player protection.  Microgaming has been awarded eCOGRA’s Certified Software Seal following a rigorous onsite assessment to ensure that the development, implementation and maintenance of the software is representative of industry best practice standards Microgaming licensees are therefore eligible to apply for the eCOGRA Safe & Fair Seal.


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