An online casino player from Michigan won almost $49,000 last week thanks to virtual slots site and its Rival Gaming-powered three-reel one-payline Strike Gold progressive jackpot game.

The lucky player, ‘Karen K', pulled the virtual handle on June 23 to take home $48,989 on the two-coin progressive slots game, the fourth largest prize ever won on a Rival title.

Strike Gold awards the progressive jackpot when a player wagers the maximum bet of two dollars and then receives three golden symbols after their spin across the reels in the payline. awarded the first ever Rival-powered progressive winner late last year courtesy of the Major Moolah slot and this latest win has seen the network bestow $810,000 in jackpot cash.

"We had a feeling this jackpot was about to pay out," said Stephen Vaughn from

"We have been watching three of the progressives slots as the jackpots have been building over time. We think two more should pay out soon so it's a good time to come in and try your luck."

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