The 5 Best Winning Casino Stories

The 5 Best Winning Casino Stories

Mega Fortune

Playing casino games online can be a lot of fun and excitement, whether you’re playing for money or not. But whether its video poker, blackjack, slots or table games such as roulette and baccarat, we must concede – the entertainment value is dramatically increased when real money starts lining our pockets! Below are some of our favourite online casino jackpot winners!

  1. British Soldier Wins £13.2 Million After Playing a 25p Stake

British Soldier, Jon Heywood, 26, from Cheshire was playing ‘Mega Moolah’ – a progressive jackpot slot game from Betway, when he managed to transform his 25p stake into a jaw-dropping £13.2 million! The lucky winner commented: “I couldn’t believe that I’d won all this money at the time – and it still hasn’t sunk in. It’s amazing… The first thing I will l spend it on is the best possible medical treatment for my dad.”

Betway Winner

–  October, 2015


  1. The Christmas Gift of a Lifetime

One lucky online casino player was given a Christmas to remember when he won €4.1 million playing ‘Arabian Nights’ – a progressive jackpot slot game from Unibet Casino. The lucky winner from Stockholm modestly planned to go take a vacation and to buy himself an apartment with his multi-million winnings. “I felt like I had a heart attack,” the 26 year old added.

Arabian Nights

– December 2013


  1. Twice in One Week – What a Pot of Luck!

Online casino games do have a reputation for making some very rich people, but the Western themed slot game, ‘Gold Rally’ created by Playtech online paid out twice in one week. All during the first week in December, 2 lucky winners received massive pay-outs from the game. The first player won over US$6 million, and the second player won over US$270, 000. Online casino games such as Gold Rally can be played all across the world, and Gold Rally alone has paid out over US$33 million to its players so far!

Gold Rally

– December 2013


  1. Insomnia Creates a Millionaire Overnight

Although not being able to sleep is normally a curse, for one young male from Norway, his inability to doze off led to an online casino game that changed his life for ever. Unable to sleep, the unnamed Norwegian decided to log on to and play his hand and ‘Mega Fortune’, winning over €11.7 million. At the time, were awarded the Guinness World Record title for ‘largest ever jackpot pay-out’.

Mega Fortune

– September 2011


  1. Humble Fishing Beginnings

An unnamed Fisherman from Aberdeenshire has become one of the biggest online casino winners this century. After playing with an initial 20p stake on BetVictor’s slot game  – ‘Halls of Gods’, the lucky winner hit the progressive jackpot worth €6.4 million! According to the game, the winner has returned to his fisherman job as he would miss it too much if he didn’t. The winner also stated that he was planning on donating some of his fortune to charities.

Halls of Gods

– October 2013