The Biggest Jackpots In The History Of Gambling
20 March 2019 / Other
There are many high roller adventures in the history of gambling that brought the gamblers the biggest prizes ever.
Here are the biggest Jackpots in the history of gambling.
THE BIGGEST SLOTS JACKPOTS
15 November 1998, Megabucks casino. The largest Jackpot ever won at “one-armed bandit” was $27.582.539 and went to a 60-year-old resident of Las Vegas.
Elmer Sherwin, a World War II vet was 76 when he won a $4.6 million Megabucks Jackpot, a mere 10 hours after The Mirage opened to the public.
Freemont Hotel, $8.9 million. A 71-year-old Amy Nishimura won her Jackpot after 3 hours with less than 100 dollars while on vacation from her home in Hawaii.
Excalibur Casino. An unknown 25-year-old man from Los Angeles won more than $39 million while waiting for a basketball game.
The Palace Station Hotel, a 60-some-odd-year-old woman won $680.000 on “The Wheel of Fortune” machine.
1996, a postal worker John Tippin went on vacation to Vegas and hit the Megabucks Jackpot of $11 million.
THE BIGGEST BLACKJACK AND BACCARAT WINS
1997, Kerry Packer, an Australian, won somewhere between $20 and $40 million in Blackjack and Baccarat in Vegas.
THE BIGGEST POKER JACKPOT
1996, Huck Seed, a professional poker player from Las Vegas, won $2.3 million on the 27th annual World Championship.
THE BIGGEST LOTTERY JACKPOT
April 1999, Maria Grasso, a nurse from Boston (Massachusetts, USA), won Jackpot in the lottery of Massachusetts. The largest ever lottery prize was $197 million.
THE BIGGEST HORSE RACING JACKPOT
Niv.30, 1929, the races at Haydock Park, a horse named Cool came first. A 49 cent bet made on the basis of 3410:1, brought Katherine Ensuort (UK) $1659.
THE BIGGEST ONLINE JACKPOTS EVER
The largest online winning is $1.4 million (Roulette in William Hill)
The second largest is $1.2 million (Carribean Poker).
Jackpot is truly the best gambling prize for all gamblers. To hit the Jackpot is the main desire and a great challenge for everyone, but these lucky people did manage to hit it.
GOOD LUCK TO YOU!