Progressive Slots and How They Work

Progressive slots, also known as jackpot slots, are among the most popular types of casino games played in the USA. The reason for their popularity? Progressive slots, once their jackpot is triggered, can payout life changing sums of money. There are some progressive slots which have paid out literally millions of dollars from a single spin of the reels.

How Do Progressive Slots Work?

As a rule of thumb, the majority of progressive jackpot slots work in a similar way to one another. Let’s use the progressive jackpot slot, Diamond Rhino Jackpot as an example.

Each time a player spins the reels, a percentage of their stake is contributed to the jackpot. Over time, this will continue to build up the total jackpot.  It then only takes one lucky spin to trigger the jackpot and the player who does so will help themselves to a nice payday. At time of writing, the jackpot stands at an impressive $100,407.79.

The Largest Ever Jackpot

In 2018, a casino player from the United Kingdom won $22,616,616.86 from a bet of just $0.75 whilst playing the Mega Moolah progressive jackpot slot. The jackpot became the biggest sum of money ever won from a single spin, surpassing Jon Heywood who won over $15 million in 2015.

Tips When Playing Progressive Slot Games

Although jackpot slots are broadly luck based, there are a few things you can do to slightly tilt your chances in favour of triggering a jackpot.

  • Bet Small - All jackpots are triggered at random and pay no attention to bet sizes. The more spins you make, the greater the probability of triggering the jackpot.
  • Note how often the jackpot is triggered - Some jackpots are easier to trigger than others. More often than not, slots with lower average jackpots are easier to trigger than those with higher jackpots. 

Playing Progressive Jackpot Slots At SlotsandCasino

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As always, we wish you the best of luck. Just remember to always gamble responsibly!