Playing casino games is very popular but also fun, especially if you win cash. There are hundreds and hundreds of games of chance where you can win huge winnings, but many remain skeptical. But there is no reason for pessimism because high gains are very possible and happen much more often than you think. Casinos have paid huge jackpots to lucky players over the years, not just false promises and marketing.
Most people think that gambling is pre-set and you will certainly be at a loss in the long run. It is generally thought that you will be lured by gain at the beginning to give a false impression that it is possible to win it often and then continue.
Although these claims cannot be proven or disproved, we will here present to you some of the biggest winners in the various casino games that have been paid enormous sums.
It is a dream for all of us to win at least once in a lifetime a big win at gambling. But to someone, it happens twice. One war veteran won $ 5 million on a jackpot. The huge amount he spent on travel and comfortable life. But he didn’t give up playing slots at least once a week, and more often than not, expecting something that few would expect – another win. 15 years later and it happened. Much more this time, $ 21 million was the prize. Grateful for the good fortune that accompanies him, he did not forget other people and donated a lot to charity, especially for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. And he gave the rest to his son.
9 million for perseverance
The 70-year-old woman won 9 million on vacation. Every time she went to Las Vegas, she played on the same machine, in the same place, believing that it would bring her luck then. She played for a few hours with a very small stake, until the biggest jackpot hit her. If nothing else, she deserved it for her perseverance.
7.6 million euros
The lucky Swede won as much as € 7.6 million in 2012 by playing online slot games and won the largest online jackpot in Sweden.
EUR 7.9 million
In 2016, the highest gain ever hit on a mobile device was won. The age and location of the players have not been revealed, it is only known that the female person of initials D.P. An impressive amount was won on an iPad and the player only needed to deposit 1 euro deposit!
EUR 11.7 million
An anonymous man from Norway had a sleepless night in 2011 and decided to treat his insomnia by playing online slot machines. After several attempts, he became richer by € 11.7 million and still couldn’t sleep, but this time it was a sweet pain to spend a million.
£ 13.2 million
Jonathon Heywood of Cheshire, UK has won a whopping £ 13.2m jackpot. Last year, a short documentary was released about his victory, where he admitted that he spent most of his money on his father’s medical expenses and numerous investments.
€ 17.8 million
A man from Finland placed a stake of 25 cents on a Scandinavian betting machine and won a whopping € 17,861,800. The happy game happened in 2013, and the player was crying and laughing at the same time.
$ 656 million Mega Millions lottery
The largest Mega Millions jackpot ever was drawn on March 30, 2012, with three winning tickets. One of them was purchased by three friends, employed by a Maryland public school. The other two tickets were sold in Kansas and Illinois. They split $ 474 million.
$ 1.58 billion Powerball lottery
Powerball is a popular game, especially in Asian countries such as South Korea. However, this time the winner comes from the USA. The biggest prize ever won in the history of holding a lottery is a whopping $ 1.58 billion. The three lucky winners were drawn on January 13, 2016, and are from Tennessee, California and Florida. Of course, as it is a large sum of money, they remain anonymous. The total prize money was $ 983.5 million, with the winners taking home $ 327.8 million, before taxes. And otherwise, in the top 10 biggest winnings ever, 8 are Powerball winners.
Sometimes life can be really rough. One waitress was at one point among the happiest people in the world. She won $ 35 million. The next two months were like a fairy tale for her. She married, celebrated , traveled and enjoyed herself at all times, along with her husband.
But all that came to an end in just one second. The driver, who was arrested many times for a DIU, went through a red light and crashed into her car. Her sister who was with her died on the spot while she was left paralyzed. Of course, the drunk driver was not injured.
She is still alive today, but she uses a wheelchair because she can only use her hands. Her husband takes care of her, and she says she would pay all the money back if it meant the car accident never happened.
But not everyone comes to the casino just to play. Many come with a plan to cheat. One of the most famous cases recently is …
In 2012, Ohio casinos were inundated with a large group of Big Apple scammers, a group believed to consist of about fifty people. Usually, a few of them would sit at a table and start playing with very small stakes, sometimes with only one dollar token; then, while the other player was distracting the croupier, they would put some colored chips in their pocket, then leave the table and secretly add them to other gang members, who would then sit at the table at which that chip was worth more and raise money at a new value.
They were arrested after cheating casinos in four different cities in this state, but only four of them: the others had fled, and many are believed to be still at large and still engaged in the operation.
Take care that gambling does not become an addiction, treat it responsibly as it does, as well as anything else in life. And maybe you will sometimes be mentioned in the text of this topic as a winner.