So , where are the top Jackpots all over the world? And who has the biggest jackpot ever? I’ve researched this and it’s far from an exact science, however my research indicates that it is the Biggest Jackpots ever won are the following:
Biggest Lottery Jackpots:
The biggest prize funds for Lottery games are not located inside the United States, but in Spain and the country of Spain, in which in 2011, the Spanish Christmas Lottery had a Prize Fund of PS1.2 billion and an estimated Jackpot in the amount of PS587 million. The way that the Spanish Christmas lottery operates is to produce a lot of winners. This year, for example, last year , 180 winners won about PS3.25 million per winner.
The largest single ticket Jackpot Winner in the world is one of our own. Colin as well as Christine Weir of Scotland won PS161.7 million in July of 2011. They took home a multi-rollover Euro Millions Jackpot and were the sole winners. In the past, they’ve bought their first home on 23 acres in the suburbs of their hometown town Largs in Scotland and employed an executive chef and sponsored local boy racing Gregor Ramsay for a career in launching cars on a track. The largest prize of $365m took place the 18th of February,, and was won by just one ticket from Nebraska. It was split by eight individuals employed at a meat packing plant. They chose to take their winnings as cash and split $177,270,519.67 (after the tax) as the highest prize. Powerball or Mega Millions draws are based on an annuity instead of simply cash. American Lottery marketers!
Biggest Bingo Jackpot:
Britain is the home of Bingo and the largest ever bingo win came in 2008, when a 38-year-old cleaner Soraya Lowell from Lanarkshire took home a massive PS1.2 million. This beat the previous highest bingo jackpot of PS1.1 million which was won in 2007 by Christine Bradfield in a bingo club in Merthyr Tydfil in Wales. Soraya has been on the news lately after being a victim of a bankruptcy lawsuit from South Lanarkshire Council over unpaid Council Tax debts. You can imagine.
Online Slots and Casino Jackpots
Online Jackpots often reach the millions, and they can be won with the click of a button, instead idnsport of being a single time per week. They’re much more difficult to confirm, but they are for games that are similar to casinos however, the widely most regarded top prize is a university student from Norway who was awarded PS9.5 million from the Bettsons Mega Fortune game in 2009.
The game of Mega Moolah has paid out an amazing PS5.3m for Georgios M, a small business owner from Greece who won the Jackpot in the year 2011.
In the UK the mysteriously called “Taaloo1” won PS3,9 million in the Clover Rollover Slots Jackpot game on Christmas Eve 2010 , via on the Bet 365 website. That surely was an amazing Christmas!