Mega Moolah is an online gaming phenomenon. Launched by Microgaming in 2006 its paid out over $320 million in that time, including the biggest mobile jackpot win in history of $5.8 Million!
It features four different levels of progressive jackpot levels with the largest starting at a cool $1 million. The game has an engaging jungle theme with relatively simple game play making it a fun game in its own right.
The Mega Moolah slot has 5-reels and up to 25 paylines can be played, using coin sizes of $0.01, $0.02 or $0.05. As it’s possible to play up to 5x coins per payline, this means that the maximum bet size can range between $0.25 – $6.25. All wins (multiplied by the number of coins staked per line) pay left to right, except for scatter symbol wins which pay anywhere on the reels.
Mega Moolah has a light-hearted concept and design that somewhat belies the serious jackpot wins that it offers. Set in Africa, the colour scheme is dominated by earthy colours, and the animal symbols such as elephants, giraffes and antelopes are witty and fun. Overall it has a similar tone to Major Millions another Microgaming progressive slot.
The soundtrack features tribal drumming and chanting along with backgrounds sounds of the jungle, while winning spins are accompanied by the shaking of a rainstick and, in the case of scatter wins, bursts of upbeat African music.
The jackpot on Mega Moolah reaches epic proportions quickly and frequently, the largest win being almost $8.7 million in December 2012. Jackpots are won fairly regularly (every seven months or so), with the two most recent winners scooping $3.9 million in May 2013, following $3.35 million in February 2013. The are websites providing information on progressive jackpots, and a Mega Moolah review will detail all the game’s biggest winners.
The are four tiers of progressive jackpot available on Mega Moolah. The potential size of each is unlimited, but the minimum sizes are Mega – $1,000,000, Major – $10,000, Minor – $100 and Mini – $10.
The progressive jackpot feature is played on a separate screen, and is set up like a game show; a large wheel appears, which is divided into 20 segments — 1 x Mega Jackpot; 3x Major Jackpot; 6x Minor Jackpot; 10x Mini Jackpot. Players spin the wheel, and where it finishes determines which of the four levels of progressive jackpot have been won.
Although access to the progressive jackpot bonus feature is random, it should be noted that your chances of triggering the bonus feature are greater if you’re playing the maximum number of coins and paylines.
Mega Moolah mobile means that players can now play on a variety of platforms without the need to download casino software. The game has been optimised for play on mobile phones and tablets, and so can be played directly in a web browser on iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Windows phones and Blackberries. This mobile version of the game, offered by our recommended Microgaming online casinos like Spin Palace or Royal Vegas, nevertheless provides the same access to the progressive jackpots.
One player at Spin palace has won the biggest mobile winnings in History by playing the Mega Moolah on its mobile phone; 3.7 Million GBP= $5,8 Million! That is amazing. Just imagine playing a progressive game on your mobile device in the train/bus or wherever, and becoming a multi-millionaire! Try your luck and start playing this game today!
In addition to the progressive jackpot, Mega Moolah also features: 15x free spin feature, where wins are tripled, a Lion symbol, which is wild and acts as multiplier and a Monkey scatter symbol, whose wins pay anywhere on the reels.