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New Millionaire at All Jackpots Online Casino: Largest Jackpot to Date

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

Play Roulette Royale at All Jackpots Casino

Play Roulette Royale at All Jackpots Casino

It’s always refreshing to hear when another online gambler becomes a millionaire at an online. Even more refreshing is when the vehicle for doing so is something other than a progressive jackpot slot machine. I mean, let’s face it, the largest jackpots to be found at casinos (both online and in the brick ‘n mortar world) are at the slots.

Although not as generally large as slots, poker game progressive jackpots (like Caribbean Stud) offer a good chance to win big by simply making an ante bet. But with slots, the risk and cost to play is greater. Considering the Casinos edge is higher – as is the cost of making a max wager on all paylines so as to be eligible for the top jackpot – the rewards for getting extremely lucky on a progressive video slot, are often that much greater.

There are other progressive jackpot online casino games as well. Take Microgaming Software’s Roulette Royale, for example, which incidentally awarded a massive $1.33 million jackpot to a lucky player in Greece. That’s right, your eyes are not deceiving you – I said $1.33 million indeed. So, after all is said and done, I guess there really are other progressive jackpot games other than slots that dish out winnings as large as the best progressive wide area slot machine jackpots online.

When you have a network of online casinos as large as Microgaming’s diverse licensees, it makes sense that a progressive jackpot for the game of Roulette could get this huge. Furthermore, since Microgaming largely does business in Europe – where Roulette is very popular (much more so than in the US), the possibility of generating million-plus jackpots at Roulette is a likely reality.

Fittingly enough, the winner of the $1.33 million Roulette Royale jackpot was a member of All Jackpots Casino (only eleven days since opening his account). This eCOGRA certified online casino is a flagship site in the esteemed Jackpot Factory (which also includes the popular All Slots Casino). While no stranger to big wins, All Jackpots Casino has reached a milestone with this newsworthy win. It is the largest jackpot to date ever won at Jackpot Factory. For more information about All Jackpots, see the OCS All Jackpots Casino Review.

Online Roulette Tournaments Availabe at U.S. Facing EHGV Online Casinos

Saturday, December 26th, 2009
Play Online Roulette Tournaments at English Harbour Online Casino

Play Online Roulette Tournaments at English Harbour Online Casino

Fans of the big spinning wheel, shiny bouncing ball, and black ‘n red checkered board, listen up! Roulette tournaments can now be played online. And not that they weren’t available before – I mean, if they were, nobody ever told me! Online roulette tournaments certainly weren’t available for US and UK players at reputable online casino networks like the English Harbour Gaming Ventures Group, which includes Millionaire Casino and, of course, English Harbour Casino herself.

You heard right. EHGV is now hosting online roulette tournaments in addition to their popular lineup of online slots, video poker and blackjack tournaments. Powered by Vegas Technology (EHGV is actually the core network that helped originally found Vegas Technology), this is a roulette game boasting outstanding graphics, user-friendliness and playability. In other words, it was always a treat to play online roulette at English Harbour Casino, whether it be by yourself or with a friend looking on. Now, you can play it with other players, all the while giving you an opportunity to put less money at risk and winning more.

Just how much, you ask? Well, by the looks of the tournament schedule on the English Harbour Casino website, it’s as much as it wants to be. Being that the prize pool is the pot, the winnings depend on how many players buy-in, which in this case, is just $5. So, if you have 1,000 players participating, you have a minimum prize pool of $5,000. That’s not even counting multiple buy-ins per player, nor the likelihood that even more players will be participating in the games. Remember, this is one of the only ongoing online roulette tournaments currently available.

The EHGV group is currently hosting four weekly online roulette tournaments, networked between several online casinos (thereby bringing in even more players). In the land-based gambling world, this would be akin to a wide-area progressive jackpot network. The last online roulette tournament for December is taking place right now (starting on Thursday, December 24th, wrapping up on December 31st), while the former three online roulette tournaments each kicked off on a Thursday evening (December 3/10/17).

If you are new to the EHGV group, a word of warning. While English Harbour Casino and sister site, Millionaire Casino, both offer outstanding ongoing welcome bonuses, please note that wagers on European Roulette are NOT permitted. Therefore, if you decide to open a real money account at either casino in order to participate in the online roulette tournaments being offered, DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT CLAIM ANY WELCOME BONUS MONEY. Unfortunately, European Roulette is the only game that cannot be played with bonus money. If you have plans to participate in any other online tournament (blackjack, video poker or slots), then by all means, claim the bonus money and put it to good use.