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Record Progressive Jackpots!

When a progressive Jackpot is won the casino loves to make a huge deal out of the win. After the casino and the progressive jackpot operator have verified that the winning machine actually won and it was not tampered with they throw a big prize awarding ceremony were the winning jackpot is announced, the winner introduced, a big check is presented and lots of pictures are taken.

We have assembled a list of record progressive jackpots won. Below you will find details on these record progressive jackpot wins.


Game Amount Record Type Jackpot Type Location Date
The $1,000,000 Pyramid™ $1,924,242.07 System Record Dollar Jackpot Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City 10/20/2002
Star Wars: A New Hope $637,965.75 System Record Mixed Denom Route 66 Casino, Albuquerque, NM 11/15/2005
Monty Python and the Holy Grail™ $1,306,669.43 System Record Nickel Jackpot Seneca Niagara Casino Niagara Falls, NY 5/6/2006
Marilyn Monroe™ $5,034,540.87 System Record Nickel Jackpot Ho-Chunk Casino Baraboo, WI 6/9/2005
$1,993,105.35 System Record Quarter Jackpot Argosy Casino Riverside, MO 12/9/2000
Elvis® $544,285.31 System Record Dollar Jackpot Stratosphere Casino Las Vegas, NV 2/12/2002
Fabulous Fifties® $6,716,646.07   Half-Dollar Jackpot Trump's Castle Casino Atlantic City, NJ 6/16/1997
FAMILY FEUD™ $514,907.72 System Record Multi-Denom Bellagio Las Vegas 3/11/2003
Match & Win™ $1,106,478.72 System Record Multi-Denom Eureka Casino Mesquite, NV 9/24/2006
Jeopardy!® $2,188,462.23 System Record Nickel Jackpot Trump Taj Mahal Atlantic City, NJ 8/26/2001
Harley-Davidson® $1,555,611.97 System Record Nickel Jackpot Oneida Bingo Green Bay, WI 9/26/2003
I Dream of Jeannie™ $874,664.10 System Record Nickel Jackpot Trump Marina Hotel Atlantic City, NJ 10/20/2001
I Love Lucy® $1,709,691.43 System Record Multi-Denom MGM Mirage Las Vegas, NV 6/11/2006
Jeopardy!® $13,789,894.28   Quarter Jackpot Isle of Capri Casino Biloxi, MS 5/21/2003
Jeopardy!® $3,038,848.56 System Record Half-Dollar Trump Plaza Atlantic City, NJ 6/18/2001
Jeopardy!® $6,104,120.50 System Record Dollar Jackpot Showboat Atlantic City 4/5/2000
Jeopardy!® $1,292,397.12 System Record Nickel Jackpot Caesars Atlantic City 8/24/2004
Lifestyle of the Rich and Famous® $670,353.52 System Record Nickel Jackpot Rincon Casino Valley Center, CA 5/18/2003
Mega Riches™ $1,092,868.00 System Record Multi-Denom rump Taj Mahal Atlantic City, NJ 6/2/2006
Megabucks® $39,710,826.36 Dollar Jackpot Excalibur Las Vegas, NV 3/21/2003
Megabucks® (California) $12,014,971.61 System Record Dollar Jackpot Thunder Valley Station Casino Lincoln, CA 7/17/2004
Megabucks® $10,010,114.35 Nickel Jackpot Harrah's Marina Atlantic City, NJ 4/18/2005
MegaPoker™ $760,106.08 System Record Dollar Jackpot Caesars Atlantic City 4/6/1993
Money Madness™ $555,683.50 System Record Multi-Denom San Manuel Bingo Highland, CA 10/6/2005
Pokermania® $851,397.14 System Record Quarter Jackpot Trump Taj Mahal Atlantic City, NJ 5/13/2005
Quartermania® $4,125,723.10 System Record Quarter Jackpot Orleans Hotel Casino Las Vegas, NV 11/17/2002
Regis' Cash Club™ $3,148,118.13 System Record Trump Taj Mahal Atlantic City, NJ 5/1/2005
Silver State™ $121,504.36 System Record Penny Jackpot Casino Fandango Carson City, NV 6/30/2005
Sinatra™ Slots $402,117.81 System Record Quarter Jackpot Jackson Rancheria Casino Jackson, CA 8/11/2002
Spin Poker™ $281,147.96 System Record Nickel Jackpot Harrah's Atlantic City 5/23/2003
Elvira® Mistress of the Dark™ $3,193,505.85 System Record Nickel Jackpot Golden Nugget Las Vegas, NV 1/18/2004
Triple Play Poker™ $504,524.65 System Record Quarter Jackpot Atlantic City Hilton Casino 2/6/2005
Triple Play Poker™ $364,703.97 System Record Dollar Jackpot Caesars Atlantic City 4/28/2001
Beverly Hillbillies™ Clampett's Cash™ $176,825.24 System Record Nickel Jackpot Delta Downs Race Track Vinton, LA 2/15/2003
The Twilight Zone® $2,995,071.87   Penny Jackpot AVI Resort & Casino Laughlin, NV 8/10/2005
Wheel of Fortune® $8,423,083.43 System Record Quarter Jackpot Flamingo Laughlin 9/4/2002
Wheel of Fortune® $4,725,506.46 System Record Half-Dollar Jackpot Lake Tahoe Horizon Casino Stateline, NV 3/1/2002
Wheel of Fortune® $11,203,183.01 System Record Dollar Jackpot Golden Nugget Las Vegas, NV 5/12/2004
Wheel of Fortune® $7,616,440.72   Five Dollar Jackpot Harrah's Lake Tahoe Stateline, NV 8/17/2005
Wheel of Fortune® Special Edition™ $7,329,995.01 System Record Nickel Jackpot San Manuel Indian Bingo Highland, CA 2/25/2006
Wheel of Fortune® $939,281.73 System Record Penny Jackpot Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City, NJ 12/23/2004
Wheel of Fortune® $3,058,385.25 System Record Nickel Jackpot Menominee Casino Bingo Keshena, WI 7/9/2001
Wheel of Fortune® $2,116,726.51 System Record Quarter Jackpot Mohegan Sun Uncasville, CT 11/1/2003
Wheel of Gold® $2,126,022.58 System Record Dollar Jackpot Isle of Capri Casino Kansas City 5/4/200



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