A Borgata Online Casino player in New Jersey has won a record $3.5 million while playing the MGM Grand Millions slot title, BetMGM announced on Monday. This marks the largest payout in United States online casino history, eclipsing a $3.2 million prize awarded in 2020, also by BetMGM.
“Congratulations to Dori on her record-breaking win,” said Matthew Sunderland, BetMGM Vice President of Gaming. “We’re thrilled to offer our players life-changing prizes of this size through our exclusive jackpot network and cannot wait to continue setting records throughout the U.S.”
BetMGM’s online casino portfolio includes BetMGM Casino, Borgata Online Casino and Party Casino. The sports betting and digital gaming company is currently the top online casino operator in New Jersey, with a reported 30% GGR market share in October.
The company is also reportedly the leading online gaming operator in the United States, with an estimated 32% national GGR market share across its live markets of New Jersey, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. In New Jersey alone, BetMGM’s online casino brands posted about $341.1 million in revenue for the year through October.
A joint venture between MGM Resorts and Entain, BetMGM also offers sports betting as part of its online portfolio in Arizona, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
“I saw the Colossal Jackpot prize grow past $3.5M and started playing MGM Grand Millions slot game because I just knew it had to hit soon. I thought “someone is going to hit it, maybe it could be me.” On the night I won, all it took was a $10 spin,” recalled Dori B., winner of the record-setting jackpot.
The world record for an online slot jackpot currently sits at €17.8 million, won by a Finnish man in 2013, who tried his luck on the Mega Fortune online slot at $0.25 bet per spin. At the time, the jackpot was the equivalent of $23.6 million.
“My life has changed forever,” further added Dori B. “I'm a program manager so I see things in phases. My next phase – filled with family vacations and volunteer work – starts now. My dream of becoming a mega jackpot winner has come true!"