Play Progressive Jackpot Slots at Slots Heaven UK
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There are many reasons to play slots at the Slots Heaven, but the underlying reason is to try and win real money. Some slot games offer UK players a chance at winning a potentially life-altering sum of money. These games are known as progressive jackpots, and they can have payouts north of a million pounds.
What are progressive jackpots, how can you win one, and what are the most popular progressive jackpots at SlotsHeaven.com UK? The answers to all your questions are in this ultimate guide to progressive jackpots.
Our Top 10 Progressive Jackpot Slots
Progressive jackpots can be found in all types of slot games. From single line three-reel games to multi-game suites with lots of ways to win and everything in between.
Currently, the most popular progressive jackpots are the Age of the Gods slot games. This collection of Greek God themed online slot games has multiple progressive jackpots that can be won at random.
Here is a quick rundown of the top 10 progressive jackpot slot games at SlotsHeaven.com UK.
|Gold Rally||This game has look and feel of a classic slot game, with just 3 reels and 8 paylines. The jackpot is awarded when the scatter a symbol, a scale to measure gold, covers the entire board.|
|Justice League||All wins are based on the line bet. If you increase the size of your bet you will be in line to win more money.|
|Great Blue Jackpot||Venture out to the vast ocean, where the Great Blue whale and friends are holding the keys to a multi-level progressive jackpot game.|
|Age of the Gods||Medusa & Monsters:Medusa, a Greek God who could turn a mortal to stone just by looking at them, can you turn your fortunes around if she selects you as one of the winners of this progressive jackpot.|
|Gladiator Jackpot||Grab front row seat in the Colosseum as the mighty gladiator is in the fight for his life. In addition to great bonuses, this movie-themed slot game has an excellent progressive jackpot.|
|Age of the Gods||Goddess of Wisdom:In addition to bonus spins and wild multipliers, this Age of the Gods progressive slot game features Athena and the Age of the Gods progressive jackpot.|
|Age of the Gods||Furious Four:Hang out with Apollo, Pandora, Hephaestus, and Atlas and try and trigger each of their unique bonus features. The Age of the Gods jackpot grows with each spin and can be triggered at random.|
|Age of the Gods||The original game in this popular franchise has 4 progressive jackpots and several other exciting bonus features.|
|Age of the Gods||Mighty Midas:The legend of Midas is that everything he touches turns to gold. You can use some of that godly power as you spin the reels, hoping to activate the progressive jackpot round.|
|Age of the Gods||God of Storms:The clouds are gathering, and the winds are picking up deep in the ocean. But instead of a storm, if you’re lucky, the Gods will blow the progressive jackpot your way.|
Progressive Jackpot Record
When casino game software developers compete, usually the UK players are the big winners. That’s certainly the case with progressive jackpots as they compete to see which game has the highest payout.
Currently, Microgaming owns the bragging rights as its Mega Moolah slots game blew past the competition in September 2019, with a jackpot that paid out 10% more than the second-place game. Of course, the player was the real winner with a jackpot win of €18,915,872.
The previous record-holder was a jackpot of €17,861,800 from the NetEnt game Mega Fortune.
What is a Progressive Jackpot
A progressive jackpot is an extra feature that appears on select online casino games. While they are usually associated with online slot games, you can find these jackpots in online roulette, blackjack, and baccarat as well.
Instead of a traditional casino win, which is based on the odds of winning, or a predetermined paytable, the progressive jackpot is always getting progressively bigger. This happens because the game takes a small percentage of all bets made on those games, from all the different online casinos around the world, and adds it to this special jackpot.
There are different kinds of progressive jackpots. Some games have multiple jackpots, one that can pay out daily, has a limit on the maximum amount of money in the jackpot before it must select a winner, and the unlimited jackpot that continually grows until some lucky player wins it.
Progressive jackpots can be limited to a certain game, as is the case in Mega Moolah and Great Blue Jackpot, or it can combine bets from game franchises, such as the Age of the Gods and Kingdoms Rise.
While there is no single way to win a progressive jackpot, some games payout to random winners while others are dependent on the symbols in the game, you can increase your odds of winning by making bigger wagers.
Progressive jackpots can be found in all types of online slot games, from movie-themed games like Gladiator Jackpot, to animal themes like Mega Moolah, to a fantasy world as is the case with Kingdoms Rise. To find a complete list of the progressive jackpots at SlotsHeaven.com, just visit the casino game lobby and click on the Jackpot tab.
Do Progressive Jackpots Affect the Outcome of Normal Slot Games?
Progressive jackpots run in the background of the casino games they are found in. Whether it selects a winner at random or it’s based on the symbols that line up on the reels, the base game isn’t affected by the progressive jackpot. The only slight difference you’ll find with progressive jackpot games is the Return to Player (RTP) which will have a percentage range (for example 95% - 97%), to include the jackpot part of your wager.
As far as the actual gameplay, you could spin the reels come up with no winning combinations and still win the jackpot, so in that respect, the progressive jackpot has no impact on the game.
If you’re playing a game that picks progressive jackpot winners based on the symbols on the reels, it could have a minimum impact on your odds of winning. This is because the jackpot symbol can land on the reels, and lower your odds of winning a traditional payout.
What’re the Differences Between a Progressive and Non-Progressive Jackpot?
While some fixed jackpots can payout 10,000 or 20,000 times your line bet if you get 5 joker symbols in a row, it doesn’t match the excitement winning a progressive jackpot.
|Progressive slot||Non-progressive slot|
|Jackpot grows based on bets made on the game around the world||A paytable determines the maximum win for each set of symbols.|
|While making larger bets can increase your odds of winning, the size of your bet has no impact on how much money you can win.||All wins are based on the line bet. If you increase the size of your bet you will be in line to win more money.|
|Progressive jackpots go months or even years in between winners, giving it time to grow.||The fixed jackpot never grows, regardless of whether a player ever wins it.|
|Winners are often selected at random and are not connected to the symbols on the reels.||You need to have a certain combination of reels either along a payline, or adjacent reels, depending on the game’s rules, to win the jackpot.|
Playing online casino games with a progressive jackpot on your mobile devices gives UK players the freedom they never experienced before. Who knows where you’ll be when you hit that lucky jackpot?
The vast majority of progressive slot games are mobile-friendly, although whether you can hold the phone in landscape or portrait mode will depend on the individual game. Most newer games are designed using HTML5 which allows that game to adjust to the size of your screen. This means that buttons might change size or location, but the game design makes it easy to find the options that you need to change your bet, turn on autoplay, or spin the reel.
Playing on your mobile won’t change the odds of winning, that goes for the base game and the progressive jackpot. There is no special software to download, all you need is a stable internet connection and an active SlotsHeaven.com account to get started.
Help and Support
Every casino game with a progressive jackpot will have a different set of rules, both in terms of how to win and how to collect the money if you win the jackpot. If you have any questions, there are two easy ways to find answers.
- In-Game Help Menu: Every casino game at SlotsHeaven.com UK has a built-menu with the rules of the games. This includes the paytable, how to win the jackpot, and odds of winning, betting history, and more. Click on the “Hamburger” button to open the menu and quickly find the answers and information you need.
- Customer Support: If the Help menu doesn’t have what you need, you can contact the SlostHeaven.com UK customer support team. They are available 24/7 and can be reached on the telephone, live chat, or by opening a ticket, they will be able to help you with all matters related to your account, collecting the progressive jackpot, questions about how to claim and redeem bonuses and much more.
- How do progressive jackpots work?
The progressive jackpot grows bigger each time a player anywhere in the world make a bet on that specific game or game franchise. The ways to win will vary based on the game, whether it's random, based on symbols, or if you have to play a bonus game before determining your fate. Once a winner is paid out, the jackpot resets to the minimum base and begins to grow again.
- How are progressive jackpots paid?
There isn’t a single answer to this question, as it depends on the jackpot. Daily jackpots, which are typically a few thousand pounds, will pay out rather quickly with the money being added to your account. Major jackpots will take some time as the gambling commission takes a look to make sure everything is above board and the winner will have to be verified by the game developer. After that, the winner is contacted by the casino and the payment be transferred as a lump payment or in several payments.
- What are the biggest jackpots?
Typically the largest jackpots only trigger a winner every year or two. Mega Moolah and Mega Fortune are two of the highest paying progressive jackpots. Gladiator: Roar to Rome has a progressive that has surpassed 3 million pounds. An easy to find the current game with the largest jackpot is to go to the casino game lobby. On the bottom of each thumbnail of a progressive jackpot game is the updated jackpot total. When you find one that is big enough for you, click on it and start playing.
- How to win Progressive jackpots online?
Each progressive jackpot will have a different set of rules for winning the jackpot. Most games have a winner selected at random, although you can increase your odds of winning by placing large bets. Other games are dependent on getting the right symbols on the board, while others have bonus features that culminate with a progressive jackpot win.
- How can you find the progressive slots games?
You can visit the Jackpot page and see a complete list of all progressive jackpot games at SlotsHeaven.com
- What types of progressive slots games are there?
Progressive jackpot games come in all shapes and sizes. Some games, like Age of the Gods and Kingdoms Rise, have multiple jackpots and the one you win is based on a pick-and-click game.
There are also daily progressive jackpots and maximum limit progressive jackpots. There is an added level of excitement with these jackpots since the player knows approximately when it will payout.
- How often do progressive jackpots hit?
It depends on the type of progressive jackpot in the game you’re playing. For example, a daily jackpot must payout before the specified time each day, and a max limit jackpot will have to award a winner before it exceeds the maximum limit.
There is no set timetable for major progressive jackpots to pay out a winner, although just like slot games, they can be hot or cold. Hot meaning it will pay out two or three a year while a cold machine can go a year or two in between winner.
- Are progressive jackpots random?
Yes. Winners are either selected at random or payout when the jackpot symbols are on the reels.
- Is there a way to tell if a slot machine is going to hit?
There is no way to tell when a mega jackpot will hit. You can find the payout history for progressive jackpots and see if you find a pattern of how often it pays out, but it’s not an exact science.
With daily jackpots and max limits, while you won’t know exactly when it will payout, you can get a pretty good idea based on the time of day or current jackpot total.
Progressive jackpots can offer fast payouts to otherwise regular casino games. While the jackpots are awarded at random, it possible to increase your odds of winning with a higher than the average stake. Progressive jackpots are only available to real money players. So, if you haven’t done so already, open a new account and make a deposit. Who knows, you may be the next big jackpot winner.
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