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From KFC to Millionaire - €6.3m Mega Moolah Jackpot Winner!

Tom Lasten 30 June 2016 - 10:42:21

Sometimes dreams really do come true. This is certainly the case for a 27-year-old KFC employee from New Zealand who recently scooped €6.3m (US$7.2m) on Microgaming’s progressive slot Mega Moolah. Dubbed the ‘Millionaire Maker’, Mega Moolah has hit the headlines already this year when one lucky winner took home €6.9m in April 2016. In October of last year, we even saw it enter the Guinness Book of World Records when a player from the UK scooped £13m while playing Mega Moolah on his mobile device. So far this is the biggest win ever on the Mega Moolah progressive slot game.

Mega Moolah makes another Millionaire!

Like many before, Rawiri Pou was enjoying some recreational online gambling time playing slots when he won a cool $1500 a week or so earlier. Feeling a bit brave, he decided against cashing out his winnings and carried on playing with his profits. On June 17th he played Microgaming’s Mega Moolah again and hit the big time, winning NZ$10.1m (€6.3m/US$7.2m) in the process. Rawiri Pou’s $10.1m win made its own bit of history as it set a new record for the biggest domestic online gambling win in New Zealand to date.

The New Zealand government on the other hand was not as happy as Mr Pou over the win even though it is not currently illegal for New Zealanders to play at international online gambling websites. At present the only form online gambling accepted by the Government for Kiwi’s is via NZ’s TAB online sports book which covers sports and racing betting. This will undoubtedly prompt the NZ Government to actively step up their plans to curb access to overseas sites and has put a lot of pressure on their Racing Minister Nathan Guy to put measures in place to restrict users to only having access to TAB.

Big payday. Mega Moolah changes lives again!

When asked about whether he will quit his job at the local branch of KFC, Mr Pou stated he “doesn’t know what to feel”, the win has left him undecided and he was still letting the reality of the whole event sink in. A spokesperson for the online casino said that the company was “thrilled for Mr Pou” and that the “life changing win” would be in his account by the following week.

We’d all love to ring our boss one morning and tell them ‘I quit!’, now thanks to Mega Moolah Rawiri Pou can do just that. The great thing about Mega Moolah is that it automatically resets to 1 million once it’s been won so even right now the jackpot could turn you overnight into a millionaire! If you fancy your chances on scooping the Mega Moolah Progressive Jackpot, head on over to Ladbrokes or JackpotCity and play Mega Moolah with a generous bonus from us thrown in on top! The very best of luck!

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