July 24, 2023 3 min read


Jackpots from BetMGM Surpass $75M for the First Half of 2023

The fast-growing betting and gaming operator continues to award life-changing progressive jackpots to its growing customer base

Jackpots are every gambler’s dream and the leading sports betting and iGaming operator, BetMGM, continues to award its players with life-changing prizes. Since the start of the year, through this month, the company has awarded close to $75 million in progressive jackpots. A comparison to the $104 million in jackpots awarded through 2022 shows that this year, BetMGM is expecting to shatter its previously set record.

A breakdown of the $75 million in progressive jackpots shows the strong presence of slots from Entain, developed and made exclusively available for BetMGM’s Online Casino. In total, some $30.4 million of the total were awarded via Entain’s unique titles, that stand out with thrilling and engaging features.

Currently, BetMGM Online Casino offers more than 1,500 games. Additionally, the operator’s online casino is home to the exclusive jackpot network that connects more than 20 games, including fan favorites like Bison Fury, MGM Grand Millions, Loot’En Khamun and Mirage Mega Magma, among others.

Besides the slots from Entain, titles from leading iGaming industry suppliers, including Light & Wonder, NetEnt and IGT helped deliver more life-changing jackpots for BetMGM’s customers. The total sum of such jackpots for the first half of 2023 hit $44.3 million, BetMGM confirms.

BetMGM Remains Focused On Delivering Thrilling Experiences

Additional details released by BetMGM reveal that some $18.8 million in jackpot prize money were distributed in Pennsylvania, while New Jersey saw some $23.2 million in jackpot prize money. For the first half of 2023, the highest total of jackpot prize money was distributed in Michigan, a total of $27.4 million. The leading betting and iGaming operator released details regarding the biggest jackpots won through June this year. The list includes:

  • MGM Grand Millions Megaways $799,048 jackpot that dropped on May 15 in Michigan
  • MGM Grand Millions $1 million jackpot that dropped on March 4 in Pennsylvania
  • Fjord of Riches $1 million jackpot that dropped on April 4 in Pennsylvania
  • Luck O’ The Jackpot $2.4 million jackpot that dropped on June 6 in New Jersey
  • MGM Grand Millions $2.8 million jackpot that dropped on January 7 in New Jersey

Oliver Bartlett, BetMGM’s director of online gaming, shared his excitement and said that the company is proud to continue to award life-changing jackpots to its players. “Curating an engaging selection of jackpot titles is a key focus and our progressive jackpot pools offer fantastic options to all players,” he added. Finally, Bartlett pointed out that BetMGM is looking forward to surpassing the previous record for awarded jackpots this year while at the same time, bringing unique iGaming experiences.

Only recently, a million-dollar jackpot dropped at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, the leading MGM Rewards destination in New Jersey that delivers unique gaming and entertainment options. On July 14, a lucky visitor under the name of Jin hit the Bonus Spin progressive on Spanish 21, resulting in a jackpot win of a staggering $1.5 million.


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