5 JANUARY 2001. Microgaming celebrates setting a new progressive jackpot record with a $66,188.95 payout on its SupaJax progressive videopoker game. The payout, won by Andrea M. at Grand Hotel Casino on December 22nd, is the largest videopoker jackpot ever paid out in an online casino. SupaJax, launched by Microgaming in August 1999, is the net’s first progressive videopoker game and is now offered in a growing number of Microgaming-powered online casinos. The game’s ever-increasing monthly jackpot payouts are testimony to SupaJax’s rising popularity, with the game having paid out over $200,000 in jackpots to date.
SupaJax is a unique Jacks or Better video poker game connected to multiple Ligaz11 casinos powered by Microgaming’s advanced casino systems. SupaJax accumulates deposits from its players at all participating casinos and creates a giant progressive jackpot. SupaJax joins the family of Microgaming progressives including the phenomenally popular Cash Splash, Fruit Fiesta, Lotsaloot and WowPot progressive slots. Online audiences are reacting enthusiastically to the entertaining gameplay options and huge jackpots available to them, with the number of players and participating casinos constantly increasing.
“We saw a need in the online gaming market for a progressive video poker game, so we created SupaJax and added it to our stable of games.” said Lisa Wycherley, Senior VP of Operations at Microgaming Systems. “With over $200,000 in jackpot payouts in a relatively short period of time, the popularity of SupaJax is progressing as we had anticipated. With more casinos connecting to the game in growing numbers, player accessibility is easier than ever.”
About Microgaming Systems:
Microgaming Systems (www.microgaming.com) is the leading developer of online casino systems and the developer of a majority of the Internet’s most popular casinos. The company provides some of the most sophisticated security technology and fraud control tracking of any e-commerce site and is fast becoming the industry pace-setter in enabling technology for security, marketing and large scale e-commerce trade. Microgaming Systems is also a founding member of the Interactive Gaming Council, an industry self-regulatory body.
For more information, please contact: Lisa Wycherley, Senior VP of Operations at Microgaming Systems…