The first – and second – ever progressive online slot wins were recorded in Pennsylvania over Labor Day weekend less than 40 minutes apart. The first history-making jackpot was won on Divine Fortune slot by a player at online casino. The woman visited the casino at 7.30 am on September 1st and after playing for a few minutes, placed a $4 bet on the game and found herself $196,209 richer.

Just 39 minutes later, a player from Warrington placed a $30 bet on the same game and won $57,349. The man was overjoyed with his beginner’s luck since he had only been a member of for 10 days.

The games were played on the players’ desktop computers.

Pennsylvanians are just starting to discover the jackpot joy brought to them by games such as Divine Fortune, but neighboring New Jersey has been enjoying mega payouts since the game first released into their market in 2017. Since then, Divine Fortune’s progressive jackpot has paid out more than $3 million in New Jersey. Of that amount, half has been won by players in the Garden State.

Relating what happened after the back-to-back Pennsylvania win, Richard Schwartz, speaking for the casino’s operator, Rush Street Interactive said: “Our chat room exploded with excitement when these players won.  When a mega jackpot hits it’s good for us, and the entire online gaming industry, as it shows anyone can easily make a few bets and change their life forever.”

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