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The Microgaming artillery-themed progressive jackpot Major Millions was won Thursday by one lucky player, receiving a staggering $1,624,876 (€1,354,231 or £1,203,264). The jackpot provider has not given details of which casino the win occurred at, but the jackpot has re-seeded to its £250,000 starting point.

Major Millions is one of the more active progressive jackpots in the Microgaming network, paying out on average every 6 weeks. This latest win is well above the average payout for this jackpot slot, which currently stands at $589,425. However, it fall some way short of the biggest win recorded of £1,945,884, equivalent to $2,627,527 at the current rate of exchange.

The 5-reel Major Millions progressive jackpot slot has a total of 15 paylines and the jackpot can only be triggered by landing 5 wild symbols on the 15th payline. Players need to be playing 3.00 coins per spin in their chosen currency to ensure they are rewarded with the jackpot.