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Megabucks Slot Machines

The Megabucks slot machines are the machines which offer jackpots to the gamblers who love big number of paylines. The classic machine has 5 reels and a 60-payline slot machine. Megabucks is famous for offering large progressive jackpots. In fact, they are known to be one of the largest ever jackpots in the world. The jackpots offered by Megabucks slot machines can be anywhere between $8,000,000 to more than $39,000,000. In the year 2003, a jackpot of $39,000,000 had been hit in Las Vegas at the Excalibur. In the same year a jackpot of $22,000,000 had been hit at the Bally’s in Las Vegas.

Megabucks slot machines and the life altering prizes

Megabucks slot machines are so popular because they combine the fun of playing the slots with the dream of winning a life altering prize. The main difference between the lottery and the Megabucks slots is the payback percentage. In Megabucks the payback is of 90% while with the lottery the payback is that of 52%. Even though the large jackpots are quite rare, the smaller prizes that are offered by the slot machines are still quite substantial.

The Megabucks curse

According to legends, there is a Megabucks slot machines curse. There are several stories which can be found on the internet today about people winning large megabucks jackpots and then meeting with a tragedy after a few days or weeks. Quite a lot of people truly believe in this curse.

There had been a story about the death of the person who had won $39 million in the Excalibur jackpot. However, the truth is that the man is still alive and very much rich. The only true story about the Megabucks curse is that of a former cocktail waitress. The waitress had won $34 millions in the jackpot. Only a few weeks later she was hit by a drunk driver and was confined to the wheelchair for life. In the same accident, her sister had been killed.

However, this is the only true story out of the dozens which can be found on the internet today about the Megabucks curse. People believe that strange things happen to those who win these large jackpots. The only thing goes to prove is that the Megabucks slot machines are so big and phenomenal that there are myths around it.

There have also been stories about young children winning the jackpots and were ineligible to collect them. Another such story had been about an employee of a casino who had won the jackpot but had not been able to collect it.

General information

Those who want a shot at the largest ever jackpot in the slot machines will only have to spend around $3. Players can play the Megabucks slots for just $0.01 per coin but those who want to qualify for the 300 credit jackpot will have to pay $3 as the bet. The megabucks slot machines are legendary and they are extremely popular because of the high jackpots and prize money that they offer.