With casinos in Atlantic City, as well as across the country shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, some players have turned their attention to online action.
For one player in New Jersey, that has proven to be a very good decision as he’s hit the jackpot playing the popular progressive NJ online slot Divine Fortune.
The game has made many winners smile ear-to-ear in the past and we can now add one more to the six-figure winner’s circle. (Disclaimer: This doesn’t mean you should go and play Divine Fortune due to the fact that you’re stuck at home and bored.)
Yisman Wins $219,000 Playing Divine Fortune
An NJ online casino player by the name of Yisman, who happens to be a contributor to DFS website RotoGrinders, hit it big playing the popular progressive Divine Fortune recently.
The big NJ online slot jackpot win came in the last week of April while playing at the Befair Casino.
Yisman was actually playing the same game simultaneously at Betfair Casino on mobile and at FOX Bet on his desktop, but he was playing for $3 a spin at Betfair and $1.20 a spin at FOX Bet. The win was triggered with the $3 per spin game at Betfair, which is what led to the massive jackpot payout.
With the adrenaline pumping from the big win, Yisman couldn’t sleep for hours. He’ll probably have more restful nights in his future now that he’s bumped up his bank account balance b nearly $220,000.
Divine Fortune: Top NJ Online Slot Jackpot Payouts
Divine Fortune is no stranger to paying out players five- or six-figure sums as the game is well known for being one of the top jackpot slots in the Garden State.
At the end of 2019, Divine Fortune had accounted for four of the biggest 10 wins in New Jersey’s online history but even more wins have come since.
In the first six weeks of 2020, Divine Fortune players cashed in jackpots of $50,000 or more at least five times. Earlier this month, a furloughed worker won $230,552.71 playing Divine Fortune at the Hard Rock online casino, which is the biggest payout in the online casino’s history.
We also saw a woman named “Netty” win $278,802.58 while playing Divine Fortune at SugarHouse Online Casino in March.
While Divine Fortune has been known for its generous jackpots, some of the other popular slots in New Jersey include Wheel Of Fortune & Lock It Link Night Life
Online Gambling Soars This Spring
As land-based casinos in New Jersey were closed for a portion in March, the online casinos have seen huge spikes in traffic and revenues. Taking a look at the March reports, which were released in early April, NJ online casinos in the Garden State collected $61.1 million from slots and table games, which marked a 64% year-over-year increase.
We’ve now moved into the month of May, which means we’ll see the April numbers shortly, but those are all expected to be through the roof too.
With casinos closed, players have flocked to online. In 2019, we saw online revenues of $36.58 million from slots and table games from the New Jersey casinos, which – at the time – was a 64% year-over-year gain.
If the April numbers are anywhere near the March figures, we could be in line for record year-over-year growth again.
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