Michigan Player Hits $1.2 Million Jackpot at DraftKings Casino

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Michigan Player Hits $1.2 Million Jackpot at DraftKings Casino
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DraftKings Casino announced via a post on its social media network X that a player from the Great Lakes State hit a massive jackpot worth $1.2 million. The lucky player's identity remains anonymous, but this  revealed that the huge prize was won while spinning the reels of Cash Eruption. 

Cash Eruption is a fruit-themed slot from software vendor IGT. It's one of the most popular slot games in most U.S iGaming markets, according to the monthly analytic reports published by Eilers & Krejcik Gaming (EKG), which looks at data shared by 30 online casinos active in 6 U.S markets, including Michigan. 

Cash Eruption offers a 5x3 layout with 20 paylines, an RTP of 96%, and high volatility. The slot includes bonus features such as Wilds, Scatters, Bonus Respins, Free Spins, and four Jackpot prizes.

Michigan Players Are Winning Big at DraftKings Casino 

In 2024, Michigan players have been winning big at DraftKings Casino, but the million-dollar threshold is not crossed every month. The largest jackpot secured by a Michigan player in May was $794,441 on the reels of Cleopatra, while another player scored a $576,163 jackpot while playing Ultra Blazing Fire Link.

Aside from slot games, Wolverine State players experience success in other sections of the DraftKings lobby. Another unidentified player won $499,553 in May while playing the live dealer game Blackjack 4. Other table games where Wolverine State players have found luck include in-house titles DraftKings Multihand Blackjack with a $711,852 jackpot awarded, and another player winning $482,453 on DraftKings Hockey Blackjack.

The latest $1.2 million win at the end of June is not the highest jackpot won by a Michigan player in 2024. The year started with two players winning $1,653,849 on slot Cleopatra II and $1,598,396 on 777 Surge in January, respectively. This year, Michigan players have been winning big on a variety of games, including slot games, live dealer games, and table games. Nearly every month, except April, when the biggest jackpot was $100K, has seen Michigan players securing significant wins. 

Top 3 Michigan Operator

According to revenue data, DraftKings is the third-best online casino in the Wolverine State. The operator took in $34.9 million in revenue for May, its weakest month in 2024, but it still has a significantly larger market share than BetRivers and Caesars Palace Online Casino, which rank fourth and fifth, respectively.

DraftKings has been active in the Great Lakes State since 2021 and offers thousands of slots, including progressive jackpots and proprietary live and RNG table games. The catalog of  is comparative, and its casino apps are positively graded on app stores.