Mega Moolah

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Mega Moolah Review

Mega Moolah is a progressive jackpot slot game launched in 2006 by Microgaming game developer company. This is a 5 reel – 3 rows slot game with 25 bet lines.

The minimum bet is $ 0.25 while the maximum is $ 6.25, the game offers an autoplay option with a maximum of 50 automatic spins. You can also set the “Quick Spin” option by hitting the flash button, which allows faster movement of the reels and thus faster plays.

If we take into account that this progressive jackpot slot game is over 10 years old, we can say that it is completely simple, and you will not have problems with understanding the rules and the way it is played.

But still, below we will explain all the important segments and features of this game as well a guide on how to play the Mega Moolah progressive jackpot.

Basic instructions for Mega Moolah

Main slot game screen.
Main slot game screen.

In the image above we see a screenshot of the main slot screen with marked numbers for each segment from 1 to 6 main segments.

Let’s see what each segment means:

  • Number 1: Reels
  • Number 2: Rows
  • Number 3: Spin button (on the plus arrow you can set autoplay option)
  • Number 4: Bet adjust button
  • Number 5: Lightning option for faster play
  • and the Number 6: Menu button

Above the reels and rows, we can also see the amounts of 4 mega jackpots, which since the slot is a progressive jackpot and connected to every online casino in the world, is constantly growing.

Before you start spinning the reels, you should pay attention to a couple of things that we will explain below in our how to play section.

How to play Mega Moolah?

After you open up the game. First thing you should do is to adjust the bet size.

Bet sizes

Bet levels at Mega Moolah slot game.
Bet levels at Mega Moolah slot game.

Just click on the bet adjust button in the right lower side of the main screen and the bet size menu will pop-up.

As you can see in the image, the required number of lines is 25, while players can set the bet size from

  • 0.25
  • 0.75
  • 1.25
  • 2.00
  • 3.75
  • 5.00

Autoplay option

After you have adjusted the bet size, you can start to spin the reels. In Mega Moolah NZ slot game you have options to spin the reels by clicking or to turn on the autoplay.

Auto play menu at Mega Moolah.
Auto play menu at Mega Moolah.

As part of the spin button, you have a small plus symbol that, when clicked, brings up a menu where you can select the game’s autoplay option.

The autoplay option allows you to enter the number of automatic spins that will move the wheels without having to shout each time.

The number of automatic spins you can set is from 10 to 100.

You can stop automatic spins whenever you want by clicking the spin button again, which will look like a rectangle at the moment of autoplay.

There is also and a lighting button that make reels to spin faster, so the flow of the game becomes faster too.

Menu button

Settings, Info and FAQ at Mega Moolah.
Settings, Info and FAQ at Mega Moolah.

In the lower left corner we can see the “menu” icon which we marked on the main slot game screen under number 6.

Clicking on the menu opens a window with three offered options, including:

  • Settings
  • Info about features
  • and full game info for nerds (clicking on that button will redirect us to a

In settings options we can turn the sound of the game on and off, quick spin and hide or reveal mini paytables.

The option under the icon (i) reveals information about how the jackpot works, wilds, free spins in the bonus game and how the pay lines are placed. Before the gameplay, it would be useful to read the whole info.

By clicking on the third option “questionnaire” (?) we will be redirected to the site, where we can find game info for nerds.

On the Game Assist site, we can find all possible information about the Mega Moolah progressive jackpot slot.

This page looks a bit like terms and conditions with a lot of lyrics that matter but players hate to read.

Don’t worry about anything in this review of Mega Moolah we have extracted all the essential information.

Ready to play

Make sure to check your entire bet before starting to play.


If you are satisfied with everything, then it’s time for you to hit the spin button and let the fun begin.

You will get to play and see all of the cool combinations that will net you some nice winnings.

Mega Moolah features

In addition to the progressive jackpot, this game offers wilds and scatters that can take you to the bonus game.

Lion is a wild symbols – Purple monkey is a scatter symbol
Lion is a wild symbols – Purple monkey is a scatter symbol

The wild symbol is the lion and if you get that in a winning combination, all your winnings are doubled.

Your scatter symbol is blue monkey wearing head bandy, and if you get at least three, four or five of those together, you are looking at up to 15 free spins in a bonus rounds.

Free spins can be retriggered.

All winnings gained by bonus free spins are tripled.


The Megs Moolah symbols include animals, letters, and numbers.


Any certain combination of them can win you coins and cash.

You have an A, K, Q, and J for the letters along with the number 10.

The other symbols including:

  • Giraffe
  • Zebra
  • Elephant
  • Mouse
  • Caribou

Mega Moolah progressive jackpots

Mega Moolah is a slot game with a progressive jackpot that has made a lot of millionaires since its launch. The biggest win ever on this slot was NZD 1,074,664,565.

Bearing in mind that this is a progressive jackpot and that it is played by thousands of people around the world at any given time, its jackpot amount is constantly growing.

Maybe that’s why this game offers 4 different types of progressive jackpot look at the image.

4 different jackpot amounts at Mega Moolah.
4 different jackpot amounts at Mega Moolah.

We will now explain each jackpot what it means. The eventual jackpots at Mega Moolah, inlcuding:

  • Mega Progressive Jackpot: It starts at NZD 1,000,000
  • Major Progressive Jackpot: It starts at NZD 10,000
  • Minor Progressive Jackpot: This one starts at NZD 100
  • Mini Progressive Jackpot: Mini starts at NZD 10

Progressive jackpots can be won in the main game, or in the bonus game. The higher the bet, the higher the chances of winning the jackpot. The jackpot is randomly trigged.

Mega Moolah jackpot wheel game

After the jackpot game is triggered, the game from the main screen switches to the jackpot bonus screen, where we see a mega moolah jackpot wheel.

Famuos Mega Moolah jackpot wheel.
Famuos Mega Moolah jackpot wheel.

There are 20 fields with symbols in the jackpot wheel, in each field, there is a symbol of one of the 4 jackpots we listed above.

Let’s take a closer look to a jackpot wheel:

Mega1NZ$ 100000
Major3NZ$ 10000
Minor6NZ$ 100
Mini10NZ$ 10

Frequently asked questions

Can I play Mega Moolah for free?

With the fact that Mega Moolah is a progressive jackpot game, free play is not possible. Many sites claim to offer free play of the game, but once the game loads and you hit the spin button, you will automatically be kicked out of the game. Anyways, you can try the Mega Moolah for real money, where you don’t have to spend much because the minimum bet is NZD 0.25.

How to get a Mega Moolah jackpot wheel?

The Jackpot Wheel on Mega Moolah is triggered randomly. Which means there is no combination of symbols that takes you to the jackpot wheel, but it can happen at any time. However, the official page of the Mega Moolah game states that if you play with a higher bet, you have a better chance of winning the jackpot wheel and thus one of the 4 jackpots.

Is there any strategy to win Mega Moolah?

Considering that this is an online slot game and that no strategy works during the game, the best strategy would be to find out as much information as possible about this game. Such as volatility, RTP, bet size, etc. If you are a more experienced player these things will help you and you would know how to behave towards the game. If you don’t know what these terms then visit our pokies page for more information.

Who developed Mega Moolah?

Mega Moolah is developed by Microgaming.

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