Some lucky players have won Microgaming’s Fish Party €20 jackpot after it hit for a whopping €317,849.78 (US$365,954.44) prize on Wednesday, October 17.

According to the official press release from Microgaming…

The highest prize pool ever was hit on hump day just a few minutes after midnight, marking the network’s biggest win since the launch of the game back in 2016.

Three players will share:

The huge pot will be split by three lucky players who made the decision to go in together on the same game and who are undoubtedly celebrating their share of the huge jackpot.

The prize pool is to be shared across online casinos including two RedKings players and one from the Betsson Group. All three players participated in the 3-seater Sit & Tournament which has a €20 buy-in.

How to be divided:

The largest portion of the prize pool, €158,924.89 (US$183,037.29) was earned by a RedKings player with the alias SipsCommin, while a Betsson Group player who goes by, Check_Norris, claimed the second highest with €95,354.93 (US$109,823.61), which was followed by the third place winner, grndonlck, also a RedKings member, who won €63,569.96 (US$73,218.29).

According to the developer, Fish Party’s jackpot has been hit some 22 times and has paid out upwards of €1.2 million (US$1,381,902.00) in prizes to date.

Managing Director of Poker for Microgaming, Alex Scott said…

“What an exciting three-handed battle this was, congratulations to the winners! Our unique Fish Party progressive jackpot SNG has now awarded over €1.2 million in jackpot prizes, a milestone we are very proud of. At this rate it won’t be long until we hit two million! I can’t wait to see who the next winners are.”

Previous big wins:

It is the third time in the last three months the jackpot has been hit and the ninth this year.

Microgaming’s Mega Moolah progressive jackpot network, the largest in the industry, produced another winner, when on Friday, September 28, 2018, a lucky Grand Mondial Casino player won €18,915,872.81, setting a new Guinness World Record for the ‘largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game.’