At a first sight you may not spot the difference between a regular slot machine and a progressive one. In fact you can find progressive slots with 3 or 5 reels, with a number of pay lines and all the usual features. But don’t be deceived, there is nothing like progressive slots when you consider the jackpot part of the game.

Lets see in detail and try to understand how a progressive jackpot works. If you choose one of these slots, a small share of your bet will be put aside and added to the jackpot. In this way the jackpot is constantly increasing, hour after hour, day after day. All online casino progressive slots are linked together in a slot network. All the members of the network give their contribution to the jackpot, which can increase bigger and bigger. In fact Progressive jackpots are frequently over a millions dollars.

In order to win a progressive jackpot, along with loads of luck, a player has to bet the proper amount of coins. Only those who decide to wager the maximum bet can win the top jackpot. In case you forget to do so, even if you hit the right combination you won’t receive the progressive jackpot but a smaller amount. And we are sure that nobody wants to find him/her self in that situation.

Microgaming is a leading software developer in the online gaming industry. In its collection of slots games there are around 15 progressive slot machines, some of them are 3 reel slots but most of them are video slots. The coin denominations for a progressive slot machine can go from a very small amount such as $0.01 up to $15; some slots will give you choice since they have a fixed credit value to be bet.

Here is a list of some Real Time Gaming progressive slots you can find online (for USA players) :

Here is a list of some Microgaming progressive slots you can find online:

Mega Moolah: The current jackpot is over $6,000,000. The slot has a jungle theme packed with wild animals smiling at you, and stunning sound effects that will make you feel like a character of the Lion King Walt Disney cartoon.

Major Millions: The current jackpot is over $500,000. If you like the Army and you feel playing slots is like fighting an enemy, this is the slot for you. Major Millions will guide you in a war mission. You have to win!

Cash Splash: The jackpot is over $20,000. It’s the slot for those players who don’t like to be distracted by symbols and special themes. This is a classic Fruit Machine with no frills.

Fruit Fiesta: The jackpot is over $20,000. The ideal slot for a refreshing free time, full of fruits and traditional symbols like bells and bars.

Lotsaloot: The jackpot is over $20,000. For those who like lucky charms here is something for you. Symbols include clovers, gold pot, rainbows and a lot of fun.