The other day, a couple were playing 88 Fortunes at 88 cents and the bowl was completely full and never closed to give them the Progressive, even after they spun like 100 times. That was beyond disgusting and I felt so bad for them.
I will say that 88 fortunes is probably the most high variance slot I've ever seen in my life. I was playing something right next to it one day and saw a woman betting $15 a spin hit for $30k, hit the bonus feature and instantly mashed the 88x multiplier button x 4 spins. The max bet on the machine at this particular property was $250/spin, so it's possible to hit for half a million or more I'm sure.
edit: sorry, was thinking of lucky 88
I have been lucky! No doubt about that!
$250 a spin! Oh my God! That's roughly half of my paycheck! :O
Funny as in ironic in how I was shocked that anyone would gamble $250 a spin and I recently gambled away roughly that amount. -.-