Jackpot games are games that pay out a significant amount of money to the winning player. The term jackpot is most commonly used to describe casino games. However, any game could pay out a jackpot, since jackpot is a general term for a large amount of money. A player either can find jackpot games online or at a land-based gambling establishment. The rules and payout structure of each game varies according to the establishment and the machine or table. Generally, there are two types of jackpots. The progressive jackpot pays out a higher amount as more people get involved with the game. A non-progressive jackpot follows a predetermined amount and is not affected by the number of players or the amount of wagers. » Read more..