NEW YORK, December 15, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Jackpocket, the first third-party app in the United States that gives players a simple and secure way to order official state lottery tickets, now accepts Apple Pay®. With this new mobile payment option, users of the Jackpocket lottery application in New Jersey and other eligible states have even more flexibility to play Mega Millions, Powerball and other lottery games from the comfort of their smartphones.
“Our mission has always been to make the lottery more accessible, and now more than ever, our customers are looking for safe and convenient lottery experiences,” said the CEO of Jackpocket. Peter Sullivan. “Apple Pay on Jackpocket provides our players with a seamless and secure way to play their favorite lottery games right from their phone.”
Jackpocket launches Apple Pay in the wake of its partnership with Sightline Payments integrating Sightline’s Play + platform with Jackpocket’s mobile user experience. By expanding access to the lottery, which is traditionally a cash-only industry, Jackpocket is attracting new consumers who otherwise would not be active lottery players. Over sixty percent of current Jackpocket users are under the age of 45.
A member of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), Jackpocket also ensures player safety with consumer protections such as daily funding and spending limits, self-exclusion, and in-app access to game resources. responsible gambling. The company is the first third-party lottery service to receive a responsible gaming certification NCPG’s Responsible Internet Gambling Compliance Assessment (iCAP) program.
You must be 18 or over to play. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and needs help, call 1-800-Gambler. Please visit jackpocket.com/tos for full service conditions.
Jackpocket is on a mission to create a more convenient, fun and responsible way to play the lottery. By being the first company to automatically lock a customer’s account to their ticket serial number, Jackpocket makes the lottery even more secure. Jackpocket is currently available in Arkansas, Colorado, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, and Washington DC, and is expanding into many new markets. Download the app on ios or Android and follow Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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