Jackpocket celebrates 20th online lottery prize worth a million or more

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jack pocket announced a milestone as 20 players have won prizes of at least $1 million from tickets purchased through its messaging service app. Additionally, Jackpocket surpassed $190 million in combined winnings for its online lottery players.

The Jackpocket app was recently launched in Idaho, making it the 14th active jurisdiction for online lottery play in the United States.

Jackpocket made 20 American millionaires in the online lottery

A couple from Bergen County, NJ, are the latest winners to win a prize of at least nine figures. As permitted by New Jersey law, winners have chosen to remain anonymous.

They won 1 million dollars with a Powerball ticket ordered via the Jackpocket app. The numbers they chose all had meaning for their family. As they explained:

“Everything was an age or a birthday. The first was my wife, then my youngest son. The third was me, then the dog.

The couple were just one digit away from winning the $270 million grand prize in the September 24 draw. The winner joked:

“The Powerball number we picked was 13 and the winning number was 14! That’s crazy! I just wish the Powerball had been 27 or 30, you know? Then it would have been like, d okay, whatever.

The red Powerball choice came from the day the couple got married. When lucky players found out they had won, they were amazed:

“We went to check the app and it said ‘Big Winner’. We clicked on the ticket order and my wife was going crazy turning on the lights. I’m like, ‘Let me see this.’ I saw the word ‘million’ and then that was it!

The couple plan to invest the money to prepare their children for the future.

Other single ticket millionaire winnings ordered on Jackpocket ranged from $1 million to $9.4 million. New York nursing student won $1 million while a lucky New Jersey player scored a $9.4 million windfall. It remains the biggest US lottery win in mobile gaming history.

Jackpocket happy to witness life-changing wins

As the company announced, more than 1.17 million individual winners on Jackpocket have won over $190 million in lottery prizes.

Founder and CEO Peter Sullivan said via a press release:

“In just a few short years, Jackpocket has facilitated life-changing wins for our 20 millionaires in addition to over one million wins for other lottery players nationwide. Jackpocket was founded on the idea that the lottery should be accessible and convenient for everyone. We are proud of our success and absolutely thrilled to celebrate all of our many winners today.

The company says all of these wins represent a remarkable achievement for the app that launched nine years ago.

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