New York: Mega Millions lottery ticket ordered via Jackpocket app rewards player with $3 million prize

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jack pocket announced on Wednesday that a Mega Millions ticket worth $3 million has been ordered in Westchester County, New York using the Jackpocket lottery app. The third-party app offers consumers a way to order official state lottery tickets.

The Quick Pick ticket matched 5 of the 5 white numbers drawn in the July 22 Mega Millions draw, only the golden Mega Ball was missing. By adding the $1 megaplier to his ticket, the player multiplied his second prize winnings by 3 to reach $3 million guaranteed.

Pete Sullivan, Founder and CEO of Jackpocket commented : “We can’t wait to celebrate this winner from NY and are so proud to facilitate this life-changing victory. Jackpocket’s mission is to make the lottery more accessible and convenient to play. As this historic Mega Millions crosses the $1 billion mark, it’s easier than ever to play your favorite games from anywhere in New York City.”

New York saw another Jackpocket player win a $1 million Cash4Life prize on July 21 in Kings County. Consecutive millionaires became the 5th and 6th New York Lottery players to win prizes worth a million dollars or more using the app.

So far, there have been over 350,000 Jackpocket winners in New York State claiming over $60 million in prizes from the app launch in 2021according to data provided by the company.

Nationally, over $160 million in lottery prizes have been won on Jackpocket by over one million individual winners to date. A total of 18 individual Jackpocket players across the country have won prizes of $1 million or more.

Jackpocket is live in 12 states across the US, with the last launch taking place in Montana earlier this month. Players in this state can now order tickets for lottery games including Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto America, Lucky for Life, Montana Cash and Big Sky Bonus on Jackpocket’s mobile app.

The platform allows players to place ticket orders, view an image of their ticket, check lottery results, and even receive prizes up to $599 right on the app.. If players win more than $599, the winning ticket will be transferred to them for redemption in the Montana Lottery.

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