WHITEHOUSE STATION, NJ – QuickChek Corp. and Lotto.com Inc. partner to provide customers with a secure, contactless online lottery experience.
Jersey City-based Lotto.com is a web-based platform that allows consumers to purchase lottery tickets on any device without downloading a mobile app or depositing money into an account. As an exclusive retail partner, QuickChek will allow the startup to reach consumers at the chain’s convenience stores in the Garden State.
âWe’re no strangers to today’s digital world as we provide consumers with convenience through mobile ordering, our mobile rewards app and the ability to order delivery online. Our partnership with Lotto.com will allow us to better meet the needs of consumers. who prefer to buy and play online, âsaid Don Leech, vice president of marketing and operations at QuickChek.
Lotto.com is a registered New Jersey Lottery courier service and is the second licensed lottery courier service in the United States. The company’s dual mission is to modernize the way the lottery is played while increasing its benefits to the public by helping state funding and boosting revenue that benefits many of the state-run programs of New Jersey.
âOur team is here to promote the lottery in a way no one else could have imagined – a user-centric and digital way that requires no download or application deposit,â said Thomas Metzger, CEO of Lotto.com. âAt Lotto.com, we’re on a mission to increase contributions to good causes, linking them with every ticket sold. To help us achieve this, we’ve partnered with QuickChek, a leader in convenience and Service. Combining this offering with our best-in-class lottery distribution platform, we are able to deliver a seamless online experience to players in the most secure manner possible. “
Lotto.com operates an e-commerce platform based on four key pillars:
- Convenience: People aged 18 and over can choose their lucky numbers manually or use the platform’s Quick Pick random number generator.
- Security: Payment information is managed by industry-leading payment partners that comply with all PCI standards and physical lottery tickets are stored in Lotto.com’s fire-resistant safe which is monitored 24/7. on seven.
- Security: To encourage participants to play responsibly, the platform provides controls to set spending limits and plan for self-exclusion. It also performs age verification and geolocation checks to ensure proper use of the platform.
- Peace of mind: When players buy a digital ticket, they own it. The platform will notify players if they’ve won so they don’t have to set up ‘check your numbers’ reminders.
By supporting user participation in U.S. state lotteries, Lotto.com helps fund state-run programs in education, parks, emergency responders, veterans health and other essential services. Depending on the state, up to 50 percent of all lottery ticket sales support these initiatives, according to the company.
Lotto.com plans to grow nationwide.
QuickChek, based in Whitehouse Station, operates 157 convenience stores in New Jersey, the Hudson Valley in New York and Long Island. It is a division of Murphy USA Inc., headquartered in Eldorado, Ark., Operating more than 1,650 gas stations and convenience stores, primarily in the Southwest, Southeast, Midwest and the northeastern United States.