Jackpocket App Soars to Top of App Store and Provides Platform for Islanders‘ $50,000 Order before history 50e Anniversary season
NEW YORK, July 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The New York Islanders have announced their partnership with Jackpocket, the leading third-party app in the United States providing a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, order $50,000 in Mega Millions lottery tickets on behalf of all full season ticket members, suite holders, staff and the Islanders Children’s Foundation (“Islanders Group”).
The Islanders placed their order, totaling 25,000 tickets, on the Jackpocket app for today’s estimate $1.28 billion drawing, the second biggest prize in Mega Millions history. The team will split the net winnings among the group of islanders, or if below $250,000 donate the entire amount to the Islanders Children’s Foundation.
Jackpocket, which ranked as the #1 entertainment app on the App Store this week, processed more Mega Millions tickets and signed up more new players in the past 7 days than in Jackpocket’s entire second quarter. During the current Mega Millions run, which began April 19Jackpocket hit over 9% of all Mega Millions tickets sold in the state of New York for particular designs.
“As we prepare for our historic 50e anniversary, we want to show our appreciation for our Islanders Season Ticket members and staff and give them a chance to enter this massive Mega Millions draw,” said the Islanders co-owner Jon Ledecky. “Revenues from lottery tickets go towards education in New York Stateso no matter what happens in today’s historic cartoon, significant funds have been generated for education in the state, which supports our fanbase and their families.”
“We are thrilled to be working with the New York Islanders, a longtime partner, to build on the widespread attention the lottery is garnering for the good of the community this week,” said Pete Sullivan, CEO and Founder of Jackpocket. “This is a major event for the lottery industry as a whole and we are excited to be able to offer Americans a more convenient and secure way to participate in this national moment.”
Jackpocket is available for lottery play in 12 jurisdictions including New York, Arkansas, Colorado, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Texasand washington d.c. To date, lottery players have conquered $160 million in prizes using the Jackpocket app, and 18 individual players won prizes worth $1 million or more.
Jackpocket and the Islanders look forward to making another major announcement in the coming weeks.
jack pocket is on a mission to create a more convenient, fun and responsible way to play the lottery. The first licensed third-party lottery app in United States, Jackpocket offers an easy and secure way to order official state lottery tickets. Jackpocket is currently available in New York, Arkansas, Colorado, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Texasand washington d.c., and expands to many new markets. Download the app at iOS Where android and follow on Facebook, Twitter and instagram.
About the New York Islanders
Founded in 1972, the New York Islanders Hockey Club is the proud winner of four Stanley Cup championships and a record nineteen consecutive playoff victories. The Islanders have had nine members inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame and play in the National Hockey League’s Eastern Conference.
The Islanders Children’s Foundation has helped countless young people in need in the community and around the world since its inception. Donations are collected through the efforts of our players, management and employees, as well as our fans and partners.
UBS Arena in Belmont Park is the team’s new state-of-the-art home.
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