New Jersey

US largest mobile gaming win ever awards $9.4M to Jackpocket user

The winner works in the healthcare field and is from Union County, New Jersey.
2021-11-02
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According to historical data and research from Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, the win is the largest legal-and-regulated win ever on a mobile device in the US. Since the app's last major digital lottery prize announcement, the app has seen an 838% increase in active players. This year the app has seen nearly 630,000 winners.

Jackpocket announced on Monday that a New Jersey player won $9,400,000 on the lotteries app, making it the largest sum won, to date, across all mobile gaming platforms in the U.S.

Based on historical data and discussions with market research and consulting firm Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, it is believed this $9.4 million New Jersey Pick 6 Lotto prize won through the Jackpocket app, represents the single largest legal-and-regulated win ever on a mobile device in the United States.

Since Jackpocket's last major digital lottery prize announcement, the app has seen an 838% increase in active players. In fact, Jackpocket has seen nearly 630,000 winners this year alone, with more than 7,000 users winning over $100 more than once.

Peter Sullivan, CEO, and Founder of Jackpocket, said: "At Jackpocket, we want to meet users where they are and shepherd the future of lottery play so that it's easily available to all who have a mobile device. We're always excited to see our users win big. This win not only allows us to reflect on the industry's immense growth in New Jersey but also across the U.S. The Jackpocket team is invigorated by this historic moment in our mission to create a more convenient, fun, and responsible way to play the lottery."

In New Jersey specifically, there have been over $26M in winnings since Jackpocket's launch with more than 120,000 winners. On the October 25 drawing alone, Jackpocket sold almost 9% of all Powerball tickets in the state. Since Jackpocket's launch in New Jersey in December 2019, the app has seen 9x active user growth and 16x sales growth.

The lucky winner, Carol, works in the healthcare field and is from Union County, New Jersey. 

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