America Gets Lucky With Increased Adoption of Digital Lottery Courier YoY

May 19, 2023 | Government

Jackpocket releases Q1 report, tops $37M in prizes won by users this quarter

NEW YORKMay 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today Jackpocket, the #1 lottery app in the U.S.,* released its Q1 2023 report on lottery participation through its digital lottery courier app. With Jackpocket now in 15 states, digital lottery courier orders have increased in all states where the app is available since Q1 2022. Since Q4 2022, the Jackpocket app has seen significant growth in states recently added to the app, like West Virginia with an increase in orders over 160%. After its launch in early January, Arizona also saw rapid adoption of Jackpocket — with an over 2,700% increase in usage by the end of the quarter.

“With each new quarter, there continues to be remarkable momentum for Jackpocket’s convenient and accessible approach to engaging with the lottery,” said Jackpocket Founder and CEO Peter Sullivan. “Most exciting is that total winnings for lottery fans using Jackpocket have now surpassed $250 million as of last quarter. We’re proud to offer a safe and seamless experience for people looking for a fun, easy way to participate in their favorite lottery games.”

Jackpocket’s data is pulled from the lottery habits of millions of users over the course of Q1 2023. Here, Jackpocket has provided the most interesting trends from that time period.

Numbers and Game Trends

  • The number of Jackpocket orders grew in all states YoY from Q1 2022 to Q1 2023.
  • Jackpocket users across the U.S. favored the standard numbers 7, 11, and 9 when picking Mega Millions and Powerball numbers.
  • For the bonus Mega Ball and Powerball numbers, users favored 13, 7, and 11
  • Specific data findings:
    • Top standard numbers drawn in Mega Millions & Powerball in Q1:
      • 2, 18, 47, 58 – each drawn 9x
      • 43 and 46– each drawn 8x
      • 9, 15, 20, 26, 33, 39, 66 – each drawn 7x
    • Top bonus numbers drawn in Mega Millions & Powerball in Q1:
      • 4, 14, 23 – each drawn 5x
      • 5, 7, 11, 13 – each drawn 4x
      • 9, 15, 18, 22, 24, 26 – each drawn 3x
    • Players who selected their own numbers were twice as likely to win prizes:
      • 69% who chose ‘Pick Your Own’ won
      • 31% who chose ‘Quick Pick’ won

Luckiest Identifiers: Who’s Getting Lucky?

  • Top 3 luckiest astrology signs for Jackpocket users who won lottery prizes:
    • Scorpio (total of $5,368,909 with 51,088 winners)
    • Taurus (total of $3,600,421 with 51,315 winners)
    • Capricorn (total of $3,594,798 with 49,976 winners)
  • Top 5 luckiest zip codes:
  1. 12850 – Saratoga County, NY (winning $3,001,797)
  2. 07748 – Middletown, NJ (winning $1,018,551)
  3. 12571 – Red Hook, NY (winning $1,002,155)
  4. 78640 – Kyle, TX (winning $268,185)
  5. 11212 – Brooklyn, NY (winning $251,981)

Luckiest games in each state for Jackpocket users

  • AR: Natural State Jackpot
  • AZ: Fantasy 5
  • CO: Lucky for Life
  • DC: Lucky for Life
  • ID: Idaho Cash
  • MN: North 5
  • MT: Montana Cash
  • NH: Lucky for Life
  • NJ: Cash4Life
  • NM: Roadrunner Cash
  • NY: Cash4Life
  • OH: Lucky For Life
  • OR: Oregon’s Game Megabucks
  • TX: Lotto Texas
  • WV: Lotto America

Gender Demographics
Women using Jackpocket have increased slightly since last quarter.

  • Q4 2022: 42.7% of total users
  • Q1 2023: 43.8% of total users

Men using Jackpocket have decreased slightly since last quarter.

  • Q4 2022: 57.3% of total
  • Q3 2022: 56.2% of total

State-Specific Trends

  • New York spent the most on ticket orders each month in Q1 2023.
  • Top three winning lottery tickets by state:
    • New York $3M (Mega Millions)
    • New Jersey $1M (Cash4Life)
    • Texas $250K (All or Nothing)
  • Arkansas is currently seeing the greatest YoY growth in ticket orders at 220%.
  • Arizona is currently seeing the greatest QoQ growth in ticket orders at 2,740%.
  • The top 3 states by lottery revenue in Q1 have remained consistent since Q2 2022:
    • New York
    • Texas
    • New Jersey

Jackpocket views the findings of the 15 states in which it operates as a representative of the entire country. Jackpocket is currently available in Arizona, ArkansasColoradoIdahoMinnesota, Montana, New HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkOhioOregonTexasWashington D.C., and West Virginia. For more information on digital lottery courier use in the U.S. visit:

*According to data from AppFollow. Must be 18 or older to play the lottery. In Arizona, must be 21 or older to play the lottery. Jackpocket is not affiliated with any State Lottery. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help, residents of NY call 1-877-8-HOPE-NY or text HOPENY (467369); residents of FL call 888-ADMIT-IT; residents of OR call 1-877-MYLIMIT; all others, call 1-800-GAMBLER. Please visit for full terms of service.

About Jackpocket
Jackpocket is on a mission to create a more convenient, fun and responsible way to participate in the lottery. The first licensed third-party lottery app in the United States, Jackpocket provides an easy, secure way to order official state lottery tickets. Jackpocket is currently available in ArizonaArkansasColoradoIdahoMinnesota, Montana, New HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkOhioOregonTexasWashington D.C., and West Virginia, and is expanding to many new markets. Download the app on iOS and Android or order tickets via desktop. Follow along on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

SOURCE: Jackpocket.

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