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The New York Islanders announced that they have partnered with JackPocket and bought 25,000 tickets for the big payday.
If the franchise wins winnings will be divided with season ticket holders and suite holders.
Other winning share will go to the staff and children’s fund Islanders Group.
After no one hit the jackpot of more than $800 million on Tuesday, it has now risen to nearly $1.3 billion.
The islanders sold out season ticket packages Last season, it was their first year at the UBS Arena near Belmont Park after playing at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum from 1972 to 2015. The Islanders played continuously at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn from 2015 to 2018, then split time between the two arenas. from 2018 to 2020 before returning to Long Island for one final season.
The new arena cost $1.1 billion to build. So, if the islands are lucky, they’ll already return this money and have a lot of excess.
The Islanders haven’t won a Stanley Cup since 1984, but it could have been a much bigger win.