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Pronunciation of Jackpot: Learn how to pronounce Jackpot in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word jackpot:

a large cash prize in a game or lottery, especially one that accumulates until it is won.

hit the jackpot

1win a jackpot.
2have great or unexpected success, especially in making a lot of money quickly:
the theatre hit the jackpot with its first musical

late 19th century: from jack1 + pot1. The term was originally used in a form of poker, where the pool or pot accumulated until a player could open the bidding with two jacks or better