William Shatner will forever be known as Captain James T. Kirk, but these days he’s more involved with a lottery service than deep space. It’s been a year now since LottoGopher asked Shatner to join and promote their lottery ticket buying company.
The Canadian-born, Emmy Award-winning actor has long enjoyed technology. In 1997 Shatner teamed up with travel discount website Priceline. He told The Next Web that as a heavy user of the Twitter platform, he also unintentionally nearly broke the internet recently by tweeting about Justin Trudeau’s choice of ‘Star Wars’ socks.
So it’s not surprising to hear that he is enthusiastic about LottoGopher, a lottery messenger service which started in 2010 and where you can order and manage your tickets online.
The service offers residents of California and Texas a convenient way to buy Powerball and Mega Millions. And in California, they can also buy tickets for the California SuperLotto Plus game, using a credit card for the purchases.
And as Shatner says in the commercial below: “Getting tickets at the store… so passe.”
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