The Jackpot Advisory Board is appointed by the Elko County Board of Commissioners to 2 year terms. Their duties are to provide guidance, recommendations and ideas to help govern the unincorporated community of Jackpot, which lies on the northern border of Elko County. This also includes participation in the budget process in conjunction with the County's Fiscal Affairs department.
The board consists of 5 members from throughout the community who volunteer to provide service to the citizens. The community, the largest unincorporated in Elko County, can boast of a Recreation Center, Golf Course and Airport.