When the Jackpot Baby is not a bastard (which is rare), it is usually conceived for tax breaks.
Occasionally, a person with wealthy parents will deliberately produce a child when promised large sums of money in exchange for producing an heir. However, the previously mentioned bastard child is the most common.
Shameeka: "Work?? Girl please! I'm gonna have me a Jackpot Baby so I can get on the 'fare, fuck that workin' shit! I ain't gettin' my hands dirty fo' no motherfucker!"
Jackie: "Oh. Uh, ok. So who's the daddy going to be?"
Shameeka: "Whoever, don't matter, long as I get a baby so I can get that check is all I care about."