Two-time world champion Lewis was forced to come back from 4-1 and 5-2 down as he sealed his place in the second round with a dramatic 6-5 victory over Luke Woodhouse.
Jackpot will now turn his attention to world number nine Jonny Clayton - an opponent who he has enjoyed recent success against, winning three of the last five encounters.
Another former darting heavyweight to make it through the opening round was Dutchman Jelle Klaasen.
The former BDO world champion averaged 95 as he picked up an impressive 6-4 win over Callan Rydz. Next up for Klaasen is a clash with another former world champion, Rob Cross.
The highest average in the opening round was set by Adam Gawlas who posted figures of 100.30 in his 6-3 victory over Ryan Joyce. The Czech player will now turn his attention to Ryan Searle.
Another man who put on impressive numbers was Martin Lukeman who enjoyed a 6-3 victory over Stefan Bellmont with a 97 average.
Lukeman will be rewarded for his first-round efforts with a clash against Michael van Gerwen.
Belgium's Kim Huybrechts is also through following his 6-5 win over Stephen Bunting.
The 36-year-old will face Krzysztof Ratajski in the second round - a match-up which has gone to the final leg decider in their last two meetings.
Second round draw
Michael van Gerwen vs Martin Lukeman
Martin Schindler vs Madars Razma
Damon Heta vs Mickey Mansell
Ryan Searle vs Adam Gawlas
Joe Cullen vs Rowby-John Rodriguez
Daryl Gurney vs Eddie Lovely
Rob Cross vs Jelle Klaasen
Krzysztof Ratajski vs Kim Huybrechts
Jose de Sousa vs Andrew Gilding
Brendan Dolan vs Danny Jansen
Dimitri Van den Bergh vs Joe Murnan
Luke Humphries vs Ryan Meikle
Peter Wright vs Johan Engstrom
Jonny Clayton vs Adrian Lewis
Michael Smith vs Danny Noppert
Dirk van Duijvenbode vs Nathan Rafferty