mkodo, a Pollard Banknote Company, partners with OLG to launch new mobile lottery app
As one of the most sophisticated and accessible lottery apps on the market, mkodo worked with Bede, OLG’s platform provider, to create a top-notch design offering improved navigation and intuitive user interface. In addition to the ticket purchasing capabilities, the newly launched app offers OLG players an engaging mobile gaming experience, as well as information on current games, instant rewards for small wins, multi-party memberships, and more. sweepstakes and lottery retailer locator functionality. Additionally, the app uses mkodo’s proprietary geolocation platform, mCloud Gateway, to ensure that only users within OLG’s jurisdictional boundaries can interact with the app.
Accessibility was prioritized throughout the design of the app to ensure that all OLG gamers, including those who use assistive technologies such as voice assist / talkback / player readers. screen, have the ability to use and enjoy all of its features. The app complies with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA, the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001, and the Accessibility for People with Disabilities Act, 2005. ‘Ontario.
“OLG.ca is the trusted digital platform of choice for Ontario and now our players can have the same confidence in the OLG app whether they are making a deposit, playing their favorite game or scanning their tickets to verify the winners, ”said Duncan hannay, President and CEO of OLG. “With over one million registered players on OLG.ca, we intend to continue to provide world-class gaming entertainment to Ontarians while becoming a leader and innovator in the digital space. We are delighted to be accompanied in this adventure by partners as solid as Pollard Banknote and mkodo. ”
“We are delighted to be OLG’s chosen partner for the development of its new market-leading lottery application,” said Stuart without God, Managing Director of mkodo. “OLG has always been at the forefront of lottery innovations and in today’s digital landscape, it is imperative that lotteries look for other ways to reach their players through interactive means. OLG’s new mobile app makes it easy for gamers to buy and play their favorite game. games, while helping the Lottery to establish more effective and direct links with its players. ”
“We are very proud to partner with OLG and help expand its reach into the digital world with the launch of its new mobile app,” said Brad thompson, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Pollard Banknote. “We look forward to continuing to provide the Lottery with innovative products that generate excitement among players and generate returns for the many good causes that OLG supports.
OLG is a state agency that develops world-class entertainment games for the province of Ontario. Acting in a socially responsible manner, OLG operates and manages land-based gaming facilities, the sale of province-wide lottery games, Internet gaming, and the delivery of bingo and other electronic gaming products to centers. charity game. Since 1975, OLG has provided approximately $ 55 billion to the people and to the Province of Ontario to support key government priorities, including health care, problem gambling treatment and prevention, and support for amateur athletes. Each year, proceeds from OLG’s activities help host communities, Ontario First Nations, lottery retailers and local charities across the province.
About Pollard Banknote
Pollard Banknote is a major lottery partner of over 60 lotteries around the world. player engagement and iLottery solutions, including strategic marketing and management services. The company is a proven innovator and has decades of experience helping lotteries to maximize player engagement, sales and revenue for good causes. Pollard Banknote also provides tab tickets, bingo paper and its Diamond game and games and electronic gaming devices compliant with the charity markets and other games in North America. Founded in 1907, Pollard Banknote is approximately 64.3% owned by the Pollard family and 35.7% by public shareholders, and is listed on the TSX (PBL). For more information, please visit our website at www.pollardbanknote.com.
mkodo is a leading provider of digital applications and user interfaces for the lottery and gaming industry worldwide. Founded in 2001, the company has been recognized for its core strength in developing and delivering successful digital experiences to the target audience of their customers’ online users. Mkodo’s customer base includes several leading lotteries and gaming companies around the world, including the majority of Canadian lotteries and some of the largest gaming operators in the UK. For more information, please visit www.mkodo.com.
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SOURCE Pollard Banknote Limited
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