Pollard Banknote obtains a contract extension from Loto-Québec

WINNIPEG, MB, February 1, 2021 /CNW/ – Pollard Banknote Limited (TSX: PBL) (“Pollard Banknote”) is pleased to announce an extension of its instant ticket games and related services contract with Loto-Québec (“Loterie”). The initial term of the contract began on February 1, 2014and as part of this extension, Pollard Banknote will continue to serve Loto-Québec as the primary provider of instant ticket games through January 31, 2022.

This contract extends the fruitful and highly collaborative relationship that has been forged between Pollard Banknote and Loto-Québec in recent years. During this period, Pollard Banknote provided a full suite of services including game design, instant ticket production and marketing.

Resolutely committed to providing quality entertainment to its players, Loto-Québec has long been recognized for its responsible, innovative and dynamic approach to its instant ticket portfolio. More recently, Loto-Québec’s quest to bring new game concepts to its players has inspired the development of several new instant ticket collaborations between the Lottery and Pollard Banknote, including tickets with multiplayer functionality and other features. unique prints, which will be introduced in the coming month. Additionally, Pollard Banknote’s cutting-edge innovations, including Scratch FX®, bagged games and various specialty inks, have proven to be a natural fit for the lottery.

“Loto-Québec is pleased to continue its collaboration with Pollard Banknote to create innovative games that offer players exciting new experiences,” said Marie-Claudel LalondeSenior Director, Strategy and Marketing Communications at Loto-Québec.

“Loto-Québec is a valued customer and we are exceptionally proud of the strong partnership we have cultivated as our premier instant ticket partner. We look forward to continuing to support the Lottery with innovative products that meet its high standards of quality and safety, while offering the greatest flexibility in terms of production and development of new concepts over the coming year. “, said Michelle AnnandaleVice President, International Sales and Marketing, Pollard Banknote.

About the Pollard ticket

Pollard Banknote is a leading lottery partner for over 60 lotteries worldwide, providing high-quality instant ticket products, licensed games, Schafer Systems and Fastrak retail merchandising solutions, and a suite range of digital offerings, from world-class mkodo gaming applications to player engagement and iLottery solutions, including strategic marketing and management services. The company is a proven innovator and has decades of experience helping lotteries maximize player engagement, sales and revenue for worthy causes. Pollard Banknote also supplies break open tickets, bingo paper and diamond game and Compliant Gaming games and electronics to charitable and other gaming markets in North America. Founded in 1907, Pollard Banknote is owned approximately 66.7% by the Pollard family and 33.3% by public shareholders, and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (PBL). For more information, please visit our website at www.pollardbanknote.com.

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SOURCE Pollard Banknote Limited

For further information: Doug Pollard, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Email: [email protected]; John PollardCo-Managing Director, Email: [email protected]; Rob Rose, Chief Financial Officer, Email: [email protected]; Pollard Banknote Limited, Telephone: (204) 474-2323

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