Pollard Banknote Wins Minnesota Lottery Mobile App Development Contract

WINNIPEG, MB, December 1, 2021 /CNW/ – Pollard Banknote Limited (TSX: PBL) (“Pollard Banknote”) is pleased to announce that following a recent competitive procurement process, it has been awarded a contract for hands-on mobile application development services from the Minnesota Lottery ( “Lottery”) to develop a fully functional mobile lottery application for iOS and Android.

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Under this new contract, Pollard Banknote will develop a modern mobile application specially designed to provide an engaging mobile experience for lottery enthusiasts in Minnesota. The app will offer convenience features such as ticket verification functionality, GPS location of lottery retailers, as well as information about the lottery, including its responsible gaming program. Lottery players will be able to use the new app to easily look up winning numbers and jackpots, create and save digital game slips that can be scanned at lottery retailers, and scan tickets to receive entries into the 2nd Chance program from the lottery for extra chances to win. money and prizes. The app will also be enabled with opt-in social sharing capabilities that will allow players to share their winning experiences by connecting to various social media channels.

“The Minnesota Lottery is thrilled to partner with Pollard Banknote to bring a new mobile app to our players,” said Minnesota Lottery Executive Director Adam Prock. “A new app will allow us to engage directly with players and provide them with convenient access to many facets of the Minnesota Lottery. We look forward to working with Pollard Banknote to bring the Minnesota Lottery app to the App Store and Google Play to build excitement among our players and generate additional awareness and contribute to the programs the Lottery supports across the state.”

“Pollard Banknote is honored to extend our long-standing partnership with the Minnesota Lottery to provide a new mobile app for its players,” said Byron Peterson, Senior Director, Sales and Marketing, Pollard Banknote. “The launch of the new app will play a fundamental role in establishing the Lottery’s digital presence and expanding its online engagement. We know first-hand that technology-driven lottery products are a great way to connect effectively and directly with players, and we look forward to continuing this successful partnership with the Lottery that will benefit the people of Minnesota for years to come.”

For over 30 years, the Minnesota Lottery has been dedicated to raising funds for programs that positively impact the lives of Minnesotans. It offers gambling unique to Minnesota that adheres to the highest standards of integrity and security. Since its creation, the Lottery has brought in more than $3.1 billion to programs that benefit all Minnesotans, including the state’s most valuable natural resources, education, healthcare, public safety, and more. For more information about the lottery, please visit www.mnlottery.com.

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 its diamond game and games and electronic gaming devices conforming to the charitable and other gaming markets in North America. Founded in 1907, Pollard Banknote is owned approximately 64.3% by the Pollard family and 35.7% 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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