Lotterywest is a contributor to building Western Australia’s quality of life through proceeds to community, local government, and charitable organizations including arts and cultural groups, as well as state health services. In 2011/12, Lotterywest contributed $257 million AUD to the Western Australian community. Of this, Lotterywest provided $116.5 million in direct grants to more than 1,000 community and charitable organizations.
“Pollard Banknote is excited to be working with Lotterywest for the first time and is looking forward to partnering with the Lottery to expand their ticket portfolio,” said Doug Pollard, Co-Chief Executive Officer. “This will be a wonderful opportunity to introduce the Western Australian market to our games and exclusive products including our popular Scratch FX® tickets, multiple-games PlayBook®, and WebPlay™ interactive games, among others.”
In awarding the contract, Lotterywest Chief Executive Officer, Jan Stewart stated, “We’re always looking for ways to increase our contribution to the community, and are eager to integrate Pollard Banknote’s innovative print and interactive products into our collection. We believe that the introduction of these new products into the market in addition to the products provided by our other instant ticket providers will build on our strategy to engage existing players and attract new ones, while ensuring we maintain the integrity of our core values as an organization, and our continued commitment to our community.”