LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA September 14, 2017 – Diamond Game Enterprises, Inc. (“Diamond Game”) is pleased to announce that, following a competitive procurement process, it has been awarded a contract to provide fraternal organization Pull-Tabs, dispensers, and related services to the Missouri Lottery. The three-year contract will run until Sept. 30, 2020, with three optional one-year extensions. The total value of the contract, with extensions, is estimated at $22.8 million U.S. dollars.
Diamond Game’s LT-3 Pull-Tab dispensers were first deployed in Missouri veteran and fraternal organizations in 2013 as part of a pilot program to return Lottery Pull-Tabs to the market. The Pull-Tab Dispenser program in Missouri serves as a key milestone for Diamond Game, as it became the first U.S. lottery to deploy the LT-3.
“We are very excited for the opportunity to continue our relationship with the Missouri Lottery and to support the veteran and fraternal organizations in meeting their goals and objectives,” stated Bill Breslo, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Diamond Game.
“Allowing fraternal organizations to sell Pull-Tabs during the past few years has meant millions more in proceeds for public education,” said May Scheve Reardon, Executive Director of the Missouri Lottery. “The fraternal organizations have also benefitted tremendously since the pilot program launched. We’re pleased to continue our contract with Diamond Game to benefit players, fraternal organizations and education in the future.”
The Missouri Lottery Pull-Tab program is one of six North American jurisdictions where Diamond Game has its LT-3 dispensers deployed. In the U.S., the Maryland Lottery and Michigan Lottery operate similar programs, in which Diamond Game’s LT-3 benefits fraternal and/or veterans organizations in those states.
About Diamond Game
Diamond Game designs, produces, and services games, gaming systems, and tickets for the public gaming, Native American, and charity markets. Diamond Game maintains its corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, California and service facilities in Hamilton, Ontario, and Jefferson City, Missouri.
On August 3, 2017, Pollard Banknote Limited acquired a majority interest in Innova Gaming Group Inc., the parent company of Diamond Game Enterprises, Inc. and Diamond Game Canada ULC. This acquisition furthers the company’s reach in the lottery and charitable gaming industry as Pollard Banknote is a leading partner to more than 60 lotteries worldwide, and also plays a major role in the charitable pull-tab and bingo markets in North America.
Learn more about Diamond Game at www.diamondgame.com.
For more information about Pollard Banknote, visit www.pollardbanknote.com.
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