Press Release

NeoPollard Interactive Named Lottery Supplier Of The Year At 2019 EGR North America Awards

LANSING, Michigan, April 22, 2019 /CNW/ – NeoPollard Interactive (“NPi”) is pleased to announce that it has been named Lottery Supplier of the Year at the 6th Annual EGR North America Awards. Culminating in a ceremony in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on April 11, 2019, the EGR North America Awards recognizes excellence in the North American online gaming industry.

The Lottery Supplier of the Year category celebrates suppliers who have demonstrated outstanding performance and innovation in the delivery of market-leading solutions for lottery operators. Evaluation in this category considered product integration and delivery, quality, commercial success, and innovation in the last 12 months. The judges’ remarks cited NPi’s proven commercial success and recognized NPi’s iLottery 360° Solution as an “innovative and comprehensive approach.”

As partner to North America’s leading iLottery operators, with approximately 80% U.S. market share in terms of revenue, NPi’s leadership in the iLottery space is further solidified through this recognition. NPi’s iLottery 360° Solution enables the company to provide a fully turnkey iLottery operation—including sophisticated technology platforms, managed services, and industry-leading game content—that is specifically geared towards serving the needs of lotteries and the preferences of lottery players.

“NPi is truly honored to be awarded Lottery Supplier of the Year by the EGR North America Awards,” said Liz Siver, General Manager, NPi. “As a company, we have, and will continue to be, committed to our clients’ success. We are thrilled to be recognized for our comprehensive iLottery 360° Solution, innovative approach, and, most importantly, the successful lottery partnerships we have cultivated since forming nearly 5 years ago.”

NPi’s focused approach and operational expertise has earned the company the reputation as ‘partner of choice’ for lotteries looking to enhance the way they connect and engage with players. By focusing on generating sustainable revenue for good causes, as well as offering the most exciting, innovative, and engaging digital gaming products, NPi demonstrates the proven ability to incrementally increase revenues for its lottery partners.

About NeoPollard Interactive
NeoPollard Interactive LLC (“NeoPollard Interactive”) is jointly owned by two of the world’s most trusted and reputable companies in lottery and Internet gaming – Pollard Banknote Limited (“Pollard Banknote”) and NeoGames S.A.R.L. (“NeoGames”). Established in 2014, NeoPollard Interactive combines the marketing expertise and extensive worldwide lottery experience of Pollard Banknote with the proven leadership and technology of NeoGames in launching new online and mobile gaming products and services suited to an ever-evolving marketplace. The company leverages the strengths of each partner company to develop, implement, operate and maintain innovative online gaming services that enable regulated lottery clients to generate revenues for good causes.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT NEOPOLLARD INTERACTIVE, CONTACT:
Doug Pollard
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Telephone: (204) 474-2323
E-mail: doug.pollard@neopollard.com
Moti Malul
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Telephone: 1-734-353-4275
E-mail: moti.malul@neopollard.com

About Pollard Banknote

Pollard Banknote is a leading lottery partner to more than 60 lotteries worldwide, providing high quality instant ticket products, licensed games, Schafer Systems and Fastrak retail merchandising solutions, and a full suite of digital offerings, ranging from world-class mkodo game apps to comprehensive 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 proceeds for good causes. Pollard Banknote also provides pull-tab tickets, bingo paper, and its Diamond Game and Oasis-branded electronic ticket machines to charitable and other gaming markets in North America. Established in 1907, Pollard Banknote is owned approximately 67.5% by the Pollard family and 32.5% by public shareholders, and is publicly traded on the TSX (PBL). For more information, please visit our website at www.pollardbanknote.com.

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For More Information

Doug Pollard
Co-Chief Executive Officer
dpollard@pbl.ca

John Pollard
Co-Chief Executive Officer
jpollard@pbl.ca

Rob Rose
Chief Financial Officer
rrose@pbl.ca