LANSING, Mich., Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – NeoPollard Interactive LLC (“NeoPollard Interactive” or “NPi”), collectively owned by Pollard Banknote Restricted (TSX: PBL) and NeoGames S.A. (Nasdaq: NGMS), commends the Virginia Lottery for being chosen as “Lottery Operator of the 12 months” on the eGaming Overview (EGR) Operator Awards held on October 27, 2022, on the JW Marriot Grosvenor Home in London, UK. Acknowledged for its status within the eGaming sector, the EGR Operator Awards celebrates business-to-consumer operators for setting the usual in 31 classes throughout all verticals starting from customer support to safer playing. The Virginia Lottery was acknowledged for its distinctive efficiency over the previous yr.
“This award represents the onerous work Lottery staff, in partnership with the NPi workforce, have carried out to realize such robust outcomes and notable progress,” stated Kelly T. Gee, Govt Director of the Virginia Lottery. “I congratulate everybody on a job properly carried out, and I firmly imagine we’ll compound our successes as we proceed enhancing our iLottery program. The extraordinary dedication and dedication by each Lottery stakeholder led to this recognition, and I stay up for seeing what tomorrow brings in assist of Okay-12 public faculties throughout Virginia.”
By reaching $1.37 billion in FY 2022 top-line gross sales in its second yr of operation, the Virginia Lottery secured its place because the fastest-growing U.S. iLottery program ever. Its 69% year-over-year progress in gross wagers was pushed largely by the Lottery’s eInstant portfolio, which contributed 95% of program revenues. Internet gaming income posted spectacular 60% progress over the earlier yr, elevating the Lottery’s complete contribution to Okay-12 schooling to $779 million up to now fiscal yr.
Based on the Virginia Lottery, its technique to develop entry and adoption of its model via the introduction of iLottery is concentrated on three pillars: acquisition, buyer expertise, and enhanced expertise. Proving its dedication to buyer expertise, the Lottery launched a state-of-the-art cellular app and elevated its assortment of on-line draw video games in FY 2022 by including Choose 3 and Choose 4 Each day Draw Video games with Fireball, and Money 5 with EZ-Match, to its current suite of such video games (e.g., Mega Hundreds of thousands, Powerball, and Cash4Life). These new video games are powered by NPi’s NeoDraw Interactive Central Gaming System, a core element of the corporate’s best-in-class iLottery resolution.
“We’re honored the Virginia Lottery has entrusted its iLottery enterprise to NPi, and we’re thrilled to see its record-breaking efficiency acknowledged at this yr’s EGR Operator Awards,” stated Doug Pollard, Co-CEO, NPi. “The Lottery’s on-line video games are getting a terrific response from prospects, and we’re delighted to be enjoying a key function on this outstanding and evolving success story.”
“The Virginia Lottery’s management and its unmatched outcomes are serving to to outline what iLottery success seems like throughout our trade,” stated Moti Malul, Co-CEO, NPi. “With the Lottery’s in-house experience and its religion in NPi’s capacity to execute growth-oriented methods, it is no shock iLottery accounts for greater than 40% of all Virginia Lottery gross sales, making it an important new cornerstone of its total product portfolio.”
For 34 years, the Virginia Lottery has been dedicated to rising and giving again. Since 1999, all Virginia Lottery income have been designated solely for Okay-12 public schooling in Virginia, contributing greater than $11 billion to schooling within the commonwealth since that point. To study extra, go to www.valottery.com/givingback.
About NeoPollard Interactive
Born within the digital area, NeoPollard Interactive LLC (“NPi”) is an award-winning provider of best-in-class iLottery options to the North American lottery market. Serving the most important share of U.S. lotteries that at present promote on-line, NPi helped pioneer the profitable introduction of iLottery within the U.S. and is North America’s confirmed accomplice of option to allow regulated lotteries to design and deploy advanced gaming options in assist of producing incremental income for good causes via the net channel. NPi presents cutting-edge expertise, a full suite of managed providers, and the trade’s prime performing recreation content material as a part of its modern and complete method to partnering for iLottery success. Collectively owned by Pollard Banknote Restricted (TSX: PBL) and NeoGames S.A. (Nasdaq: NGMS)—each globally acknowledged trade leaders—NPi powers probably the most worthwhile iLottery applications. Go to us at www.neopollard.com.
About Pollard Banknote
Pollard Banknote is a number one lottery accomplice to greater than 60 lotteries worldwide, offering top quality instantaneous ticket merchandise, licensed video games, in-lane ticket choices, and sales-driving merchandising options from its Schafer Retail Options + portfolio. It additionally presents a full suite of digital choices, starting from world-class recreation apps to complete participant engagement and iLottery options, together with strategic advertising and administration providers. The Firm is a confirmed innovator and has a long time of expertise serving to lotteries to maximise participant engagement, gross sales, and proceeds for good causes. Pollard Banknote additionally offers pull-tab tickets, bingo paper, ticket merchandising machines, and its Diamond Sport and Compliant Gaming digital video games and units to charitable and different gaming markets in North America. Established in 1907, Pollard Banknote is owned roughly 64.3% by the Pollard household and 35.7% by public shareholders, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Inventory Alternate (TSX: PBL). For extra data, please go to our web site at www.pollardbanknote.com.
NeoGames (Nasdaq: NGMS) is a technology-driven innovator and a worldwide chief of iLottery and iGaming options and providers for regulated lotteries and gaming operators. The Firm presents its prospects a full-service suite of options, together with proprietary expertise platforms, two devoted recreation studios with an intensive portfolio of partaking video games – one in lottery and one in on line casino video games, and a spread of value-added providers. The latest strategic acquisition of Aspire World Group allows NeoGames to supply probably the most complete portfolio throughout iLottery, an modern sports activities betting platform from BtoBet, a sophisticated content material aggregation resolution from Pariplay, and an entire set of B2B Gaming tech and Managed Companies. NeoGames stays an instrumental accomplice to its prospects worldwide, as it really works to maximise their income potential via numerous choices, together with regulation and compliance, cost processing, threat administration, participant relationship administration, and participant worth optimization. NeoGames strives to be the long-term accomplice of selection for its prospects, empowering them to ship pleasant and worthwhile applications to their gamers, generate extra income, and maximize proceeds to governments and good causes. For extra data, please go to our web site at www.neogames.com.
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