PlayAlberta.ca Now Offers First Regulated Sports Betting For Albertans
LANSING, Mich., September 1, 2021 / CNW / – NeoPollard Interactive LLC (“NeoPollard Interactive” or “NPi”), jointly owned by Pollard Banknote Limited (“Pollard Banknote”) (TSX: PBL) and NeoGames SA (Nasdaq: NGMS), congratulates Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (“AGLC”) for Play Alberta’s first sports betting program launched today.
Albertans can now connect to www.playalberta.ca—The only regulated online gambling website in the province — for placing bets on sporting events related to popular professional sports leagues, such as the NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB, as well as other favorites of the fans, like NCAA football and European football.
“AGLC is continually looking for ways to improve Play Alberta, and the addition of sports betting to the website will provide consumers with expanded gaming entertainment options. Play Alberta Sports Betting will take the existing sports betting market players know and introduce a modern option that presents Albertans with choice and convenience in a safe and regulated environment, ”said AGLC Interim President and CEO, Kandice Machado.
AGLC’s sports betting service is powered by NPi’s state-of-the-art NeoSphere iLottery technology and the award-winning advanced betting platform and trading services offered by Sporting Solutions. With offices around the world, including in Edmonton, Alberta, Sporting Solutions is a leading B2B sports betting provider serving many of the world’s largest betting operators. Collectively, the fully integrated solution delivers a seamless entertainment experience that drives player engagement across all areas of the game.
“NPi continues to expand and improve our products and services to provide Albertans with a unified online gaming experience for lotteries, casinos and now sports betting,” said Liz siver, Managing Director, NeoPollard Interactive. “As AGLC’s Online Operational Partner, NPi provides a complete 360 ° solution, including cutting-edge technology, our Power Suite of operational services and engaging digital game content. We are proud to now offer a – an artistic sports betting program in collaboration with Sporting Solutions that is sure to appeal to sports fans and increase income for good causes by Alberta. “
“We are very happy to work with AGLC and NPi to launch that of Alberta first regulated online sports betting, ”said Andy wright, CEO, Sports Solutions. “With the recent legalization of single event betting in Canada, now is the perfect time to launch Play Alberta. We are confident that our expertise in technology and sports betting will bring a dynamic and compelling offer to Albertans. “
The introduction of sports betting marks the latest in a series of improvements NPi has made to Play Alberta. In addition to sports betting, NPi has worked with AGLC to launch online lotto games, slots, instant games, and live and virtual dealer table games, all of which provide income to the General Revenue Fund. within from alberta regulated gaming environment.
About NeoPollard Interactive
Born into the digital realm, NeoPollard Interactive LLC (“NPi”) is an award-winning provider of leading iLottery solutions to the North American lottery market. Serving the largest share of US lotteries that currently sell online, NPi was instrumental in the successful introduction of iLottery to the United States and, is North America Proven partner of choice to enable regulated lotteries to design and deploy complex gaming solutions to generate additional revenue for good causes through the online channel. NPi offers cutting-edge technology, a comprehensive suite of managed services, and the industry’s best performing gaming content, as part of its innovative and comprehensive approach to partnering for iLottery success. Co-owned by Pollard Banknote Limited (TSX: PBL) and NeoGames SA (Nasdaq: NGMS), two globally recognized industry leaders, NPi powers the most profitable iLottery programs. Visit us at www.neopollard.com.
About Pollard Banknote
Pollard Banknote is a major lottery partner of over 60 lotteries around the world. 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 revenue for good causes. Pollard Banknote also provides tab tickets, bingo paper and its Diamond game and electronic games and gaming devices compliant with charity markets and other games in North America. Founded in 1907, Pollard Banknote is approximately 64.3% owned 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.
NeoGames (Nasdaq: NGMS) is a technology-driven innovator and global provider of iLottery solutions for national and state-regulated lotteries. NeoGames’ full-service solution combines proprietary technology platforms with the experience and expertise required for successful iLottery operations. NeoGames’ pioneering game studio includes an extensive portfolio of engaging online lottery games that provide an entertaining player experience. As a trusted partner of lotteries around the world, the company works with its customers to maximize their success, offering them a complete solution that enables them to deliver enjoyable and profitable iLottery programs to their players, generate more revenue and to direct profits to good causes. For more information visit www.neogames.com.
About Sport Solutions
Sporting Solutions is a subsidiary of FDJ Gaming Solutions, which provides betting services for FDJ Groupe (EPA: FDJ) and over 40 operators in regulated jurisdictions, including many of the best-known bookmakers in the UK and overseas . With offices in the UK, South Africa and North America, Sporting Solutions is the premium and market leading provider of odds provision, business expertise and risk management services, and software solutions. It was born out of Sporting Index – the global leader in trading the most volatile form of sports betting since 1992 – and over the past decade has leveraged that ability to deliver a premier B2B proposition. For more information visit www.sportingsolutions.com.
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SOURCE NeoPollard Interactive
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