WINNIPEG, MB, July 22, 2021 /CNW/ - Pollard Banknote
Limited (TSX: PBL) ("Pollard Banknote"), a leading lottery
partner that provides instant tickets, interactive solutions, and
marketing support, is pleased to announce the launch of the Hoosier
Lottery's Funky 5s instant ticket. The $2 game, designed and printed by Pollard
Banknote, launched July 6, 2021, with
the launch week index reaching an outstanding 112!
The vibrant instant ticket lives up to its name by featuring a
colorful, eye-catching design that is sure to stand out at retail.
Offering maximum play value, the Funky 5s ticket size is
larger than a typical $2 game and
features three separate play areas, giving players multiple chances
to win up to $15,000!
In the main play area, revealing a Funky "5" wins
automatically! Players also have a chance to double their prize by
revealing a Funky "55" or triple their prize with a "555"!
Funky 5s is loaded with $5
prizes, and players also have the chance to win $20 instantly in the 'Fast $20' bonus play area.
With so many opportunities to win, players will surely be able to
get out of a 'funk' with this ticket!
"Our partnership with the Hoosier Lottery goes back many years
and we are always eager for the opportunity to collaborate with the
Lottery on interesting new ticket concepts and designs," said
Donna Preziotti, Senior Director,
Sales & Marketing, Pollard Banknote. "The design, size, and
value offered by this ticket concept is sure to be a hit with
players and will generate funds for the Lottery and the good causes
it supports including the local police and firefighters' pensions,
the Teachers' Retirement Fund, and the Lottery Surplus Fund."
"With the launch of our new ticket, Funky 5s, the Hoosier
Lottery is able to offer a fun playing experience, with the
potential to win money instantly," said Sarah M. Taylor, Executive Director, Hoosier
Lottery. "We are always looking for new, exciting, and engaging
games for players, and this colorful ticket, in a larger format
than a traditional $2 game, is a
great addition to our portfolio."
Since its inception on October 13,
1989, the Hoosier Lottery has paid more than $14.8 billion to winning players and has
contributed more than $6.3 billion to
good causes across the state, including local police &
firefighters' pensions, the Teachers' Retirement Fund, and the
Lottery Surplus Fund. More than $1.6
billion has been paid to Lottery retailers.
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 Compliant Gaming electronic
games and devices to charitable and other gaming markets in North
America. Established in 1907, Pollard Banknote is owned
approximately 64.3% by the Pollard family and 35.7% by public
shareholders, and is publicly traded on the TSX (PBL). For more
information, please visit our website at
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