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Pollard Banknote Limited

Address: 1499 Buffalo Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 1L7, Canada
Phone: (204) 474-2323
Fax: (204) 453-1375
Web Site:
Key People:
Executive V.P., Sales & Mkt:
V.P., Licensed Products:

John Pollard & Doug Pollard
Don Sawatzky & Jennifer Westbury
Sina Aiello

Background Information

Pollard Banknote is a privately-owned Canadian company, specializing in the printing and graphic design of high-quality security products, including Instant Lottery Tickets, Break Open/Pull Tab Tickets, Promotional Games, Pull Tab Vending Machines, Instant Ticket Vending Machines, and Lottery Management Services.
Earning a reputation as a quality, security printing expert in instant lottery games does not come easily. It takes years of experience and commitment, and with close to 100 years of business behind us, we have earned a global reputation for guaranteed security, consummate quality and unparalleled service as a producer of lottery products worldwide.


News Archive for CY2017
October 30, 2017 Pollard Banknote Adds Bananagrams® to Its Bunch of Licensed Brands
October 24, 2017 Minnesota Lottery’s Instant Sales Vault Upwards
September 25, 2017 Veikkaus Launches Anniversary Instant Ticket in Celebration of Finland’s Centenary
September 18, 2017 Pollard Banknote Recognized for Its Industry-Leading Printed Products
September 18, 2017 Pollard Banknote Announce Completion of Compulsory Acquisition of INNOVA Gaming Group
September 11, 2017 Pollard Banknote Shifts Into High Gear For NASPL Annual Conference
August 30, 2017 Virginia Lottery Launches Hot $5 Ticket Featuring Pollard Banknote’s Spectrum Scratch Fx® Innovation
August 9, 2017 Pollard Banknote Announce 2nd Quarter Results
Aug. 5, 2017 Pollard Banknote Takes Up INNOVA Common Shares and Extends Offer to August 15, 2017
Aug. 1, 2017 Pollard Banknote Reminds INNOVA Shareholders of Upcoming Offer Expiry
July 24, 2017 Pollard Banknote and INNOVA Mail and File Friendly Acquisition Documents
July 24, 2017 Lottery Players Gobbling Up Washington’s Lottery Pac-Man® Instant Ticket
July 19, 2017 Pollard Banknote Receives One-Year Instant Ticket Contract Extension From The Oregon Lottery
June 26, 2017 Pollard Banknote Introduces A Fresh, New Face To Its Licensed Brand Portfolio -- MS. PAC-MAN™
June 19, 2017 Minnesota State Lottery’s Pac-Man® Ticket Leads to A-Maze-Ing Results
June 14, 2017 Pollard Banknote Awarded Pull-Tab Ticket Contract By Michigan Lottery
May 17, 2017 Pollard Banknote Responds to INNOVA Circular and Restates Compelling Case for its Offer
May 17, 2017 Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Awards Pollard Banknote Contract Extension
May 17, 2017 France’s National Lottery Extends Instant Ticket Contract with Pollard Banknote
May 15, 2017 Pollard Banknote Confirms Voting Results of the Annual General Meeting
May 10, 2017 Pollard Banknote Announce 1st Quarter Financial Results
May 4, 2017 INNOVA's Board Unanimously Recommends that Shareholders Reject Pollard Banknote's Unsolicited Offer
May 2, 2017 The Texas Lottery® is Spinning & Winning with Pollard Banknote’s Flip Scratch™ Print Innovation
April 17, 2017 Pollard Banknote Limited Announces Intention to Make All Cash Offer to Acquire INNOVA Gaming Group Inc.
March 10, 2017 Pollard Banknote Limited Announces Interest in Acquiring INNOVA Gaming Group Inc. and Support Agreement with Amaya Inc.
January 4, 2017 Idaho Lottery Extends Instant Ticket Contract with Pollard Banknote

News Archive for CY2016
November 15, 2016 Pollard Banknote Awarded Contract as Instant Game Supplier to the Kansas Lottery
November 2, 2016 Cookie Jam™ is a Sweet Addition to Pollard Banknote’s Suite of Licensed Games
October 24, 2016 Pollard Banknote Receives Extension on Instant Game Contract From Massachusetts State Lottery
October 17, 2016 Virginia Lottery Celebrates Another Year of Record-Breaking Instant Ticket Sales
October 13, 2016 Maryland Lottery’s Successful $10 Instant Ticket Shines With Pollard Banknote’s Innovative Scratch FX®
September 29, 2016 Pollard Banknote to Showcase Interactive Loyalty Experience at NASPL Annual Conference
September 27, 2016 Pollard Banknote Brings Innovative Experience to NASPL Annual Conference
September 22, 2016 Pollard Banknote Awarded Instant Game Tickets Contract By the South Dakota Lottery
September 21, 2016 Pollard Banknote Pops Open a New Instant Ticket Experience for Players!
September 20, 2016 Iowa Lottery Awards American Games A New Contract For Pull-Tab Vending Machines
September 8, 2016 Pollard Banknote Predicts a Rise in Fortunes for Lotteries Worldwide with Exclusive Rights to Zoltar® License
August 23, 2016 Pollard Banknote’s Latest Instant Ticket Product Opens A Big Door Of Possibilities For Lotteries
August 18, 2016 Pollard Banknote Wins Contract as Primary Scratch Game Supplier to the Minnesota State Lottery
August 10, 2016 Pollard Banknote Announces 2Q Financial Results
June 6, 2016 Pollard Banknote Confirms Voting Results of the Annual General Meeting
May 17, 2016 Pollard Banknote Receives One-Year Instant Ticket Contract Extension From The Vermont Lottery
May 9, 2016 Michigan Lottery’s New Instant Scratch Family Is A Hit
May 4, 2016 Swisslos Enjoys Success With Instant Scratch Game Printed By Pollard Banknote
March 31, 2016 Danish Lottery Danske Lotteri Spil A/S Extends Instant Ticket Printing Contract with Pollard Banknote
February 3, 2016 Connecticut Lottery Gives Players the Star Treatment with Instant Game Featuring Pollard Banknote Innovation
February 1, 2016 Pollard Banknote Develops New 2nd Chance Website for the Vermont Lottery

News Archive for CY2015
December 7, 2015 Michigan Lottery Launch Pollard Banknote's New Power Bingo WebPlay® Interactive Game Guaranteed to Call Out the Word S-A-L-E-S!
October 21, 2015 NIKÉ First in the World to Launch Instant Ticket Featuring Pollard Banknote's Flip Scratch
October 20, 2015 Virginia Lottery Builds On Record-Breaking 2015 Scratcher Sales With A Successful Start To Fiscal Year 2016
October 19, 2015 POLLARD BANKNOTE'S Exclusive Awkward Family Photos® License Guaranteed to Help Lotteries Create Awkward Fun for Players
September 21, 2015 Pollard Banknote Unveil New State-Of-The-Art Instant Ticket Press
September 14, 2015 Pollard Banknote's Exclusive Corvette® License is Engineered For Instant Lottery Greatness
August 19, 2015 Pollard Banknote Receives One-Year Extension On Instant Game Contract With Massachusetts State Lottery
August 17, 2015 Pollard Banknote Welcomes Neogames' New Equity Partner William Hill
August 5, 2015 Pollard Banknote Confirms Voting Results of the Annual General Meeting
August 5, 2015 Pollard Banknote's Exclusive Frogger Instant Ticket Gets A Second Successful Life In Idaho
July 22, 2015 California Lottery's Playbook® Featuring an Interactive Game Reaches Record-Breaking Sales
June 30, 2015 Belgium National Lottery Embraces Kraft Paper Trend With Pollard Banknote's ECO Scratch™ Instant Tickets
June 11, 2015 Pollard Banknote Continues Legacy Of Printing Innovative Big Instant Games
June 4, 2015 Pollard Banknote Invests in Ypsilanti Township Operation
June 1, 2015 Norsk Tipping The First Lottery To Launch Pollard Banknote's Eco Scratch™ Innovation
May 5, 2015 Pollard Banknote Announces Dividend
May 1, 2015 Pollard Banknote Exclusive License, TETRIS®, A Perfect Fit For The Texas Lottery®
April 8, 2015 Vermont Lottery Sees Frogger Instant Scratch Game Leaping Off The Shelves
March 18, 2015 Neopollard Interactive Congratulates The Michigan Lottery On Successful Launch Of Online Games
March 10, 2015 Pollard Banknote Announces Improved Fourth Quarter and Record Annual Financial Results
February 18, 2015 La Française Des Jeux Dazzles With 5€ Saphir 250 000€ Instant Ticket Featuring Spectrum Scratch Fx®
February 5, 2015 PAC-MAN™ Takes Center Stage During Super Bowl Xlix Commercial
February 2, 2015 POLLARD BANKNOTE’S Exclusive Playbook® Achieves Texas-Sized Success!

News Archive for CY2014
November 10, 2014 Pollard Banknote Reports Strong Growth in Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA
October 9, 2014 Michigan Lottery Grows Instant Cashword Sales With Innovative $10 Game From Pollard Banknote
September 29, 2014 Pollard Banknote to Unveil Instant Ticket Innovations At 2014 NASPL Conference
September 25, 2014 Pollard Banknote Presents New Products At NASPL 2014 Booth – Enter To Win An Apple Ipad Mini!
Sept 18, 2014 Pollard Banknote, Invests in 22-station TRESU Flexo Line to Meet Rising Lottery Ticket Demand
August 6, 2014 Pollard Banknote Announces Strong 2nd Quarter Financial Results
July 30, 2014 POLLARD BANKNOTE Awarded New Primary Contract WITH LOTO-QUÉBEC
July 28, 2014 POLLARD BANKNOTE Named Primary Scratcher Ticket Supplier for the Virginia Lottery
July 22, 2014 Missouri Lottery’s Lucky 7s Playbook Achieves Best-Seller Status
July 21, 2014 POLLARD BANKNOTE Brings The High-Speed World Of NASCAR® To The Instant Ticket Industry
July 17, 2014 POLLARD BANKNOTE And TATTS LOTTERIES Launch $15 Multi-Jurisdictional Instant Game In Australia
July 14, 2014 POLLARD BANKNOTE’S Neon Ink A Hot Seller For The Polish National Lottery
July 7, 2014 Pollard Banknote Spreading Pac-Man™ Fever with Branded Instant Scratch Games
July 2, 2014 Idaho Lottery Celebrates 25 Years with New $25 Instant Game
June 17, 2014 Cyprus Government Lottery Awards One-Year Extension To Exclusive Instant Ticket Contract With Pollard Banknote
June 16, 2014 POLLARD BANKNOTE’S Exclusive Playbook® Making Big Splash Down Under For Lotterywest
May 27, 2014 Pollard Banknote Awarded Instant Ticket Printing Contract By Taiwan Lottery Co. Ltd.
May 22, 2014 Nebraska Lottery Scores Instant Ticket Success With Pollard Banknote’s Exclusive ‘Frogger’ Brand
May 6, 2014 Pollard Banknote Announces Dividend
May 5, 2014 POLLARD BANKNOTE Awarded New Instant Ticket Contract With the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation
April 23, 2014 Washington’s Lottery Awards New Six-Year Contract to Pollard Banknote
April 9, 2014 Pollard Banknote Awarded Secondary Instant Ticket Printing Contract By The South Carolina Education Lottery
April 9, 2014 Pollard Moves Michigan Print Machines to Winnipeg
April 2, 2014 POLLARD BANKNOTE Announce Purchase of New 22-Station Press—The Most Advanced Instant Ticket Printing Press in The Industry
March 31, 2014 Pollard Banknote and Neogames Announce Joint Venture to Offer Ilottery Services
March 26, 2014 Five More Years! British Columbia Lottery Corporation Awards Pollard Banknote Contract Extension
March 5, 2014 Pollard Banknote Announce Dividend
March 5, 2014 Pollard Banknote Announce Strong Fourth Quarter and Annual Financial Results
February 20, 2014 Michigan Lottery Adds Interactive App to Wild Time Instant Game
February 10, 2014 Michigan Lottery Launches Pollard Banknote's  Latest Innovation—Instants Plus™
January 29, 2014 Totalizator Sportowy (Polish National Lottery) Achieves Record Annual Sales
January 27, 2014 White Christmas™ Joins The Cast Of Pollard Banknote’s Licensed Games Portfolio
January 22, 2014 Pollard Banknote Named Primary Instant Ticket Supplier For The Vermont Lottery Commission
January 22, 2014 Pollard Banknote Named Primary Instant Ticket Supplier For The Vermont Lottery Commission
January 20, 2014 State Lottery Enjoys Record Sales in December
January 15, 2014 JELLY BELLY® Joins Pollard Banknote’s Ever‐Growing Family of Licensed Brands
January 15, 2014 New iLottery Deal May Add $480M in State School Aid Over 8 Years
January 8, 2014 Pollard Banknote’s Instant Holiday Game Sets Cyprus Government Lottery Sales Record
January 1, 2014 Lottery Cancels Latest Vendor Solicitation and Remains in Limbo Over Scratch Ticket Supplies


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