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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
March 31, 2021 Pollard Banknote Welcomes Shannon Dehaven As Vice President of Digital Engagement
February 17, 2021 NeoPollard Interactive iLottery Network Scales to $2 Billion in FY2020
February 16, 2021 Pollard Banknote’s Productive Partnership with The Michigan Lottery Continues with New Contract Extension
February 9, 2021 Pollard Banknote Limited Announces $30.0 Million Bought Deal Financing
February 8, 2021 Don’t Ms. Out! Ms.PACMAN® Re-joins Pollard Banknote’s Licensed Brand Portfolio
February 1, 2021 Pollard Banknote Awarded Contract Extension from Loto-Québec
January 25, 2021 NeoPollard Interactive and New Hampshire Lottery Prevail Against U.S. Government Appeal in iLottery Case
January 21, 2021 Pollard Banknote Bolsters Its Roster of Licensed Games with the Addition of Atari®
January 18, 2021 Pollard Banknote Announces Completion of the Previously Announced Acquisition of Next Generation Lotteries
January 6, 2021 Pollard Banknote Congratulates the Nebraska Lottery on Powering Up the Player Experience with Arcade Classics Super Ticket
January 6, 2021 Pollard Banknote to Acquire Next Generation Lotteries
December 8, 2020 WWE® Scratch & Win Ticket an Instant Champion in British Columbia
November 16, 2020 Innovative Lighted Side Panel Instant Ticket Displays by Schafer Systems, A Pollard Banknote Company, Dispense Success for The Kansas Lottery
November 16, 2020 Ohio Lottery Awards Contract for Select 4™ Instant Ticket Vending Machines to Schafer Systems — A Pollard Banknote Company
October 26, 2020 Pollard Banknote’s Riva Richard Named as Finalist for Vixio Gamblingcompliance Global Regulatory Awards
September 28, 2020 Kansas Lottery Posts Out-Of-This-World Results with Inaugural Galaga™ Instant Game
September 14, 2020 Pollard Banknote Co-Chief Executive Officer John Pollard to Be Inducted into Lottery Industry Hall of Fame
August 25, 2020 Pollard Banknote Pumps Up Its Retro Arcade Game Suite with DIG DUG™
August 12, 2020 Pollard Banknote Announces 2nd Quarter Financial Results
August 17, 2020 Idaho Lottery Awards Five-Year Contract Extension to International Gamco — A Pollard Banknote Company
October 7, 2019 Pollard Banknote Receives Print Industry Award for First-Ever Transparent Instant Ticket
September 17, 2019 Pollard Banknote, Diamond Game, and Neopollard Interactive Showcase Innovative Products & Services at NASPL 2019!
August 14, 2019 Pollard Banknote Adds Superstar-Studded WWE® To Its Licensed Brand Portfolio
August 7, 2019 Pollard Banknote Announces 2nd Quarter Financial Results
August 7, 2019 Pollard Banknote Invites Lotteries to Enter a New Dimension of  Game Offerings with the Twilight zone™
July 17, 2019 Pollard Banknote Expands Galaxy of Arcade Game Brands with Galaga™
May 13, 2019 Arizona Lottery Awards Pollard Banknote Instant Ticket Warehousing And Distribution Contract
May 8, 2019 Pollard Banknote Announces 1st Quarter Financial Results
May 6, 2019 Pollard Banknote Limited Becomes WLA Platinum Contributor
May 2, 2019 Pollard Banknote Announces the Acquisition of Fastrak Retail
May 1, 2019 Marilyn Monroe™ Makes Her Debut in Idaho
April 25, 2019 Loto-Québec Awards Pollard Banknote Two-Year Instant Ticket Contract Extension
April 9, 2019 Pollard Banknote Receives Five-Year Contract Renewal from the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation
April 1, 2019 Instant Tickets Help Drive Record Performance for Michigan Lottery in 2018
March 21, 2019 Virginia Lottery’s Pac-Man® Scratcher Ticket Has Players Chasing Fruitful Wins
March 18, 2019 BCLC Awards Pollard Banknote 10-Year Contract Extension
March 13, 2019 Pollard Banknote Reports 4th Quarter and Annual Financial Results and Announces Dividend Increase
March 6, 2019 Pollard Banknote’s Licensed Games Portfolio Gets a Leg Up on the Holidays with a Christmas Story
February 20, 2019 Pollard Banknote and the Connecticut Lottery Partner to Launch New Player Loyalty Program
January 8, 2019 Pollard Banknote Announces Passing of Chairman Emeritus Lawrence Pollard
January 7, 2019 Pollard Banknote Applauds Minnesota Lottery’s Record FY 2018 Instant Scratch Sales

News Archive for CY2018
October 31, 2018 Pollard Banknote Announces the Closing of the Acquisition of Schafer Systems
September 25, 2018 Pollard Banknote Announces the Acquisition of Schafer Systems
September 20, 2018 Pollard Banknote Awarded Six-Year Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension with the Texas Lottery®
August 8, 2018 Pollard Banknote Announce 2nd Quarter Results
July 23, 2018 Idaho Lottery Awards Two-Year Contract Extension To International Gamco
July 18, 2018 Loterie Nationale Welcomes New Addition to the Cash Family of Games
July 5, 2018 Oregon Lottery Awards Pollard Banknote Five-Year Instant Ticket Contract Extension
June 28, 2018 Marilyn Monroe™ Ticket an Instant Star in Maryland
June 11, 2018 Minnesota Lottery Shows Off State with First Playbook Mini™
May 30, 2018 Loto--Québec’s 10X and 20X L’argent Instant Ticket Family Multiplies Sales Success
May 9, 2018 Pollard Banknote Announce 1st Quarter Financial Results
May 3, 2018 Pollard Banknote Has a Career Opportunity for a Manager to join Their Sales & Marketing Team in Baltimore, MD
April 23, 2018 Pollard Banknote Revs Up Its Licensed Portfolio with the Legendary Chevrolet® Silverado®
April 12, 2018 Marilyn Monroe™ Instant Ticket a Classic Success in Missouri
March 26, 2018 Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s the Big Spin Instant Game Gives Players a New Way to Win!
March 12, 2018 Pollard Banknote Announce 4th Quarter and Annual Financial Results
March 12, 2018 Pollard Banknote Announces Dividend
February 28, 2018 Western Canada Lottery Corporation Awards Pollard Banknote 10-Year Contract Extension
February 21, 2018 Pollard Banknote Limited Announces Closing of its $38.2 Million Bought Deal Financing Including Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option
February 5, 2018 Pollard Banknote Awarded Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension From The Arizona Lottery
February 5, 2018 The Texas Lottery® Rings in the Season with Festive Holiday Game
February 1, 2018 Pollard Banknote Limited Announce $33.2 Million Bought Deal Financing
January 29, 2018 Pollard Banknote Shares Retail Success Strategies with Lotteries at Its Global Xchange Client Conference
January 23, 2018 Pollard Banknote Receives Award for Its Commitment to Quality

News Archive for CY2017
December 19, 2017 Diamond Game Announces 2-year Contract Extension with OLG
December 14, 2017 Pollard Banknote Announces ‘Purrfect’ New Addition to Its Licensed Brands Portfolio — Felix the Cat
December 9, 2017 Scratch Tickets a Big Win for Pollard Banknote
November 28, 2017 Pollard Equities Limited Announces Acquisition of Securities of NYX Gaming
November 8, 2017 Pollard Banknote Announce Dividend
November 8, 2017 Pollard Banknote Announce 3rd Quarter Financial Results
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


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