LANSING, Michigan, Nov. 8, 2019 /CNW/ – NeoPollard Interactive LLC (“NeoPollard Interactive” or “NPi”)—a leading provider of online Lottery technology, managed services, and lottery online industry-leading interactive games—is proud to announce that NPi and the North Carolina Education Lottery (“Education Lottery” or “Lottery”) have successfully converted the Lottery’s Online Play and Player Loyalty Program (“PLP”) to NPi’s omnichannel digital engagement solution. Through a competitive procurement process, the Lottery awarded the contract to NPi with the initial term of the agreement extending to June 2024, and the option for five one-year renewals over the life of the contract.
The Education Lottery’s completely integrated solution from NPi will enhance its existing digital services by harnessing best of breed technology. This technology will include the NeoSphere player account management system, Pollard Banknote’s PlayON® player engagement platform, and a full-featured mobile application that will enable players to play certain lottery games, collect and redeem loyalty points, scan lottery tickets to check the winning status and/or enter promotions, access information about current lottery games, find a lottery retailer, and receive push notifications for jackpot alerts and promotional information.
Beyond simple transactional rewards, the embedded PLP will also offer players dozens of different omnichannel engagement activities to earn loyalty points. With the combination of these leading technologies, the Lottery can provide a unified Online Play and PLP solution that gives players the opportunity to seamlessly engage across retail and online lottery experiences.