BOI Payment Acceptance (BOIPA) has announced it has entered a partnership with Premier Lotteries Ireland, the operator of the Irish National Lottery, to supply and implement payment gateway technology to process ecommerce payments for the lottery’s online platforms.
The payment solutions company is set to aid the Irish National Lottery expand into the digital market, allowing customers to play lottery games online and on mobile devices.
Asta Lund, Head of Strategic Growth for Premier Lotteries Ireland, commented: “PLI has seen significant growth in its digital business recently and we expect to see our digital channel further increase in importance to our business, as our players continue to play their favourite lottery games online, in a safe and responsible environment.
“We are excited to partner with BOI Payment Acceptance who will further enhance our digital payment processing from both an operational and customer experience perspective.”
BOIPA is a marketing alliance between Bank of Ireland and EVO Payments and an integrated merchant acquirer and payment processor in over 50 markets and 150 currencies worldwide.
BOIPA Managing Director, Brian Cleary, added: “This partnership will enable Premier Lotteries Ireland to continue to develop world class online games and to grow their online customer franchise by availing our leading edge eCommerce payment technology.
“Further, the establishment of this relationship demonstrates our ongoing commitment to investment in gateway and other digital payment technology.”