mkodo among Lottery Product of the Year finalists at 2023 International Gaming Awards

trophy; mkodo named as nominee at 2023 International Gaming Awards
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Two Pollard Banknote subsidiaries – Schafer Retail Solutions (SRS+) and mkodo – have both been shortlisted for Lottery Product of the Year at the 2023 International Gaming Awards.

The awards celebrate excellence in the international gaming industry and are supported by renowned industry insiders, as well as both online and land-based gaming companies.

The Lottery Product of the Year is awarded to a company that demonstrates the best in practices over the past 12 months. Innovation is high on the checklist for prospective winners, while an ability to connect and engage customers is also valued highly by judges.

“Pollard Banknote is honoured to have two of our subsidiary companies shortlisted as finalists at this year’s International Gaming Awards,” said Doug Pollard, Co-CEO, Pollard Banknote.

“We pride ourselves on being a full-service lottery partner, which includes delivering outstanding tickets that excite players, retail excellence through strategies that contribute to increased sales growth, and digital innovation with products that offer a more interactive experience.

“The nominations of Schafer Retail Solutions and mkodo reflect the strong, innovative products that our family of companies provide to lotteries to drive sales that support good causes around the world.”

SRS+ was shortlisted for its Digital Menu Board which ‘represents a new generation of instant ticket merchandising by providing an innovative retail display solution that combines the best features of on-counter displays with the latest digital technology’.

mkodo, meanwhile, has also been named as a finalist for Best Innovative Bingo Product.

The International Gaming Awards winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Savoy Hotel in London on Feb 6.