Alberta is due to begin online betting after announcing that NeoPollard Interactive has been chosen to power its bid for the next seven years by means of a tender process.
Alberta has announced plans to introduce igaming throughout the province, as outlined in its 2020 budget, which will be governed by the Alberta Gaming, Liquor, and Cannabis Commission (AGLC).
Now NeoPollard is offering lottery solutions across California, New Hampshire, Michigan and North Carolina. The new deal has the possibility of extending it by twelve years.
Liz Siver, general manager of NeoPollard Interactive said: “NeoPollard Interactive is honoured to be entrusted by AGLC to power its online gambling solution using our market-proven technology, services and games.
“We are confident that our partnership with AGLC will help generate incremental revenues to benefit all Albertans.”
Anyone over 18 and located in Alberta will have access to the online gaming site. AGLC claimed that the platform of NeoPollard “will provide a secure, age-controlled environment that promotes healthy gambling behaviour and fully integrates AGLC’s GameSense responsible gambling programme” The app will sell sports betting and casino games, as well as bingo and lottery.
“For nearly 25 years, AGLC has been a leader in the management of Alberta’s gaming industry, which brings benefits to all Albertans and our communities,” Niaz Nejad, chief operating officer of the AGLC said.
“We are excited to move forward with NeoPollard to offer a dynamic entertainment option that brings Alberta in line with other Canadian provinces that deliver regulated online gambling sites.”