A new way to play lottery.
IGT’s Lottery PlaySpot™ is an interactive option that allows players to purchase and play lottery games on their mobile devices while at a lottery retailer.
Designed to appeal to the mobile generation, the PlaySpot solution conveniently offers lottery players entertaining new digital games, and lottery operators new ways to expand business in existing and new retail outlets.
PlaySpot bridges the retail and digital gap by creating a player friendly on-premise mobile app experience that offers new interactive game content while complying with regulatory and political requirements regarding internet wagering. A customer can play instant win games, live keno games, purchase draw game tickets, and manage payments and rewards through their personal, or guest (voucher-based) account, through the lottery’s app via a Bluetooth® Low Energy PlaySpot connection.
Placing lottery directly in players’ hands makes the experience easier and more exciting, offering new forms of digital entertainment at retail.
How It Works
Players start by purchasing a voucher at an authorized PlaySpot retailer and downloading the lottery’s PlaySpot app. Once the voucher is scanned to their phone, the app is funded and they can select games and begin. Players have the choice of staying anonymous or upgrading their account through registration. For future play, they can use an eWallet to fund the app and hold their winnings.
The Rhode Island Lottery now offers PlaySpot at selected retail locations, creating a truly integrated lottery experience for their players. “We have long been advocates for finding new strategies for growth...and are excited to attract new players and millennials, as well as provide new strategic opportunities for our long-standing retail partners.” Gerald S. Aubin, Rhode Island Lottery Director.