DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – BOI Payment Acceptance (“BOIPA”), a leading provider of payment technology integrations and acquisition solutions, and Premier Lotteries Ireland DAC (“PLI”), the operator of the national lottery Irish, today announced a partnership under which BOIPA will provide payment gateway technology to process e-commerce payments for the Irish National Lottery online platforms.
As a result of this partnership, BOIPA will provide the payment gateway infrastructure to enable e-commerce payments across all digital platforms for Irish National Lottery online games.
Asta Lund, Head of Strategic Growth for Premier Lotteries Ireland, said: “PLI has recently seen significant growth in its digital business and we expect our digital channel to become even more important to our business as our players continue to play their favorite lottery games. online, in a safe and responsible environment. We are excited to partner with BOI Payment Acceptance, which will further improve our digital payment processing operationally and customer experience.
“Premier Lotteries Ireland is committed to ensuring that responsible gaming and player protection is at the heart of everything we do. For this exciting period of growth, we look forward to working closely together to provide a digital payments infrastructure. more sustainable with enhanced security, governance and fraud management services to protect our players. ”
Brian Cleary, Managing Director of BOIPA, said: “This partnership will allow Premier Lotteries Ireland to continue to develop world-class online games and grow their franchise of online customers using our e-commerce payment technology from point. Additionally, establishing this relationship demonstrates our continued commitment to invest in gateways and other digital payment technologies. ”
Henry Dummer, Director of Day-to-Day Banking at Bank of Ireland, added: “I welcome this important announcement from the National Lottery and the selection of BOI Payment Acceptance to support their requirement to accept online card payments. . This is a strong endorsement for the team and a testament to their commitment and hard work. ”
BOI Payment Acceptance (BOIPA) is a marketing alliance between Bank of Ireland and EVO Payments. EVO Payments is a global leader in payment processing technologies and solutions.
About accepting BOI payments
BOI Payment Acceptance (BOIPA) is a marketing alliance between Bank of Ireland and EVO Payments. EVO Payments, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOP) (“EVO”) is a leading provider of payment technology and services. EVO offers a range of innovative, reliable and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and medium businesses to multinationals and organizations around the world. As a fully integrated merchant acquirer and payment processor in more than 50 markets and 150 currencies worldwide, EVO provides competitive solutions that drive business growth, increase customer loyalty and improve data security on customers. markets it serves.
About the Bank of Ireland
The Bank of Ireland Group is one of the largest financial services groups in Ireland and offers a wide range of banking and other financial services. The Group has the largest network of branches and ATMs in Ireland, as well as partnerships in the United Kingdom with La Poste and AA. The Group’s international activities are carried out by its Corporate Banking and Global Markets teams operating from Dublin, London, and offices in Continental Europe and the United States.
About Premier Lotteries Ireland
Premier Lotteries Ireland DAC (PLI) is the operator of the Irish National Lottery, having been licensed for 20 years by the Irish government in November 2014.
28c of every euro spent on national lottery games goes to the Good Causes Fund which amounted to more than € 254 million in 2020.
About 91% of the revenue generated by the National Lottery goes back to the community through prize winnings, charitable fundraising and commissions from retailers.