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Electronic Raffle Pioneer First To Achieve Industry Standard Certification

Mar 4th, 2013

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Toronto, ON -Pointstreak 5050 (formerly 5050 Central), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc., is pleased to announce the company is the first to achieve certification in the electronic raffle industry under the Gaming Laboratories International technical standard GLI -31 – Electronic Raffle Systems.  Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) is an ISO 17025 certified laboratory and is the largest gaming equipment testing company in the world.  GLI’s standards have been adopted in over 450 jurisdictions worldwide and GLI is globally recognized as the industry leader in technical gaming standards.

Since its release in late 2012, the GLI-31 technical standard has quickly become the industry standard for Electronic Raffle Systems and is expected to be widely adopted by industry regulators in the USA, Canada and throughout the world.  In achieving certification under this stringent standard, Pointstreak 5050 has demonstrated that its proprietary system has achieved the highest level of technical integrity.

“Insuring the integrity of every draw for every client is paramount to our company” said Kevin Lovitt, President of Pointstreak 5050, “As the first company to achieve the GLI certification, we are demonstrating our commitment to making sure our clients and their fans can be confident in the performance of our technology.”

Pointstreak 5050 is the industry leader in electronic raffling technology, working with hundreds of foundations and charitable organizations in North America. Pointstreak 5050’s clients include teams and foundations across the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB and MLS. In 2012,Pointstreak 5050 helped charitable organizations generate over $30 million in charitable revenues which positively impacted these organizations in carrying out their charitable endeavors.

Matthew Annis, Pointstreak 5050’s Vice President of Technology stated, “We are extremely proud to be the first company to achieve GLI-31 certification.  This designation represents our dedication to achieving the highest level of expertise and integrity in our raffling technology.  Working both in GLI’s labs and in the field, GLI’s hardware and software engineers and investigators were able to test and verify our protocols and their certification is testament to their confidence in our system.”

About Pointstreak 5050:

Pointstreak 5050, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc., is an electronic 50/50 raffle management system that drives consumer participation in raffle events while providing accountability to the raffle process.  The Pointstreak 5050 system electronically captures every transaction while providing updated real-time raffle information to display devices located throughout the venue. Tickets are sold to fans through fixed touch-screen terminals and mobile devices, creating an effortless data collection system providing faster sales transaction, longer selling periods, accountability and substantial increases in average raffle proceeds.   For more information on Pointstreak 5050, please visit fifty.pointstreak.com.

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