There are over 200 lotteries that operate around the world that source their supply of lottery tickets from just a handful of companies. Pollard Banknotes (TSX:PBL), is one of three instant lottery ticket vendors in North America. PBL is growing significantly faster than its competitors and has been recognized by the industry for its “game changing” innovations. Pollard sells instant scratch tickets to 12 of the top 20 global lotteries and has 50 lotteries signed to long term contracts with renewal options. In 2017, PBL continued to improve its operations with the purchase of a new printing press that has had a positive impact on the company’s margins and printing capacity.