Presentation on theme: "Overview The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery (ASL) launched an innovative, multi-faceted marketing program that offers additional opportunities for players."— Presentation transcript:
0Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Player Rewards Programs David BardenASL Vice President of Gaming
1OverviewThe Arkansas Scholarship Lottery (ASL) launched an innovative, multi-faceted marketing program that offers additional opportunities for players to win cash as well as the chance to earn points that can be redeemed for prizes.
2Rewards Programs Customers are familiar with rewards programs. Ex. Banks, Airlines, Hotels, and Grocery Stores.Some objectives of rewards programs: - Retain existing customers. - Reward most valuable customers. - Acquire new customers. - Establish customer relationship. - Understand purchase behavior. - Improve marketing efficiency. - Build sales.
3Rewards Program Participation is Soaring +35%+38%Source: Colloquy Industry Survey3
4Websites vs. Players’ Clubs vs. Rewards Programs No Commit mentCasual Inquiries and General InformationMinimal Commitment (Opt-In)Better Information, Entertainment, and InteractionMore Commitment (Enter Tickets)Tangible BenefitsPlayers’ ClubRewards ProgramWebsite4
5Rewards ProgramsWith robust rewards offerings available in the marketplace already and a growing emphasis on online interactivity, player rewards programs are a natural progression for the lottery industry.
6ASL OpportunitiesBuild a strong relationship with players from launch.Maintain player interest.Reward players for playing our games.Provide added value for instant games.Maintain top prize availability throughout the life of an instant game.Create a dynamic and engaging web presence.Communicate directly with players through .
7Program IntroductionASL online player services fall under the umbrella players’ club named The Club.Instant vendor Scientific Games administers the player services, website, and drawings.
8Program IntroductionPlayer registration began with the lottery startup on September 28, 2009.Players register for a free account with their address, contact information, and password.
9The Club Access to Play It Again™ and Points for Prizes™ services. Players’ Club benefits include:Lottery updates.Website with lottery news and events.Player polls.Access to Play It Again™ and Points for Prizes™ services.
12Play It Again™One top prize amount is awarded through a second-chance drawing at the end of every instant game.Players submit non-winning tickets online.Allows a top prize to remain available to players throughout the life of every game.
13Submitting Non-Winning Tickets All player services are accessed online. Mailed ticket entries are not accepted.Winning tickets are not accepted.The player enters a 12-digit number from the ticket front and a 13-digit number from the ticket back.
14Ticket Markings“Visit myarkansaslottery.com to Play It Again!” is printed on both side borders of every ticket.Entry instructions and Points for Prizes™ logo appear on the back of tickets.
15Additional Second-Chance Drawings Some instant games feature additional second-chance opportunities for prizes such as trips or prize packs.Web-based games offer players a predetermined, interactive game to reveal their entries.Ex. The Price Is Right® and World Poker Tour®
16Points for Prizes™Announced in January 2010 and implemented in February.For every non-winning ticket entered, players also earn rewards points that can be redeemed in drawings or for merchandise.
17Points Redemption Center Catalog includes:Lottery-branded merchandise (t-shirts, hats, etc.)Apparel, accessories, outdoor items, electronics, and other merchandise.Gift cards, magazine subscriptions, and discounts.Enter for occasional prize drawings including trips.Music downloads coming soon.
18Ticket Entry Process Submit Ticket Special Edition Drawing Entry 1 Entry for Play It Again™Special Edition Drawing EntryPoints for Prizes™ Points
21Entry Activity through mid-March 2010 Approximately 18% of eligible tickets have been entered by players.• Approximately 3,000 items have been redeemedfrom the Points for Prizes™ store.• Top item by quantity ordered: restaurant.comcertificate (1,763 ordered to date).$191,000 awarded in Play It Again™ prizes.
22Entry Activity through mid-March 2010 More than 122,000 registered players since launch.Approximately 1,500 new registrations per week.More than 11 million non-winning tickets entered.More than 103 million Points for Prizes™ points earned.
23Continuing to Grow – target specific game or multiple games; ASL’s player rewards programs will continue to grow and change to maintain the relationship these programs have established with players.• “Double Points” promotions:– target specific game or multiple games;– limited time periods or for life of game.• Excellent opportunity to spur sales for slowermoving/older games.• “On Sale” store items:– limited time “points pricing reductions” on featured items within PFP store.
24- Ashley Henderson, Hensley, AR “This is the greatest thing ever!! I love to get away from life and just sit down to enter all of my non winning tickets to win something else!!!! Thanks for doing this. Keep me updated for any other ideas ya'll come up with.”- Ashley Henderson, Hensley, AR