Oct. 29, 2015 - Salem, Oregon
The North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) has awarded top honors to the Oregon Lottery in three categories. Competing against all U.S. and Canadian lotteries, in addition to the winning entries, the Oregon Lottery also had finalists in eight other categories. The awards were made at the 2015 NASPL convention held in Dallas, Texas.
Of the three winning entries, two were for the Lottery’s responsible gambling efforts. The responsible gambling TV ad, “Bowling Night,” won best Responsible Gambling Video Communications. The Lottery’s website for the Oregon Problem Gambling Resource, OPGR.org, won top honors for Responsible Gambling Electronic Communications. The Lottery’s third award came in the Corporate/Beneficiary TV Advertising category for the “Coming Home-30th Anniversary” ad.
“I am very proud of our marketing team’s work in preparing these award-winning advertisements that tell Oregonians about the good things their lottery dollars do for the state,” said Oregon Lottery Director Jack Roberts. “The ads also inform people with gambling problems how to access the help they need and which the lottery also funds. It is great that their excellent work has been acknowledged by our lottery peers across the country and in Canada.”
Since the Oregon Lottery began selling tickets on April 25, 1985, it has earned nearly $10 billion for economic development, public education, state parks and watershed enhancements. For more information on the Oregon Lottery visit www.oregonlottery.org. For more information about Lottery supported problem gambling treatment and help visit www.opgr.org