Jun 28th, 2013
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers christened the new Investors Group Field hosting a packed house of over 33,000 fans. While the Blue Bombers lost on the field, they did launch a new, long-term partnership with Pointstreak 5050 generating almost $129,000 for charities and causes throughout Manitoba. Throughout the planning stages for the state-of-the-art stadium, the Blue Bombers worked to incorporate Pointstreak 5050's technology to increase the size of their commitment to the community and create a better experience for their fans. Last night, they saw those plans realized as the Blue Bombers 50/50 raffle hit new highs. However, this was just the start as the Blue Bombers, their fans, and Pointstreak 5050 are set to create a foundation for the future.
The Blue Bombers commitment to the community is unparalleled. From the top of the organization down they have embraced their role as a leader and their primary focus is and has always been, serving the fans and the Winnipeg community.
Kevin Lovitt, President of Pointstreak 5050 added, "Working with the Blue Bombers and building our platform inside Investors Group Field allows us to play a small role in supporting the causes and charities that are so important to Winnipeg. The Blue Bombers have a tremendous commitment to the Winnipeg community and Pointstreak 5050 has worked very hard to deliver a fundraising platform to support that commitment. Last night's totals are proof that the fans love the Pointstreak 5050 system and we look forward to building a program that grows throughout the years.
ABOUT POINTSTREAK 5050:
Pointstreak 5050 (Formerly 5050 Central), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc., is a raffle software 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. Pointstreak 5050 boasts some of sports' best brands as clients, including the Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Rays, Orlando Magic, Atlanta Braves, Calgary Flames, Phoenix Coyotes and Columbus Blue Jackets.
For more information, visit www.pointstreak5050.com.
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5050 Central is an electronic raffle system