Global entertainment and gaming company, Western Lotto Nigeria Limited has been unveiled in Lagos with the promise to transform the gaming industry and create wealth for Nigerians.
The launch, which has been described as the first of its kind in the industry attracted top Nigerian celebrities such Innocent Idibia a.k.a Tuface, Ayodeji Richard Makun a.k.a AY, Olu Jacob, amongst others.
Speaking at the launch in Lagos, Managing Director Western Lotto Nigeria Limited, Mr. Elvis Krivokuka described Western Lotto as an innovative gaming company aimed at creating employment opportunities and generating wealth for Nigerians.
“We seek at Western Lotto to create opportunities ultimately in employment, wealth and empowerment for people in Nigeria and across Africa. Patrons will drive fun from the games, while there would be job creation on our extended value-chain of distributors, agents, business centres, portals and several suppliers, ” Krivokuca stated.
He said the Western Lotto was offering lotteries as “number-based games of chance that carry much less risk” as patrons spend small sums to win big rewards, unlike gambling where they risk high stakes.
While cited the involvement of the UK Lottery in the funding of the London Olympics with over £ 2.2 billion in 2012, he promised to promote similar causes that will impact Nigerians positively.
Director Western Lotto Nigeria, Mr. Abiodun Akintaju assured Nigerians of prompt payment of winners. He described Western Lotto as a true Nigerian brand, adding that the company was ready to offer the people the opportunity to win big as they continue to play on the platform.
As a corporate responsible company, he said the company will be partnering with relevant organizations and foundations to positively impact lives by promoting good causes in the country.
Western Lotto Brand Ambassador, Mr. Innocent Idibia urged Nigerians to explore various opportunities offered by the gaming company to enhance their wealth creation drive.
The company is commencing business with five games: Powerball, Euro Millions, Euro Jackpot UK Lotto and Mega Millions.
Powerball is an American lottery game played every Wednesday and Saturday. Euro Millions is a transactional lottery played across Europe. The Euro Jackpot similarly plays across Europe. UK Lotto is also known as the National Lottery. It has served good causes in the UK. Draws for MegaMillions holds on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Western Lotto Nigeria Limited is an entertainment and gaming company with platforms that provides a bouquet of international games for participants in Nigeria.
Plans are underway to launch local content games to further entrench the company as a true Nigerian brand.