Pollard Banknote welcomes Denmark's national lottery as new client

    WINNIPEG, Feb. 25 /CNW/ - Pollard Banknote is pleased to add a new
European client to the growing roster of international lotteries served by the
    Danske Spil A/S, operator of Denmark's national lottery, has awarded
Pollard Banknote a three-year contract. The contract's value over the initial
term is expected to be approximately $3.5 million (CDN). The Lottery has the
option to extend the contract for two additional one-year terms.
    "Pollard Banknote has a great deal of experience working with European
lotteries, and we look forward to sharing our insights with Danske Spil A/S to
develop specific strategies for marketing instant games in Denmark," said
Jennifer Westbury, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Pollard Banknote. "We
are set to deliver the game production, customer service, and creative ideas
that will help ensure the Lottery achieves its goals."
    Founded in 1948, Danske Spil A/S raises funds to support health,
education, youth, and sports. The Lottery's instant ticket sales exceeded
$193 million (CDN) in 2007.

    About Pollard Banknote Limited Partnership

    Pollard Banknote Limited Partnership ("Pollard Banknote") is one of the
world's leading full-service lottery vendors and is a major supplier to North
America's charitable gaming industry. The firm manufactures instant tickets
and provides related programming, design, and marketing support. As well,
Pollard Banknote manufactures ticket vending machines, pull tab tickets and
bingo paper, and supplies lottery management services (including warehousing
and distribution). Established in 1907, the firm is owned by the Pollard
family and the Pollard Banknote Income Fund and currently serves more than
45 lotteries worldwide, including some of the largest and most respected
lotteries in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Central and South

    About Pollard Banknote Income Fund

    Pollard Banknote Income Fund (TSX: PBL.UN) is an unincorporated, open-end
trust which owns 26.7% of Pollard Holdings Limited Partnership, which in turn
owns Pollard Banknote Limited Partnership.

    Forward-Looking Statements

    This press release may contain forward-looking statements relating to
expected future events and financial and operating results of the Pollard
Banknote Income Fund ("the Fund") or Pollard Holdings Limited Partnership that
involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from
management expectations as projected in such forward-looking statements for a
variety of reasons, including market and general economic conditions and the
risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in the Fund's periodic
reports and registration statements filed with the Canadian securities
regulatory authorities. Due to the potential impact of these factors, the Fund
disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking
statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise,
unless required by applicable law.

For further information:

For further information: Gordon Pollard (gpollard@pbl.ca) or John
Pollard (jpollard@pbl.ca), Co-Chief Executive Officers, Phone: (204) 474-2323,

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