Pollard Banknote Welcomes Totalizator Sportowy Lottery of Poland as New Client

    WINNIPEG, Sept. 5 /CNW/ - Pollard Banknote is pleased to announce that it
has been awarded two separate contracts to provide instant tickets to a new
client: Totalizator Sportowy of Poland. The value of the combined contract
awards is approximately $1 million (CDN).
    "Pollard Banknote is looking forward to working with Totalizator Sportowy
to help the Lottery meet their instant ticket goals," said Jennifer Westbury,
Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Pollard Banknote. "We are excited to be
adding another European lottery to our growing list of international clients."
    Under the terms of the contract awards, Pollard Banknote will be printing
10 different games for the Lottery over the next four months.
    Totalizator Sportowy, the Polish national lottery, was founded in 1956
and generated over $20 million (CDN) in instant ticket sales in 2006. Pollard
Banknote will be working with the Lottery during a period in which the instant
ticket market in Poland is growing rapidly. As of June 2007, instant ticket
sales for the calendar year to date had already surpassed annual sales of the
previous year.

    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, www.pollardbanknote.com

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