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5050 Central Gives Wigan Athletic Supporters The Chance To Win More Money Than Ever Before

Aug 11th, 2017

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Wigan Athletic supporters will be able to win hundreds of pounds at games at the DW Stadium this season as part of a new look Latics Lotto as the club will be implementing a digital raffle fundraising platform in partnership with 5050 Central.

The Latics faithful will be able to buy their Lotto tickets, priced at just £2 a ticket from sellers around the stadium before the game and at half-time, with proceeds going to the Club’s award-winning charity Wigan Athletic Community Trust.

Results of the Latics Lotto will be announced via the club’s social media channels during the second half of each home game and then published on it’s website.

The new system Wigan Athletic will be introducing is provided by 5050 Central which digitally captures every transaction while providing updated real-time raffle information to display devices located throughout the DW Stadium.

The Latics will be the 4th EFL club to introduce the new system as 5050 Central expand within the United Kingdom through BD Sport Group.

Tom Flower, Head of Community at Wigan Athletic Community Trust, said: “Latics Lotto is a great way for supporters to help the Community Trust to continue to help improve the life of 1,000’s of young people and families each year and we will be very grateful to everyone who buys a ticket.”

Tony Warwick, BD Sport Group's Joint Managing Director, said: “5050 Central and BD Sport are proud to be providing Wigan Athletic and its Community Trust with this 5050 fundraising technology that will in turn translate into increased funding to support their initiatives.”

For more information about Latics Lotto please call Wigan Athletic Community Trust on 01942 318090 or email community@wiganathletic.com


Wigan Athletic Community Trust is the registered charity of Wigan Athletic and works with the football club to improve health, enhance life chances and create stronger safer communities for over 12,000 people a year.

It aims to:

1) Increase participation in sport across all levels of society - particularly those from under - represented groups

2) Encourage young people and families to lead healthier and more active lifestyles

3) Improve the skills, aspirations and achievements of young people

4) Contribute towards increased community cohesion and improving the quality of life of young people, families and communities

For more information please contact Head of Community Tom Flower on 01942 318 090 or e-mail t.flower@wiganathletic.com.


BD Sport Group Ltd was founded in 2007 to provide stadium betting services for sports teams and brands primarily in the UK football market. BD Sport also provides sports marketing services for many gambling brands and rights holders in the UK and across Europe to generate new revenue streams by linking betting to sports. Their main activities include brokering, activation, live streaming and stadium betting.


5050 Central Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc., is a digital raffle software system that drives consumer participation in raffle events while providing accountability to the raffle process. The 5050 Central system digitally captures every transaction while providing updated real-time raffle information to display devices located throughout the venue. Tickets are sold to fans through tablet kiosks and mobile hand-held devices, creating an effortless data collection system providing faster sales transaction, longer selling periods, accountability and substantial increases in average raffle proceeds.  5050 Central boasts some of sports' most iconic brands as clients, with partners across the sports landscape including MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, MLS, NLL, CFL & EFL as well as several NASCAR events, PGA tournaments and NCAA institutions.

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