In response to the press release issued by Keed Ghana Limited on the 27th February 2020, the Lotto Marketing Companies wish to state categorically that the content of the release by Keed Ghana Limited is very misleading, misrepresentation and misinformation.
The Lotto Marketing Companies would like to put on record that per our checks at the National Communications Authority (NCA) and National Lottery Authority (NLA), *959# Mobile Game operated by Keed Ghana Limited and its partners such as MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo is illegal.
They have NO License from the National Lottery Authority (NLA) to operate 5/90 via *959# Mobile lottery Gaming.
The agreement between NLA and Keed Ghana Limited is strictly limited to ONLY DIVIDEND GAME known as LUCKY 3.
Keed Ghana Limited is deceiving the general public, creating a false impression that they have License from NLA to operate our flagship Product 5/90 via *959# Mobile Game.
In the coming days, the NLA-LMC Joint Working Committee SHALL SUE MTN, Vodafone, AirtelTigo and Keed Ghana Limited for unlawful operation of *959# Mobile lottery Gaming.
NLA Urges Calm, Threatens To Sue Telcos Over 959 Shortcode
The National Lottery Authority (NLA) has asked members of the Association of Lotto Marketing Companies to remain calm as management takes measures to address the operation of an illegal mobile game making airwaves across the country.
In a statement issued by the Public Relations Unit, NLA urged the public to discontinue the patronage of the game as it works to shut it down.
According to NLA, it is also considering suing MTN, Vodafone, AirtelTigo and Keed Ghana Limited if they fail to shut down the shortcode *959# within the shortest possible time.