One of the most exciting features of LocusPlay is the Mobile Gaming module. The LocusPlay system has the ability to run on both Smartphones and basic phones. Consumers do not need to have GPRS/3G, since LocusPlay can also operate over SMS in the absence of a GPRS/3G signal. Currently the following platforms are supported:
The benefit to mobile gaming is that consumers can access the lottery anytime and anywhere on their mobile phones, opening up a huge new distribution channel for lottery distributors and operators. Registered players can play the lottery, process winning tickets to their account, and withdraw funds all from the convenience of their own phone. SMS notifications can be set up to alert players to winning numbers. Finally, consumers need not worry about security: all transactions occur over 1st level security in case the phone is ever lost or stolen.