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IndustryOnline Marketing and Software
FoundersPatrick Watson & Jonathan Csakany
HeadquartersVancouver, British Columbia,
Area served
ProductsOnline loyalty programs, promotions, games, polls, surveys, email marketing.

Splashdot is a privately held company based in Vancouver. The company provides online loyalty programs and interactive promotions using gamification techniques, and powered by their software platform, nCentive. Founded in 2000 by Jonathan Csakany, President, and Patrick Watson, CEO, SplashDot progressed from offering user-generated content services to specializing in online customer loyalty and promotional programs.[1]

By 2007, Splashdot was working with 75% of Canada's gaming jurisdictions[2] including Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, Atlantic Lottery Corporation, Great Canadian Gaming, and other non-gaming organizations such as WestJet, Kraft Foods and Bell Canada.

In 2012, [3] opened up its second office on Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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nCentive is a software application that enables campaign design, development, management and analysis. Its features include member management (for both the end user and administrator), contest management (draws, cheat prevention and detection, code entry modules etc.), reporting, email marketing, polls and surveys, data management and engagement modules that allow for in-site personalization.


  1. ^ Globe and Mail article
  2. ^ Totally Gaming interview with CEO, Patrick Watson ‘How can land-based casinos prepare themselves for igaming?’
  3. ^ Splashdot
  4. ^ Atlantic Lottery Launches New Splashdot Online Sports-Themed Digital Promotion
  5. ^ Splashdot & Atlantic Lottery Innovate The Most Customer-Centric 2Chance Platform In The Program’s Illustrious 11-Year History
  6. ^ "Splashdot". CBC News.
  7. ^ Patrick Watson CEO of Splashdot joins us in our ongoing look Covid 19's effect on the lottery supplier community.
  8. ^ The Telegram Article - Atlantic Lotto thinks you’re a sure bet