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Why do big jackpots always seem to be won in other parts of Canada?
How are the winning numbers selected?
I received an email/phone call telling me I won a lottery prize? Is it valid, did I win?
How do I check the winning numbers for my lottery ticket?
Where does all the lottery money go?
Why should I be “proud” to play Atlantic Lottery games?
Are Atlantic Lottery employees allowed to play the lottery?
Which games give me the best odds of winning?
Do you continue to sell scratch tickets after the top prizes have been claimed?
How do you contribute to stronger communities?
How does Atlantic Lottery support festivals and events?
What are the salaries of Atlantic Lottery's executives and Board members?
Is it true you give 100% of your profits back to Atlantic Canada?
What is the difference between a slot machine and a Video Lottery Terminal?
Can a minor redeem a winning ticket?
What resources are provided to lottery retailers to address problem gambling?
When did lotteries begin in Canada?
What types of information does Atlantic Lottery provide to players?
Why did Lotto Max increase its maximum jackpot to $60 million?
What's the prize payout percentage for Scratch’N Win tickets?
How much money has been returned to the provinces since 1976?
If you are open and accountable, can you tell me where all the lottery money goes?
Why did you update your systems? What’s changed?
Who decides how the money is spent to operate Atlantic Lottery?
How much money is given away in prizes every year?
Is it true that sometimes machines are “due” to pay?
Why don’t you break up big prizes into smaller prizes so that more people win?
Do I have to get my picture taken if I win?
What percentage of your total ticket lottery sales gets paid out as prizes?
What happens if someone wins one of your games that offers prize payments over a period of time, but then dies? What would happen to the money?
Where does all the money go from winners that don’t claim their prizes?
How do you decide which events, activities and sponsorships to support?
Who plays the games?
How can I verify a ticket and claim a prize if it was purchased in Atlantic Canada, and I am now outside of Atlantic Canada?
Why don't you just ban the Video Lottery Terminals?
Privacy of information - what is it and what does it do?
Why did you stop directing all profits to amateur sport?
How long have you been around?
Why does the TAG show up on tickets, even when I haven’t purchased it?
Has an Atlantic Lottery employee ever won the lottery?
What are you doing in the area of Responsible Gambling and VLTs?
Who gets to present winners with their cheques?
Who are the people in the AskAway ads and videos?
Can I still read your 2012/2013 Accountability Report?
Who are the Atlantic Lottery board members?
How can a company return all of its profits to Atlantic Canada?
Do I get to keep my winning ticket?
Can I keep my winnings a secret?
If I give someone a lottery product as a gift, should I expect something if the ticket was a winner?
Do I need to claim lottery wins on my taxes?
WHERE WILL I FIND YOUR 2016/17 ANNUAL REPORT?
What are you doing to prevent underage play?
If the jackpot win is split and the other winner never comes forward, what happens?
How do I know if I have a gambling problem?
How do you prevent advertising to children?
Where will I find your 2017/18 annual report?
What do you do if a retailer sells a ticket to a minor? How do you even know?
Can anybody play the lottery?
What's the prize payout percentage for VLTs?
What’s the prize payout percentage for Atlantic Lottery’s regional draw games?
Were you not created to support sports?
Do your employees receive bonuses?
Why does Atlantic Lottery promote their winners?
Why doesn’t Atlantic Lottery show the exact store name and town where a winning ticket was purchased?
What are you doing to lessen your environmental impact?
How are the prizes processed?
What do I do if I think I've won a large prize?
How many scratch tickets do you print every year?
Who is on Atlantic Lottery senior management team?
Why do I get a Player Receipt when a retailer checks my ticket?
What are you doing to make the video lottery environment more responsible?
Can I trust Atlantic Lottery to pay out prizes to the right owners?
Can you develop a strategy for winning the lottery?
If the odds are against me, is playing the lottery a waste of money?
How do you decide when you will retire a game?
Can Atlantic Lottery control the outcome of a VLT?
How is Atlantic Lottery governed?
Atlantic Lottery is publicly owned. Why does this matter?
What are your plans for the future?
What will I find in your 2013/14 Accountability Report?
How many employees does Atlantic Lottery have?
What do people do with their winnings?
Who owns Atlantic Lottery?
How do you protect player information on alc.ca?
Why did Atlantic Lottery conduct reviews of its NAL* process?
If I win a game like Set For Life should I take the payout or installments?
What is The Banners 2 Bags program?
Why did you remove VLTs from the NB market when the casino went in?
Why do you have self-ticket checkers?
Why are VLTs in a dark backroom?
Are the outcomes predetermined?
How do you enforce the 19+ age requirements?
Why did Atlantic Lottery create AskAway?
Do you only deal with Atlantic Canadian companies?
How many people play the lottery?
Who develops policies around VLT management across Atlantic Canada?
How does winning change a winners life?
How can I work at Atlantic Lottery?
How are you letting people know about AskAway?
How did Atlantic Lottery start?
How do your operations contribute to the economy?
Why did Atlantic Lottery re-introduce Non-Barcoded Breakopen at Retail?
Why shouldn’t I buy lottery tickets for minors this holiday season?
Is it true that a lot of lottery winners lose all of their money?
What does your logo mean?
What’s your favourite winners story?
How are the rules and regulations of tickets established?
When I go to a store to redeem a winning lottery ticket, how can I be sure that I’m getting the right prize?
Are there such things as "hot machines"?
How do I know the retailer is telling the truth about whether my ticket has won/lost?
Why do I need to sign my ticket draw, sports and scratch tickets?
How are jackpots calculated?
How much in commissions is returned to your 3,945 retailers?
Does Atlantic Lottery run all of the casinos in Atlantic Canada?
How do I properly run a lottery pool?
What do you like the most about your job?
Where will I find your 2014/15 annual report?
What’s the difference between Atlantic Lottery and the Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation? Why is it different in Nova Scotia?
What does lottery mean to your business?
What is the average Atlantic Lottery employee’s salary?
Where will I find your 2015/16 Annual Report?
Does Atlantic Lottery receive any money from the casinos?
I heard that Atlantic Lottery just released an Annual Report – what is this report and why did you release one?
What changes are coming to Lotto Max in May 2019?
Where should I hide my ticket?
Do you try to hire Atlantic Canadian companies first?
Do you have an environmental policy?
Why do some people need to wait a long time to collect their prizes?
Are retailers trained in Responsible Gambling at all?
How can I protect my ticket?
What is the rate of problem gambling in Atlantic Canada?
Where do you get your ideas for new Scratch ’N Win tickets?
What are you doing to keep up with the competition?
What's the difference between net revenue and net profits?
How do non-barcoded Breakopen tickets get validated and paid?
How is Atlantic Lottery accountable to Atlantic Canadians?
What certification standard do you hold yourselves to for Responsible gambling?
Can a group of people win the lottery?
Do I have to be interviewed by the media if I win?
Do I have to come to Moncton to claim my prize?