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Is it true you give 100% of your profits back to Atlantic Canada?
Where does all the lottery money go?
Who decides how the money is spent to operate Atlantic Lottery?
How is Atlantic Lottery governed?
How much money has been returned to the provinces since 1976?
When will I be able to play the new Daily Grand game?
What percentage of your total ticket lottery sales gets paid out as prizes?
How do you contribute to stronger communities?
Where will I find your 2015/16 Annual Report?
How long have you been around?
What are you doing to keep up with the competition?
What does lottery mean to your business?
How does winning change a winners life?
How does Atlantic Lottery support festivals and events?
What are the salaries of Atlantic Lottery's executives and Board members?
When did lotteries begin in Canada?
Where will I find your 2014/15 annual report?
Why did Lotto Max increase its maximum jackpot to $60 million?
What will I find in your 2013/14 Accountability Report?
Why do big jackpots always seem to be won in other parts of Canada?
Does Atlantic Lottery run all of the casinos in Atlantic Canada?
How do you prevent advertising to children?
What resources are provided to lottery retailers to address problem gambling?
How do I know if I have a gambling problem?
Can you develop a strategy for winning the lottery?
Privacy of information - what is it and what does it do?
What are you doing to make the video lottery environment more responsible?
Are Atlantic Lottery employees allowed to play the lottery?
Were you not created to support sports?
Who develops policies around VLT management across Atlantic Canada?
What’s the difference between Atlantic Lottery and the Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation? Why is it different in Nova Scotia?
Do your employees receive bonuses?
How can I work at Atlantic Lottery?
What's the difference between net revenue and net profits?
What do you do if a retailer sells a ticket to a minor? How do you even know?
How do I know the retailer is telling the truth about whether my ticket has won/lost?
How are you letting people know about AskAway?
How did Atlantic Lottery start?
Why did Atlantic Lottery create AskAway?
Who are the people in the AskAway ads and videos?
Why do I get a Player Receipt when a retailer checks my ticket?
Why do I need to sign my ticket?
Can I trust Atlantic Lottery to pay out prizes to the right owners?
Why don't you just ban the Video Lottery Terminals?
I received an email/phone call telling me I won a lottery prize? Is it valid, did I win?
Why did you remove VLTs from the NB market when the casino went in?
Do you have an environmental policy?
What is The Banners 2 Bags program?
Why did Atlantic Lottery conduct reviews of its NAL* process?
Why shouldn’t I buy lottery tickets for minors this holiday season?
Who owns Atlantic Lottery?
Why does the TAG show up on tickets, even when I haven’t purchased it?
Are the outcomes predetermined?
How are jackpots calculated?
How much money is given away in prizes every year?
If the odds are against me, is playing the lottery a waste of money?
Which games give me the best odds of winning?
What's the prize payout percentage for Scratch’N Win tickets?
What's the prize payout percentage for VLTs?
How do you decide when you will retire a game?
How many scratch tickets do you print every year?
How are the rules and regulations of tickets established?
What are you doing in the area of Responsible Gambling and VLTs?
Where do you get your ideas for new Scratch ’N Win tickets?
Can Atlantic Lottery control the outcome of a VLT?
Who plays the games?
What’s the prize payout percentage for Atlantic Lottery’s regional draw games?
How do I properly run a lottery pool?
What is the difference between a slot machine and a Video Lottery Terminal?
How many people play the lottery?
Why don’t you break up big prizes into smaller prizes so that more people win?
Can I still read your 2012/2013 Accountability Report?
Do you continue to sell scratch tickets after the top prizes have been claimed?
What do people do with their winnings?
Has an Atlantic Lottery employee ever won the lottery?
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?
Can a group of people win the lottery?
Do I get to keep my winning ticket?
Is it true that a lot of lottery winners lose all of their money?
How do I check the winning numbers for my lottery ticket?
Do I have to be interviewed by the media if I win?
Why doesn’t Atlantic Lottery show the exact store name and town where a winning ticket was purchased?
Can I keep my winnings a secret?
Do I have to come to Moncton to claim my prize?
Do I have to get my picture taken if I win?
What do I do if I think I've won a large prize?
What’s your favourite winners story?
How are the prizes processed?
If I win a game like Set For Life should I take the payout or installments?
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?
Where should I hide my ticket?
Who gets to present winners with their cheques?
If I give someone a lottery product as a gift, should I expect something if the ticket was a winner?
If the jackpot win is split and the other winner never comes forward, what happens?
How are the winning numbers selected?
Why does Atlantic Lottery promote their winners?
How much in commissions is returned to your 4,088 retailers?
How do your operations contribute to the economy?
I heard that Atlantic Lottery just released an Annual Report – what is this report and why did you release one?
What certification standard do you hold yourselves to for Responsible gambling?
What does your logo mean?
Is it true that sometimes machines are “due” to pay?
Do you try to hire Atlantic Canadian companies first?
Who is on the Atlantic Lottery senior management team?
How is Atlantic Lottery accountable to Atlantic Canadians?
How many employees does Atlantic Lottery have?
Are there such things as "hot machines"?
Does Atlantic Lottery receive any money from the casinos?
Who are the Atlantic Lottery board members?
How can a company return all of its profits to Atlantic Canada?
Are retailers trained in Responsible Gambling at all?
What is the average Atlantic Lottery employee’s salary?
What are your plans for the future?
Why are VLTs in a dark backroom?
If you are open and accountable, can you tell me where all the lottery money goes?
Atlantic Lottery is publicly owned. Why does this matter?
Can anybody play the lottery?
How can I protect my ticket?
What do you like the most about your job?
Why did you stop directing all profits to amateur sport?
How do you decide which events, activities and sponsorships to support?
Why do you have self-ticket checkers?
Where does all the money go from winners that don’t claim their prizes?
What are you doing to lessen your environmental impact?
Why do some people need to wait a long time to collect their prizes?
How do you enforce the 19+ age requirements?
Can a minor redeem a winning ticket?
Do you only deal with Atlantic Canadian companies?
What is the rate of problem gambling in Atlantic Canada?
When I go to a store to redeem a winning lottery ticket, how can I be sure that I’m getting the right prize?
Do I need to claim lottery wins on my taxes?