NOW + Next

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Redeploy the troops: How adaptability helped keep customer care first at Atlantic Lottery during COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many businesses in Atlantic Canada — and Atlantic Lottery was no exception. Some business areas, such as video lottery operations, came to a standstill as a result of closures and cancellations across the region.
At the same time, Atlantic Canadians embraced the “stay home” message from public health officials and could no longer run errands as usual.

Everybody into the Pool!

Highlighting wins is something we all love to do at Atlantic Lottery, but usually we’re sharing the stories of people winning big on our games.
This time, we’re focusing on the success Atlantic Lottery’s Innovation team and its Outpost Lab in Halifax are having with their new mobile development PoolApp.

Community Proud

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What we’re missing about festival season this year

It’s been an unusual summer, to say the least.
Between going through a border stop when travelling within the Atlantic bubble and wearing a mask to the grocery store, this year has been like no other. While we all have our summer routines and traditions, many of those have unfortunately been impacted this year.

Atlantic Lottery employees rally for Day of Caring

Atlantic Lottery employees have participated in United Way’s Day of Caring for many years. Numerous employees participate year after year to lend a helping hand at various not-for-profit organizations in the Greater Moncton Area and the latest edition was no exception.
Held annually in June, United Way was unsure for some time if the 2020 event would be able to proceed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions.

Responsible & Regulated

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Youth awareness program educates on risks of problem gambling

Studies have shown that youth between the ages of 18 and 24 experience the highest risk of developing gambling problems. Know the Score 2 (kts2) is a program that was developed to focus on this at-risk demographic. The evidence-based, interactive problem gambling awareness program engages university and colleges students in a fun and informative way.

Know the risks: Why you shouldn’t buy lottery products for minors

Atlantic Lottery is joining forces with lotteries around the world this holiday season to remind people that scratch tickets and other lottery products are not appropriate gifts for minors.
You can’t drive until you reach a certain age and you can’t buy alcohol or cannabis until you are 19. 

ATLANTIC WINS

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When lightning strikes twice: Nova Scotia man wins second Lotto 6/49 jackpot

“Lightning never strikes the same place twice” is a phrase you are probably familiar with. It is commonly used to demonstrate that truly unlikely things generally only occur once, such as winning a lottery jackpot.
However, for Raymond Lillington, lightning did strike twice – and it struck even harder the second time.

80-year veteran horseman finally takes home P.E.I.’s coveted Governor’s Plate

Walter Simmons, a lifelong horse owner and harness racing enthusiast, has finally fulfilled his dream of winning P.E.I.’s coveted Governor’s Plate.
This July, the 52nd running of the race at Red Shores Summerside Raceway was billed as one of the most exciting ever as all the competitors had a strong chance at the title.