Where the Money Goes | Atlantic Lottery Corporation
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100% Profit Stays Here

All of it. Every penny.

“Where does the money go?” We get asked that a lot, and our answer is simple. Each year, 100% of ourprofit stays here to benefit our Atlantic communities. All of it. Every penny.

All Atlantic Canadians Benefit

In 2020-2021, we returned $346.5 million to our provincial government shareholders:

  • Nova Scotia $118.9 million
  • New Brunswick $118.6 million
  • Newfoundland & Labrador $94.3 million
  • Prince Edward Island $14.7 million

We also awarded $601.9 million in prizes back to our players and $95.9 million in commissions to our almost 4,000 retailers.  Plus, we employ more than 600  Atlantic Canadians and our operations in Atlantic Canada contribute to more than 6,938 jobs and $1.5 billion in economic activity.

Did you know? Since opening in 1976Atlantic Lottery has provided $10.9 billion in profits to the four Atlantic Provinces.


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