Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corp.
5th Floor, Summit Place, 1601 Lower Water St.
Halifax Nova Scotia
The Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation (NSPLCC) is responsible for the business of gaming in Nova Scotia. It is a Crown corporation governed by the provincial Gaming Control Act, and is charged with leading an economically sustainable and socially responsible gaming industry for the benefit of Nova Scotians and their communities.
Operations include ticket lotteries, video lotteries and casinos. The day-to-day operations of NSPLCC's businesses are carried out by its operators. The Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) operates the ticket and video lottery businesses and the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) owns and operates Casino Nova Scotia (CNS) in Halifax and Sydney.
In delegating the day-to-day operations of the lines of business to these operators, NSPLCC works to ensure that both ALC and GCGC:
- operate in an effective and efficient manner to maximize revenues for the Province;
- comply with the Criminal Code of Canada, the Gaming Control Act and all provincial regulations;
- respond to policy and strategic direction provided by NSPLCC; and
- understand the importance of, and help to, implement responsible gambling and prevention programs in Nova Scotia.