News release

Atlantic Lottery Withdrawal Review

The Nova Scotia Gaming Corp. understands that premier-designate John Hamm has announced a review to begin Aug. 16 of the gaming corporation's intended withdrawal from the Atlantic Lottery Corp.

The Nova Scotia Gaming Corp. has not had an opportunity to discuss the review with the incoming government but expects to do so in due course. No further statement is expected to be made until that time.

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Contact:

Michelle MacLean
Nova Scotia Gaming Corp. 902-424-3677
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