Stories by King's Investigative Workshop

Province House on Hollis St. on Jan.26, 2022.

One after another, the Atlantic provinces passed laws to shield Atlantic Lotto from VLT players

Class action lawsuits and punitive damages banned retroactively to early 1990s

Jun 10, 2022

The Bubba Ray's location in Fairview closed in 2000 but is no considered to be closed permanently.

Strategy to get rid of damaging VLTs has only retired one in 10 since 2012

Despite "attrition" policy, many VLTs remain in service, even when bars close their doors

Jun 10, 2022

A person plays a VLT

Numbers Game: Video lottery keeps on spinning, and Nova Scotians keep on getting hurt

More than 30 years after being introduced, the "crack cocaine of gambling" is alive and well

Jun 10, 2022

Stephen Townsend

Near misses and big losses: VLTs still hook players and reel in millions

One in 10 Nova Scotia players in the most serious problem gambling category

Jun 10, 2022

Castle Gracie is seen through trees in mid-April,2019

When opportunity knocks

One person's misfortune can be another's opportunity

Jul 4, 2019

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Atlantic Canada's debt problem

Long before foreclosure comes debt, and it's strangling many Atlantic Canadians.

Jul 4, 2019