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Performance Management (Casino)

Nova Scotia Gaming is responsible for the conduct and management of the regulated gambling industry. We do this effectively by establishing appropriate strategic goals for our operators and setting performance measures.

Casino Nova Scotia's Mandate

Provide a broad range of casino entertainment options that are relevant, engaging and delivered in a safe and responsible way to optimize responsible profits to the shareholder.

Casino Nova Scotia - Strategic Direction 

The following Strategic Goals of Casino Nova Scotia are aligned with our mission to offer trusted and entertaining responsible gaming experiences, optimizing the benefits for Nova Scotians:

  1. Amplify the experience;
  2. Continuous improvement;
  3. Mitigate impacts of Cogswell reconstruction; and,
  4. Capitalize on visitation.

Performance Measures (2021-22)

The following financial measures aligned with NSGC’s objectives and strategic goals relating to performance.

Please note: performance may be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including closures and changes to business practices to meet public health protocols.

MeasureTargetOutcome
Meet budgeted Payment to Province $18.6 million
Meet Total Revenue Budget for Halifax Casino Revenue: $41 million
Meet Total Revenue Budget for Sydney Casino Revenue: $12.4 million
Meet Visitation Target for Halifax Casino 397,700
Meet Visitation Target for Sydney Casino 155,810
Adhere to Nova Scotia Policies & Standards for Responsible Gambling Compliance

Performance Measures (2022-23)

MeasureTargetOutcome
Meet budgeted Payment to Province $23.5 million
($17.6 million HFX, $5.9 million SYD)
Meet Total Revenue Budget for Halifax Casino $53.7 million
Meet Total Revenue Budget for Sydney Casino $16.8 million
Meet Visitation Target for Halifax Casino 726,165
Meet Visitation Target for Sydney Casino 284,202
Adhere to Nova Scotia Policies & Standards for Responsible Gambling Compliance

Previous Performance Measures