The NCEL’s commitment to build the best practices in responsible gaming into all of its operations has won it the highest level
of responsible gaming certification recognized internationally. It is only the 4th U.S. lottery to obtain the certification and
the youngest U.S. lottery to do so.
The World Lottery Association’s Responsible Gaming Framework is the highest level of responsible gaming certification recognized
internationally, outlining lotteries’ level of commitment to corporate social responsibility and responsible gaming. The Framework
consists of four levels of achievement. The more advanced the responsible gaming program, the higher the level of achievement.
This recognition represents the lottery’s success and commitment to continuous improvement of its responsible gaming and corporate
social responsibility programs.
What does this achievement mean for North Carolina?
The Education Lottery is upholding its mission to responsibly grow sales and increase return to education programs identified by the legislature.
What does this achievement mean for players?
Players can be assured the Education Lottery is fully committed to facilitating responsible play, empowering the public about
responsible gaming, and protecting the interests of those who play our games.
Awarded the World Lottery Association’s Level 2 Responsible Gaming certification
Level 2: Self-Assessment & Gap Analysis
Members complete a self-assessment and determine what RG programs need to be built to ensure the organization addresses all the Principles.
Awarded the World Lottery Association’s Level 3 Responsible Gaming certification
Level 3: Planning & Implementation
Members need to develop a plan, a timetable and a budget to implement specific RG programs.