Lottery Licensing

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission (AGCO) is responsible for administering the lottery licensing program in the province of Ontario - municipalities and the AGCO are responsible for issuing lottery licenses to eligible charitable and religious organizations.

The Order-In-Council provides municipalities with licensing authority for:

  • bingo events, including table board bingo, with prize boards of up to $5,500;
  • media bingo events with prizes up to $5,500;
  • break open tickets for local organizations;
  • raffle lotteries for total prizes of $50,000 and under; and
  • bazaar lotteries which include: wheels of fortune with a maximum bet of $2.00, raffles not exceeding $500, and bingo events up to $500.

Application Process

The Township of North Dumfries requires a minimum of 5 business days to process all applications for lottery events licensed by the municipality. 

If you are applying for a lottery license for the first time in the Township of North Dumfries the township requires a minimum of 10 business days to process the application.

Every organization must first apply to be approved as an eligible organization. This requires different documents to be kept at the township office in your organizations eligibility file. Please see this package for information on creating your eligibility file.

Below you will find the different application information for different types of lotteries. There is also an application package available for some of the lotteries. This package will help you with FAQ's and includes questionnaires required to be completed in conjunction with the normal application form.

Bazaars

Application Form
Report Form
Terms and Conditions

Bingo

Application Form
Report Form
Terms and Conditions

Bingo Quick Guide Application Package. This package contains general information and the questionnaires to be completed when applying for a Bingo Lottery, all forms must be submitted with the Bingo Application Form available above.

Break Open Ticket

Application Form
Report Form
Terms and Conditions

Break Open Ticket Application Package. This package contains general information and the questionnaires to be completed when applying for a Break Open Ticket License, all forms must be submitted with the Break Open Ticket Application Form available above.

Raffles

Application Form
Application Form (Blanket Raffle) used when you plan to hold a raffle in conjunction with a 50/50 draw
Report Form
Report Form (Blanket)
Terms and Conditions

Raffle License Application Package. This package contains general information and the questionnaires to be completed when applying for a Raffle License, all forms must be submitted with the Raffle Application Form available above.