In Ontario, The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario is responsible for regulating and overseeing the licensed lottery events (such as bingo, raffles and the sale of break open tickets) conducted by charitable and religious organizations to raise funds to support charitable purposes.
Who can get a lottery license?
Canada's Criminal Code only permits charitable and religious organizations to conduct lottery schemes to raise funds pursuant to an issued lottery licence.
The following are prerequisites to be considered eligible for a lottery licence:
- Organization must have been in existence for at least one(1) year;
- Organization must have a place of business in Ontario;
- Organization's primary purpose must be to provide charitable services in Ontario; and
- Organization must use the proceeds of any lottery scheme for objects or purposes which benefit Ontario residents.
For more information visit agco.on.ca
Lottery License Applications
Lottery license application forms can be submitted to Deseronto Town Hall.
For further inquiries, please contact:
Town of Deseronto Municipal Offices 331 Main St.Deseronto, ON K0K 1X0
Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30am – 4:30pm