Lottery Licences

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A raffle is a lottery where tickets are sold for a chance to win a prize at a draw. This includes 50/50, elimination and calendar draws.

The City licenses raffles with prizes up to $50,000.

Raffles with prizes over $50,000 are licensed by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).


Eligible Organizations

Your organization may be eligible if it:

  • Has been in existence for at least one year
  • Has provided charitable community services consistent with the goals and activities of the organization for at least one year in Toronto
  • Proposes to use the proceeds for charitable programs and services that benefit Toronto and its residents
  • Assumes full responsibility for the conduct and management of the lottery event

An individual is not eligible for a lottery licence.

How To Apply

New Applicant

Organization has not been licensed in the past 2 years.