The Municipality issues lottery licenses for:

  • Bingo events, with prize boards of up to $5,500
  • Break Open Tickets for local organizations
  • Raffle lotteries for total prizes of $50,000 and under
  • Bazaar lotteries which include: wheels of fortune with a maximum bet of $2.00, raffles not exceeding $500, and bingo events up to $500.


To get a lottery license, your organization must be active in the Municipality of Meaford, and the proceeds invested in our community. It must also be in operation for at least 1 year, and have a Canadian dollar trust account for lottery proceeds.

See the Quick Guide for Charitable Gaming Licences for more detailed information.


Lottery Reporting

If you get a lottery license through the Municipality, you must submit a Lottery Report within 30 days of the expiry of the license.

For more info on lottery licensing in Ontario, please visit

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