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Charitable Gaming Fees

Charitable Gaming Registration & Lottery Licensing Fees

The Charitable Gaming registration fees listed below and in the Fee Schedule (Gaming Registration) may be paid by:

  • Cheque or money order, payable to the Minister of Finance
    1. Cheques or money orders cannot be post-dated
    2. There will be a $35.00 (Cdn) process fee charged for cheques that are returned by the bank as a result of non-sufficient funds.
    or
  • Visa, Mastercard or AmEx
    1. complete and return the credit card payment slip with your application
      (Credit card information is not acceptable by telephone or email)

The Charitable Gaming Lottery Licensing fees listed below and in the Fee Schedule (Lottery Licensing) may be paid by:

  • Company cheque, bank draft or money order, payable to the Minister of Finance
    1. Cheques or money orders cannot be post-dated
    2. There will be a $35.00 (Cdn) process fee charged for cheques that are returned by the bank as a result of non-sufficient funds.

Please do not send cash in the mail. Harmonized Sales Tax does not apply to these fees.

In addition to the registration fee, the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming may require the applicant/registrant to pay the reasonable costs of an investigation.

Charitable Gaming Registration and Service Fees
Registration and Service Fees
Registration Class Goods and Services Supplied Annual Fee
Operator Operator of a Charitable Gaming Site (4 or more events per week) $12,000 per site
Operator of a Charitable Gaming Site (3 or less events per week) $700 per site
     
Seller Seller No Fee
     
Gaming-Related Supplier Supplier of Gaming Services and Equipment$3,000
Manufacturer of Gaming Equipment $15,000
  
Trade Union Trade Union $2,000
     
Category 1 Gaming Assistant Employee with Significant Supervisory or Decision-Making Responsibility $300
   
Category 2 Gaming Assistant Employee without Significant Supervisory or Decision-Making Responsibility $165
   

Service Fees

The following fees are payable to the Minister of Finance for services indicated:

  • Replacement certificate of registration as a supplier: $50.00
  • Replacement certificate of registration and photo identification card as a gaming assistant: $50.00
    (includes replacement certificate $25 and identification $25.00)
Charitable Gaming Lottery Licensing Fees

In accordance with Section 17 of Order in Council 1413/08, the maximum fees that may be charged for the issuance of a licence or authorization are as listed in the chart below.

Registration Fees
Event Fee ($Cdn)
Charitable Gaming Events Conducted and Managed in a Charitable Gaming Site with 4 or more events per week or 3 or less events per week (under the Bingo Revenue Model)
  • Maximum of $165 per event (Municipal Authorization Fee)
  • 0.78% of gross wager on all lotteries (Provincial Licence Fee)
Bingo (Regular) (non-pooling bingo halls)
  • 3% of prizes
Special (Monster) Bingo (non-pooling bingo halls)
  • 3% of prizes
Super Jackpot (non-pooling bingo halls)
  • (Full Super Jackpot prize + line prizes) x the number of events x 40% x 3%
Media Bingo (non-pooling bingo halls)
  • 3% of prizes
Table Board Bingo (non-pooling bingo halls)
  • Number of sessions, multiplied by the maximum payout, multiplied by 3%
Progressive Bingo Game (non-pooling bingo halls)
  • Total number of sessions x $12
Loonie Progressive Game (non-pooling bingo halls)
  • Total number of sessions x $2
Break Open Ticket
  • 3% of prizes
Raffle Lotteries
  • 3% of prizes*
Social Gaming Event
  • $5 per blackjack table
  • $5 per wheel of fortune
  • 3% of prizes for a raffle conducted in conjunction with the Social Gaming event
Fair or Exhibition Gaming Event
  • $10 per blackjack table per day
  • $10 per wheel of fortune per day
  • $100 per merchandise bingo
Bazaar Gaming Event
  • 3% of prizes for a bingo
  • 3% of prizes for a raffle
  • $10 per wheel of fortune per day

*Please note that beginning April 21, 2010, the licence fee for all stand-alone raffle licences issued by the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming will be 1% of prize board.