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Regular & Monster Bingo

Regular & Special (Monster) Bingo

Bingo events are lottery schemes where players purchase bingo paper and win prizes by being the first to complete specified arrangements or patterns of numbers on the bingo paper from numbers selected at random.

Regular bingo events have prize boards of $5,500 and under, and Special (Monster) bingo events have prize boards over $5,500.

Provincial Licence

Only the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming may issue a licence to an eligible charitable or religious organization for the following:

  • Bingo events where the total value of the prizes to be awarded at any one occasion exceeds $5,500;
  • Bingo events conducted in an unorganized territory;
  • Bingo events conducted on Federal land such as Canadian Forces Bases; and
  • Bingo events where the event is to be conducted in conjunction with another licensed lottery event.
Municipal Licence

A municipality may issue a licence to an eligible charitable or religious organization for regular bingo events where the total value of the prizes to be awarded on any one occasion does not exceed $5,500.

If you are applying for a municipal licence, contact the local municipality where you intend to hold the event for more detailed information on the application process, licensing fees and required attachments.

Application Process

PDF Instructions

New and updated PDF forms on this site can be filled-in and saved locally to your PC. This updated feature preserves all of the information you have filled in, however, version 6.05 or later of Adobe Reader® is required. external link in popup window Download Adobe Acrobat Reader®

Required attachments to applications:

The licensee must conduct and manage the event in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the licence.

Application Forms, Reports and Terms and Conditions

Important Application Reminders

  • For PDF forms completed online or offline, please ensure ALL the input information has printed out on your application.
  • For PDF forms filled-in by hand, please ensure you PRINT legibly in black ink.
  • Please ensure ALL required questions are completed. Incomplete, improperly completed or unsigned applications will be returned to applicant.
  • Do not email application forms. Mail application(s) along with ALL supporting documents to:

    Alcohol and Gaming Commission
    Licensing and Registration
    90 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 200
    Toronto, Ontario M2N 0A4

Please read the "Instructions" portion of the application(s) for supporting document requirements.