The Township issues lottery licences for:

  • Bingo events with prize boards of up to $5,500.
  • Break Open Tickets for local organizations when they are not connected with another lottery event.
  • Non-electric raffle lotteries for total prizes of $50,000 and under.
  • Bazaar lotteries which include: wheels of fortune, blanket raffles, and penny auction raffles.

Please note that all licences are subject to an application fee of 3% of gross proceeds.


To get a lottery licence, your organization must:

  • Be active in the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand.
  • Invest the proceeds in our community.
  • Be in operation for at least one (1) year.
  • Have a Canadian dollar trust account for lottery proceeds.

View the Lottery Licensing Policy Manual for more detailed information.


Lottery Reporting

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

More Information

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has more information on lottery licencing in Ontario.