Lottery Licensing

Phone: (705) 264-1331

Email:  [email protected]


The City of Timmins may issue licenses to conduct the following lottery schemes:

  • Bingo events with prize boards $5,500 and under
  • Media bingo events
  • Ticket raffle lotteries for total prizes $50,000 and under
  • All break open ticket lotteries not licensed by the Provincial office
  • Bazaars

Please review the Lottery Licensing By-Law No. 2003-5783 (PDF)

Lottery Licenses Issued by the Province

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is the licensing authority for:

  • Bingo events (i.e., Special Bingo, Monster Bingo) with prize board over $5,500;
  • Super jackpot bingo events;
  • Progressive bingo game events;
  • Social gaming events (i.e., table game event held in conjunction with a social event);
  • Raffle lotteries for total prizes over $50,000;
  • Break open tickets sold by organizations with a provincial mandate;
  • Lotteries held in conjunction with another gaming event, including break open tickets at bingo events;
  • All lottery schemes conducted in unorganized territories; and
  • Lottery schemes at designated fairs or exhibitions;

For gaming and lottery license application forms and related information visit the AGCO web site at (Opens a new browser).