Midway is a gaming event held at a public place of amusement with the following conditions:
- the cost to play cannot exceed $2
- the amount or value of each prize awarded cannot exceed $500
- six week processing time
Please click below for answers to some common questions about midway events. You can also email our Gaming Licence Department or contact us at 204-954-9400 or toll-free at 1-800-782-0363.
Who can hold a midway event?
The LGA may license any person to conduct a lottery scheme at a public place of amusement within the province of Manitoba in accordance with Section 207 (1) (d) of the Criminal Code (Canada).
How long does it take to get a midway licence?
The LGA requires up to six weeks to process applications. It may take longer to process your application if it is incomplete or inaccurate.
What does a midway licence cost?
You must submit a non-refundable licence fee of $150 with your application.
How do we apply for a midway licence?
Please complete our midway application.You can also call our Gaming Licence Department at 204-954-9400 or toll-free at 1-800-782-0363 for a paper copy of the application or to arrange a time to complete the form in person at one of our offices.