Organizations can have up to two Monte Carlo events in one year. Each Monte Carlo event cannot exceed three days.
Funds raised through Monte Carlo events must be used for education, religion, health, relieving poverty, or to benefit the community by promoting sports, recreation, culture, or any other area considered appropriate by the LGA. Please provide as much detail as possible on your application about your intended use of funds.
You cannot advertise your Monte Carlo event until your licence is approved. All advertisements must contain the name of the licensed organization and your licence number. If you are advertising on the internet, you must indicate that the event is intended for Manitoba residents only. Advertisements must adhere to federal, provincial and community advertising laws and standards.
If the titles of your executive members are not consistent with the generic titles on the form, please indicate your organization’s actual titles on your application. Organizations must adapt their titles to those on the form in a best-fit manner where necessary (e.g. Grand Knight, Head Coach, Manager, Principal, or Minister may replace President). The executive members you list on the application must be the actual elected executive of the organization itself and not members of a sub-committee who have been given responsibility for the charitable gaming event.
Yes, provided your organization is a charitable or religious organization. We recognize that many smaller organizations may not have formal documentation. In these cases, minutes from meetings and/or letters of support from principals, councillors, priests or mayors may be acceptable. These letters of support should state:
- that the group is in fact a bona fide organization
- the organization’s aims and objectives
- the reasons/need for fundraising
In order to determine an organization’s eligibility for a licence, first-time applicants and organizations not licensed in over three years must provide as many of the following documents as possible:
- constitution and by-laws
- articles of incorporation and most recent corporate annual return
- minutes of most recent annual general meeting
- membership list
- most recent financial statement and bank statements
Please complete our Monte Carlo 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.
Please read and ensure you understand the Monte Carlo Terms and Conditions before you apply for a licence. You must comply with these terms and conditions once you are licenced.
You must pay a licence fee of $5.00 per game per day. You must submit this fee with your application.
The LGA requires up to six weeks to process applications. It may take longer to process your application if it is incomplete or inaccurate. You cannot advertise your Monte Carlo event until your licence is approved.
The LGA licenses charitable and religious organizations to conduct Monte Carlo events in accordance with Section 207(1)(b) of the Criminal Code (Canada). If your organization has never been licensed, you must submit background information about your organization to determine your eligibility.