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

Midway application

  • 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.