The LGCA licenses all gaming suppliers and gaming service providers that do business in Manitoba. New suppliers and service providers must be licensed before carrying out business in the province.
A gaming supplier is any person or business that makes, sells, advertises or distributes gaming supplies to Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, a gaming operator, a local gaming authority or an organization that holds a charitable gaming event licence. Examples of gaming supplies include cards, chips, electronic gaming machines and security systems.
A gaming service provider is any person or business that provides a gaming service to Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, a gaming operator, a local gaming authority or an organization that holds a charitable gaming event licence. Examples of gaming services include marketing, ticket processing and gaming equipment for licensed gaming events.
Terms and Conditions
Suppliers and service providers must comply with the terms and conditions set by the LGCA.
- FORM: Multi-jurisdictional personal history disclosure
- FORM: Multi-jurisdictional personal history disclosure consent and authorization
- FORM: Supplier and service provider personal disclosure (Note: Required of Canadian residents only)
- FORM: Supplier and service provider business disclosure
You must be honest in your application. The LGCA conducts background investigations on all applications as part of the licensing process. Failing to disclose complete and relevant information in the application forms will result in a more detailed investigation, longer processing time, and the possible denial of a licence.
Fees vary based on the type of supplies or service being provided. Annual licence and investigative fees are listed in Section J of the annual update form below. To apply, an application fee equivalent to the first year licence and investigative fees must accompany the application forms.
Fees must be paid in Canadian dollars; the LGCA will not accept foreign currencies.
Each year, suppliers and service providers must submit an annual update. Annual fees are due with the annual update. Failing to complete an annual update could result in the licence being suspended or revoked.
Suppliers and service providers also must notify the LGCA in writing of consequential information that may affect their licence with the LGCA or in any other jurisdiction where they are licensed. Consequential information can include, but is not limited to, criminal charges against the company or its principals, civil proceedings, suspensions or fines in any jurisdiction, and changes in shareholders.