What happens during the background investigation process?

The LGCA conducts a due diligence investigation on all new applicants as well as an annual update investigation on existing suppliers and service providers. The investigation examines the honesty, integrity and financial history of the business entity and its principals. The investigation includes, but is not limited to, a credit history report, a criminal record check and a court registry …

Can a gaming service provider hold a poker tournament?

No, gaming service providers are not eligible to hold their own tournaments. In Manitoba, only eligible charitable and religious organizations can apply for a licence to conduct a Texas hold’em poker tournament. Licensed organizations can hire gaming service providers to help run a tournament, including providing equipment, dealers and assistance with event rules.