History of Gaming Regulation


Changes to the Criminal Code (Canada) in 2014 allowed provinces to begin authorizing charities to operate raffles, including 50/50 draws, “on or through a computer”. In 2015, the LGA launched licence terms and conditions and technical standards to ensure fairness and integrity. As a result, Manitoba’s charitable and religious organizations can now apply to sell and issue tickets online, conduct online financial transactions, and use an authorized electronic random number generator to determine the outcome of raffles.