Lottery Licenses are required for each individual raffle lottery within the City of Selkirk. Lottery Licenses can be obtained at the City of Selkirk Civic Office during office hours, Monday to Friday from 10:00am – 4:00pm.
Apply for a Lottery License below! Once the application is complete please go to the Civic Office to obtain your license from a CitizenSupport Representative.
Lottery License Application
You can submit your Financial Report information here or at the Civic Office. You are also required to submit a sample ticket or facsimile of a ticket with your report. Please Note Financial Statements and all supporting receipts must be kept for at least three years.
Frequently Asked Question's
- Must be a charitable organization located within the City of Selkirk
- The draw must take place within the City of Selkirk
- Must not have any outstanding Financial Statements from previous Lottery Licences
- Total prize value must not exceed $3,000
- Pay the licence fee of 1% of the total prize value if gross revenue is over $10,000
- An organization that performs services of public good or welfare without profit
- Organizations that exist with the purpose of benefitting the community and have formal documentation to show their objectives
Yes, you need a Lottery License for all 50/50 draws where you will be giving away a prize at the end of the draw.
You can obtain one license for a time span (Ex. January 1 – March 5), as long as the total prize value (50% of sales) does not exceed $3,000 – therefore sales cannot exceed $6,000
If you’ve taken out one license, but have exceeded that maximum prize value, you just need to come back in to obtain a new license for the remainder of the games
It will be similar to a 50/50 draw, in that they can run for a span of time, but the pot may not exceed $3,000 – otherwise they would require a new license
More information on Chase the Ace raffles can be found on the printed LGCA website
No, as they are not considered a Charitable Organization. The business will need to apply for a a ‘Social Occasion Raffle’ from LGCA
- The LGCA & the City of Selkirk will put that organization on a hold status
- They will be unable to obtain any new lottery licenses
- They will remain on this hold status until the outstanding reports have been returned