Monthly Archives: May 2016

What’s going on in Canada with Online Lotteries and Raffles?

You're likely well aware Canada has amended criminal code 207 that deals with charitable gaming and giving the provinces the right to allow lotteries and raffles for charitable purposes.  The code was amended in December of 2014 which opened the doors for online raffles, random number generators choosing winners and payment of prizes.  The push…
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Canadian Criminal Code 207

I’ve written about changes to criminal code 207 in the past but have actually posted the change in the code that allows charitable gaming in Canada to offer online lotteries.  The change is really in 207. (4.1) Permitted lotteries 207. (1) Notwithstanding any of the provisions of this Part relating to gaming and betting, it…
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