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License Needed to Conduct Lottery or Raffles

The lotteries committee hereby informs the general public that no person shall promote or conduct any lottery or raffle (any scheme for distribution of prizes by lot or chance), unless he obtains a licence or a letter of authorization for raffle in accordance with the lotteries control act, chapter 151 of the laws of belize.

Every person, who intends to promote or conduct any lottery or raffle, shall apply in writing to the lotteries committee. All applications are to be addressed to the secretary of the lotteries committee. All raffles sanctioned by the lotteries committee are given a reference number and that number needs to be reproduced on all tickets and when being advertised.

Any violation to the lotteries control act and its regulations is an offence. Violators shall be liable on summary conviction in a court of law.

Lotteries secretary, GST office, Charles Bartlett Hyde building, Mahogany Street extension, Belize City, Belize

Tel: (501) 222-5574
Fax: (501) 222-5513


Lotteries clerk, Accountant General Department, 1729 Coney Drive, Belize City, Belize

Tel: (501) 227-2595

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