Effective July 11, 2021, Saskatchewan entered Step Three of the Re-Opening Roadmap and the public health order relative to COVID-19 was lifted. All restrictions related to the public health order were removed as of that date.

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Groups And Organizations Benefit From Approximately $1.1 Million In Charitable Gaming Grants

Released on April 1, 2021

Groups and organizations in the province that raise funds through charitable gaming activities are receiving approximately $1.1 million in charitable gaming grants.

"Charitable gaming grants enhance the fundraising efforts of many volunteer organizations by supporting worthwhile community initiatives in the areas of health care, education and recreation," Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Jim Reiter said.  "We appreciate the efforts of volunteers in their communities and are pleased to provide them with this additional funding."

Among the grants provided by Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority during the most recent quarter: Yorkton and surrounding area received $161,335; Prince Albert and surrounding area: $142,525; Humboldt and surrounding area: $72,542; North Battleford and surrounding area: $52,210; and Estevan/Weyburn and surrounding area: $35,216.

The charitable gaming grant program supports groups and organizations that conduct charitable gaming including licensed bingos, raffles, breakopen tickets, Texas Hold 'em poker and Monte Carlo events.  Groups and organizations receive a grant equal to 25 per cent of the net revenues raised from these activities, up to a maximum grant of $100,000 annually.  More than 300 groups received grants during the latest quarter ending December 31.

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For more information, contact:

David Morris
Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority
Regina
Phone: 306-787-1721
Email: dmorris@slga.gov.sk.ca

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