Only the Registrar may issue special occasion gaming licences.

A “special occasion gaming licence” is a lottery event conducted as a secondary or complementary component of a social occasion, such as a dinner or dance sponsored by:

  • the licensee of the special occasion gaming licence, or
  • another organization approved by the Registrar.

A licensee may operate up to 20 blackjack tables and 20 wheels of fortune at a special occasion gaming event. The operating hours of a special occasion gaming event must fall within the time period of the social occasion and must not exceed eight (8) consecutive hours between 12:00 noon and 2:00 a.m.


6.1.1(A) Blackjack

The object of blackjack is to achieve a better hand than the dealer’s. A player wins if he or she has a higher total than the dealer without exceeding 21 points (busting), or if the dealer’s total exceeds 21. Each card is counted at face value, except the ace, which can be valued at one (1) or 11 points at the player’s discretion, and the face cards (jack, queen and king), which count as 10 points each.

6.1.1 (B) Wheels of fortune

A wheel of fortune is a game where players wager non-negotiable chips on the spin of a wheel in order to win a prize. Players set their wagers, then the wheel is spun. The wheel must complete at least three (3) full revolutions and come to a complete stop before prizes may be awarded. The prizes are based on the total value of the chips wagered and the rules for winning on that particular wheel of fortune.

Licensees may use only wheels of fortune approved by the Registrar. The Registrar has approved the following wheels of fortune for use in the conduct of a special occasion gaming licence:

  • Crown and Anchor wheel
  • Over and Under 7 wheel
  • Number wheel
  • Pony wheel
  • Money wheel
  • Colour wheel
  • Chuck-a-Luck wheel
  • Six Arrow wheel (must have 13 spaces and six [6] arrows)
  • Horse Race wheel
  • Fruit wheel
  • Crazy Colour ball.

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