Charities and supporters shocked as Gaming Commission shuts down online 50/50s

The jackpot that started it all. Glencoe Agriculture Association handed over a cheque for over $185,000 after their online 50/50 lottery run by The Lottery Factory took off in September. Many local charities turned to the organization hoping to reap the same rewards. Thursday, dozens of draws were made prematurely after the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario ordered the company to stop running events without a license.

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