Welcome to the Cambridge Gaming Association

The Cambridge Gaming Association is a non-profit organization that consists of approximately 80 Non-Profit/Charitable Organizations from the City of Cambridge.  Members of the Association participate in bingo fundraising assignments at the Cambridge Bingo Centre. The Cambridge Bingo Centre (as of September 2013) is an Ontario Charitable Gaming site with modern touch screen electronic bingo, electronic Play on Demand Games (PODs), TapTix and other exciting technology in a newly renovated facility..

Funds raised from Charitable Gaming are used to support the programs and services offered by the membership that directly benefit the residents of the City of Cambridge.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Cambridge Gaming Association, click on the [Forms and Resources] tab and then select the [New Membership] tile.



Millions Dollars Raised

Meet Our Members

10 Local Schools Participating

11 Local Schools Participating

Charitable Gaming Community Good

Click on the following video to see how funds raised at 37 Charitable Gaming Centres have impacted the residents of Ontario

Volunteer Training

Starting in March of 2020, we will be introducing Online Training for new volunteers.  The Training will now become a 2 Step Process.

Step 1 – Online Training Module
The trainee must read the AODA document prior to starting the Online training. The AODA Document is available on the Association’s website. After the trainee completes the online portion, the bingo coordinator for your organization will be notified by e-mail that the trainee is now eligible to do Step 2, Shadow an Experienced Volunteer Click on the image to start the Online Training


Step 2 – Shadow an Experienced Volunteer
The trainee does not take the place of one of the two regular volunteers. Shadowing is for the full Assignment time and the Shadowing Checklist must be completed. You will have three volunteers on duty: two regular volunteers plus the trainee.

Participation Requirements

Charitable Organizations benefit directly from the growth in revenues and player base at the Charitable Gaming Centres. As partner, Charitable Organizations are required to promote the centre and participate in initiatives developed by the Association to the best of their ability. In order to foster growth and support the centre and the Association Charitable Organizations, some participation is required. Charitable Organizations must, at minimum complete two of the following participation requirements during a twelve-month period (Jan to Dec – Each Year). Failure to comply within prescribed timeframes will result in financial and escalation policies outlined in B.11 and C.11 of the Policies and Standards and may result in removal from the Association membership.

Must complete at least 2 of the Participation Requirements listed

  • Plan / participate in a charity event at the centre
  • Host an off-site cheque presentation with the Assoc. (their AGM, event, etc.
  • Attend or host a photo-op / chq presentation / media event at the centre
  • Reference the centre in Media Articles (Newspaper, Local News, etc.)
  • Tag the centre on Social Media posts
  • Promote the centre in publications (Newsletter)
  • Gaming Centre logo / site recognition on the organization’s website
  • Gaming Centre logo on the organization’s letterhead
  • Gaming Centre logo on their materials (poster / brochure / program / etc.)
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Assignment Schedule

Presently, we have 31 Charity/Bingo sessions on a weekly basis at the Cambridge Bingo and Gaming Centre.  Monday to Thursday we have four (4) assignments on a daily basis –  Assignment times are 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Friday to Sunday we have five (5) assignments on a daily basis – Assignment times are 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Volunteers should arrive at least 10 minutes prior to their assignment time.

Charity Fundraising Events – On Pause due to COVID

As per the Policies and Standards for Charities Manual, the Charitable Gaming Centre Association must conduct at least six charity related player acquisition events in a calendar year (Charity Nights, Fundraiser Nights, Volunteer Appreciation Nights, etc.). . Charity Events are an excellent way to introduce Charity Members, Family and Friends to Charitable Gaming at the Cambridge Bingo and Gaming Centre and at the same time earn money for your organization. Charity/Fundraising Nights for the Cambridge Gaming Association are held in the months of January, March, May, June, September and November and occur on the last Wednesday of the Month – 7:00 session.  Participating Charities have raised over $15,490 from Charity Events.

Charitable Gaming Partners