Charitable Gaming Licensing

The following table summarizes registration and licensing requirements for charitable gaming across the United States.


Alabama

Not required

There is no state level licensing for games of chance in Alabama, however, many Alabama counties license charitable organizations for games of bingo.

Alaska

Agency

Alaska Department of Revenue - Tax Division

Initial Application

Fee:

$20

Filing Method:

Online only.

License Renewal

Fee:

$20-$100 depending on gross receipts from gaming events.

Filing Method:

Online only.

Due:

Annually by December 31st.

Arizona

Agency

Arizona Department of Revenue - Bingo Section

Initial Application

Fee:

$10 for a class A license, $50 for a class B license, and $200 for a class C license.

Form:

Form 10331: Application for Bingo License Packet

License Renewal

Fee:

$10 for a class A license, $50 for a class B license, and $200 for a class C license.

Form:

Form 10331: Application for Bingo License Packet

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Arkansas

Agency

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration - Miscellaneous Tax Section

License Renewal

Fee:

$100

Form:

AR-1R-BRLAO: Bingo and Raffle Registration Licensed Authorized Organizations Supplement (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the fiscal year end of the licensed organization.

Arkansas

Agency

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration - Miscellaneous Tax Section

License Renewal

Not required

Temporary licenses allow for a single bingo session, so there is no need to renew. Organizations can apply for as many temporary licenses as they need.

Arkansas

Agency

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration - Miscellaneous Tax Section

License Renewal

Not required

Temporary licenses allow for a single raffle event, so there is no need to renew. Organizations can apply for as many temporary licenses as they need.

Arkansas

Agency

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration - Miscellaneous Tax Section

License Renewal

Not required

Temporary licenses allow for a single raffle event, so there is no need to renew. Organizations can apply for as many temporary licenses as they need.

California

Agency

California Office of the Attorney General - Bureau of Gambling Control

Initial Application

Fee:

$100

Filing Method:

Online only.

License Renewal

Fee:

$100

Filing Method:

Online only.

Due:

Annually

California

Agency

California Attorney General - Registry of Charitable Trusts

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$20

Form:

Form CT-NRP-1: Nonprofit Raffle Registration (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by September 1st.

California

Not required

Bingo licenses are issued at the county and city level in California.

Colorado

Agency

Colorado Secretary of State

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$100

Form:

Application for a Bingo-Raffle License (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Due:

Annually by December 31st.

Connecticut

Agency

Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection

Connecticut

Agency

Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection

License Renewal

Fee:

$50

Form:

Application for Permit to Sell Sealed Tickets (Organization) Monthly

Due:

Permits expire at the end of the monthly permit period.

Connecticut

Not required

Bingo, bazaar, and raffle permits are now issued only at the municipal level.

Delaware

Agency

Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming

Initial Application

Fee:

$15 per event date.

Form:

Application for Bingo Permit

License Renewal

Fee:

$15 per event date.

Form:

Application for Bingo Permit

Due:

Every 3 months.

Delaware

Agency

Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming

Initial Application

Fee:

$15 for single drawing raffles, $15 per month for daily drawing raffles, and $15 per event date for periodic drawing raffles.

Form:

Application for Raffle Permit

License Renewal

Fee:

$15 for single drawing raffles, $15 per month for daily drawing raffles, and $15 per event date for periodic drawing raffles.

Form:

Application for Raffle Permit

Due:

Depends on permit type: Single drawing permits expire after the conclusion of the event, daily and periodic drawing permits expire on the date of the last daily drawing (not to exceed 6 months).

Delaware

Agency

Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming

Initial Application

Fee:

$15 per event date.

Form:

Application for Charitable Gaming Permit

License Renewal

Fee:

$15 per event date.

Form:

Application for Charitable Gaming Permit

Due:

Every 3 months.

Delaware

Agency

Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$300

Filing Method:

Online only.

Due:

Annually by June 30th.

Delaware

Agency

Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming

Initial Application

Fee:

$15 for an individual game and $250 for a tournament.

Form:

Application for Texas Hold'Em Tournament

License Renewal

Fee:

$15 for an individual game and $250 for a tournament.

Filing Method:

Online only.

Due:

Triennially by the date of issuance.

District of Columbia

Agency

District of Columbia Office of Lottery and Charitable Games

Initial Application

Fee:

$500 for a Class A license, $250 for a Class B license, $50 for a Class C license, $0 for Class D license.

Form:

Regular Bingo License Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$500 for a Class A license, $250 for a Class B license, $50 for a Class C license, $0 for Class D license.

Form:

Regular Bingo License Application

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

District of Columbia

Agency

District of Columbia Office of Lottery and Charitable Games

Initial Application

Fee:

$100 for Monte Carlo Night Party or Monte Carlo and raffle license, $10 for senior citizen group Monte Carlo license, and $500 for a combined Monte Carlo and texas hold'em license.

Form:

Monte Carlo Night Party License Application

License Renewal

Not required

Monte Carlo Night licenses allow for a single event and cannot be renewed.

District of Columbia

Agency

District of Columbia Office of Lottery and Charitable Games

Initial Application

Fee:

$200 for a Class 1 license, $100 for a Class 2 license, $50 for a Class 3 license, $25 for a Class 4 license, $10 for a Class 5 license.

Form:

Raffle License Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$200 for a Class 1 license, $100 for a Class 2 license, $50 for a Class 3 license, $25 for a Class 4 license, $10 for a Class 5 license.

Form:

Raffle License Application

Due:

Class 1, 2, and 3 license expire one year from the date of issuance. Class 4 and 5 licenses expire 180 days from the date of issuance.

Florida

Not required

There is no state level licensing for games of chance in Florida, however, many Florida counties license charitable organizations for games of bingo.

Georgia

Agency

Georgia Bureau of Investigation - Investigative Division

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$100

Form:

License Renewal

Due:

Annually by October 31st.

Georgia

Not required

Raffle licenses are issued by county sheriff offices. There is not state level raffle license.

Hawaii

Not required

Hawaii statutes do not currently provide for any charitable gaming activites.

Idaho

Agency

Idaho State Lottery - Enforcement Division

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

Varies by gross gaming revenue: $100 for gross revenue of $25,000 or less, $200 for gross revenue between $25,000 and $75,000, and $300 for gross revenue greater than $75,000.

Form:

Renewal Application

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Illinois

Agency

Illinois Department of Revenue

Initial Application

Fee:

$200 for a regular bingo license or $50 for a limited license.

Form:

Form RB-3: Application for Bingo License

License Renewal

Fee:

$50 for a limited bingo license or $200 for a regular bingo license.

Form:

Form RB-3: Application for Bingo License (Renewal)

Due:

Annually

Illinois

Agency

Illinois Department of Revenue

License Renewal

Illinois

Agency

Illinois Department of Revenue

Initial Application

Fee:

$500 for a regular license, $50 for a limited license, and $0 for a special license.

Form:

Form PT-6: Application for Pull Tabs and Jar Games License

License Renewal

Fee:

$500 for a regular license, $50 for a limited license, and $0 for a special license.

Form:

Form PT-6: Application for Pull Tabs and Jar Games License (Renewal)

Due:

Annually

Illinois

Not required

Raffle licenses are issued at the county or municipal level.

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Form:

Form CG-AB (R): Annual Bingo Renewal Application

Due:

Annually by the 10th day of the month before the month of issuance.

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

License Renewal

Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Form:

Form CG-ADP (R): Annual Door Prize Renewal Application

Due:

Annually by the 10th day of the month before the month of issuance.

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

License Renewal

Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Form:

Form CG-APT (R): Annual Pull Tab Renewal Application

Due:

Annually by the 10th day of the month before the month of issuance.

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Form:

Form CG-AR (R): Annual Raffle Renewal Application

Due:

Annually by the 10th day of the month before the month of issuance.

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

License Renewal

Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Form:

Form CG-ACGN (R): Annual Charity Game Night Renewal Application

Due:

Annually by the 10th day of the month before the month of issuance.

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Form:

Form CG-AWR (R): Annual Water Race Renewal Application

Due:

Annually by the 10th day of the month before the month of issuance.

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

Renewal fees are based on adjusted gross income from gaming events. The minimum fee is $50, maxiumum fee is $26,000.

Form:

Form CG-AGG (R): Annual Guessing Game Renewal Application

Due:

Annually by the 10th day of the month before the month of issuance.

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

License Renewal

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

Indiana

Agency

Indiana Gaming Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

Iowa

Agency

Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals - Social and Charitable Gambling Unit

License Renewal

Iowa

Agency

Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals - Social and Charitable Gambling Unit

License Renewal

Iowa

Agency

Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals - Social and Charitable Gambling Unit

License Renewal

Iowa

Agency

Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals - Social and Charitable Gambling Unit

License Renewal

Iowa

Agency

Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals - Social and Charitable Gambling Unit

License Renewal

Iowa

Agency

Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals - Social and Charitable Gambling Unit

License Renewal

Kansas

Agency

Kansas Department of Revenue - Division of Taxation

License Renewal

Fee:

$25

Form:

Form BI-160: Renewal Application

Due:

Annually by June 30th.

Kansas

Agency

Kansas Department of Revenue - Division of Taxation

Initial Application

Fee:

Varies by expected gross receipts from raffles: $25 for receipts between $25,000 and $50,000, $50 for receipts between $50,000 and $75,000, $75 for receipts between $75,000 and $100,000, and $100 for receipts greater than $100,000.

Form:

Form BI-70: Raffle Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

Varies by expected gross receipts from raffles: $25 for receipts between $25,000 and $50,000, $50 for receipts between $50,000 and $75,000, $75 for receipts between $75,000 and $100,000, and $100 for receipts greater than $100,000.

Form:

Form BI-70: Raffle Renewal Application

Due:

Annually by June 30th.

Kentucky

Agency

Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet - Department of Charitable Gaming

License Renewal

Fee:

$25

Form:

Form CG-1: License Application for Charitable Organization (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Kentucky

Agency

Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet - Department of Charitable Gaming

License Renewal

Fee:

$0

Form:

Form CG-EFR: Exempt Organization Annual Financial Report

Due:

Annually by January 31st.

Louisiana

Agency

Louisiana Office of Charitable Gaming

License Renewal

Louisiana

Agency

Louisiana Office of Charitable Gaming

License Renewal

Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by June 30th.

Maine

Agency

Maine Department of Public Safety - Gambling Control Unit

Initial Application

Fee:

$15 if the organization wants to register for a single week, $60 if the organization wants to register for a single month, or $700 to register for the calendar year.

Form:

Form MGCU 5000: Beano/Bingo Registration

License Renewal

Fee:

$15 if the organization wants to renew for a single week, $60 if the organization wants to renew for a single month, or $700 to renew for the calendar year.

Form:

Beano/Bingo Registration

Due:

Licenses are issued for week-long, month-long, and year-long periods of time, so renewal dates depend on the initial license period.

Maine

Agency

Maine Department of Public Safety - Gambling Control Unit

Initial Application

Fee:

Fees vary by type of games offered and duration of license. See the form for details.

Form:

Form MGCU 5300: License to Conduct Games of Chance (Card Games)

License Renewal

Fee:

Fees vary by type of games offered and duration of license. See the form for details.

Due:

Licenses are issued for week-long, month-long, and year-long periods of time, so renewal dates depend on the initial license period.

Maine

Agency

Maine Department of Public Safety - Gambling Control Unit

Initial Application

Fee:

$15 if the organization wants to register for a single week, $60 if the organization wants to register for a single month, or $700 to register for the calendar year.

Form:

Form MGCU 5400: Games of Chance Registration

License Renewal

Fee:

$15 if the organization wants to register for a single week, $60 if the organization wants to register for a single month, or $700 to register for the calendar year.

Due:

Licenses are issued for week-long, month-long, and year-long periods of time, so renewal dates depend on the initial license period.

Maine

Agency

Maine Department of Public Safety - Gambling Control Unit

Initial Application

Fee:

$15 if the organization wants to register for a single week, $60 if the organization wants to register for a single month, or $700 to register for the calendar year.

Form:

Form MGCU 5300: Charitable Cribbage Tournament Registration

License Renewal

Fee:

$15 if the organization wants to register for a single week, $60 if the organization wants to register for a single month, or $700 to register for the calendar year.

Due:

Licenses are issued for week-long, month-long, and year-long periods of time, so renewal dates depend on the initial license period.

Maryland

Not required

There is no state level licensing for games of chance in Maryland, however, many Maryland counties license charitable organizations for games of bingo and raffles.

Massachusetts

Agency

Massachusetts State Lottery Commission

Initial Application

Fee:

$100

License Renewal

Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Massachusetts

Agency

Massachusetts State Lottery Commission

Initial Application

Fee:

$50

License Renewal

Not required

Single day licenses are only good for a single bingo session and cannot be renewed.

Massachusetts

Not required

Raffle and casino night permits are issued at the municipal level.

Michigan

Agency

Michigan State Lottery - Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

License Renewal

Not required

There is no specific requirement to update an organization's qualification, however, charities may be required to submit periodic updates to the information on file with the state.

Michigan

Agency

Michigan State Lottery - Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$150

Form:

Large Bingo License Application (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by February 28th.

Michigan

Agency

Michigan State Lottery - Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

License Renewal

Not required

Special bingo licenses cannot be renewed, but an organization can hold up to 4 special license per calendar year.

Michigan

Agency

Michigan State Lottery - Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

Fee:

Varies by number of drawings and prizes offered: 1) If the total value of prizes awarded in a day is $500 or less, fee is $15 for up to 3 events + $5 for each additional event. 2) If the total value of prizes awarded in a day is more than $500, fee is $50 for each drawing event.

Form:

Raffle Application

License Renewal

Not required

Raffle licenses are issued for specific events dates and do not need to be renewed.

Michigan

Agency

Michigan State Lottery - Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$200

Form:

Annual Charity Game Ticket License (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by July 31st.

Minnesota

Agency

Minnesota Gambling Control Board

License Renewal

Minnesota

Agency

Minnesota Gambling Control Board

Initial Application

Fee:

$100 if filed at least 30 days before the event, otherwise $150.

Form:

Form LG220: Application for Exempt Permit

License Renewal

Fee:

$100 if filed at least 30 days before the event, otherwise $150.

Form:

Form LG220: Application for Exempt Permit

Due:

Annually

Minnesota

Agency

Minnesota Gambling Control Board

License Renewal

Mississippi

Agency

Mississippi Gaming Commission - Charitable Gaming Division

License Renewal

Fee:

$50

Form:

Application for License to Conduct Charitable Bingo (Renewal)

Due:

Triennially by the date of issuance. License renewals are due 6 months before the expiration date.

Missouri

Agency

Missouri Gaming Commission - Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

Fee:

$50 for an annual license or $25 for a special bingo and pull-tab license.

Form:

Form 100: Missouri Bingo/Pull-Tab License Application

Missouri

Agency

Missouri Gaming Commission - Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

License Renewal

Not required

Abbreviated pull-tab licenses are issued for a period of 1 day and cannot be renewed.

Missouri

Agency

Missouri Gaming Commission - Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

Fee:

$50 for an annual license or $25 for a special bingo and pull-tab license.

Form:

Form 120: Missouri Multi-Organization Application

Montana

Agency

Montana Department of Justice - Gambling Control Division

Initial Application

License Renewal

Not required

Casino night permits apply to a single event, so there is no renewal.

Nebraska

Agency

Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

Fee:

Varies by license type: Class I license fees are $30 + $40 for each utilization of funds member, Class II license fees are $100 + $40 for each utilization of funds member + $100 for each gaming manager.

Form:

Form 50: Nebraska Application for Bingo, Lottery, or Lottery by Pickle Card

License Renewal

Fee:

Varies by license type: Class I license fees are $30 + $40 for each utilization of funds member, Class II license fees are $100 + $40 for each utilization of funds member + $100 for each gaming manager.

Due:

Biennially by September 31st.

Nebraska

Agency

Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

Fee:

Varies by license type: Class I license fees are $200 + $40 for each utilization of funds member, Class II license fees are $300 + $40 for each utilization of funds member + $100 for each sales agent.

Form:

Form 50: Nebraska Application for Bingo, Lottery, or Lottery by Pickle Card

License Renewal

Fee:

Varies by license type: Class I license fees are $200 + $40 for each utilization of funds member, Class II license fees are $300 + $40 for each utilization of funds member + $100 for each sales agent.

Due:

Biennially by September 31st.

Nebraska

Agency

Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

Fee:

$30 license fee + $40 for each utilization of funds member + $10 for each lottery/raffle special permit.

Form:

Form 50: Nebraska Application for Bingo, Lottery, or Lottery by Pickle Card

License Renewal

Fee:

$30 license fee + $40 for each utilization of funds member + $10 for each lottery/raffle special permit.

Due:

Biennially by September 31st.

Nevada

Agency

Nevada Gaming Control Board

Initial Application

Fee:

$0 for notification, $10 for registration, and $25 for approval.

Form:

Form ENF-114: Charitable Gaming Application for Approval or Registration

License Renewal

Fee:

$0 for notification, $10 for registration, and $25 for approval.

Form:

Form ENF-114: Charitable Gaming Application for Approval or Registration (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by December 31st.

Nevada

Agency

Nevada Gaming Control Board

Initial Application

Fee:

$0 for notification, $10 for registration, and $25 for approval.

Form:

Form ENF-115: Charitable Lotteries Application for Approval or Registration

License Renewal

Fee:

$0 for notification, $10 for registration, and $25 for approval.

Form:

Form ENF-115: Charitable Lotteries Application for Approval or Registration (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by December 31st.

New Hampshire

Agency

New Hampshire Lottery Commission - Racing and Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

Fee:

$25 per game date.

Form:

Bingo Application and Renewal Form

License Renewal

Fee:

$25 per game date.

Form:

Bingo Application and Renewal Form

Due:

Licenses expire on the date of the last approved bingo game date.

New Hampshire

Agency

New Hampshire Lottery Commission - Racing and Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

Fee:

$10 per month.

Form:

Lucky 7 Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$10 per month.

Form:

Lucky 7 Application (Renewal)

Due:

Due by the end of the month that concludes the licensing period.

New Hampshire

Agency

New Hampshire Lottery Commission - Racing and Charitable Gaming Division

Initial Application

Fee:

$25 per game date.

Form:

Games of Chance Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$25 per game date.

Form:

Games of Chance Application (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by December 31st.

New Jersey

Agency

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs - Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission

New Mexico

Agency

New Mexico Gaming Control Board

Initial Application

License Renewal

New York

Agency

New York State Gaming Commission

Initial Application

Fee:

$18.75 per bingo event.

Form:

Form BC-2: Application for Bingo License

License Renewal

Fee:

$18.75 per bingo event.

Form:

Form BC-2: Application for Bingo License (Renewal)

Due:

Licenses expire annually by the date of issuance.

New York

Agency

New York State Gaming Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

New York

Agency

New York State Gaming Commission

Initial Application

Fee:

$25 per gaming license period.

Form:

Form GC-2 Application for Games of Chance License

License Renewal

North Carolina

Agency

North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation - Alcohol Law Enforcement Branch

North Dakota

Agency

North Dakota Attorney General - Gaming Division

Initial Application

Fee:

$150 for each county or city where the charity expects to hold a gaming event.

Form:

Form SFN 53839: State Gaming License Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$150 for each county or city where the charity expects to hold a gaming event.

Form:

Form SFN 53838: State Gaming License Reapplication Form

Due:

Annually by June 30th.

Ohio

Agency

Ohio Attorney General

Initial Application

Fee:

Fees vary by type of games offered. $200 for bingo and as much as $5,000 for instant bingo, depending on revenue.

Filing Method:

Online only.

License Renewal

Fee:

Fees vary by type of games offered. $200 for bingo and as much as $5,000 for instant bingo, depending on revenue.

Filing Method:

Online only.

Due:

Annually by January 1st.

Ohio

Not required

There is no state-level raffle license in Ohio, but the law limits which organizations can hold a raffle event.

Oklahoma

Agency

Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$100

Form:

Charity Games Organization Application (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Oregon

Agency

Oregon Department of Justice - Charitable Activities Section

Initial Application

Fee:

$200 for a Class A license, $100 for a Class B license.

Form:

Class A and B Bingo Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$200 for a Class A license, $100 for a Class B license.

Form:

Class A and B Bingo Application (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Oregon

Agency

Oregon Department of Justice - Charitable Activities Section

Initial Application

Fee:

$40 for a Class C license, $20 for a Class D license.

Form:

Class C and D Bingo Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$40 for a Class C license, $20 for a Class D license.

Form:

Class C and D Bingo Application (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Oregon

Agency

Oregon Department of Justice - Charitable Activities Section

Initial Application

Fee:

$100 for a Class A license, $40 for a Class B license.

Form:

Class A and B Raffle Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$100 for a Class A license, $40 for a Class B license.

Form:

Class A and B Raffle Application (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Oregon

Agency

Oregon Department of Justice - Charitable Activities Section

Initial Application

Fee:

$100 for a Class A license, $40 for a Class B license.

Form:

Class A and B Monte Carlo Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$100 for a Class A license, $40 for a Class B license.

Form:

Class A and B Monte Carlo Application (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Pennsylvania

Not required

Bingo licenses and small games of chance licenses are issued at the county level in Pennsylvania.

Rhode Island

Agency

Rhode Island Division of State Police - Charitable Gaming Unit

Initial Application

License Renewal

Not required

Raffle licenses are issued for a single event date.

Rhode Island

Agency

Rhode Island Division of State Police - Charitable Gaming Unit

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$5

Form:

Weekly Bingos Application (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by September 1st.

Rhode Island

Agency

Rhode Island Division of State Police - Charitable Gaming Unit

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$5

Due:

Annually

Rhode Island

Agency

Rhode Island Division of State Police - Charitable Gaming Unit

Initial Application

License Renewal

Not required

Special bingo licenses are issued for a single event and cannot be renewed.

South Carolina

Agency

South Carolina Department of Revenue - Bingo Licensing and Enforcement Unit

Initial Application

Fee:

$4,000 for Class AA license, $1,000 for Class B license, $0 for Class C license, $100 for no more than 10 days or $200 for more than 10 days for Class D license, $500 for Class E license, $100 for Class F license.

Form:

Form L-2058: Application for Bingo License Nonprofit Organization

License Renewal

Not required

Bingo licenses do not need to be renewed unless the submitted information changes.

South Dakota

Not required

There is no state level licensing for games of chance in South Dakota, however, charities must provide written notice to the county or municipality where the game or raffle is held at least 30 days prior to the event. In addition, if a charity conducts a statewide lottery, the secretary of state must be notified in writing.

Tennessee

Agency

Tennessee Secretary of State - Division of Charitable Solicitations and Gaming

Initial Application

Fee:

$150 for estimated gross game revenue of $5,000 or less, $300 for gross game revenue between $5,000 and $10,000, $450 for gross game revenue between $10,000 and $20,000, and $600 for gross game revenue greater than $20,000.

Form:

Form SS-6069: Annual Gaming Event Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$150 for estimated gross game revenue of $5,000 or less, $300 for gross game revenue between $5,000 and $10,000, $450 for gross game revenue between $10,000 and $20,000, and $600 for gross game revenue greater than $20,000.

Form:

Form SS-6069: Annual Gaming Event Application (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by January 31st.

Texas

Agency

Texas Lottery - Charitable Bingo Operations Division

License Renewal

Texas

Agency

Texas Lottery - Charitable Bingo Operations Division

License Renewal

Not required

Temporary licenses allow for a single bingo event, so there is no need to renew.

Texas

Not required

Texas does not issue permits for charitable raffles at the state level, however, charities must follow the relevant state laws when conducting a raffle. Charities can only host 2 raffle events per calendar year.

Utah

Not required

Utah statutes do not currently provide for any charitable gaming activites.

Vermont

Not required

Vermont does not require nonprofit organizations to hold a state level license or permit in order to host a charitable gaming event, however, organizations must adhere to the relevant state laws when hosting a gaming event. Organizations that conduct gaming activities are typically required to report to the Department of Taxes.

Virginia

Agency

Virginia Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs (OCRP)

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$200

Form:

Bingo/Raffle Application (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Washington

Agency

Washington State Gambling Commission

West Virginia

Agency

West Virginia State Tax Department

Initial Application

Fee:

Varies by license type: $500 for annual license, $50 for annual senior license, $100 for limited license, $500 for state fair license, and $5,000 for super license.

Form:

Form BGO-1: Application for Bingo License

License Renewal

Fee:

Varies by license type: $500 for annual license, $50 for annual senior license, $100 for limited license, $500 for state fair license, and $5,000 for super license.

Form:

Form BGO-1: Application for Bingo License (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

West Virginia

Agency

West Virginia State Tax Department

Initial Application

Fee:

Varies by license type: $500 for annual license, $50 for limited license, and $500 for state fair license.

Form:

Form RAF-1: Application for Raffle License

License Renewal

Fee:

Varies by license type: $500 for annual license, $50 for limited license, and $500 for state fair license.

Form:

Form RAF-1: Application for Raffle License (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Wisconsin

Agency

Wisconsin Division of Gaming - Office of Charitable Gaming

Initial Application

Fee:

$10 fee for each bingo occasion + $5 fee for the designated member.

Form:

Bingo License Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$10 fee for each bingo occasion + $5 fee for the designated member.

Form:

Bingo License Application (Renewal)

Due:

Annually by the end of the 12 month licensing period. Licensing periods begin on the first of the month during which the first bingo event is held.

Wisconsin

Agency

Wisconsin Division of Gaming - Office of Charitable Gaming

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$25

Form:

Annual Raffle Renewal Application

Due:

Annually by the end of the 12 month licensing period. Licensing periods begin on the first of the month during which the first raffle event is held.

Wyoming

Not required

There is no state level licensing for games of chance in Wyoming, however, many Wyoming counties license charitable organizations for games of bingo and raffles.

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