Charitable Gaming in Georgia

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Charitable gaming refers to bingos, raffles, and a variety of other games of chance being conducted for charitable purposes. This guide contains information about charitable gaming in Georgia.

Georgia License to Operate Non-Profit Bingo Games

Game Type:


Agency:Georgia Bureau of Investigation - Investigative Division
Age Restrictions:

Participants must be at least 18 years old.

Prize Limits:

The maximum bingo prize is $1,500 for a given calendar day and $3,000 for a given calendar week.

Initial Registration

Agency:Georgia Bureau of Investigation - Investigative Division

Application for New License

Agency fee:


Registration Renewal

Agency:Georgia Bureau of Investigation - Investigative Division

License Renewal

Agency fee:



Annually by October 31.

Georgia Raffle License

Not required

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

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