Charitable Gaming in Idaho

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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 Idaho.

Idaho Bingo and Raffle Licenses

Game Type:

Bingo and raffles

Agency:Idaho State Lottery - Enforcement Division
Organization Age Requirement:

1 year of continuous existence in the county they intend to operate games in.

Age Restrictions:

Participants must be at least 18 years old.

Prize Limits:

The maximum prize for a single game of bingo is $3,000 of cash or merchandise and not more than $25,000 of cash or merchandise can be offered during an 8 hour session. The maximum prize for a single raffle is $1,000.


ID Code § 67-7701 et seq.

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set

Licenses are required for charities with annual gross bingo revenue of more than $10,000. A raffle license is required if the aggregate value of merchandise prizes exceeds $5,000.

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Agency:Idaho State Lottery - Enforcement Division

Qualification Application for New Licenses

Agency Fee:


Registration Renewal

Agency:Idaho State Lottery - Enforcement Division

Renewal Application

Agency 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.


Annually by the date of issuance.

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