Charitable Gaming in Idaho

View Guide Contents
A hand spinning a bunch of raffle balls

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.

Law:

ID Code § 67-7701 et seq.

Notes:

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.

Fact Checked:1/10/18

Initial Registration

Agency:Idaho State Lottery - Enforcement Division
Form:

Qualification Application for New Licenses

Agency Fee:

$100

Fact Checked:1/10/18

Registration Renewal

Agency:Idaho State Lottery - Enforcement Division
Form:

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.

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:1/10/18
© 2012 - 2020 Harbor Compliance. All rights reserved. Harbor Compliance does not provide tax, financial, or legal advice. Use of our services does not create an attorney-client relationship. Harbor Compliance is not acting as your attorney and does not review information you provide to us for legal accuracy or sufficiency. Access to our website is subject to our Terms of Use and Service Agreement.