Charitable Gaming in Nebraska

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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 Nebraska.

Nebraska Class I or II Bingo License

Game Type:

Bingo

Agency:Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division
Organization Age Requirement:

5 years of continuous existence immediately preceeding licensure.

Age Restrictions:

Participants may be under 18 years of age as long as no alcohol is served at the event and prize values do not exceed $25 per game.

Initial Registration

Agency:Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division
Form:

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

Agency 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.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division
Agency 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 31.

Notes:

Renewal applications are sent in the mail 45 days prior to the due date.

Nebraska Class I or II Lottery by Pickle Card License

Game Type:

Pickle card

Agency:Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division
Organization Age Requirement:

5 years of continuous existence immediately preceeding licensure.

Initial Registration

Agency:Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division
Form:

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

Agency 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.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division
Agency 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 31.

Notes:

Renewal applications are sent in the mail 45 days prior to the due date.

Nebraska Lottery/Raffle License

Game Type:

Lottery/Raffle

Agency:Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division
Organization Age Requirement:

5 years of continuous existence immediately preceeding licensure.

Initial Registration

Agency:Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division
Form:

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

Agency fee:

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

Registration Renewal

Agency:Nebraska Department of Revenue - Charitable Gaming Division
Agency fee:

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

Due:

Biennially by September 31.

Notes:

Renewal applications are sent in the mail 45 days prior to the due date.

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