Charitable Gaming in Texas

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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 Texas.

Texas Bingo License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Texas Lottery - Charitable Bingo Operations Division
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Texas Lottery - Charitable Bingo Operations Division
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Registration Renewal

Agency:Texas Lottery - Charitable Bingo Operations Division

Texas Raffle License

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.

Texas Temporary Bingo License

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Texas Lottery - Charitable Bingo Operations Division

Initial Registration

Agency:Texas Lottery - Charitable Bingo Operations Division
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Registration Renewal

Not required



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

More information: Texas Lottery - Charitable Bingo Operations Division
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