Small Games of Chance License
An eligible organization is one of the following types of entities: A charitable, religious, fraternal or veterans’ organization; a club, civic and service association; or an affiliated non-profit organization of a major league sports team. An organization shall have been in existence and fulfilling its purpose for one year prior to the date of application for a license. (Please refer to the Law for a complete definition of eligible organizations.)
The types of Games that can be played are limited to Pull Tabs, Punch Boards, Raffles (including special permit raffles), Daily Drawings, Weekly Drawings, Fifty-fifty (50/50) Drawings (including major league sports drawings), Race Night Games and Pools (excluding sports pools).
Types of Licenses
There are two types of licenses available to eligible organizations: A regular license and a monthly license.
- Regular License: A regular license is an annual license that runs for one year from the date of issuance. The fee for an annual license is $125.00.
- Monthly License: A monthly license is valid for 30 consecutive days. Any game of chance must begin and end within the 30-day period for which the license is issued. Up to 12 monthly licenses may be issued in a calendar year. The fee for a monthly license is $25.00.
Special Raffle Permits are available to regular and monthly license holders. The special raffle permit authorizes organizations to conduct a raffle that exceeds the normal prize limits applicable to Games of Chance. The fee for a Special Raffle Permit is $25.00.
It is recommended that you consult with your organization’s legal counsel to determine how the Small Games of Chance Act applies to your organization.