Bingo is a game of chance in which players mark off randomly drawn numbers or letters on a card, with the winner being the first to cover a predetermined pattern of squares for that game and timely call out “Bingo.”
- Bingo may be conducted by licensed charitable gaming organizations and local permit and charity local permit holders.
- The minimum age to play bingo is 18, unless the minor is accompanied by an adult, or the bingo is conducted under a local permit, or the prize structure does not exceed that allowed for a local permit.
The standard recordkeeping forms are provided for convenience. An organization may design its own forms provided those forms comply with the requirements of Article 99-01.3 of the North Dakota Administrative Code.
- Bingo Master Inventory Log – Paper Bingo Cards (SFN 18624)
- Used to account for all paper bingo cards purchased by an organization.
- Bingo Site Inventory Log- Paper Bingo Cards (SFN 18626)
- Used at a site to account for paper bingo cards used during each bingo session.
- Bingo Daily Session Report-Paper Card, Card Tracking, or Ticket Receipting (SFN 19358)
- Record gross proceeds of packages, hard cards, and paper cards, including floorworker sales, by issuing consecutively numbered tickets. Paper card count receipting method may be used. The daily records must include the total number of cards, collated sets, or packages taken from inventory and returned to inventory. The record must include the selling price of the card, set, or package and number of cards, sets, or packages issued, returned, voided, and sold for each primary color and type of card for the session.
- A discount coupon and gift certificate must be recorded in the daily records. Paper card tracking number receipting method may be used if the series of paper bingo cards used includes consecutive card tracking numbers and are used and sold in consecutive order.
- Bingo Caller Number Report (SFN 9856)
- Record the sequence of bingo balls drawn and called for a game in which the potential prize is $50 or greater or is a bonus game.
- Paper Bingo Card Packages – Package Contents (SFN 52537)
- Use if packages include multiple different colors and types of cards. It is used with the Bingo Session Report for paper card count, cash register receipting or ticket receipting.
- Bingo Session Report – Cash Register Receipting (SFN 9848)
- Record gross proceeds of packages, hard cards, and paper cards, excluding floorworker sales, by issuing consecutively numbered receipts.
- Floorworker Sales Report (SFN 18628)
- Record gross proceeds of paper bingo cards sold by floorworkers.
- Bingo Daily Session Report – Floorworker Sales Receipting (SFN 54066)
- Account for sales of bingo cards when they are only sold by floorworkers.
- Floorworker Bonanza Bingo Sales Report (Bonanza with Trade Ins Only) (SFN 18629)
- Account for sales of bonanza bingo cards by a floorworker if the organization allows players to trade in bonanza cards. If the organization does not allow players to trade in bonanza cards, bonanza bingo card sales are accounted for on the Floorworker Sales Report with other floorworker sales.
- Bingo Summary (SFN 50902)
- Summarize the bingo activity at a site for one quarter. The totals from this form will be reported on the quarterly gaming tax return.
- Quarterly Reconciliation of Paper Bingo Cards (SFN 52536)
- Completed by independent audit person after the reconciliation of the bingo inventory has been completed. Used to reconcile the cards used per the Bingo Session Reports for the receipting method used, to the change in inventory per the Inventory Records, and any difference is computed and recorded.
Other general forms for the conduct of Bingo are: Record of Win, I.O.U., Ideal Cash Bank Master Record, Cumulative Ideal Cash Bank Record, Reconciliation of Ideal Cash Banks, Reconciliation of Inventories, Master Inventory Log-Ticket Rolls, Site Inventory Log-Ticket Rolls, Prize Register, and Cash Reserve Bank-Daily Report. These additional forms can be found under General Forms.