Charitable Gaming

Charitable gaming may only be conducted by a nonprofit corporation that has a State Gaming License issued by the Office of Attorney General OR by an organization or group of people who have received a Local Permit from a city or county. 

Non-Profit Corporation Application for State Gaming License

Complete the State Gaming License Application Form (SFN 53839). You will need to include: 

  1. A copy of the non-profit charter, articles of incorporation, corporate certificate, by-laws, and minutes of meetings for the past two years;
  2. For each location where gaming will be conducted, a Site Authorization (SFN 17996) approved by the local governing body;
  3. For each location that is not owned by the nonprofit corporation, the site owner and the organization must complete and sign a Rental Agreement (SFN 9413), a copy of which must be included with the license application; 
  4. License fee of $150 per jurisdiction where gaming will be conducted - payable to "Office of Attorney General;" 
  5. The Gaming Manager must submit a Request for Record Check (SFN 50424); and
  6. The organization must complete and submit Gaming Organization Email Contact (SFN 54481).

License Renewal

A state gaming license must be renewed on or before June 30 each year. Submit:

  1. State Gaming License Reapplication Form (SFN 53838);
  2. Site Authorization (SFN 17996) approved by the local governing body for each location where gaming will be conducted;
  3. For each location where gaming will be conducted that is not owned by the nonprofit corporation, a Rental Agreement (SFN 9413);
  4. A Current Gaming Employee List (SFN 54270); and
  5. A license fee of $150 per jurisdiction where gaming will be conducted - payable to "Office of Attorney General." 

Adding Gaming Sites during the License Year

To add a gaming site during the year the organization must complete and submit:

  1. Site Authorization (SFN 17996); and
  2. Rental Agreement (SFN 9413).

If the site will be the first site located in the city or (if outside city limits) county location, a license fee of $150.00 must accompany the forms when submitted to this office.

Local Permits

An organization or group of people who want to hold a gaming fundraiser (such as a raffle or poker event) need to apply to the city or county for a Local Permit. The following state forms must be used by city or county officials issuing the local permit: