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 $175 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
    • The gaming division does not conduct out of state record checks. Contact information for other states is provided for convenience. It is the responsibility of the submitting entity/manager to ensure timely completion all required records checks.  
  6. The organization must complete and submit Gaming Organization Email Contact (SFN 54481).

 

 

License Renewal

 

A state gaming license must be renewed 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);
  5. A copy of the organization’s internal control manual; and
  6. A license fee of $175 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 $175.00 must accompany the forms when submitted to this office.

 

 

 

Local or Restricted Event 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 or Restricted Event Permit. The following state forms must be used by city or county officials issuing the local permit:

 

Consumer
Protection

(701) 328-3404
1-800-472-2600 within ND only

BCI
Tip Line

1-800-472-2185 within ND only

Concealed Weapon
Licensing Unit

(701) 328-5523

National Human Trafficking
Resource Center

1-888-373-7888