The Division of Gaming's Office of Charitable Gaming is responsible for the licensing and regulation of bingo conducted by charitable organizations. It annually licenses approximately 800 bingo organizations, performs on-site operational inspections of bingo events and initiates compliance audits of charitable organizations conducting bingo.
Regarding the conduct of bingo, any religious, charitable, service, fraternal or veterans' organization or any organization, other than the state or any political subdivision of the state, to which contributions are deductible for federal income tax purposes or state income or franchise tax purposes may apply for a license. A license fee of $10.00 for each bingo occasion is assessed along with an annual license fee of $5.00. Organizations are also responsible for payment of an occupational fee of 1%-2% on gross receipts.
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Bingo documents are available below.
Bingo Information...The Basics
Bingo Law Requirements
Bingo 2006 Revisions to Law and Progressive Jackpot Information
Bingo License Application
Instructions for Completing the Bingo License Application
Bingo License Application-Amendment Information
Semi-Annual Bingo Occasion Report
Instructions for Completing Semi-Annual Bingo Occasion Report
Bingo Semi-Annual Occupational Tax Worksheet
Bingo License Application for Community Based Residential Facilities, Senior Citizen Community Centers or Adult Family Homes
Instructions for Completing Bingo License Application for Community Based Residential Facilities, Senior Citizen Community Centers or Adult Family Homes
Bingo Supplier License Application
Bingo Suppliers List
Bingo Common Complaints
Bingo Complaint Questionnaire
Chapter 563 Bingo and Raffle Statutes
Administrative Rule GAME 41-44
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