We can license your non-profit organization to hold an exciting Raffle, Bingo and Monte Carlo Night Party.
Get licensed today and FUNDraise away! Contact the DC Lottery’s Charitable Games Division for more information.
District of Columbia law requires a license for charitable gaming events.
Make your nonprofit organization's next fundraiser more successful!
Nonprofit organizations must be creative and innovative in seeking ways to expand their fundraising capabilities. Help your nonprofit organization boost contributions; host an exciting Raffle, Bingo or Monte Carlo Night Party! Charitable gaming is a fun way to raise money for what is often a challenging and time-consuming responsibility. Our staff is ready to assist you with any technical information or training your organization may need to conduct the games.
The Office of Lottery and Charitable Games is the licensing agent for all Charitable Gaming in the District of Columbia. Any group conducting games of chance in the District of Columbia must have a license issued by DC Lottery. DC Lottery has developed rules, regulations and specific guidelines for the conduct of Bingo games, Raffles, and Monte Carlo Night Parties. The rules, regulations and guidelines are designed to maximize benefits for the public at large. Review the Charitable Games Rules and Regulations.
Nonprofit organizations incorporated in Maryland and Virginia may also apply for a license to conduct Raffles in the District of Columbia. All organizations must purchase, rent or lease all equipment and supplies from a licensed supplier.
The Charitable Games division of the DC Lottery has a mission to assure that charitable gaming is at all times fair and honest and that proceeds and prizes are handled according to established rules. The rules, regulations and guidelines are designed to maximize benefits for the public at large.
Using the Table of Contents link above, you can browse through the general guidelines and licensing fees. Once a license is approved, specific rules for the conduct of Bingo games, Raffles and Monte Carlo Night Parties will be provided.
Charitable Gaming can provide an exciting touch to your fundraising efforts. Our staff is ready to assist you with any technical information or training your organization may need to conduct the games.
Add fun and excitement to your next fundraiser - Try a Monte Carlo Night Party, Bingo games or Raffle.