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Secretary of state raffle and bingo license

Apply for a Bingo-Raffle License

If your organization has held a bingo-raffle license in the past, log in to your account to file a renewal–do not apply for a new license. If you have questions, please call us at 303-869-4910.

e-Filing

How do I apply for a bingo-raffle license online?

To apply and pay online, see the bingo-raffle registration page.

Paper filing

I am applying for a new license. What do I need to include with my application?

If you are applying for a new bingo-raffle license, you must include:

  • The bingo-raffle license application.
  • A roster of all bona fide, active members who will be assisting in your games of chance activities.
  • Copies of articles, bylaws, charter, rules, constitution and/or similar organizational documents. The documents must have been dated and executed at least 5 years ago and show membership qualifications and purposes.
  • Dated items in the organization’s name. You must include at least one from each of the past five years to show organizational continuity.
    These items can be bank or audit statements, checks, corporate or other periodic reports, publications, tax returns, exemption certificates and/or other independent records of organizational existence.
  • The annual fee. See the fee schedule.

What do I need to include if I am renewing my license?

If you are renewing a bingo-raffle license, you must include:

  • Your renewal application.
  • A roster of all bona fide, active members who will be assisting in your games of chance activities.
  • The annual fee.

You do not need to resubmit proof of continuous existence.

Where do I find the application?

You can also find all of the bingo-raffle forms on the forms list.

Can I get some help with my application?

Yes. If you would like help with your license application, sign up for our consultation services. We will meet with you one-on-one to review the application and make sure that you have everything that you need to get a license. This will help you to avoid time-consuming revisions and resubmissions. You can come to our offices, or, in some cases, we’ll come to you. This service is open to all first-time applicants.

Colorado Secretary of State | 1700 Broadway, Suite 200, Denver CO 80290 | 303-894-2200

Secretary of state raffle and bingo license Apply for a Bingo-Raffle License If your organization has held a bingo-raffle license in the past, log in to your account to file a renewal–do not

Bingo-raffle License Regulation Secretary Of State

Currently, an applicant for a bingo-raffle license may request administrative review when a license application is denied. The act requires this request to take place within 60 days after the denial. The act clarifies that license discipline includes, after a hearing, refusing to grant or renew a license.

The act also repeals a prohibition on acting as games manager for more than 5 bingo-raffle licensees simultaneously and allows the licensing authority to establish the circumstances when a person may act as games manager for more than 3 licensees simultaneously.

The act specifies that, in addition to leasing bingo-raffle equipment from a landlord licensee, a bingo-raffle licensee may lease bingo-raffle equipment from a manufacturer licensee or a supplier licensee on premises that are the bingo-raffle licensee’s principal place of business and limited to members only.

Currently, a licensee that fails to report net proceeds is automatically required to show cause for why the license should not be suspended. The act authorizes the secretary of state to promulgate rules setting the conditions under which a licensee is required to show cause.

Current law allows a licensee to award a consolation prize in a game of progressive bingo only when a progressive prize is not won. The act authorizes a licensee to also award a consolation prize when the progressive prize is won.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

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