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The Louisiana Department of Revenue, Office of Charitable Gaming (OCG) licenses, monitors and regulates the charitable gaming industry in the State of Louisiana. Charitable Gaming is defined as non-profit organizations raising funds through games of chance where all net proceeds are contributed to bona fide charitable causes. Licensed events include charitable raffles, bingo, pull-tabs, electronic video bingo, keno and Las Vegas nights. Any organization or person seeking licensure as a charitable gaming organization, commercial lessor, distributor or manufacturer must submit an application to the Office.
Seven different types of licenses are issued through OCG. The types of licenses consist of organizations (2 types), commercial lessors, distributors (2 types), manufacturers and electronic video machines.
Please review the information on the Office of Charitable Gaming website for application and renewal forms. Questions about charitable gaming licensing can be submitted online to the Office of Charitable Gaming or by using the information provided below.