Raffle Law - State Laws Governing Raffle Ticket Events
Fundraising with Raffle Tickets is legal and effective for most types of organizations. However, care must be taken to ensure that the raffle is conducted in accordance with all applicable raffle laws and regulations. Raffle Ticket Drawings are considered a a Game of Chance, similar to Lottery Tickets and Bingo Games, and as such the laws that regulate raffles are administered by state and county governments in the United States. The laws that govern raffles also vary greatly from state to state (and county to county in some states) making it difficult to provide the exact regulations for your area. Below is a list of links to the state laws that govern Raffle Ticket Events. Please use it to begin your research and make sure that your Raffle Ticket Drawing is in accordance local raffle laws.
Raffle Laws and Raffle Regulations by State
- Nevada - Contact County Commissioner's Office
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- Utah - Currently Illegal Legal Reference
- Washington, D.C.
- West Virginia
- Wyoming - Currently Illegal Reference
Please Note: This is not a complete list and TicketPrinting.com is not responsible for the content provided by the individual states. Please check with your local authorities to ensure that you have complied with all local and state rules and regulations before holding any type of fundraiser or event that involves raffle tickets.