Gambling Control Board
Lawful Gambling Manual
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Effective May 15, 2012, legislation became effective for many changes pertaining to the conduct of lawful gambling and lawful gambling taxes. Please note that changes related to electronic gaming will be incorporated into the Manual later this year or early 2013. As information becomes available, watch our WHAT'S NEW link on the home page for updates.
The Lawful Gambling Manual is a user-friendly reference guide for nonprofit organizations authorized to conduct lawful gambling in Minnesota. The most current version available is always published on this website. Each chapter is published separately [below] to give you fast access to the information you need.
The Lawful Gambling Manual was last revised July 2012.Future changes to statutes, rules, and forms may affect information and references in this manual. If you would like to purchase a paper copy, please contact Minnesota's Bookstore at 651-297-3000 or 1-800-657-3757.
Links to Each Chapter of the Lawful Gambling Manual.
Introduction and cover for Lawful Gambling Manual.
Chapter 1 Organization License.
Chapter 2 Gambling Manager
Chapter 3 Premises Permits and
Chapter 5 Bingo.
Chapter 7 Tipboards.
Internal Operations and Oversight.
Lawful Purpose Expenditures.
This chapter lists state and federal agencies that can assist an organization with questions on lawful gambling and provides information about the Gambling Control Board. Also included are helpful hints on locating lawful gambling statutes and rules.
Index of Lawful Gambling Manual.
This index references specific topics and pages on which they are located in the manual.
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