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Legal Topics: Contests and Charitable Gambling
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Minnesota Statutes, index topics Contests, and Gambling
Resources: (Print resources are available at the Law Library and in county law libraries around the state.)
Charitable Gambling in Minnesota , from the Minnesota House of Representatives Research Department
Resources on Minnesota Issues:
Gambling, from the Legislative Reference Library
"Silent Auctions and Raffles" in Understanding & Advising Nonprofit Organizations. (Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, 2001) Retired Collection KF1388.Z9 U5 2001.
"Sweepstakes and Contests: the Do's and Don'ts in the New Media and 'Old School'," in Advertising Law & Strategy (Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, 2011) KF1614.Z9 A38 2011.
Sweepstakes Prizes, from the Minnesota Attorney General's Office. (How to avoid frauds.)
"Valid Promotion or Illegal Gambling? How to Keep Your Client's Business Promotions Legal" in Gambling Law: a Minnesota Practitioner's Guide. (Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, 1995) Retired Collection KF3992.Z9 G35 1995.
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