Gambling Control Board
Suite 300 South
1711 West County Road B
Roseville, MN 55113
Exempt/Excluded Permit for Fundraising Events
COVID-19 Update for Exempt Activities (3/17/20)
If you have purchased any other gambling equipment such as pull-tabs, tipboards, or paddlewheels and paddletickets, make sure that this equipment is properly secured with invoices until such time as it will be used. You may also be able to return unused equipment to the licensed distributor your organization purchased the equipment from.
Please direct any questions to your Licensing Specialist via email. This will ensure a quicker response than a telephone call at this time.
END OF UPDATE
The following information pertains to registered nonprofit organizations seeking to conduct bingo, raffles, and other forms of lawful gambling by excluded or exempt permit as allowed by Minnesota law.
You will need to determine for the calendar year:
An organization may not conduct both exempt and excluded activity in the same calendar year.
A nonprofit organization must submit one application for each gambling activity conducted in a calendar year (consecutive dates at one location go on one application).
An Exempt permit is required when for the calendar year:
A nonprofit organization must submit one application for each gambling activity conducted in a calendar year.
An Excluded Bingo permit is required when for the calendar year:
A nonprofit organization may conduct a raffle without a permit when for the calendar year:
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