RAFFLES, BINGOS & OTHER GAMES OF CHANCE
Under New Jersey State law, only organizations registered with the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission are permitted to conduct raffles, bingos,and other games of chance. For registration information: http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/lgccc/lgc_registration.htm
All applications for licenses for games being conducted in West Windsor Township should be filed with the Township Clerk's Office (609) 799-2400. The original registration certificate issued by the Control Commission must be presented with the application; the expiration date on the certificate must be later than the date of the proposed event. The Municipal Clerk files the application with Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission (LGCCC) within three days. When approved, the Municipal Clerk will issue the License after the mandatory waiting period of 14 calendar days. If a Report of Operations was not filed with LGCCC after conducting a previous game of chance, your organization will be denied a license until the report has been filed.
Bingo and Raffle License Process Instructions [26k]
LGCCC Rules and Regulations - http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/laws/lgcccRegs.pdf
Applications for Bingo and Raffle License - in quadruplicate, with two original notarized signatures on all four copies - http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/lgccc/application.htm
West Windsor Township Affadavit
Sample Raffle Tickets:
Off-Premises Draw Raffle Awarding Merchandise as a prize: Organizations registered with the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission use this form as a guide to ensure that all of the required information is printed on the ticket sold to participate in an Off Premises Draw Raffle awarding merchandise as a prize. Three copies of the sample ticket should be submitted to the municipality along with the Raffle Application. http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/lgccc/apps/rafflmer.pdf
Off-Premises 50/50 Raffle Awarding Cash as a prize: Organizations registered with the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission use this form as a guide to ensure that all of the required information is printed on the ticket sold to participate in an Off Premises Draw Raffle awarding cash as a prize. Two copies of the sample ticket should be submitted to the municipality along with the Raffle Application. http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/lgccc/apps/rafflcas.pdf
On-premise Raffles (a raffle conducted in which tickets are sold only at the event and the winner must be present to win): NO Sample Ticket is required.
Real estate or an interest therein, bonds, shares of stock, securities or evidences of indebtedness, weapons, live animals (except edible seafood), foreign or domestic coins (except collector pieces or sets that are marketed as such and are clearly not intended for use as legal tender), tobacco products, motor vehicle leases, or any merchandise refundable in any of the foregoing, or as money or cash
Alcoholic beverages as prize: no longer a prohibited prize; however, raffle ticket must bear the statement “Winner must be at least 21 years of age”, and a sign located next to the prize stating that the winner must be at least 21 years of age.