Small Games of Chance

This list of Frequently Asked Questions is meant to address only the most common questions asked about small games of chance. The list is in no way intended to address all the rules and regulations that govern the conduct of small games of chance, nor does it constitute legal advice.

Organizations that are interested in applying for a local option small games of chance license should become familiar with the Pennsylvania Local Option Small Games of Chance Act (the act), 1988 P.L 1262, No. 156 as amended, and the Small Games of Chance Overview prepared by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.

APPLICATIONS FOR SMALL GAMES OF CHANCE LICENSES SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO THE LANCASTER COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE.

Important Documents and Information pertaining to Small Games of Chance:

Local Option Small Games of Chance Statute


Small Games of Chance Application

Local Option Small Games of Chance Overview

Referendum Status of Lancaster County Municipalities

FAQ Regarding Small Games of Chance

Legal vs Illegal Examples of SGOC

Small Games of Chance Distributor List

Procedure for Licensing-Small Games of Chance Act

Web-Application for Special Permit

Bingo



2015-Frequently Asked Questions-Bingo Law

Title 10-Bingo Statute

2015-Procedure for Licensing-Bingo

Form-Bingo License Application-Amended

Form-Affidavit for Entertainment Only License

2015-Record Keeping