STATE OF ALASKA ADVISORY NOTICE – CHARITABLE GAMING
Issued December 31, 2020
In Alaska, only non-profit organizations, municipalities and tribal entities that have a gaming permit may conduct raffles, bingo and pull-tabs. Every dollar Alaskans spend on legal games benefits these groups, which in turn, benefits Alaska.There is no way of knowing where money goes when it is spent online to buy a pull-tab or play bingo. Selling pull-tabs online and conducting bingo online is ILLEGAL.Before you spend your money, make sure you are dealing with a legitimate organization by asking to see their permit. All gaming permits issued in Alaska are public information and can be viewed at https://online-tax.alaska.gov.Every dollar spent on illegal gaming is a dollar that is taken away from legitimate Alaska organizations. Please help protect the precious dollars that support our local non-profit organizations, cities, villages and councils.We ask you to help get the word out, by sharing this advisory with members of your association, board, chamber, church, club, council, fraternity, society, sorority, friends, and family.
BEFORE YOU PLAY – REMEMBER TO SAY – SHOW ME YOUR PERMIT!