No, because these organizations do not fit within any of the authorized categories.
Does the law restrict the use of the funds raised through gaming activities?
The members cannot be paid for their involvement in the gaming event.
Casino or Las Vegas nights (also referred to as "bazaars are also regulated because they offer the opportunity to play games of chance, such as roulette, craps, blackjack and poker for a prize.No organization or its employees, members, agents or servants, shall give away tickets to a raffle without receiving the full established price.Are online raffle sales permitted?The record keeper must have been a member of the organization a minimum of TWO years, prior to the start of the raffle.Note: Members who only sell tickets are not directly involved and thus they and their families may win.A permit is valid for one calendar year and a nonprofit may conduct only three of these gaming events during that period; a gaming event may not last longer than five hours and no more than one event may be held on any single day.The permit is good for one yearand for an unlimited number of raffles.The court shall hear all pertinent evidence and determine the facts and upon the facts so determined annul such action or make such decision as equity may require.If the prize is purchased from a third party, the organization must obtain an independent appraisal of the value of the prize from a person licensed to render such appraisals, or if there is no such licensing requirements, from a person qualified to render such.We haven't gotten to this page yet.2101, or contact the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission at (781) 849-5555.
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The record keeper may designate someone to assist with these tasks.
Raffles are a game of chance managed through the Massachusetts Lottery Commission.
Each town charges a fee in a general range of 10-50 for the permit.