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Do I need to notify anyone to conduct a raffle non profit?

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Do I need to notify anyone to conduct a raffle for my non profit?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
We are incorporated in South Dakota. Would be using www.rafflecreator.com to host the raffle. Sell tickets for $20 a piece for a chance to win 1,000 rounds of rifle ammo.
Business Lawyer: Ely, Attorney replied 2 years ago
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While a non-profit in SD is allowed to run a raffle, and there is no need to specifically notify any agency ahead of time, it would be wise to review all requirements to ensure that the raffle is within the legal limits - see here:
http://www.gambling-law-us.com/Charitable-Gaming/South-Dakota/
NOTE that because one is raffling ammo, special care should be taken that minors do not enter the raffle.
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