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Raffle

Is a game of chance where raffle tickets are sold, a winner(s) is determined by randomly drawing a ticket stub from a container, and a prize is awarded.  Almost all raffles need to be licensed.

If your organization is holding a 50-50 or a "drawing for a door prize," these are raffles and should be licensed.  If you are not sure if what you want to do is a raffle, contact our office at (517) 335-5780 and we can answer your questions.

You can complete the Raffle Application electronically and then print it.

Due to the unprecedented number of license applications we are receiving, allow at least 6 weeks for the processing of applications or a change request to a license. To be fair to all applicants, applications and requests to change a license are processed in the order they are received. First-time applicants must allow additional time for the qualification process.


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