§ 901.701. Games of chance permitted.

 (a)  A licensed eligible organization may conduct games of chance only for the purpose of raising funds for public interest purposes as defined in the act or this part.

 (b)  A licensed eligible organization shall use games of chance proceeds exclusively for public interest purposes or for the purchase of games of chance permitted by the act or this part. For purposes of this subsection, the term ‘‘games of chance’’ includes merchandise prizes awarded in a game of chance.

 (c)  A game of chance may not be conducted in this Commonwealth in which a participant who purchases a chance in the game can control, effect or choose the winning chance or chances or the corresponding prize or prizes.


   The provisions of this §  901.701 amended August 11, 2006, effective August 12, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 4475. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (265911).

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