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Charitable Gaming Regulations [11 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
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Chapter Information
Description A regulation that establishes guidelines and requirements for the conduct of charitable gaming activities in the Commonwealth.
State Authority Section 18.2-340.15 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To eliminate duplicative administrative burden through the consolidation of the two current charitable gaming regulations, 11VAC15-22, Charitable Gaming Rules and Regulations, and 11VAC15-31, Supplier Regulations, into one single regulation.

To facilitate the deployment and legitimate use of electronic games of chance systems in a manner that is consistent with the mandate in Chapter 264 of the 2007 Acts of Assembly.

To promote better understanding of applicable statutory requirements and facilitate compliance with those requirements by all charitable gaming stakeholders.

To continue to enhance the integrity of all charitable gaming activities in the Commonwealth.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Andres Alvarez  / Director, Division of Consumer Protection
Address: P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: Andres.Alvarez@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)225-3821    FAX: (804)371-7479    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to add a new game called “network bingo” and to clarify provisions of current regulations Proposed DPB review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Consolidates charitable gaming regulations and establishes guidelines for electronic games of chance Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/7/2012.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to add a new game called “network bingo” and to clarify provisions of current regulations NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 9/12/2013 after the comment period had ended.