There are three types of Games of Chance:
Bell Jar Tickets
Authorized Organizations will need to apply for and
obtain an identification number. Visit CODES RULES
AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK –
Subchapter A: Part 5601; Sections 5601.1 through
5601.6 for more information on obtaining an
LICENSE TO CONDUCT GAMES OF CHANCE:
It is best to submit an application in person.
Applications can be dropped off at the Town Clerk’s
Click here for directions to the Town Hall.
(*Raffles with net proceeds to be less than $30,000
submit only a GCVS-1)
The application should be submitted in triplicate.
The applicant will include a check for $25.00 for
each scheduled games of chance license period.
FINDINGS AND DETERMINATIONS:
The Town Clerk will forward a GC-4 to the Dutchess
County Sheriff’s Department for an investigation.
ISSUANCE OF LICENSE:
If the GC-4 is approved by the Dutchess County
Sheriff’s Department, the Town Clerk will issue the
applicant a GC-5 (license to conduct games of
AMENDMENT TO LICENSE:
Applicants wishing to amend a license will submit a
GC-6 in triplicate to the Town Clerk’s Office.
Bingo is a permitted activity in the Town of
Wappinger by Chapter 77 of the Town Code of the Town
Applicants should read Chapter 141: Games of Chance
prior to submitting an application to the Town
Texas Hold ‘Em is NOT an authorized game of
Additional information can be found at the
New York State Department of Racing and Wagering
Charitable Gaming website.