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County Treasurer
{Image of the Butler County Treasurer Diane Marburger}
Diane R. Marburger
124 West Diamond Street
P.O. Box 1208
Butler, PA 16003
Business Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:15 p.m.
Open through lunchtime

Non-Profit Organization Fund Raising Licenses

Small Games of Chance Licenses
  • Only qualifying eligible organizations which have been in existence at least one year may apply
  • Eligible organizations – charitable, religious, fraternal or veterans, club holding a liquor license and is an exempt organization under section 501 (c) or 527 of the IRS code
  • Games of chance license valid for one calendar year from issue
  • Individual prize limit not to exceed $2,000
  • Aggregate prize limit not to exceed $35,000 in any seven-day period
  • Raffle prize limit not to exceed $15,000 in any calendar month
  • Special raffle permits are available for raffles in excess of raffle prize limit, but not to exceed $150,000
    1. Volunteer fire, ambulance or rescue organizations may, in addition to the $150,000 award up to $100,000 from raffles
  • Regular small games of chance license fee - $125
  • Monthly small games of chance license fee-  $25
  • As of January 27, 2014 the limited occasion license will no longer be available and has been replaced with the option to purchase one or multiple monthly licenses.
  • Special raffle permit fee - $25
    1. An eligible organization may receive up to (10) ten special permits in any license term, EXCEPT
    2. Volunteer fire, ambulance or rescue organization that is not a club licensee shall be eligible to receive up to (12) twelve special permits in any licensed term
  • Click here for a list of eligible Butler County Municipalities in which a chance may be sold. Small Games of Chance Application Process – What is required?
  • Completed application form Rev.1752. Review all documentation requirements listed on the bottom of page 2 of application.  Form Rev.1752 is available at Department of Revenue website www.revenue.state.pa.us
  • Application may be notarized in the Treasurer’s Office free of charge
  • If any information contained on form Rev.1752 changes, the organization must notify Treasurer’s Office within 15 days of change

      Small Games of Chance Reporting Requirements

  • Eligible organizations that are classified as clubs are required to electronically report semi-annually to the Department of Revenue starting February 2015 
      Visit the Department of Revenue Webpage    
*Texas Hold Em's are NOT legal games of chance under the Small Games of Chance Act*
Bingo Licenses
  • Available to eligible non-profit organizations which have been in existence at least one year at the time of application.
  • License valid for one calendar year from issue.
  • Provide current copy of organization's charter, articles of incorporation or bylaw when applying for license.
  • An executive officer or secretary must be present to apply for license.
  • May only conduct bingo twice in a week.
  • Maximum payout for any single calendar day is $4,000.
  • Regular bingo license fee - $100.
  • Limited bingo license fee - $15 (not to exceed 3 consecutive days).
*** The purpose of the information listed on this website is to be helpful to those who have questions. Please note that absolutely NO information listed for the Butler County Treasurer  should be used as legal advice. Personnel are not permitted to give ANY legal advice. If you have a question concerning legality please contact an attorney.***

Content Last Modified on 1/24/2014 1:09:31 PM

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