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Can I use a game of chance to solicit donations?

The Charitable Solicitations Act is found at §57-22-4 NMSA.  There is no provision in this act providing for the general use of games of chance to solicit charitable donations.  However there are specific statutes, the Gaming Control Act, and the Bingo and Raffle Act...

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What types of games and activities are prohibited by law?

Examples of prohibited games and activities include but may not be limited to – Calcutta’s, side bets, or any other method or game in which a participant bets on a ticket, number or other item to become a winner. “Casino nights” where money is paid for the opportunity...

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