Qualified organizations are permitted to hold raffles.

Texas law permits what is referred to as “qualified organizations” to hold raffle fundraisers.  Though a number of restrictions apply, many nonprofit and community organizations can hold up to four raffles per calendar year.  Individuals and for-profit businesses are not permitted to hold raffles in Texas.

What items must be included on a Texas raffle ticket?

According to the Texas State Attorney General’s website, a raffle ticket for a raffle held in Texas must include:
-The name of the organization conducting the raffle
-The address of the organization or of a named officer of the organization
-The ticket price
-A general description of each prize having a value of more than $10 to be awarded in the raffle
-The date on which the raffle prize or prizes will be awarded

Is a permit required to hold a raffle in Texas?

No state permit is required in order to conduct a raffle in the State of Texas.  An organization conducting a raffle is simply required to follow the state laws regarding raffles.

Where can we find more information?

More information can be found HERE on the website of the Texas Attorney General

Disclaimer: While we make every effort to provide accurate information here, it is your responsibility to know and understand all laws and regulations regarding raffles in your area.  This information is not intended to be legal advice.