What are the rules for Art Union Raffles?

What are the rules for Art Union Raffles?

Lotteries with a prize pool in excess of $30,000 are ‘Art Unions’ and are subject to different regulations – see more information about Art Unions here. For raffles or guessing games run by not-for-profits where the total prizes are under $30,000, no permit is required, however they must comply with the following rules:

Can a member of an organization win a raffle ticket?

No member or employee of the organization or their immediate family members may purchase tickets to the raffle or win the prize. No raffle tickets may be given away by the organization, its members, employees, or agents. The record keeper shall: have been a member of the organization for a minimum of two years prior to the raffle;

What are the rules for selling raffle prizes in NSW?

If a prize remains unclaimed after three months, you must seek permission from NSW Fair Trading to be able to sell the prize. For cash prizes above $2,000, payment must be made by a crossed cheque payable to the prize winner or by EFT only if the prize winner requests it.

How does entry value work in a raffle?

You decide on the entry value. We find that offering more entries per ticket has a positive impact on sales! When you assign entry value to your tickets, it also makes it possible to offer entries as an incentive for people to promote your raffle – at no extra cost or impact on your ticket price.

No member or employee of the organization or their immediate family members may purchase tickets to the raffle or win the prize. No raffle tickets may be given away by the organization, its members, employees, or agents. The record keeper shall: have been a member of the organization for a minimum of two years prior to the raffle;

Are there any legal issues with Raffles Online?

Online activity exposes any errors to a wide audience. It is important to know the rules, and seek legal expertise when needed. This portion of the site is for informational purposes only. The content is not legal advice.

Who are the United Food and Commercial Workers?

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) is a labor union made up of 1.3 million hard-working men and women in the U.S. and Canada. We are a 501(c)(5) nonprofit organization that represents workers in the grocery, meat packing, food processing, retail, healthcare, cannabis, chemical, distillery and many other industries.

Can a for-profit organization hold a raffle in Massachusetts?

This means: a for-profit entity cannot hold a raffle for itself or for a nonprofit; and an individual cannot hold a raffle. The organization must be organized and actively functioning as a nonprofit in Massachusetts for at least two years.