The Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs (OCRP) promotes the integrity of charitable gaming activities in the Commonwealth.
OCRP is responsible for issuing or renewing approximately 400 charitable gaming permits per year to organizations, as well as the regulation of charitable gaming activities in the Commonwealth. Additionally, under Virginia’s charitable gaming regulations, VDACS performs on-site training and operational inspections of bingo events, initiates compliance audits of organizations conducting charitable gaming and more.
In accordance with the Code of Virginia, all permitted organizations must file financial reports on all of their charitable gaming receipts and disbursements activities by certain deadlines. More information on financial reporting may be found below:
In accordance with the Code of Virginia, all organizations conducting any charitable gaming activity must purchase its charitable gaming supplies from a licensed supplier or obtain electronic pull-tabs from a licensed manufacturer of electronic pull-tab systems. A list of licensed suppliers and manufacturers of electronic pull-tab may be found below:
The Bingo Session Interactive Analysis Tool assists organizations in identifying strengths and weaknesses in their bingo sessions. This interactive tool provides financial insight into each session, information whether the session needs restructuring, and offers suggestions on adjustments to the session in order to potentially increase game profits. The interactive tool may be found below:
Click here for Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs contact information.
If you would like to file a complaint concerning charitable gaming activities in Virginia, call the OCRP complaint line at 804.371.0498.
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