Registered Student Organization Handbook

Gaming and Raffles

(Raffles/Millionaire Parties/Texas Hold Em' Poker)

The State of Michigan regulates raffles and gaming, or any other kind of gambling, which requires advance registration with the State at least six (6) weeks in advance.  If an organization is beginning to plan an event that involves gambling the organization should meet with a professional staff member in the Office of Student Life.  The number of licenses the university has is limited and the application process requires a six week lead time.  Complete information about these regulations is available on the web at  Any license for gambling activity will need to be approved by the Director of Student Life and submitted to the Executive Officers of the University for final approval before sending to the State of Michigan.

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