COVID-19 Alert - For the latest information on the novel coronavirus in Kentucky, please visit kycovid19.ky.gov
Update: 2019 Novel
Please read Commissioner Convington's latest update on charitable gaming throughout the state. COVID-19 Memo
Read Governor Andy Beshear's Order suspending the licenses of charitable organizations that conduct charitable gaming activities in Kentucky. This order remains in effect throughout the state of emergency under Executive Order 2020-215.
are working diligently to process all requests in a timely manner and encourage
all of our licensees to e-mail requests to DCG.INFO@ky.gov
or fax them to (502) 573-6625. We appreciate your patience and hope you are
staying healthy and safe.
The Department of Charitable Gaming is now located in the Mayo-Underwood state office building.
The new address is:
Department of Charitable Gaming
500 Mero Street, 2NW24
Frankfort, KY 40601
Welcome! The Department of Charitable Gaming (DCG) provides a regulatory framework allowing charitable gaming to thrive as a viable fundraising mechanism. The department helps to ensure the productivity of charitable gaming through appropriate regulation, oversight and education. Our agency is privileged to partner with charities to accomplish these goals and looks forward to continuing that partnership. The department continues to seek new ways to assist charities in gaming, while policing the industry to ensure that charities do not fall prey to those seeking to use charitable gaming as a means to make money for themselves.
As we look to the future, the department will continue to strive to ensure that charitable gaming is an activity in which more charities participate to make money for their causes, and to make the industry safer for those charities already gaming. As always, the department serves as a resource for charities and has training available. Also, the office is working to make its website more informative and educational for charities. With your help, charitable gaming has a bright future.
Pursuant to KRS 238.570, as of Oct. 1, 2019, the fee on charitable gaming gross receipts will be .00771. The fee will be applied beginning with all 2019 4th Quarter Financial Reports and 2019 Annual Financial Reports.
We are on Facebook!
The Department of Charitable Gaming now has a Facebook page! It will consist of announcements, live interactive training sessions and other information of interest to our licensees. Please click on the link to the right and "like" our page to stay up to date!