Code of the District of Columbia

This section will be modified by the following acts when they become effective:

§ 22–1717. Permissible gambling activities.

Nothing in subchapter I of this chapter shall be construed to prohibit the operation of or participation in lotteries and/or daily numbers games operated by and for the benefit of the District of Columbia by the Lottery and Charitable Games Control Board; bingo, raffles, and Monte Carlo night parties organized for educational and charitable purposes, regulated by the District of Columbia Lottery and Charitable Games Control Board.


(Mar. 10, 1981, D.C. Law 3-172, § 3, 27 DCR 4736; Apr. 11, 1987, D.C. Law 6-220, § 2(a)(2), 34 DCR 900.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 22-1517.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 22-1718.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2(c)(2) of Sports Wagering Lottery Emergency Amendment Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-630, Jan. 30, 2019, 66 DCR 1745).