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Limited Occasion License for Small Games of Chance – 3 Days Only

This license is for small games of chance with prizes under $500 and is only for non-profit organizations.


  • Small Games of Chance License
  • If an award or prize exceeds $500.00 you are not eligible for the Limited Occasion license. You will need a Small Games of Chance and Special Permit License.
  • Eligible Organization Games of Chance Application

Expiration dates:

  • The license is good for three (3) occasions
  • The three (3) occasions must be held within a six month period from time license is issued.
  • All three (3) occasions must take place prior to October 31st. If you purchase the license after May it will expire on October 31st.

Cost: $10

Apply Online

Applicants can apply for this license online with a valid email address.

Payment Information

RETURNED CHECKS: If your check is returned unpaid for insufficient or uncollected funds, (1) you authorize The City of Philadelphia or its agent to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account to collect a fee of $20; and (2) The City of Philadelphia or its agent may re-present your check electronically to your depository institution for payment.