Charitable gaming; increase in certain maximum allowable prize amounts. (HB1690)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charitable gaming; increase in certain maximum allowable prize amounts. Increases the maximum allowable amount for a single bingo door prize from $50 to $250 and the maximum allowable cumulative door prizes in any one bingo session from $250 to $500. The bill also increases the maximum allowable regular bingo or special bingo game prize from $100 to $200 and the prize for a single instant bingo, pull tab, or seal card from $1,000 to $2,000. The bill increases the maximum allowable prize for a bingo jackpot from $1,000 to $2,000 and the total allowable amount of bingo jackpot prizes awarded in any one session from $1,000 to $2,000. Finally, the bill increases from $100 to $200 the allowable amount of increase of a progressive prize per session in certain progressive bingo games. Read the Bill »


02/12/2020: In Committee


01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104802D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/24/2020Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/06/2020Reported from General Laws (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1690)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate General Laws and Technology committee on 02/19/2020. It meets on Monday, 45 minutes after adjournment—Senate Room A.

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