Charitable gaming; increase in certain maximum allowable prize amounts. (HB1843)

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. The bill satisfies the reenactment requirement of Chapter 980 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020. Read the Bill »


01/26/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws Committee


01/07/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101443D
01/07/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2021Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1843)
01/26/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)

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