Effective April 1996 the conduct of Raffles has been regulated by the NYS Racing and Wagering Board. Only authorized organizations who have applied for and been issued an Identification Number from the NYS Racing and Wagering Board are legally allowed to conduct raffles. To obtain an application for an Identification Number, contact the NYS Racing and Wagering Board at 515-453-89460 or download forms directly from their website. The good news -- NYS Racing and Wagering Board Identification Numbers are usually issued within 72 hours of receipt of the Application.
Once an Identification Number is issued, contact the Village Clerk at 315-769-8625 to obtain the appropriate form(s) which you will be required to file within the municipality prior to the raffle. You can download forms directly from the NYS Racing and Wagering Board website.