Currently, the only forms of gambling authorized by statute in Pennsylvania are:
Ÿ Gambling activities conducted pursuant to the Horse Racing Industry Reform Act.
Ÿ Pennsylvania Lottery
Ÿ Bingo conducted pursuant to the Bingo Law
Ÿ Gambling activities conducted pursuant to the Local Option Small Games of Chance Act
Ÿ Gambling activities conducted pursuant to the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development and Gaming Act (slots).
Games of chance that are permitted are:
Ÿ Raffles (including lotteries)
Ÿ Daily Drawings
Ÿ Weekly Drawings
Ÿ 50/50 Drawings
Ÿ Major League Sports Drawing
Source: Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement