TITLE 8: AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SUBCHAPTER j: FAIRS
PART 270 GENERAL OPERATIONS OF THE STATE FAIRS AND FAIRGROUNDS
SECTION 270.165 GAMBLING, RAFFLES, PRIZES, GAMES OF CHANCE, INTOXICATING BEVERAGES
Section 270.165 Gambling, Raffles, Prizes, Games of Chance, Intoxicating Beverages
a) No roving gambling, games of chance or skill, raffles, selling tickets or taking donations on a chance to win a prize will be permitted.
b) The lessee will neither use nor permit to be used any games of chance or skill, raffles, selling tickets, taking donations, gambling devices, or intoxicating beverages, unless approved in writing by the Superintendent of the Division. Such approval shall be granted if the lessee's activities are not prohibited by Article 28 of the Criminal Code of 1961 (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 28-1 et seq.) [720 ILCS 5/Art. 28] and if the lessee agrees to abide by subsection (c) of this Section. A raffle means when a person purchases a ticket for the purpose of winning a specific item. A drawing means when a person is entitled to win a specific item without purchasing a ticket for such purpose.
c) The lessee shall abide by the following requirements when permitted to solicit at the State Fair for prizes to be given through drawings:
1) The drawing(s) and solicitation must be approved in advance of the starting of the State Fair by the Superintendent of the Division or a duly authorized representative. Approval of the drawing time, place and date will be based on the fact that there is no conflict with nor a detrimental effect on other events or exhibits.
2) The prize(s) shall be on display the entire length of the State Fair.
3) The date and time of the drawing shall be advertised in advance so the participants and other interested persons may witness the drawing.
4) In the event of inquiry by the public, the Department shall require the lessee who held the drawing(s) to furnish to the Space Rental Office, the name, address, and telephone number of the winner(s).
(Source: Amended at 18 Ill. Reg. 9400, effective June 12, 1994)