(230 ILCS 15/4)
(from Ch. 85, par. 2304)
Conduct of raffles.
(a) The conducting of raffles is subject to the following restrictions:
(1) The entire net proceeds of any raffle must be
exclusively devoted to the lawful purposes of the organization permitted to conduct that game.
(2) No person except a bona fide member of the
sponsoring organization may participate in the management or operation of the raffle.
(3) No person may receive any remuneration or profit
for participating in the management or operation of the raffle.
(4) A licensee may rent a premises on which to
determine the winning chance or chances in a raffle only from an organization which is also licensed under this Act.
(5) Raffle chances may be sold or issued only within
the area specified on the license and winning chances may be determined only at those locations specified on the license.
(6) A person under the age of 18 years may
participate in the conducting of raffles or chances only with the permission of a parent or guardian. A person under the age of 18 years may be within the area where winning chances are being determined only when accompanied by his parent or guardian.
(b) If a lessor rents premises where a winning chance or chances on a
raffle are determined, the lessor shall not be criminally liable if the
person who uses the premises for the determining of winning chances does not
hold a license issued by the governing body of any county or municipality
under the provisions of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 87-1271.)