North Carolina Gambling and Lotteries Laws
Lotteries, casinos, race tracks, and other games of chance often are proposed as ways to raise tax revenue for the state, with varying results. North Carolina runs a statewide lottery and also allows scratch-off tickets. What all of these have in common is their regulation through state laws, which define the manner in which lotteries and casinos may be operated and levies taxes on these activities. This section covers North Carolina laws related to the state lottery, bingo and raffles sponsored by nonprofit organizations, and gambling in general.