Gambling Regulations/Rulemaking Activities

Bureau of Gambling Control regulations can be found in Division 3, Title 11 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR)

If you would like to be included on the Bureau's rulemaking list for 2023, please visit the California Department of Justice Bureau of Gambling Control online registration form.

If you have general questions concerning the Bureau's regulations, please e-mail

The links below provide information concerning recent rulemaking/regulation activities, including regulation text, associated documents, as well as instructions on how to participate in the rulemaking/regulation process. Read the information on Tips for Submitting Effective Comments

Concept: California-Style Blackjack

The Bureau of Gambling Control is considering promulgating regulations governing the review and approval of blackjack games that are offered for play in California gambling establishments. The concept language posted here is provided for your consideration. Please provide your suggested changes and input to the concept language in writing before close of business February 5, 2021. You may submit your suggested changes and input via to or via mail to
Bureau of Gambling Control
Attention: Regulations
P.O. Box 168024
Sacramento, CA 95816-8024

Comments Received

Concept: Rotation of Player Dealer Position

Workshops Held

Pursuant to California Government Code section 11346.45, the Bureau of Gambling Control will be holding several workshops throughout the State to receive input on rotation of the player-dealer position prior to the initiation of the formal rulemaking process.

Date Location and Time Event Recording
October 23, 2018 Caldwell Recreation Center
56 Quartz Hill Road
Redding, CA 96003
1:00 p.m.
BGC Workshop in Redding
November 14, 2018 Hyatt Regency Los Angeles
International Airport
6225 West Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045
9:00 a.m.
BGC Workshop in Los Angeles (Part 1)
BGC Workshop in Los Angeles (Part 2)
BGC Workshop in Los Angeles (Part 3)
December 11, 2018 Contra Costa Event Park
1201 West 10th Street, Building #2
Antioch, CA 94509
1:00 p.m.
BGC Workshop in Antioch
January 15, 2019 CSU San Marcos – University Student Union
333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92096
9:00 a.m.
1/15/19 - Map and Parking Instructions
1/15/19 - Agenda
BGC Workshop in San Marcos (Part 1)
BGC Workshop in San Marcos (Part 2)
February 12, 2019 Clovis Veterans Memorial District
808 4th Street
Clovis, CA 93612
1:00 p.m.
BGC Workshop in Clovis
March 5, 2019 Cesar Chavez Community Center
2060 University Avenue
Riverside, CA 92507
9:00 a.m.
BGC Workshop in Riverside (Part 1)
BGC Workshop in Riverside (Part 2)
BGC Workshop in Riverside (Part 3)
December 18, 2019 Ben Ali Shrine Center
3262 Marysville Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95815
9:00 a.m.
Rotation of player-dealer position
regulations workshop notice
and concept text
BGC Workshop in Sacramento (Part 1)
BGC Workshop in Sacramento (Part 2)

Comments and text suggestions will be accepted at the workshop. If you wish to submit written comments in advance of the workshop, they should be received by the Bureau no later than 5:00 p.m. five business days before the workshop date, to allow for review prior to the workshop. Written comments may be submitted by e-mail to ( or mailed to:

Department of Justice
Bureau of Gambling Control
P.O. Box 168024
Sacramento, CA 95816-8024
Attention: Regulations

Comments Received



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Recently Adopted, Amended, and Repealed Regulations

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