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 2020, 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

Upcoming Regulations Workshops

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

Major League Sports Raffle Program – Certificate of Compliance approved by OAL effective October 28, 2019

Major League Sports Raffle Program – second request to readopt emergency September 11, 2019

Major League Sports Raffle Program – request to readopt emergency June 12, 2019

Emergency Regulation – Major League Sports Raffle Program December 10, 2018

Regulations: Resource Documents

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