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Town Clerk Services /  Games of Chance

Games of Chance include Bell Jar, Raffles and Monte Carlo nights.

Complete the following forms in triplicate and submit to the Town Clerk's Office a minimum of 30 days prior to event with the $25.00 application fee:

  • GC-2
  • GC-2A
  • GC-2B
  • Schedule 4
  • Schedule 7

Forms are available at

  • Click on "Charitable Gaming" at the bottom of the Home Page
  • Next click "Forms"

The Amherst Police Department reviews the applications. Upon approval, a license for the event will be issued and must be displayed at the event. The State of New York governs the rules and regulations for Games of Chance.

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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