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Q. Are 501(c)(3) organizations permitted to
conduct bingo or other gaming activities?
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A. 501(c)(3) organizations are permitted to conduct bingo and other gaming activities. Gaming can result in unrelated business income, but there is a general exclusion for bingo.
(Keep in mind that many state and local jurisdictions have their own specific registration and reporting requirements for bingo and other gaming activities.)