Liquor License Renewal and Small Games of Chance

The Law Offices of Going and Plank have a rich history of representing bars, restaurants, taverns and private clubs. We’re proud to offer guidance on business laws, help with renewal of liquor licenses, and advise on small games of chance laws and regulations.

Serving Liquor in Pennsylvania

If you’re interested in buying, selling, transferring, or renewing a liquor license in Pennsylvania, we offer one of the few attorneys in this area that specializes in this type of law. Going and Plank can help you get through the complicated requirements. Our team can help restaurants, bars, taverns, and private clubs maintain their licenses, resolve issues, work through renewals, and help you resolve complaints or violations associated with liquor licenses. Our Lancaster County business attorney is a regional expert in Pennsylvania law for bars, taverns, and other businesses selling alcoholic beverages. If you need legal help with your liquor license issues, contact us today

Small Games of Chance

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted the Local Option Small Games of Chance (LOSGC) in 1988. This Act allows qualified nonprofit organizations to conduct small games of chance for the purpose of raising funds for the promotion of public interest purposes. Going and Plank can help certain types of charitable organizations get a LOSGC license. Whether you’re a religious organization, fraternal organization, civic and service organization, or veteran groups, we can help. Our team understands how to keep you in compliance so you can conduct daily drawings, weekly drawings, punchboards, pull-tabs, and raffles, including lotteries. To ensure your small game of chance is legal and in compliance with Pennsylvania and federal law, contact us to talk to an experienced business lawyer at Going and Plank.


The Challenges of Combining LOSGC and Liquor Licenses

Many organizations that hold a LOSGC license also hold a “Club” liquor license. Going and Plank can help organizations with LOSGC licenses comply with Pennsylvania’s sometimes confusing legal restrictions. If you violate these restrictions, you can endanger your ability to retain your license and even your ability to operate your business Licensees must be aware that there are price limits that are set by statute.

Protect your liquor license. If your business, private club, or organization conducts or plans to conduct small games of chance, contact a business lawyer at Going and Plank to make sure you understand the laws and regulations.


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