Below you’ll find a list of questions we’re often asked about Lancaster Bingo Company and charitable gaming. If you don’t see the answer to your question, please feel free to contact us!
- Can I return products?
- Can Lancaster Bingo Company run a report for me listing everything I purchased last year?
- What if I have a comment, question, or concern?
- Can I pay by invoice, or do I have to wait for a monthly statement?
- How do I place an order?
- How many products are in Lancaster Bingo Company’s product range?
- Why are items sometimes out of stock?
- Can you send me a catalog?
- Do I need to be licensed to place an order?
- How do I get set up with a Lancaster Bingo Company customer account?
- What are pull tabs?
- When will my Fundraising Coach be stopping by?
- How can I find out about job opportunities at Lancaster Bingo Company?
- How can I find out who the Lancaster Bingo Fundraising Coach is in my area?
- Where is Lancaster Bingo Company located?
- How much do you charge for supplies?
- Why do I keep getting charged sales tax when my organization is tax exempt?
- Are you licensed to sell in my state?
- Can Lancaster Bingo Company help my organization get licensed in my state?
- Who can sell pull tabs?
- Can I find all Lancaster Bingo Company products online?
- Can I place my order online?
- How will my purchase be delivered when I order online?
- Can I access my account balance online?
- Why should my organization sell pull-tabs?
- Can I view and print invoices online?
- Can I pay my bill online?
Products may be returned if they have not been opened or damaged. Products that were originally purchased as Sale or Clearance items are not eligible for return. Read our Return Policy for more information.
Yes, we can run the following reports, which will assist you in filling out your quarterly and yearly state reports: All Sales History Report, Non-Tab Sales History Report, Tab-Only Sales History Report, Ohio A/G Report, and Illinois Quarterly Report. Contact Us for more information.
Visit our Contact Us page or call our Customer Service Center at 1-800-866-5001.
Whether you pay by invoice or wait for your statement is up to you. Either way, please be sure to include the invoice number(s) on your check.
If you are a current customer, you can place your order online, or you can contact your sales person via his/her cell phone or by calling our Customer Service Center to leave a message in his/her voicemail box. You may also place your order with one of our Customer Service Partners, who will then relay the order to your sales representative. If you are not a current customer, register for an account today!
Lancaster Bingo currently shelves nearly 20,000 different products.
Every effort is made to maintain the availability of items sold by Lancaster Bingo Company, but due to high demand and occasional supply issues, some products may not always be available. Because Lancaster Bingo orders our products through several manufacturers, our product availability can be affected by a manufacturer discontinuing a product; some manufacturers also have a minimum order requirement before producing another set of a product.
Lancaster Bingo Company offers over 20,000 charitable fundraising products, which change rapidly. Therefore, we do not maintain a catalog. If you would like information on a particular product line, please submit a contact form or call our Customer Service Center at 1-800-866-5001.
License requirements vary by state and also depend on the product(s) you are purchasing. Unlicensed customers may purchase unregulated products, which are designated with a check mark symbol. You must be licensed to purchase games of chance; however, there are a few exceptions in some states. For more information on the rules and regulations for your state, please visit the Regulatory Info page.
Register for an account on our site. You’ll receive and email with your account information and secure password. If you sign up as a licensed organization wanting to purchase regulated products, Lancaster Bingo must first confirm your license information with the regulators in your area. Once we get confirmation, you’ll receive an email that your account is ready to go!
In most states, the legal definition of a pull-tab is a game of chance using a folded or banded paper ticket, or a paper card with perforated break-open tabs, the face of which is covered or otherwise hidden from view to conceal a number, letter, symbol, or a set of numbers, letters, or symbols, some of which have been designated in advance as prize winners and shall include charity game tickets. They are also known as bell jars, rip-offs, pickle jars, cookies, and instant bingo tickets.
Lancaster Bingo Company has more than 50 sales people and their routes are subject to change at any time. Some sales people see their customers the same day every week and other sales people see their customers every other week. Weather conditions and order volume sometimes delay our sales force, so they may not be at your organization at the same time each visit. Feel free to fill out a contact form or call our Customer Service Center if you need to confirm when your sales person will be delivering your next order, and we will contact your sales person for you.
Just fill out a contact form or call our Customer Service Center at 1-800-866-5001, and one of our knowledgeable Customer Service Partners will put you in touch with the Sales Manager or sales person for your area. If you are a current customer, your sales person’s name and initials will be printed on your invoices. If you do not have your invoices handy but have set up an account on our website, click on Your Account at the top of the page and click Overview to see the name of your sales person on the left side of the page. If you are not set up with a website account, sign up today!
Lancaster Bingo Company was started and is headquartered in Lancaster, Ohio. We have warehouses in: Lancaster and Brunswick, Ohio; Greenfield, Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Annville, Pennsylvania. We also have smaller distribution points in Parkersburg and Beckley, West Virginia; East Dundee and Springfield, Illinois; Cincinnati, Ohio; Williamsport, Pennsylvania; and Chesapeake, Virginia.
Lancaster Bingo Company offers nearly 20,000 charitable fundraising products, which vary in price. If you’re unable to find a product on our website, please contact your sales person, visit our Contact Us page or call the Customer Service Center at 1-800-866-5001 to be put in touch with a Sales Manager or sales person in your area.
Organizations will be charged sales tax until the proper exemption documentation is on file in the Lancaster Bingo Company Accounting Department.
Lancaster Bingo Company is currently licensed in Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, and various counties in Maryland. For more information, please contact us.
Yes, we can instruct you on what forms you will need and what the rules and regulations are for your state. Visit the Regulatory Info page for more information.
Please visit our Regulatory Info page and consult the rules for your state. A good rule of thumb is that you must have a 501 (c) designation from the Internal Revenue Service and be licensed by the regulatory agency in your county or state.
All Lancaster Bingo products that are currently in stock are shown on our website. If you need a specific product and do not see it on our website, try searching for similar items or contact us.
Yes, if you have an account. Anyone with an account can purchase unregulated products and pay for them securely online. Only licensed organizations may purchase regulated products and will receive an invoice from Lancaster Bingo Company after completing the order online.
In most cases, your sales person will deliver your order right to your door. If you are buying unregulated products, you can also choose to have them shipped by UPS.
Yes. First login to your account, then click Overview under the Your Account menu at the top of the page to see your current outstanding invoices.
They are a great way to generate excitement at your bingo game. Players enjoy winning! Pull-tabs have great winner ratios and put money back into circulation on the bingo hall floor. Charities recognize a nice return on their investment and are able to produce more fundraising dollars.
Yes. Login to your account and go to the Invoices page under the Your Account menu at the top of the page to view and print invoices.
If you are purchasing unregulated products, you may pay securely online. Online bill payment for regulated products is not an option at this time; you will be invoiced after completing your order.