Georgia Lottery Corporation

Coin Operated Amusement Machines (COAM)



The Georgia Lottery Corporation (GLC) COAM Division is proud to announce that our new video, COAM Regulatory and Licensing Information, is now available online.  You can view the video by going to one of the below listed links (depending on your language preference):






COAM Advisory Board Members

  • Gretchen Corbin, President and CEO Georgia Lottery Corporation
  • Gus Makris, Chair
  • Chris Pope, Vice Chair
  • CB Yadav, Secretary
  • Emily Dunn
  • Stewart Carswell
  • Jim Siskin
  • Natalie Jones
  • Hemal Patel

Licensing Periods


2018 COAM licensing period is for 07/01/2017 - 06/30/2018


2019 COAM licensing period is for 07/01/2018 - 06/30/2019

Important Dates


The COAM licensing application (  opens for the 2019 licensing period (07/01/2018 ‐ 06/30/2019) for the following:

  • Master Class A ‐ NEW and RENEWAL
  • Master Class B ‐ RENEWAL
  • Location Class A ‐ NEW and RENEWAL
  • Location Class B ‐ NEW and RENEWAL
  • Manufacturers and Distributors - NEW and RENEWAL

Note: The Georgia Lottery Corporation is only accepting applications for NEW Class B Master licenses through an auction process for prequalified participants.  Master License auctions occur at least once every three (3) years.  Once the next date has been determined, it will be posted to the COAM website.


Date a $1,000 late fee will be assessed to Location Class A and Class B licenses, Master Class A and Class B licenses, and Manufacturer and Distributor licenses that have not RENEWED for the 2019 licensing period (07/01/2018 – 06/30/2019).  An existing COAM licensee will not be allowed to apply for a new license to avoid payment of late fee.


ATTENTION NEW DATE:  Last day to submit a RENEWAL Location Class A and Class B License, Master Class A and Class B license and Manufacturer and Distributor license. If a holder of a 2018 COAM license fails to renew its license or its license application is not approved on or before this date, the person or entity will no longer be allowed to operate COAMs.