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GCD Contact Information

Contact the Gambling Control Division


With the exception of its field offices, all Gambling Control Division offices are located at the following address:

Main Office

Phone: (406) 444-1971
E-mail: [email protected]


Rusty Gackle, Administrator

Operations Bureau

The Operations Bureau is responsible for the division’s license, tax and administrative functions. The bureau also assists in licensing applicants by conducting financial background reviews and conducts gambling tax field audits of licensed locations.

Andy Ritter, Business Analyst
E-mail: [email protected]

License and Tax Section

The License and Tax Section processes and issues gambling licenses and permits, including video gambling machine permits. The section also collects and distributes gambling taxes and license and permit fees. In cooperation with the Department of Revenue, the License and Tax Section receives and processes the combined liquor and gambling license application.

Stacy Rogstad, L&T Section Supervisor
Phone: (406) 444-9143
E-mail: [email protected]

Compliance Section

The Compliance Section performs all criminal background checks on license applicants and conducts detailed investigations to ascertain applicants’ suitability under state statutes. The bureau also conducts criminal investigations of alleged violations of state gambling laws and administrative rules, and inspects the premises of licensed liquor and gambling establishments.

Jason Johnson, Compliance Section Supervisor
Phone: (406) 329-1478
E-mail: [email protected]

Testing Lab/Technical Services Section

The Technical Services Section provides testing lab services for all gambling devices in the state, and conducts on-site testing and inspection of video gambling machines.

Matt Eckdahl, TSS Supervisor
Phone: (406) 444-9152
E-mail: [email protected]

Gambling Control Division Field Offices

Billings/Eastern District Office

615 South 27th
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 896-4300

Helena/Central District Office

2550 Prospect
Helena, MT 59602
Phone: (406) 444-1971

Missoula/Western District Office

2681 Palmer Street, Suite D
Missoula, MT 59808
Phone: (406) 329-1475

Bozeman Field Office

2011 North 22nd Avenue, Suite 1
Bozeman, MT 59718
Phone: (406) 586-9618

Glendive Field Office

218 West Bell, Suite 202
Glendive, MT 59330
Phone: (406) 377-4634

Great Falls Field Office

119 1st Avenue North #200
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: (406) 452-8220

Kalispell Field Office

PO Box 8255
575 Sunset Blvd, Suite 205

Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 755-7160

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