The idea is to prohibit, say, the highway or tobacco lobbies from calling themselves “Citizens for Good Government.”
14-290. Dealing in lotteries. Except in connection with a lawful raffle as provided in Part 2 of this Article, if any person shall open, set on foot, carry on, promote, make or draw, publicly or privately, a lottery, by whatever name, style or title the same may be denominated or known; or if any person…
It’s not clear what the permit is for, but they may be on to something.