[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Borough Council of the Borough of Gibbsboro as Section 7-4 of the Revised General Ordinances (Ch. 94 of the 1982 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter is for the purpose of regulating all games of chance held, operated or conducted within the Borough pursuant to the Act of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey, known as the "Bingo Licensing Law" (N.J.S.A. 5:8-24 et seq.), and in accordance with the rules and regulations issued or to be promulgated by the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission in the Department of State of the State of New Jersey. All applications, licenses and proceedings in connection therewith shall be subject to the provisions of the Act and the rules and regulations, and any laws, rules and regulations hereafter enacted, and shall further be subject to the provisions of this chapter.
No license authorized by law shall hold, operate or conduct any game of chance at the place where the game of chance is being conducted under any license except between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Bingo or lotto may be conducted on any day of the week, including Sunday.
[Amended 5-18-1982 by Ord. No. 82-2]
All games of chance at which the general public may obtain admission may be attended by two special police officers of the Borough whose duty it shall be to preserve order thereat; special police officers shall be paid by the person, association or corporation conducting the game of chance. Special police officers shall be selected by the Chief of Police of the Borough. Each officer may be entitled to compensation from the licensee of a sum not to exceed the prevailing wage scale for each hour during which the game of chance is conducted.
No license to conduct a game of chance as authorized by law shall be issued to any organization not having a bona fide situs established in good faith within the State of New Jersey and actively engaged in serving one or more of the authorized purposes as defined by the rules and regulations of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission.
No game of chance shall be conducted under any license at any time during which a general, municipal, primary, special or board of education election is being held while the polls are open for voting at such election.