[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Watertown 5-11-1981 by L.L. No. 1-1981. This local law as approved by a majority of the qualified voters voting thereon at an election held 11-3-1981. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Bingo — See Ch. 94.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- GAMES OF CHANCE
- A game of chance as defined in Subdivision 3 of § 186 of the General Municipal Law.
- AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION
- An authorized organization as defined in Subdivision 4 of § 186 of the General Municipal Law.
Authorized organizations may, upon obtaining a license from the City Clerk, conduct games of chance within the City of Watertown as provided in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law and as provided further in this chapter. Such games of chance shall be conducted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York and with the rules and regulations adopted by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board and pursuant to this chapter.
The conduct of games of chance shall be subject to the restrictions imposed by § 189 of the General Municipal Law.
Games of chance may be conducted on Sunday pursuant to this chapter only between the hours of 12:00 noon and 12:00 midnight.
The Chief of the Watertown Police Department shall exercise control over and supervision of all games of chance conducted under a duly authorized license, and the Chief of Police shall have all the powers and duties set forth in § 194 of the General Municipal Law for the enforcement of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.