Town of Eden, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Eden 4-30-1958 (approved at referendum 6-7-1958); amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, as defined in § 476 of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, upon obtaining the required license, to conduct the game of bingo within the territorial limits of the Town of Eden, subject to the provisions of this chapter, Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law and Article 19-B of the Executive Law and the following restrictions:
A. 
No person, firm, association, corporation or organization, other than an authorized organization licensed under the provisions of this chapter, shall be permitted to conduct such games.
B. 
The entire net proceeds of any game shall be exclusively devoted to the lawful purposes of the organization permitted to conduct the same.
C. 
No single prize shall exceed the sum or value of $1,000.
D. 
No series of prizes on any one occasion shall aggregate more than $3,000.
E. 
No person except a bona fide member of any such organization shall participate in the management or operation of any such game.
F. 
No person shall receive any remuneration for participating in the management or operation of any such game.
G. 
The unauthorized conduct of a bingo game and any willful violation of any provision of any such local law or ordinance shall constitute and be punishable as a misdemeanor.
Subject to the foregoing restrictions and the provisions of said Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law and Article 19-B of the Executive Law, it shall be lawful to conduct bingo games in the Town of Eden on Sunday.