Town of Montgomery, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Montgomery 7-7-1977 by L.L. No. 3-1977. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 125-1
Statutory authority; title. 

§ 125-2
Definitions and word usage. 

§ 125-3
License required. 

§ 125-4

§ 125-5
Penalties for offenses. 

This chapter is enacted pursuant to the authority of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, and shall be known as the "Games of Chance Law of the Town of Montgomery."


The words and terms used in this chapter shall have the same meanings as such words and terms are used in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law, unless otherwise provided herein or the context requires a different meaning.


As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

The chief law enforcement officer of the Town.
The Town of Montgomery.

Games of chance may be conducted in the Town by an authorized organization, after obtaining a license therefor, in accordance with the provisions, requirements and limitations of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law, the rules and regulations of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board and this chapter.

Editor's Note: See Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding § 101.


The conduct of games of chance on Sundays is authorized, except as otherwise provided in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.


In addition to the restrictions contained in § 189 of the General Municipal Law, the conduct of games of chance in the Town shall be subject to restrictions which may hereafter be enacted by the Town Board.

Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.

Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.