[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Somers 10-14-1976. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Bingo — See Ch. 69.
Editor's Note: This ordinance was approved by referendum at the General Election held 11-2-1976 and took effect 30 days later.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Games of Chance Licensing Ordinance." The Town Board hereby declares that the raising of funds for the promotion of bona fide charitable, educational, scientific, health, religious and patriotic causes and undertakings is in the public interest.
This chapter is authorized by Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York embracing §§ 185 through and including 195-k. The provisions of said Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law are hereby incorporated into this chapter by reference as though fully set forth herein.
The regulation of said games of chance and the supervision thereof shall be governed by § 188-a of the General Municipal Law, as amended, and shall be governed by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.
The restrictions and regulations concerning the conduct of said games of chance shall be as set forth in § 189, Subdivisions 1 through 9, of the General Municipal Law, as amended.
The application and procedure for the obtaining of a license to operate games of chance shall be governed by § 190, Subdivisions 1 and 2, of the General Municipal Law, as amended.
Additional and further rules and regulations concerning the operation and running of games of chance shall be as set forth in §§ 191 through 195-k of the General Municipal Law, as amended.