Village of Red Hook, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Red Hook 3-18-1958; amended in its entirety 5-6-1963. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 90-1 License required.

It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, upon obtaining a license therefor as required by law, to conduct the game of bingo within the territorial limits of the Village of Red Hood, subject to the restrictions hereinafter contained and to the provisions of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law and of Article 19-B of the Executive Law.

§ 90-2 Restrictions.

The following restrictions are placed upon the conduct of bingo games authorized hereby:
A. 
No person, firm, association, corporation or organization, other than a licensee under the provisions of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, shall conduct such game or shall lease or otherwise make available for conducting bingo a hall or other premises for any consideration whatsoever, direct or indirect.
B. 
No bingo games shall be held, operated or conducted on or within any leased premises if rental under such lease is to be paid, wholly or partly, on the basis of a percentage of the receipts or net profits derived from the operation of such game.
C. 
No authorized organization licensed under the provisions of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law shall purchase or receive any supplies or equipment specifically designed or adapted for use in the conduct of bingo games from other than a supplier licensed under the Bingo Control Law or from another authorized organization.
D. 
The entire net proceeds of any game of bingo and of any rental shall be exclusively devoted to the lawful purposes of the organization permitted to conduct the same.
E. 
No prize shall exceed the sum or value of as set forth in § 479 of the General Municipal Law in any single game of bingo.
[Amended 1-20-1999 by L.L. No. 1-1999]
F. 
No series of prizes on any one bingo occasion shall aggregate more than set forth in § 479 of the General Municipal Law.
[Amended 1-20-1999 by L.L. No. 1-1999]
G. 
No person except a bona fide member of any such organization shall participate in the management or operation of such game.
H. 
No person shall receive any remuneration for participating in the management or operation of any game of bingo.
I. 
The unauthorized conduct of a bingo game and any willful violation of any provision of this chapter shall constitute and be punishable as a misdemeanor.
J. 
Limited period bingo shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and the rules and regulations of the State Racing and Wagering Board.
[Added 1-20-1999 by L.L. No. 1-1999]

§ 90-3 Sunday games.

[Added 2-18-1971]
It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, upon obtaining a license, to conduct a day game of bingo within the territorial limits of the Village of Red Hook on the first day of the week, commonly known and designated as "Sunday," from 2:00 p.m. to midnight.