[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Hamilton as Ch. 62 of the 1994 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The purpose of this chapter is to regulate all games of chance held, operated or conducted within the Township pursuant to the acts of the legislature of the state known as the Bingo Licensing Law and the Raffles Licensing Law and in accordance with the rules and regulations issued or to be promulgated by the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission in the Department of State of the state. All applications, licenses and proceedings in connection therewith shall be subject to the provisions of the acts and the rules and regulations and any laws, rules and regulations hereafter enacted, and shall be further subject to the provisions of this chapter.
No licensee authorized by law shall hold, operate or conduct any game of chance at the place where the game of chance is being conducted under any license except between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. every day of the week.
No license to conduct a game of chance as authorized by law shall be issued to any organization not having a bona fide situs established in good faith within the state and actively engaged in serving one or more of the authorized purposes as defined by the rules and regulations of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission.
[Added 4-22-2010 by Ord. No. 10-018]
The Municipal Clerk is hereby authorized and delegated the authority to approve the granting of raffle and bingo licenses to be held in the Township of Hamilton.