[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Great Neck Estates 1-3-1977 by L.L. No. 1-1977 (Ch. 74 of the 1981 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, no person shall operate or conduct a game of chance within the Village of Great Neck Estates. For the purposes of this chapter, the term "game of chance" shall mean and include specific games of chance, in which prizes are awarded on the basis of a designated winning number or numbers, color or colors, symbol or symbols determined by chance, but not including games commonly known as "bingo" or "lotto," which are controlled under Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, and also not including slot machines, bookmaking and policy or numbers games, as defined in § 225.00 of the Penal Law of the State of New York.
This chapter shall not take effect unless and until a proposition therefor submitted at the next general election of village officers shall be approved by a vote of a majority of the qualified electors voting thereon. Upon approval by said electors, this chapter shall be effective immediately upon filing pursuant to § 27 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.
Editor's Note: The proposition for approval of L.L. No. 1-1977 was submitted to the electors and was passed at the general village election 3-15-1977.