City of Oneida, NY
Madison County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Oneida 12-21-1982 as Secs. 4-17-8 through 4-17-10 of the 1982 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 30-1 Bingo.

A. 
No person 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. 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[1] or from another authorized organization.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Executive Law § 430 et seq.
C. 
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.
D. 
No prize shall exceed the sum or value of $1,000 in any single game of bingo. No series of prizes on any one bingo occasion shall aggregate more than $3,000.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions).
E. 
No person except a bona fide member of any such organization shall participate in the management or operation of such game. No person shall receive any remuneration for participating in the management or operation of any game of bingo.
F. 
The unauthorized conduct of a bingo game and any willful violation of any provision of this section shall constitute a misdemeanor.

§ 30-2 Sundays.

It shall be lawful to conduct games of bingo on the first day of the week, commonly known and designated as "Sunday," by persons or corporations otherwise authorized by law to conduct such games, and provided further that all such games are conducted pursuant to law.

§ 30-3 Games of chance on Sunday.

It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, upon obtaining a license therefor pursuant to law, to conduct games of chance within the city, subject to the provisions of ordinance, the provisions of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law and the provisions, rules and regulations of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.