[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Mamaroneck 9-16-1959; amended in its entirety 1-16-1963 (Ch. 9 of the 1975 Code). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, as defined in § 476 of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, upon obtaining the required license, to conduct the game of bingo within the territorial limits of the Town of Mamaroneck, subject to the provisions of this chapter, Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, Article 19-B of the Executive Law and the following restrictions.
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.
No bingo game 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.
The entire net proceeds of any game shall be exclusively devoted to the lawful purposes of the organization permitted to conduct the game.
No single prize shall exceed the sum or value of $250.
No series of prizes on any one occasion shall aggregate more than $1,000.
No person except a bona fide member of any organization shall participate in the management or operation of such game.
No person shall receive any remuneration for participation in the management or operation of any 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 or from another authorized organization.
Editor's Note: See Art. 19-B of the Executive Law.
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.
The provisions of the Bingo Licensing Law (Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law) of the State of New York shall apply to the licensing and conducting of the game of bingo, and the provisions of such law are hereby incorporated in this chapter by reference.