[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of East Aurora 9-21-1953 (Ch. 69, Sec. 69-11, of the 1972 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter is enacted pursuant to the authority of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, and shall be known as the "Games of Chance Law of the Village of East Aurora."
The words and terms used in this chapter shall have the same meanings as are ascribed to such words and terms in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, as the same shall have been or may, from time to time, be amended unless otherwise provided herein or unless the context hereof requires a different meaning.
Games of chance may be conducted in the Village of East Aurora, New York, by an authorized organization, after obtaining a license therefor, in accordance with the provisions, requirements and limitations of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law, the rules and regulations of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board and this chapter.
Games of chance on the first day of the week, commonly known as "Sunday," may be conducted only as provided for in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.
Editor's Note: See General Municipal Law § 195.
[Amended 3-14-2006 by L.L. No. 1-2006]
The powers and duties as set forth in Subdivision 1 of § 194 of the General Municipal Law shall be exercised by the Police Chief of the Village of East Aurora, New York.
[Added 9-11-1972; amended 1-7-1985 by L.L. No. 1-1985; 12-3-2001 by L.L. No. 7-2001; 3-14-2006 by L.L. No. 1-2006]
Any person, association or corporation who or which shall make any false statement in any application for any such license or in any statement annexed thereto, or who shall pay any rental for the use of any premises for holding, operating or conducting any game of chance under this chapter, or to any other person in connection with the holding, operating or conducting thereof, unless the amount of such rental is stated in a statement annexed to the application for a license as provided herein, or who shall pay or receive any sum for such rental in excess of the sum stated in such statement executed by him or on its behalf as the rental to be charged therefor, or who shall fail to keep such books and records as shall fully and truly record all transactions connected with the holding, operating and conducting of games of chance under any such license, or who shall falsify or make any such entry in any book or record so far as it relates to any transaction connected with the holding, operating or conducting of any game of chance under any such license, or who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter or any term of such license, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, shall forfeit any license issued to him or it under this chapter and shall be ineligible to apply for a license under this chapter for one year thereafter.