Village of North Collins, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of North Collins 7-5-1988 by L.L. No. 2-1988 as Ch. 38 of the 1988 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Games of chance — See Ch. 94.

§ 50-1 Conduct of games permitted; restrictions.

It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, upon obtaining a license therefor as provided by the Bingo Licensing Law,[1] to conduct the game of bingo within the territorial limits of the Village of North Collins subject to the provisions of the Bingo Licensing Law and the provisions of the state Lottery Law and to the provisions of this chapter and subject to and in accordance with the following restrictions as set forth in § 479 of the General Municipal Law:
A. 
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.
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.
C. 
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[2] or from another authorized organization.
[2]
Editor's Note: See Art. 19-B of the Executive Law of the State of New York.
D. 
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.
E. 
No prize shall exceed the sum or value of $250 in any single game of bingo.
F. 
No series of prizes on any one bingo occasion shall aggregate more than $1,000.
G. 
No person except a bona fide member of any such organization shall participate in the management or operation of such game.
H. 
No person shall receive any remuneration for participating in the management or operation of any game of bingo.
I. 
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.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Art. 14-H of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.

§ 50-2 Games on Sunday permitted.

Games of bingo may be conducted under any license issued pursuant to this chapter on any day of the week, including the first day of the week, commonly known and designated as "Sunday."