[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Oneonta 7-20-1999 by Ord. No. 15-1999. This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 148, Games of Chance, derived from Ch. 114 of the 1975 Compilation, as amended. It was approved by a majority of the electors of the City of Oneonta 11-2-1999. Amended in its entirety 5-2-2000 by L.L. No. 2-2000. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION
- An authorized organization as defined in § 186, Subdivision 3, Article 9-A, of the General Municipal Law.
- GAMES OF CHANCE
- A game of chance as defined in § 186, Subdivision 3, Article 9-A, of the General Municipal Law.
Authorized organizations may, upon the obtaining of a license from the City Clerk of the City of Oneonta, New York, conduct games of chance within the territorial limits of the City of Oneonta as provided in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law, as the same may be amended from time to time, and as provided further in this chapter. Such games of chance shall be conducted in accordance with the general state law and with the rules and regulations of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board and this chapter, as the same may be amended from time to time.
The conduct of games of chance authorized by this chapter shall be subject to those restrictions contained in § 189 of the General Municipal Law and other applicable statutory and case law and the rules and regulations of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.
Games of chance on the first day of the week, commonly known as "Sunday," may be conducted pursuant to this chapter and appropriate statutes and regulations.