Town of Wappinger, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wappinger 10-4-1976 and passed at referendum 11-2-1976; amended in its entirety 9-13-1999 by L.L. No. 6-1999. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Bingo — See Ch. 77.

§ 141-1 Authorization; license required.

It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, upon obtaining a license as provided in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law, to conduct games of chance within the Town of Wappinger, subject to the provisions of this chapter, Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law and the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.

§ 141-2 Sundays; holidays.

The conduct of games of chance on Sunday is only permitted when it is specifically provided for in the license issued. No games of chance, however, shall be conducted on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur.

§ 141-3 Enforcement.

The chief law enforcement officer of the County of Dutchess shall exercise control over and supervision of all games of chance.

§ 141-4 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 3-22-2004 by L.L. No. 5-2004]
Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter or any rule or regulation made pursuant thereto shall be guilty of a violation and shall be punished by a fine in the amount set forth in Chapter 122, Article V, § 122-20P of the Code or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.