[Derived from Sec. 3-19.2 of the 2002 Revised General Ordinances, adopted 12-16-2002 by Ord. No. 02-27]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- CASINO NIGHT
- An event at which players use chips or script purchased from the licensee to wager in games of chance known as "blackjack," "under/over," "beat the dealer," "chuck-a-luck," "craps," "roulette," "bingo" or similar games approved by the Commission, when the chips or script are redeemable for merchandise or raffle tickets only, and not for cash. (During this interim period, only games of chance known as "blackjack," "craps" and "roulette" shall be conducted.)
A casino night may be conducted pursuant to the following conditions:
The possession and use of slot machines is prohibited by N.J.S.A. 5:8-113 and N.J.S.A. 2C:37-1 et seq., and they are not among the games of chance authorized in N.J.S.A. 5:8-51b.
During this interim period, only games of chance known as "blackjack," "craps" and "roulette" shall be conducted.
When participating in these games, players shall only use chips or script purchased from the registered organization. Players shall not use actual cash. See N.J.S.A. 5:8-51.
Those who are operating these games must follow the rules for each of the games referred to in Subsection B above, as set forth in N.J.A.C. 19:47K-1.1 et seq., 19:47K-2.1 et seq. and 19:47K-5.1 et seq.
The equipment supplier (lessor or lessors) shall supply a certificate to the Commission that the lessor or lessors, or, if a corporation, all of its officers and each of its stockholders who hold 10% or more of its stock issued and outstanding, are of good moral character and have not been convicted of a crime.
No member of the registered organization holding the event or an auxiliary or affiliated organization may be compensated for conducting or assisting in the conduct of these games. See N.J.S.A. 5:8-61b.
The registered organization must complete the enclosed casino night disclosure form and return it to the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission no later than 21 days prior to the date of the casino night.
The total amount of the retail value of the prize(s) awarded to any casino night event shall not exceed $100,000. When calculating the value of the prizes, only the value of the prizes awarded in connection with play at casino night games shall be considered.
A registered organization is expected to conduct all games fairly and to scrupulously adhere to all laws designed to protect against fraud and unfair commercial practices.