Criminal Offenses

Gambling and Lotteries

SECTION 11-19-32.1

§ 11-19-32.1. Senior citizens housing – Bingo allowed.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter to the contrary, any organization of senior citizens may promote, carry on or conduct within their own senior citizens housing project, a bingo game, with total daily prizes not to exceed four hundred dollars ($400). The game shall be for recreational purposes and shall be open only to senior citizens who are residents of the housing project where the game is held and their guests. Bingo games shall be limited to three (3) days per calendar week and shall be operated and managed solely by residents of the housing projects. Admission to a bingo game shall only be by admission ticket which may be purchased only by a resident. Each resident shall be allowed to purchase one ticket for a guest. The guest ticket must clearly indicate that the holder is a guest and must be purchased at least three (3) hours prior to the start of the bingo game.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1987, ch. 273, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 341, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 453, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 531, § 1.)