Chapter 4.60


4.60.010    State Law Applicable

4.60.020    Violation

4.60.010 State Law Applicable.

Any license issued under the authority of state law to engage in any legal activity shall be legal authority to engage in the gambling activities for which the license was issued throughout the City, except that the City, in accordance with RCW 9.46.295, as the same now exists or may hereafter be amended, prohibits the following gambling activities within the City:

(a)    It is unlawful within City limits for any person to allow any premises or any facilities to be used for the purpose of conducting house-banked card games as described in WAC 230-05-025(2) as now in effect or hereinafter amended; provided, however, this prohibition shall not apply to all other card games authorized by WAC 230-05-020(3) and 230-05-025(1) as now in effect or hereinafter amended. “House banking” is hereby defined to mean any procedure employed by the card room where the operator collects money from the losers and pays it to the winners. (Ord. 848, Sec. 1, 2011; Ord. 812, Sec. 1, 2009)

4.60.020 Violation.

Any violation of this chapter shall constitute a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 90 days. (Ord. 812, Sec. 1, 2009)