Chapter 5.24


5.24.010  Certain gambling prohibited.

5.24.015  Taxation of gambling activities.

5.24.020  Penalty.

Legislative history: Ords. 90-223, 92-288 and 93-305.

5.24.010 Certain gambling prohibited.

Any license issued under the authority of the state to engage in any gambling activities shall be legal authority to engage in the gambling activities for which the license was issued throughout the city of Mill Creek, except that such a license is not legal authority to engage in the following gambling activities which, under the authority given the city of Mill Creek by RCW 9.46.295, are prohibited within the city:

A. The operation or conduct of social card games, as defined in RCW 9.46.0282, as now or hereafter amended, as a commercial stimulant to business. (Ord. 2004-582 § 1)

5.24.015 Taxation of gambling activities.

The city of Mill Creek shall impose a five percent annual tax, computed and paid quarterly, on gross sales of punchboards and pulltabs within the city of Mill Creek, as authorized by RCW 9.46.110. (Ord. 2004-582 § 2)

5.24.020 Penalty.

A. Any violation of this chapter is a gross misdemeanor, punishable as provided in MCMC Title 1.

B. Any violation of this chapter is declared a common nuisance and shall be subject to abatement by injunction or as otherwise provided by law.