Motorcycle Rallies & Events - no. 101-200

Though the facility will be licensed for 1, slots, it will start with machines and 12 table games. Only members of the organization can participate in the event's promotion and operation. At this point, we are exploring the possibility of selling the building. Checklist for Municipalities Regarding Poker Tournaments. Lotteries involve games of chance in which contestants pay money or something else of value for the opportunity to win prizes. If you didn't find what you're looking for here, please check our new website , or contact the organization directly.



Qualifying nonprofit organizations are permitted to operate lotteries for fundraising purposes if they meet certain conditions and obtain a permit under section 7A of Chapter Section 17 of Chapter prohibits anyone from registering bets, or buying or selling pools, on the result of poker hands, games or tournaments.

Even a qualifying nonprofit organization cannot operate a poker tournament in which players or spectators bet money or anything else of value on hands, or in which prizes come from a pool of money or something else of value based on the number of people who play, or the amount of proceeds collected.

Except for certain qualifying non-profit organizations that are issued a lottery permit under section 7A of Chapter discussed below in greater detail , it is illegal to set up or promote a lottery in which players pay to play a game where winning something of value is "dependent upon or connected with chance by lot, dice, numbers, game, hazard or other gambling device.

A game is an illegal lottery if: Even if the game involves some level of skill, it may still be a lottery. The mere fact that skill as well as chance may enter into a game, however, does not prevent it from being a lottery. With reference to cases where both elements are present, the rule generally stated is that if the element of chance rather than that of skill predominates, the game may be found to be a lottery.

Assuming that all forms of poker are games of chance, it is illegal to promote, operate or play in a poker tournament if a players pay an entry fee, bet, or otherwise contribute something of value to play and b prizes of cash or something else of value are awarded to winning players. The only exception to this prohibition involves fundraising activities by certain nonprofit organizations issued lottery permits under section 7A of Chapter Of course, if players do not pay an entry fee, bet, or otherwise contribute something of value to play in a poker tournament, it does not constitute a lottery.

A poker tournament in which participants pay nothing to play meaning players neither pay an entry fee nor bet money during the game may award prizes to winning players.

A poker tournament that would otherwise be an illegal lottery in Massachusetts is legal when operated by a properly licensed qualifying nonprofit organization.

Section 7A of Chapter allows certain qualifying organizations to hold special events, known as "bazaars," for fundraising purposes. Bazaars also referred to as Las Vegas or Casino nights may include games of chance such as roulette, craps, blackjack, and poker, including Texas Hold'em. A qualifying organization which operates a bazaar pursuant to section 7A is not in violation of the section 7 lottery prohibitions so long as the organization and players comply with the requirements described in more detail below.

A qualifying organization must request and obtain the necessary permit from the city or town where the poker tournament will be held and must follow all of the legal requirements for holding such a tournament, including, among other things: A poker tournament cannot be held at the same time as a bingo or beano event. Attached is a checklist to assist municipalities in obtaining the information necessary for issuing a permit.

The Lottery Commission does not require that an organization obtain a permit from the Commission, but does require that the organization hosting a bazaar, including any poker tournament, file a report on the funds raised and pay to the Lottery Commission five percent of the gross proceeds. There are strict rules about how qualifying organizations must manage and operate poker tournaments.

The organization must appoint a member in charge who is responsible for all of the activities at the tournament and the filing of all financial reports. The member in charge must be present during the tournament and be familiar with all laws and regulations pertaining to the event. The organization must also designate one of its officers different from the member in charge to be responsible for all of the proceeds.

Any person or company that rents equipment to the organization cannot also supply card dealers or game managers. In fact, the organization cannot allow anyone who is an employee or agent of an equipment rental company to be on the premises during the event. Only members of the organization can participate in the event's promotion and operation. If you are serious about riding and would like to learn something new each time you are on a group ride, then look no further!

You'll find everything here The following motorcycle classes are welcome into BSR: Family oriented, friendly group. Monthly meetings, Seasonal rides, special events. We meet every Sunday at the New Bedford airport usually Earlier if it's a longer ride. Strongbacks Long Distance Riding Club LDRC has been working hard with the help of our members and volunteers to help children of single parent households access education.

Our work is dedicated to funding young adults raised in single parent households to learn and master a trade skill or craft. We strive to inspire and improve the lives of those who need assistance. Get in touch to learn how you can make a difference with our Charitable Foundation. But if you do have one we don't care what you ride as long as it is safe.

We have a verity of bikes in the club. From Sketters to Beaters. We are a Family! NOT just a club. Please log in, or sign up for a new account to continue reading. Thank you for Reading! On your next view you will be asked to log in to your subscriber account or create an account and subscribe purchase a subscription to continue reading. Thunderstorms this evening, then cloudy with rain likely overnight. SW winds shifting to NNW at 10 to 15 mph. September 26, 5: Officers of the American Legion Post 93, along with information for veterans, are posted on a wall inside their Mechanic Street building.

With the passing of millions of World War II veterans, membership in posts across the nation has suffered, said David Gaffey, 59, past commander and now chaplain of Lawrence W. Foster Post 93, American Legion. Regardless what happens to the buildings they occupy, neither post plans to run up the white flag. If an offer worthy of consideration comes through, he said, all Legion members would be notified by mail and a meeting called to vote on the offer. At this point, we are exploring the possibility of selling the building.

He confirmed that one idea being floated is for the Legion to use the proceeds from the sale of its home to buy the VFW site for use by both veterans groups.