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ORDINANCE NO. 429 <br />AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING PINBALL, BAGATELLE <br />OR PIGEONHOLE GAMES WHEN SAME ARE USED AS <br />GAMBLING DEVICES <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the President and Board <br />of Trustees of the Village of Elk Grove Village, Counties of Cook <br />and DuPage, Illinois: <br />Section 1. That there is hereby added to Chapter 24 of the <br />Municipal Code of Elk Grove Village the following: <br />1124.040 - It shall be unlawful for any person <br />to keep or use in any place of public resort within the <br />village any tables or implements for any game of <br />pinball, bagatelle or pigeonhole when same is used as a <br />gambling device. <br />(a) The term "pinball, bagatelle or pigeon- <br />hole," as used in this ordinance, shall mean a game <br />played with any number of balls or spheres upon a <br />table or board having holes, pockets or cups into <br />which such balls or spheres may drop or become lodged <br />and having arches, pins, and springs, or any of them, <br />to control, deflect, or impede the direction or speed <br />of the balls or spheres put in motion by the player, <br />and shall include the modern variety of bagatelle or <br />pigeonhole commonly known as pinball games. <br />(b) The term "a gambling device" as used above <br />shall include any machine or device which offers free <br />games, awards, prizes or bonuses of any kind or nature <br />whatsoever. <br />(c) The term "place of public resort," as used <br />in this ordinance, shall mean any premises wherein any <br />service or merchandise is offered for sale to the public <br />or where tables or implements for playing the game of <br />bagatelle or pigeonhole are kept for gain or profit, or <br />any premises used as a clubhouse or clubrooms. <br />(d) It is hereby made the duty of every policeman to <br />seize any table or implement kept or used in violation of <br />this ordinance and, upon conviction of the keeper thereof, <br />such table or implement so seized shall be destroyed. <br />Any person obstructing or resisting any policeman in the <br />performance of any act authorized by this section shall be <br />fined not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than two <br />hundred dollars for each offense. <br />