Terms Used In Michigan Laws 432.105a

  • Bingo: means a game of chance commonly known as bingo in which prizes are awarded on the basis of designated numbers or symbols conforming to numbers or symbols selected at random. See Michigan Laws 432.102
  • Person: means a natural person, firm, association, corporation, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 432.103
   Recreational bingo may be conducted by a senior citizens club, group, or home consisting of members who are 60 years of age or older without obtaining a license if all of the following conditions are met:
  (a) The bingo is conducted solely for the amusement and recreation of the members and guests of the senior citizens club, group, or home and not used for fund-raising.
  (b) Only members, guests of members, and employees of the senior citizens club, group, or home may participate in the operation of the bingo.
  (c) Players are not charged more than 25 cents for a bingo card, and the aggregate retail value of all prizes and merchandise awarded in a single day does not exceed $100.00.
  (d) All revenue from the bingo is used for prizes and reasonable expenses incurred in operating the bingo, and no person is compensated solely for participating in the conduct of the bingo.