Terms Used In Michigan Laws 432.118

  • 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
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Licensee: means a person or qualified organization licensed under this act. See Michigan Laws 432.103
  • Person: means a natural person, firm, association, corporation, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 432.103
  (1) A licensee whose license is revoked in consequence of a violation of this act or a rule promulgated under this act is ineligible to apply for a license for a period of 2 years.
  (2) A person convicted of an offense under section 17 or any other gambling offense is ineligible to serve as an officer of a licensee or to participate in conducting bingo, a millionaire party, raffle, numeral game, or charity game for a period of 1 year after the conviction becomes final. If the person is licensed under this act, the person shall forfeit the license and is ineligible to apply for the issuance or reissuance of the license for a period of 1 year after the conviction becomes final.