Sec. 13-2-1. Definitions.

“Gaming” means any card game played for currency, check, credit or other thing of value which is not prohibited and made unlawful by Chapter 9 or Chapter 10 of Title IX of Part 1 of the Penal Code or by city ordinance.
“Gaming club” means any establishment where legal gaming is conducted where a fee is charged, either directly or indirectly, for the privilege of playing card games.
“Nonprofit societies, clubs, fraternal or labor organizations,” where gaming is conducted solely as a social function and not as a commercial venture including, but not limited to, bingo games conducted pursuant to Section 326.5 of the Penal Code, shall not be defined as gaming clubs and shall be exempt from provisions of this article and Division 8, Chapter 5, commencing with Section 19800 of the Business and Professions Code. (Ord. No. 1065, § 2 (part).)