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For the purpose of this chapter, the terms defined in this section have the meanings given them.
(a) “Enabling Act” means 230 ILCS 15/1 entitled “Raffles and Poker Runs.”
(b) “Net proceeds” means the gross receipts from the conduct of raffles, less reasonable sums expended for prizes, local license fees as provided herein, and other reasonable operating expenses incurred as a result of operating a raffle.
(c) “Raffle” means a form of lottery, as defined in 230 ILCS 15/1 conducted by an organization licensed under the terms of this chapter, in which:
(1) The player pays or agrees to pay something of value for a chance, represented and differentiated by a number or by a combination of numbers or by some other medium, one or more of which chances is to be designated the winning chance;
(2) The winning chance is to be determined through a drawing or by some other method based on element of chance by an act or set of acts on the part of persons conducting or connected with the lottery, except that the winning chance shall not be determined by the outcome of a publicly exhibited sporting contest.
(Ord. 953. Passed 8-10-15.)