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City of San Mateo Municipal Code.

10.34.160 PRIZES.

The total value of prizes awarded during the conduct of any bingo game shall not exceed $250.00 in cash or kind, or both, for each separate game which is held. A bingo game starts when the first ball or number symbol is called and ends when the first ball and all succeeding balls or number symbols are returned to the cage or blower. Each progressive play in a series which continues to utilize and count any number symbols called and utilized in a previous part of said progression shall be deemed part of the same bingo game, even if a separate prize is awarded for each part of said progression. The cumulative prizes awarded for a "progressive" or other similar bingo game shall not exceed the total of $250.00 in cash or kind or both. No other prizes, except for door prizes, may be given, including, but not limited to, bonus line prizes, good neighbor prizes. Door prizes shall not exceed a total of $250.00 for the bingo day and must be awarded during public attendance and in view of the public.