Playing slot machines is “playing at a game”

October 3, 2016

  • 188 Gaming and Lotteries
  • 188I In General
  • 188k239 Slot and pinball machines

10-03-16Playing slot machines universally regarded as a “gambling device” is “playing at a game” within the statute prohibiting gambling and also constitutes playing at a “game” within the statute authorizing the loser to recover from the winner money lost by playing at cards, dice, or other games.

Foley v. Whelan, 17 N.W.2d 367 (Minn., 1945)