Scratch-off lottery ticket vending machines were not slot machines

October 6, 2016

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

10-06-16Use of vending machines to dispense scratch-off lottery tickets did not transform lawful sale of tickets into unlawful use of a slot machine; there was no element of chance in operation of machine.

Trinkle v. California State Lottery, 129 Cal.Rptr.2d 904 (Cal.App. 3 Dist., 2003)