Telephone card vending machine was illegal “slot machine”

October 7, 2016

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

10-07-16Telephone card vending machine was illegal “slot machine,” where user, without any skill whatsoever but rather by chance, could by inserting money become entitled to receive prize money in addition to calling card, thereby receiving more than the amount of consideration paid.

People ex rel. Lockyer v. Pacific Gaming Technologies, 98 Cal.Rptr.2d 400 (Cal.App. 2 Dist., 2000)