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Montana Title 23. Parks, Recreation, Sports, and Gambling § 23-6-101. Definitions

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Unless the context requires otherwise, the following definitions apply in this part:

(1) “Arcade” means a commercial establishment whose primary purpose is to make amusement games available for public play.

(2) “Concessionaire” means a person who owns one or more amusement games and who enters into an agreement with an operator, as defined in subsection (5)(a), to conduct games. A concessionaire may also be an operator.

(3) “Crane game” means an amusement game activated by the insertion of a coin or token by which the player uses one or more buttons, control sticks, or similar means of control or a combination of those means of control to position a mechanical or electromechanical claw or other retrieval device over a prize and attempts to retrieve it.

(4) “Nonprofit organization” means a nonprofit corporation or a nonprofit charitable, religious, scholastic, educational, veterans', fraternal, beneficial, civic, or service organization, established for a purpose other than conducting amusement games.

(5) “Operator” means a person who:

(a) enters into an agreement with a county fair commission, board of directors of a fair district, joint fair and civic center commission, business, or an association of businesses, such as a shopping center or downtown area, to provide amusement games;  or

(b) makes an amusement game available for public play on premises owned by the operator or on premises owned by another person.

(6) “Prize” means:

(a) tangible personal property;  or

(b) nontransferable tokens or tickets that may be accumulated and redeemed for tangible personal property.

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