15 U.S.C. § 1171 : US Code - Section 1171: Definitions

Search 15 U.S.C. § 1171 : US Code - Section 1171: Definitions

      As used in this chapter - 
      (a) The term "gambling device" means - 
        (1) any so-called "slot machine" or any other machine or
      mechanical device an essential part of which is a drum or reel
      with insignia thereon, and (A) which when operated may deliver,
      as the result of the application of an element of chance, any
      money or property, or (B) by the operation of which a person may
      become entitled to receive, as the result of the application of
      an element of chance, any money or property; or
        (2) any other machine or mechanical device (including, but not
      limited to, roulette wheels and similar devices) designed and
      manufactured primarily for use in connection with gambling, and
      (A) which when operated may deliver, as the result of the
      application of an element of chance, any money or property, or
      (B) by the operation of which a person may become entitled to
      receive, as the result of the application of an element of
      chance, any money or property; or
        (3) any subassembly or essential part intended to be used in
      connection with any such machine or mechanical device, but which
      is not attached to any such machine or mechanical device as a
      constituent part.

      (b) The term "State" includes the District of Columbia, Puerto
    Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam.
      (c) The term "possession of the United States" means any
    possession of the United States which is not named in subsection
    (b) of this section.
      (d) The term "interstate or foreign commerce" means commerce (1)
    between any State or possession of the United States and any place
    outside of such State or possession, or (2) between points in the
    same State or possession of the United States but through any place
    outside thereof.
      (e) The term "intrastate commerce" means commerce wholly within
    one State or possession of the United States.
      (f) The term "boundaries" has the same meaning given that term in
    section 1301 of title 43.