Amusement Machine Licence

Definition of an amusement machine

A machine is an amusement machine if all of the following apply: 

  • It is constructed or adapted for playing of a game.
  • The player pays to play the machine whether by insertion of a coin, token or any other way.
  • The outcome of the game is determined by the action of the machine, whether manipulated by the player or not.
  • The outcome affords no more than:
    • an opportunity to play again
    • or
    • to obtain a non-monetary prize not exceeding €7 in value. 

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