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For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meaning:
APPLICANT. A person applying for any license under this chapter.
APPLICATION. All material submitted, including the instructions, definitions, forms and other documents issued by the village, comprising the video gaming license application submitted to the village.
CLASS V LIQUOR LICENSE. A liquor license authorization granted by the village to holders of a Class A, Class B, Class F, Class I or Class N liquor license permitting the licensee to operate video gaming terminals in the village.
CODE. The village Code of Ordinances of the Village of Carol Stream, Illinois.
CONTROL. The possession, direct or indirect, of power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of an applicant or licensee through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise.
DISTRIBUTOR. An individual, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company licensed under the Video Gaming Act to buy, sell, lease, or distribute video gaming terminals or major components or parts of video gaming terminals to or from terminal operators.
GAME. A gambling activity that is played for money, property or anything of value, including, without limitation, those played with cards, chips, tokens, vouchers, dice, implements, or electronic, electrical or mechanical devices or machines.
GAMING. The dealing, operating, carrying on, conducting, maintaining or exposing for play of any game.
GAMING OPERATION. The conducting of gaming or the providing or servicing of gaming equipment.
ILLINOIS GAMING BOARD. The board created by the Illinois legislature to regulate video gaming by the State of Illinois.
LICENSED TECHNICIAN. An individual who is licensed under the Video Gaming Act to repair, service, and maintain video gaming terminals.
LICENSED TERMINAL HANDLER. A person, including, but not limited to, an employee or independent contractor working for a manufacturer, distributor, supplier, technician, or terminal operator, who is licensed under the Video Gaming Act to possess or control a video gaming terminal or to have access to the inner workings of a video gaming terminal. A licensed terminal handler does not include an individual, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company defined as a manufacturer, distributor, supplier, technician or terminal operator under Section 5 of the Video Gaming Act.
LICENSED VIDEO GAMING LOCATION. A licensed establishment, as defined in Section 5 of the Video Gaming Act, that holds a valid Class V liquor license permitting the licensee to operate and maintain up to six video gaming terminals at the establishment.
LICENSEE. The person, firm or entity to whom an authorization is granted by the village permitting it to engage in the defined activities of video gaming.
LIQUOR COMMISSIONER. The liquor commissioner of the village.
LIQUOR LICENSE. A license issued by the Liquor Commissioner authorizing the holder to sell and offer for sale at retail alcoholic liquor for use or consumption.
MANUFACTURER. An individual, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company that is licensed under the video gaming act and that manufactures or assembles video gaming terminals.
OWNERSHIP INTEREST. Includes, but is not limited to, direct, indirect, beneficial or attributed interest, or holder of stock options, convertible debt, warrants or stock appreciation rights, or holder of any beneficial ownership or leasehold interest.
PERSON. Both individuals and business entities.
STATE. The State of Illinois.
STATE LICENSE. Authorization granted by the Illinois Gaming Board permitting a licensee to engage in the defined activities of video gaming.
SUPPLIER. An individual, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company that is licensed under the Video Gaming Act to supply major components or parts of video gaming terminals to licensed terminal operators.
TERMINAL OPERATOR. An individual, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company that is licensed under the Video Gaming Act that owns, services, and maintains video gaming terminals for placement in licensed video gaming locations in the village.
USE AGREEMENT. A contractual agreement between a licensed terminal operator and a licensed video gaming location establishing terms and conditions for placement and operation of video gaming terminals by the licensed terminal operator within the premises of the licensed video gaming location.
VIDEO GAMING ACT. The Illinois Video Gaming Act, 230 ILCS 40/1 et seq.
VIDEO GAMING EQUIPMENT. Video gaming terminals, associated video gaming equipment and major components or parts.
VIDEO GAMING OPERATION. As the context requires, means the conducting of video gaming and all related activities.
VIDEO GAMING TERMINAL. Any electronic video game machine that, upon insertion of cash, is available to play or simulate the play of a video game, including, but not limited to, video poker, line up, and blackjack, as authorized by the Illinois Gaming Board utilizing a video display and microprocessors in which the player may receive free games or credits that can be redeemed for cash. The term does not include a machine that directly dispenses coins, cash, or tokens or is for amusement purposes only.
VIDEO GAMING TERMINAL LICENSE. Authorization granted by the village permitting a licensed terminal operator to operate a video gaming terminal in the village.
(Ord. 2020-09-29, passed 9-21-2020)