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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AMUSEMENT ARCADE. Any place open to the general public where two or more “amusement devices”, as defined in this section, are made available for use by the public and which are not licensed to sell liquor, beer, wine, or other alcoholic beverages on the premises.
AMUSEMENT DEVICE. A machine or device which, on insertion of a coin, slug, card, or payment of any form of compensation to an attendant or employee of the establishment containing the device, may be operated for use as a game, contest, or amusement of any description, or which may be operated for any games, contests, or amusements, whether the device is operated electrically, electronically, mechanically, or by physical effort or participation by the person making use thereof. This definition shall not include any AMUSEMENT DEVICE which is a gambling device per se.
AUTOMATIC PHONOGRAPH. Any machine which, on insertion of a coin or slug, plays, gives forth, or emits music, talk, or other sound and phonetic matter, whether from a disc record, tape, or wire record, or telephonic connection.
BILLIARD PARLOR. Any public place where the games of “billiards” and its variations, as defined in this section, are permitted to be played.
BILLIARDS. Any of the several games and variations thereof which are played on a table surrounded by an elastic ledge or cushions, with balls which are propelled or moved by means of a rod, stick, or cue, and shall include the games of pocket BILLIARDS commonly called pool and “snooker” and all variations of any of them.
EXHIBITOR. Any person, whether or not the owner or lessee of the device, who contracts for or permits any “amusement device” or “automatic phonograph” as defined above, to be installed, used, or exhibited on premises under his or her possession, control, or ownership.
(1982 Code, § 110.01) (Ord. 1955-6, passed 3-7-1955; Ord. 1980-34, passed 11-3-1980)