750.03  DEFINITIONS.
   As used in this chapter:
   (a)   "Computerized sweepstakes device, means any computer, machine, game or apparatus including individual computer terminal screens which  may be operated by the public generally for participation in a sweepstakes and which does not in any way, manner or form encourage or constitute gambling. Such devices shall not have a random number generator.  No electronic or computerized sweepstakes device, game play and outcome shall be operated or determined by a random number generator (RNG) or compensating algorithm; the game play and outcome must be from a finite pre-determined pool, with the odds of winning stated in the sweepstakes “Official Game Rules”.
   (b)   “Safety Director” means the Director of Public Safety for the City of Lorain, Ohio.
   (c)   "Board, means the City of Lorain Zoning Board of Appeals.
   (d)   "Operator" means the person or persons having authority to control the premises of a Sweepstakes Terminal Cafe.
   (e)   "Licensee" means the person or persons who sign an application for a license hereunder and to whom such license is issued.
   (f)   "Owner" means any person who possesses any interest, either directly or indirectly, in a Sweepstakes Terminal Cafe.
   (g)   "Person" means any natural person, firm, partnership, association, corporation or any other form of business organization.
   (h)    "Premises” means the building or any portion thereof used for conducting the operation of a Sweepstakes Terminal Cafe.
   (i)    "Supply” means to make available for use.
   (j)   "Sweepstakes” means any game, advertising program or plan, or other promotion, which without payment of any consideration, a person may enter to win or become eligible to receive any prize, the determination of which is based upon chance.
   (k)    "Sweepstakes Terminal Cafe” means any premises upon which any computerized sweepstake device is located for the use or entertainment of the public, whether or not such premises has any other business purpose.
   (l)    "City” means the City of Lorain, Ohio.
      (Ord. 4-11.  Passed 1-3-11.)