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For the purpose of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:
CARDROOM: Any space, room or enclosure furnished or equipped with a table used or intended to be used as a card table for playing a social game and the use of which is available to the public. This definition shall not apply to a bona fide nonprofit society, club or fraternal, religious, civic or educational organization.
CONTEST OF CHANCE: A contest, game, gaming scheme or gaming device in which the outcome depends in a material degree on an element of chance, notwithstanding that skill of the contestants also may be a factor.
EMPLOYEE: An employee of the licensee.
GAMBLING: Any contest, game, gambling scheme, gaming device or machine in which the outcome depends in a material degree upon an element of chance, notwithstanding that the skill of the contestants may also be a factor therein. The term "gambling" shall not include "social games", as defined in this section.
HOUSE INCOME: The receipt of anything of value derived from, but not limited to, any of the following:
A. Renting space, chips, equipment or other paraphernalia.
B. Raised or excessive charges for services, refreshments or any other item sold or rented in a place where a social game is licensed to be conducted or sold or rented to any player of a social game.
C. Placing a specific charge on a social game or on a player of a social game.
D. Use of any technique or device that inures to the benefit of a person, private business, private club, place of public accommodation, organization, corporation, partnership, joint venture, or any combination of individuals having a collective capacity.
SOCIAL GAMES: A. A game, other than a lottery, between players in a private home, where there is no house player, no house bank or house odds and there is no house income from the operation of the social game.
B. Games, other than a lottery, between players in a private business, private club, or place of public accommodation, where no house player, house bank, or house odds exist and there is no house income from the operation of the social game.
C. Bingo or lotto operated by a charitable, fraternal or religious organization when no person other than the organization or a player profits in any manner from the operation of the lottery and when the organization has complied with the provisions of Oregon Revised Statutes 167.118 and city ordinances and regulations.
TABLE: A device or thing on which one social gambling game is conducted. One or more social gambling games may be conducted on the same table, but not simultaneously, in whole or in part. (Ord. 605-04, 6-8-2004)