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(A) Every device designed for gambling which is incapable of lawful use or every device used unlawfully for gambling shall be considered a gambling device and shall be subject to seizure, confiscation, and destruction by city authorities. As used in this section, a GAMBLING DEVICE includes any slot machine and includes any machine or device constructed for the reception of money or other thing of value and so constructed as to return or cause someone to return on chance to the player thereof money, property or a right to receive money or property. With the exception of any device designed for gambling which is incapable of lawful use, no gambling device shall be forfeited or destroyed unless an individual with a property interest in the device knows of the unlawful use thereof.
(B) Every gambling device shall be seized and forfeited as contraband to the county wherein the seizure occurs. Any money or other thing of value integrally related to acts of gambling shall be seized and forfeited as contraband to the county wherein the seizure occurs.
(ILCS Ch. 720, Act 5, § 28-5(a),(b)) (1999 Code, § 135.04)