None of the provisions of this chapter shall be construed to apply–

Terms Used In 15 USC 1178

  • county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See
  • person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other entity. See
  • State: includes the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam. See

(1) to any machine or mechanical device designed and manufactured primarily for use at a racetrack in connection with parimutuel betting,

(2) to any machine or mechanical device, such as a coin-operated bowling alley, shuffleboard, marble machine (a so-called pinball machine), or mechanical gun, which is not designed and manufactured primarily for use in connection with gambling, and (A) which when operated does not deliver, as a result of the application of an element of chance, any money or property, or (B) by the operation of which a person may not become entitled to receive, as the result of the application of an element of chance, any money or property, or

(3) to any so-called claw, crane, or digger machine and similar devices which are not operated by coin, are actuated by a crank, and are designed and manufactured primarily for use at carnivals or county or State fairs.