§ 13-3301 Definitions
§ 13-3302 Exclusions
§ 13-3303 Promotion of gambling; classification
§ 13-3304 Benefiting from gambling; classification
§ 13-3305 Betting and wagering; classification
§ 13-3306 Possession of a gambling device; classification
§ 13-3307 Possession of gambling records; classification
§ 13-3308 Presumption
§ 13-3309 Seizure; exception; definition
§ 13-3310 Forfeiture
§ 13-3311 Amusement gambling intellectual contests or events; registration; filing of rules; sworn statement; exceptions
§ 13-3312 Crane games; prohibited acts; classification

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 13 > Chapter 33

  • Act: means a bodily movement. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amusement gambling: means gambling involving a device, game or contest which is played for entertainment if all of the following apply:

    (a) The player or players actively participate in the game or contest or with the device. See Arizona Laws 13-3301

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Benefit: means anything of value or advantage, present or prospective. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Calendar year: means three hundred sixty-five days' actual time served without release, suspension or commutation of sentence, probation, pardon or parole, work furlough or release from confinement on any other basis. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Chair lift: means a type of transportation on which passengers are carried on chairs suspended in the air and attached to a moving cable, chain or link belt supported by trestles or towers with one or more spans. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Commission: means the Arizona state lottery commission. See Arizona Laws 5-551
  • Conditions of ordinary visibility: means daylight and, if applicable, nighttime in nonprecipitating weather. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Conducted as a business: means gambling that is engaged in with the object of gain, benefit or advantage, either direct or indirect, realized or unrealized, but not when incidental to a bona fide social relationship. See Arizona Laws 13-3301
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Crane game: means an amusement machine which is operated by player controlled buttons, control sticks or other means, or a combination of the buttons or controls, which is activated by coin insertion into the machine and where the player attempts to successfully retrieve prizes with a mechanical or electromechanical claw or device by positioning the claw or device over a prize. See Arizona Laws 13-3301
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Director: means the executive director of the Arizona state lottery commission. See Arizona Laws 5-551
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Felony: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • gamble: means one act of risking or giving something of value for the opportunity to obtain a benefit from a game or contest of chance or skill or a future contingent event but does not include bona fide business transactions which are valid under the law of contracts including contracts for the purchase or sale at a future date of securities or commodities, contracts of indemnity or guarantee and life, health or accident insurance. See Arizona Laws 13-3301
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Inherent dangers and risks of skiing: means those dangers or conditions that are an integral part of the sport of skiing, excluding acts of ordinary or gross negligence, or reckless or intentional conduct on the part of the ski area operator. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Knowingly: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Nighttime: means the period between sunset and sunrise. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Passenger tramway: means a device used to transport passengers uphill on skis or in cars on tracks or suspended in the air by the use of steel cables, chains, belts or ropes, usually supported by trestles or towers with one or more spans. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Peace officer: means any person vested by law with a duty to maintain public order and make arrests and includes a constable. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Player: means a natural person who participates in gambling. See Arizona Laws 13-3301
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Possession: means a voluntary act if the defendant knowingly exercised dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: means anything of value, tangible or intangible. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Regulated gambling: means either:

    (a) Gambling conducted in accordance with a tribal-state gaming compact or otherwise in accordance with the requirements of the Indian gaming regulatory act of 1988 (P. See Arizona Laws 13-3301

  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rope tow: means a mode of transportation that pulls a skier riding on skis as the skier grasps the rope with the skier's hands. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Ski area: means all ski slopes and trails or other places within the boundary of a ski area operator's property, administered as a single enterprise in this state. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Ski area operator: means any corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or other commercial entity, including a natural person, and its employees, agents, members, successors in interest, affiliates and assigns that have responsibility for the operations of a ski area. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Ski slopes and trails: means those areas designated by a ski area operator for use by skiers for any of the purposes listed in paragraph 11. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Skier: means a person using a ski area for the purpose of skiing or sliding downhill on snow or ice on skis, a toboggan, sled, tube, skibob or snowboard or any other device, using any of the facilities of a ski area, including ski slopes and trails, or observing any activities in a ski area as a sightseer or visitor. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Social gambling: means gambling that is not conducted as a business and that involves players who compete on equal terms with each other in a gamble if all of the following apply:

    (a) No player receives, or becomes entitled to receive, any benefit, directly or indirectly, other than the player's winnings from the gamble. See Arizona Laws 13-3301

  • state lottery: means the lottery created and operated pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-551
  • Surface lift: means a mode of transportation that pulls skiers riding on skis by means of attachment to an overhead cable supported by trestles or towers. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Unlawful: means contrary to law or, where the context so requires, not permitted by law. See Arizona Laws 13-105