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40 Pa. Code § 5.30. Definitions.

§ 5.30. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Audio/video playback device—A device which emits a musical recording, or in the case of a video jukebox, emits a musical recording accompanied by recorded video images on a screen that does not exceed 24 inches by 30 inches.

   Event/tournament/contest—A competitive endeavor involving skill, speed, strength or endurance. The term includes a competitive endeavor involving physical attributes of contestants.

   Game—A device, such as a pinball, shuffleboard, bowling or video machine which provides the player with amusement and no other form of award excepting free plays.

   Instrumental music—Music generated by instruments played by musicians without vocal accompaniment.

   Sweepstakes—A chance promotion in which tickets or game pieces are distributed and the winner or winners are selected in a random drawing.


   The provisions of this §  5.30 adopted May 8, 1992, effective May 9, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 2450; amended November 12, 2004, effective November 13, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 6139. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (274492).

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