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AGO Opinions with Topic: GAMBLING DEVICES
AGO 1952 No. 216 >  January 17, 1952
GAMBLING DEVICES - "IRON CLAW" MACHINES
GAMBLING DEVICES ‑- 'IRON CLAW' MACHINES

1. "Iron claw" machines constitute gambling devices under our statutes.  2. The method of pay-off [[payoff]], as long as there is a pay-off [[payoff]]of some kind which induces the player to play, is of no particular significance in determining whether such machines are gambling devices.  3. Determination of use is a matter for local law enforcement officials.

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