23-5-611. Machine permit qualifications -- limitations. (1) (a) A person who has been granted an operator's license under 23-5-177 and who holds an appropriate license to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises as provided in 23-5-119 may be granted a permit for the placement of video gambling machines on the person's premises.
(b) If video keno or bingo gambling machines were legally operated on a premises on January 15, 1989, and the premises were not on that date licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises or operated for the principal purpose of gaming and there is an operator's license for the premises under 23-5-177, a permit for the same number of multigame gambling machines as were operated on the premises on that date may be granted to the person who held the permit for that number of machines on those premises on that date.
(c) A person who legally operated an establishment on January 15, 1989, for the principal purpose of gaming and has been granted an operator's license under 23-5-177 may be granted a permit for the placement of bingo, poker, keno, video line, or multigame video gambling machines on the person's premises.
(2) An applicant for a permit shall disclose on the application form to the department any information required by the department consistent with the provisions of 23-5-176.
(3) A licensee may not have on the premises or make available for play on the premises more than 20 machines of any combination.
History: En. Sec. 8, Ch. 720, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 211, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 46, Ch. 642, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 48, Ch. 647, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 11, Ch. 465, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 210, L. 2003; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 319, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 121, L. 2011.