As used in this Chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:
A. "Amusement device" means any machine, device, or game, including
foosball or table soccer games, billiards or pool tables, shuffleboard, shooting
gallery devices, miniature bowling games, electronic games of skill, video
games, and other similar machines, devices, or games:
1. Which are made available for display or operation; and,
2. Which require the payment of money or other valuable
3. "Amusement device" shall not include:
Ping pong tables, music devices, vending machines, or any rides
where no element of chance, bonus, or prize is involved; or
b. Video lottery games, game terminals and equipment operated
directly by the Oregon Lottery Commission as a state
B. "Amusement Center" means any location where a person makes seven or
more amusement devices available for operation or play at any one time, but
excluding any location that:
1. Derives at least 50 percent of its gross income from the sale of
2. Possesses a current, valid license authorizing the on-premises
consumption of alcoholic beverages; or,
3. Is operated primarily as a movie theater, bowling alley, skating
rink, or other similar establishment, which displays or operates amusement
devices only during the hours that such establishment makes its primary
service or activity available to the public.
C. "Director" means the Director of the Portland Bureau of Licenses, or
his or her designee.
D. "Display or operation" means to make any amusement device available to
the public for use or play, for the purposes of displaying or exercising skill
or for amusement, at any public or private location.
E. "Location" means any business establishment, public or private club,
association, or any other site where a person makes any amusement device
available for display or operation, excepting only private residences in which
such amusement devices are available only for display or operation at no cost to
F. "Person" means any real person, or any partnership, association,
corporation, or other form of business organization.