Manufacturers or Distributors


The regulations contained in Title 4, California Code of Regulations, sections 12300 through 12310 require manufacturers or distributors of gambling equipment to apply for registration with the Bureau of Gambling Control (Bureau).

Section 12300(b)(4) defines "gambling equipment" as follows: "any slot machine or device as defined in section 330b or 330.1 of the Penal Code. 'Gambling Equipment' also includes (A) any essential part and (B) any inoperable slot machine or device that is substantially complete and repairable or that can be made operable with the installation of one or more essential parts. Any reference to slot machines or devices has the meaning defined in Penal Code sections 330b and 330.1."