22-25-28. Distributor defined--Exemption for rental of noncommercial use.

For the purpose of this chapter, a distributor is any person who purchases bingo or lottery equipment or supplies from a manufacturer and sells, offers for sale, or otherwise furnishes bingo or lottery equipment or supplies in this state, excluding any person who rents bingo equipment to another for noncommercial recreational use. For the purposes of this section, the term, noncommercial recreational use, means games played for amusement only, not for gain or profit, and not conducted by any person or organization which receives compensation for sponsoring or operating bingo games.

Source: SL 1988, ch 188, § 1; SL 1991, ch 193; SL 2022, ch 66, § 2.