United States v. KorpanAnnotate this Case
354 U.S. 271 (1957)
U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Korpan, 354 U.S. 271 (1957)
United States v. Korpan
Argued April 25, 1957
Decided June 17, 1957
354 U.S. 271
1. A coin-operated gambling machine of the "pin-ball" type, the operation of which involves the element of chance, as a result of which the player may become entitled to money, is a "so-called slot' machine" within the meaning of 26 U.S.C. (Supp. IV) § 4462(a)(2), and is, therefore, subject to the tax of $250 per annum imposed by 26 U.S.C. (Supp. IV) § 4461. Pp. 354 U. S. 271-277.
2. Section 4462(a)(2), as here construed, is not unconstitutionally vague. P. 273, n 2.
237 F.2d 676 reversed.
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