"Coin machine" means
a coin box, turnstile, vending machine or other mechanical or electronic
device or receptacle designed (A) to receive a coin or bill or token
made for the purpose, and (B) in return for the insertion or deposit
thereof, automatically to offer, to provide, to assist in providing or
to permit the acquisition of some property or some service.
General Statutes § 53a-143 (1) (applies to §§ 53a-144 -- 53a-145,
Unlawful Use of Slugs).