The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to address questions regarding electronic slot machines, their gambling machine status, and what statutes govern the machines.

In a Tuesday order, the high court granted allocatur in a case addressing whether the electronic slot machines cease being an illegal “gambling device,” governed predominantly by chance, if the machine’s manufacturers embed a “skill” element that is almost entirely hidden from view and nearly impossible to complete into its programming, and whether the gambling statutes governing “slot machines” should be read similarly to supply an appropriate definition of the term.