Operator members shall be only those persons, firms or corporations which engage in the business of operating amusement, music, recreational and allied vending machines and who maintain ownership of and provide those machines on a revenue-sharing or lease basis to second-party businesses. An operator member shall operate no less than 50 amusement, music, recreational and allied vending machines including a minimum 5 darts, 5 pool, 5 jukeboxes in not less than 10 different locations. An operator member shall not engage in the sale of machines or equipment, directly or indirectly, to any second party business.
Applications from operators, manufacturers, distributors, arcades and trade members must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from operator members in good standing for at least two years AND who are personally acquainted with the applicant (this will be verified). All applications are subject to approval of the membership committee and the board of directors.