Consultation outcome

Gambling Act 2005: Category B3 Gaming Machines Consultation – Proposals for changes to maximum stake limits and premises' entitlements

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Draft Gambling Act 2005 (Gaming Machines) Order 2011 Final

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Draft Categories of Gaming Machines (Amendment) Regulations 2011

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Impact Assessment

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Public responses to the consultation on Gambling Act 2005 Category B3 Gaming Machines Thank you to everyone who responded to the consultation on the Gambling Act 2005: Category B3 Gaming Machines - Proposals for changes to maximum stake limits and premises’ entitlements.  The consultation period was 2 November 2010 - 25 January 2011.

Original consultation

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Summary

We want your views on changes to B3 gaming machine regulations.

Documents

Gambling Act 2005: Category B3 Gaming Machines Consultation

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Gambling Act 2005: Category B3 Gaming Machines Consultation

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Consultation description

Since 2007 a range of factors, including difficult trading conditions arising from the economic downturn have put the amusement and bingo industries in Britain under increasing pressure. We are persuaded that the situation facing these industries is sufficiently grave to justify considering whether a small increase in the maximum stake for category B3 gaming machines, that is machines with a maximum stake limit of £1 and a maximum prize limit of £500, and a recalibration of B3 gaming machine entitlements for adult gaming centres (AGCs) and bingo clubs might be appropriate.

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