Gambling Act Permits

Under the Gambling Act 2005 ("the Act") Permits are issued to premises that either offer very low-stakes and prizes gambling, or premises whose primary function is not the provision of gambling facilities. Therefore, the only premises eligible to apply to us for Permits are:

  • Unlicensed Family Entertainment Centres
  • Alcohol Licensed Premises (under Licensing Act 2003)
  • Clubs, both commercial and non-commercial
  • Premises wishing to offer commercial prize-gaming


We will issue the following types of Permit under the Act:

  • Family Entertainment Centre
  • Club Gaming Permit
  • Club Machine Permit
  • Licensed Premises Machine Permit
  • Prize Gamming Permit
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