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Member Update

The Chancellor this afternoon delivered his Spring Statement. He has ‘done what he can’..

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Update

Following the announcement of the removal of covid-related restrictions in England, First Minister..

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Covid-19 Update – England

I am sure members will not have failed to see that the Government has been, over the weekend..

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Member Update

With all the troubling global news at the moment it is nice to be able to focus on one of the…

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Following the previous round of meetings with the Government and devolved administrations..

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Bacta self-exclusion services gains cyber essentials certification

Bacta Self-Exclusion Services (BESEL) has successfully acquired accreditation for the..

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Age verification Guidance

Please see the link regarding Guidance to operators for age verification test purchasing..

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Member Update

With the gradual but different easing of Covid-19 restrictions in England, Scotland and Wales..

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Bacta outlines its key Review objectives to Gambling Commission

Bacta met with the Gambling Commission this week to share its key objectives with the regulator..

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Limit-setting on Category B3 machines

As you will know, bacta has been working with machine manufacturers and other trade bodies such as..

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Bacta meeting dates 2022

Please see the document showing the bacta meeting dates for 2022..

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UPDATE – ENGLAND

The Guidance on the new Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant and the additional ARG Grant have..

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Bacta welcomes chancellor’s announcement today of support for business

Bacta welcomes today’s news that the Chancellor has announced additional support for businesses..

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Member Update – STOP PRESS

The Government has today announced a £1bn fund to support Hospitality and Leisure Businesses..

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EAG Expo 2022 Postponed

EAG Expo 2022 will now take place from 1st-3rd March 2022. The venue remains ExCel London and..

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BactaPortal shortlisted for trade association forum award

Bacta has been shortlisted in the Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards 2022..

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Member Update

As Omicron cases rise exponentially Governments across the UK are responding with..

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Member Update

I am sure all members will be watching the news as avidly as I am.  The exponential..

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Member Update – STOP PRESS

The Regulations (in England) requiring people to wear face masks in Shops has just been published…

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Member Update

Covid 19 – I am sure all members will be concerned about the emergence of a new Covid variant and..

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We must be allowed to innovate, urges Bacta president Greg Wood

Like presidents before him, Bacta’s Greg Wood believes a focus on player safety is the heart of the industry’s..

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Bacta reflects on successful SR Exchange and opening the door to a new portal

Bacta’s third SR Exchange proved “a huge success” on 10 November, with the online event attracting more..

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Member update

We held the final National Council of the year last week and our SR Exchange on Wednesday was a..

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Member update

Following the budget on Tuesday, we have been studying the Red Book as it is known (it’s red!) to see..

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Bacta welcomes Commission’s figures on problem gambling

The Gambling Commission has published its quarterly statistics on participation and problem gambling..

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Gambling Commission’s Tim Miller to address Bacta SR Exchange

Bacta is pleased to announce that Tim Miller, Executive Director at The Gambling Commission has agreed to..

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Member Update

I hope you enjoyed our latest Newsletter. I wanted to pick up on a few extra items via this Update..

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Bacta’s response to the death of Sir David Amess MP

Sir David Amess MP was one of the nicest people you could ever meet. Whatever your politics, he was…

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Bacta appoints Membership, SR and Compliance Manager

Bacta has made a key appointment by recruiting Russell Edge to the role of Membership, Social..

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Bacta lobbies hard during party conferences

Bacta’s political engagement has hit the accelerator with the Party Conference season. Present at..

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Response to release of the PHE Evidence Review of Gambling Related Harm

Today’s Public Health England report into the cost of gambling related..

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Bacta Reception Highlights Support Needed for Coast

Bacta hosted a reception during the Labour Party Conference in the wonderful surroundings of Brighton..

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Member Update

As you will be aware the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, last week reshuffled his Government..

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Seaside Selfie MP winner gifts family ‘fantastic day trip’

Last year’s winner of Bacta’s Seaside Selfie competition, Emma Lewell-Buck, MP for South Shields, chose a..

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DCMS Minister visits Game Nation

Minister of State for Digital and Culture, Caroline Dinenage MP visited the Game Nation..

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STOP PRESS – VAT RANK CASE

Members will be pleased to hear that the decision in the Rank Case concerning VAT payable..

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Cash on site makes AGCs a target for criminals

A recent rise in robberies at AGCs further underlines the need for the introduction of cashless payments..

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In memory of Dave Orton: Phil Silver pays tribute

Phil Silver was one of 50 mourners to travel to Derby in order pay their respects to the widely loved and..

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Member Update

Speaking with one of insurance broker members this week I thought I would pass on some intelligence he..

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Member Update

As restrictions are gradually relaxed across the four nations of the UK one or two questions about face..

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Southampton MP visits Game Nation

Royston Smith, Conservative MP for Itchen, visited the Game Nation High Street Gaming Centre in..

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