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Sir Roger Gale joins T2W Funday

The MP for North Thanet Sir Roger Gale joined those supported by Bacta’s Tickets2Wishes campaign..

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Bacta heralds “sigh of relief” for arcades at 2p Treasury ruling

Bacta chief executive John White said the decision to keep copper coins would aid arcades in their role as..

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Yvette Cooper joins Tickets2Wishes family fun day

Yvette Cooper joined families at Xscape in Yorkshire recently for a VIP event arranged by the Rays..

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1p and 2p coins safe “for years to come” says Hammond

The Treasury has ruled not to abolish low denomination coins, alongside a promise to form a new..

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Hammond to grant copper pieces a reprieve?

The conclusion of a Treasury consultation process is this week expected to rule out the prospect of..

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GC launches new National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms

The Gambling Commission has launched the new National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms..

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Gambling Commission’s visit to the Grand Pier pays off

Grand Pier management say that Neil McArthur’s hands-on visit to the pier..

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Operators make the most of glorious bank holiday

The bank holiday was a successful one for many operators as parts of the UK…

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Southend parking situation “desperate”

Southend amusements faithful Martin Richardson says that in starving the seafront of convenient parking…

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Wright confirms government considering gambling credit-card ban

The culture secretary has said the government will follow the lead of the…

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YGAM building on the foundations provided by landmark 2018

YGAM, the charity which works to inform, educate and safeguard young people against problematic…

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Oiling the engine of Britain’s seaside economy

John White explains how the trade association has been putting forward the case both locally and…

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Jason Frost’s My TouchTunes

Continuing the eclectic, genre spanning of Nigel French’s My TouchTunes list, this week..

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Trust brings in the sunshine with £11,000 donation

The bacta Charitable Trust has handed over a cheque for £11k to children’s charity Rays of Sunshine.

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Bacta’s Mancom team sets out its agenda

With Bacta’s new crop of Divisional Chairmen confirmed, in an exclusive interview Coinslot asked the..

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Select Committee Report – The Future of Seaside Towns

Read the full Select Committee Report on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities..

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Alan Buckley honoured for life long contribution to the industry

Industry servant Alan Buckley, has been recognised for the huge contribution he has made…

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Why FUN is the common currency in EUROMAT’s campaign for Redemption

From President of Bacta to President of EUROMAT, Jason Frost continues to…

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Parveen Sharma’s My TouchTunes

Bacta’s Communications and Events Co-Ordinator, Parveen Sharma, brings some 90s R&B glamour..

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White praises Cat C’s “straight contribution to the bottom line”

The importance of Cat Cs in the pub environment is evident. But, he suggests, it could…

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Bacta lays out response to prospective Cat B player-protection measures

Operators have proven themselves committed to inperson player protection..

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Bacta Charitable Trust confirms new official charities

Bacta has marked the evolving work of its Charitable Trust at a Parliamentary Reception…

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Cat B3 consumer protections call for evidence announced

The Gambling Commission has announced an upcoming call for evidence on Cat B3, with…

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Bacta meet with the Minister and explore industry road map

A senior Bacta delegation met last week with the Gambling Minister Mims Davies and her Civil…

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EAG: the human face of the industry

EAG/VAE chairman Martin Burlin lets Coinslot in on what he saw as being some of the finer points of last…

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Bacta progress growing concerns over ATM removals

Bacta has acted on concerns over the removal of ATM from members’ premises, with chief executive…

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Back immersive technology, Bacta tells DCMS

In its evidence to the government’s new inquiry on immersive technologies, Bacta has underlined…

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Bacta lead the Social Responsibility debate at third Pub Summit

Social Responsibility in relation to AWPs in pubs topped the agenda at the third Pub Summit hosted…

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Cashless Conversions

Two weeks on and EAG owners Bacta are reflecting on and event well done. Coinslot talks to CEO John White…

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Bacta make F.U.N. the name of the game for EAG

As EAG celebrated its 10th birthday this year, Bacta CEO John White hailed the exhibition as a landmark…

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It’s only just begun

John White talks to Coinslot Review about the twelve months that lie ahead, a full programme of…

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Bacta calls for aesthetics drive in coastal towns

Bacta chief executive John White has gone before the House of Lords’ seaside regeneration committee

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Gabi Stergides: All’s well that ends well!

Bacta National President, Gabi Stergides reflects on a year in which…

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Message from the Chief Executive

John White reflects on the successes of 2018 and looks to what 2019 holds for the industry.

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Bacta Charitable Trust takes opportunity to thank industry

The Bacta Charitable Trust took the opportunity to thank the industry at this year’s..

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SR workshops transform strategies into action for operators

At the recent Social Responsibility Exchange, organised by Bacta…

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Frost warns of online industry threat to gaming’s reputation

Social responsibility has forced its way to the top of the industry agenda…

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Stergides warns that “player tracking would kill our industry”

“Undoubtedly, the biggest threat to our industry at the moment is the idea of player tracking,” warned Gabi..

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Harris lauds industry as one of “principle”

A passionate speech from Swansea MP and anti-FOBT campaigner Carolyn Harris saw her declare..

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McArthur rings in a new era of industry-regulator relations

Gambling Commission CEO Neil McArthur delivered a slightly sweet and sour speech at the Bacta AGM.

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Putting people at the very heart of industry

James Miller started the transition process towards his presidency taking the stage at..

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Bacta proffers the hand of friendship to Mims Davies

Bacta welcomed the new sports minister Mims Davies in her new role and discussed what sets the coin-op..

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Bacta find a new discourse with launch of social responsibility policy

John White used his platform at the Bacta AGM to announce a new code of..

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Stergides thanks industry for a presidential term of successes

After a busy two years in Bacta’s highest office, Gabi Stergides delivered his parting speech to…

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Government looking at additional player protections for B3s

Speaking during a parliamentary reception held by Bacta last week, Mims..

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Social Responsibility: Industry not standing still

Social responsibility will be a key theme in John White’s keynote address at the 2018 Bacta…

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FOBT stakes brought forward: reactions

Whilst the week may have seen no small degree of political upheaval and dissent, there was near unanimity in…

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Stergides letter “received attention” from Downing Street

A letter from Bacta national president Gabi Stergides “received attention” from the Prime Minister in the..

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Bacta looks forward to a new narrative

The broad reach of Bacta will be in evidence this week when the membership gathers in London for…

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