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Frost re-elected as Euromat President

Euromat voted unanimously to re-elect Jason Frost as its President during its AGM held in Amsterdam

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Bacta CEO to meet with Director of the Bank of England

Bacta chief executive John White will have the opportunity to progress key issues of…

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Bacta unveils new under-16s trial

The Bacta membership agreed to evaluate a change to its Code of Conduct which would tell customers..

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Bacta confirms budget to bring a cashless app to market

Bacta has announced a Joint Venture as its National Council endorses a development budget to..

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Bacta to hold EGM on reel-based Cat D measures

Bacta insists a step-up of responsibility measures on reel based Cat D games is a logical step…

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Delegation updates former minister on SR progress

James Miller and John White took the opportunity to outline Bacta’s on-going commitment to…

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ADIPS confirms role as the most robust safety framework

The value of Bacta’s ADIPS initiative was underlined in no uncertain terms at the most recent meeting..

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Bacta Charitable Trust receives £5,000 donation

Luxury Leisure Talarius presented the Bacta Charitable Trust with a cheque for £5,000 that will help grant the..

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Siding with the seaside

Bacta are packing their cases and heading off to the seaside to run a lobbying campaign that persuades..

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Breathing new life into our beloved British seaside

Bacta has stepped up its campaign for seaside regeneration, placing the amusements sector at the very heart..

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Bacta launches its campaign to re-energise seaside tourism

Bacta has unveiled its ‘Siding with the Seaside’ campaign, urging the government to take action by…

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Michael Green, “a true gent”, loses his battle, aged 82

UDC has confirmed that its sales director and “very good friend” Michael Green passed away..

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Bacta get engaged with June programme

Bacta will launch a busy month for the association by meeting with Gambling Commission chief executive…

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Delivering better solutions that drive the industry forward

James Miller talks to Coinslot about the challenges he expects to face over the coming two years.

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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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