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Yalp: Industry invited to see for themselves at EAG

From a standing start the team behind Yalp has made huge strides towards delivering the cashless..

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Bacta puts innovation in focus for 2020

Over the past decade, restrictive technical standards and prohibitive regulations having been holding the..

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Bacta ramps up SR efforts with ‘player diaries’ launch

Bacta have unveiled its latest SR initiative in time for the new year – a Player’s Diary

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Yalp is ‘social responsibility by design’

John Rozek, Financial Compliance Director at Game Payment Technology to explain the depth of..

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“Another really extraordinary year” – Interel reviews 2019 and beyond

Interel’s deputy managing partner Katherine Morgan hailed just how much the..

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Bacta “engaged” with DCLG for arcade rate-relief eligibility

Bacta wants its stake holders included with the lion’s share of other retail-facing businesses in..

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“Is it time for a new act?”: Whittingdale addresses future of UK gambling

Former DCMS secretary and MP candidate for Malden, John Whittingdale, took to the stage..

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Answering the cashless question

Greg Wood, vice-president of Bacta, spoke about his role as chair of the trade body’s payment committee and..

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Tim Stratton: ‘Yalp development team is the best in the business’

Polar Moment co-founder, Tim Stratton, explains the background to the business and what it takes..

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In it together: Miller rallies the troops at the Bacta convention

In his debut convention outing as serving Bacta president, James Miller gave a clear direction of..

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Bacta AGM: Extract from John White’s executive speech

Coinslot offers an extract of John White’s chief executive speech at this year’s Bacta AGM.

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Bacta AGM: Extract of James Miller’s presidential speech

Coinslot offers an extract of James Miller’s first presidential speech at this year’s Bacta AGM..

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Bacta members contribute half a million to Rays of Sunshine

Bacta members have hit a new fundraising milestone of half a million pounds in aid of Rays of Sunshine..

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Bacta cements position on Cat D in Code of Conduct

Bacta has agreed to include in its Code of Conduct a new rule with will prevent young people under the age..

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Too often, the GamCom computer says no

The bacta annual convention at London’s QE2 Centre was an opportunity for the trade..

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Get ready for Responsible Gambling Week 2019

Responsible Gaming Week 7th-13th November 2019 – Briefing available to download..

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YALP – the new, cashless way to PLAY from Bacta

Game Payment Technology it unveils the identity of its new cashless payment app. YALP is on its way..

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Bacta readies for Northern SR Exchange

Bacta has completed preparations for its first Northern Social Responsibility Exchange..

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Digital is the new way to play

As the industry welcomes the new cashless payments app, YALP, Game Payment Technology’s Greg Wood..

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Social and Responsible

John White, CEO of Bacta, channels 1979 satire, The Life of Brian, to highlight how some commentators..

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GPT publish Technical Integration Document

Game Payment Technology (GPT), the joint venture company established by Bacta to develop an industry wide..

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Bacta app wins industry praise at ACOS

Two days of demonstrations, discussions and genuine interest from all sectors of the business’..

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Bacta completes party programme with the Tories in Manchester

Bacta completed its round of party political conferences last week in the company of the Boris Johnson led..

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Bacta and HMRC highlight high-rate MGD overpayment

Check your MGD returns, you may be overpaying. That’s the message from Bacta and HMRC this week as..

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ACOS 2019 showcases new cashless and SR solutions

ACOS 2019 has drawn to a close with positive comments from exhibitors and visitors alike, affirming..

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Bacta hosts seaside reception for Labour MPs

Bacta hosted an evening event during the Labour Party Conference in Brighton to draw MP’s attention to..

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Bacta celebrates charity landmark through #Tickets2Wishes

Bacta’s #Tickets2Wishes initiative has proved to be a hugely successful partnership between the trade..

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Industry to unite for Responsible Gambling Week

The year’s Responsible Gambling Week will see the industry come together to stage the largest ever..

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Bacta Annual Convention returns 26 November

The Bacta Annual Convention will return this year on Tuesday 26 November at the…

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App making swift progress – industry invited to see at ACOS

Greg Wood provides an update on the JV struck in the summer with payments specialists Polar Moment..

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Bacta confirms second SR Exchange is heading north

Bacta has confirmed that the second Social Responsibility Exchange will be heading further north..

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Flamingo Amusements hosts VIP fun day for Tickets2Wishes

Flamingo Amusements on Hastings seafront hosted a VIP fun day on 7 September to celebrate…

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Are you thinking about Brexit? You should

John White laments the loss of common courtesy particularly in contentious debates such as..

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EAG 2020: Better networking than ever

Networking is a vital part of the trade show circuit and this year’s EAG International Expo is promising..

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HB Leisure doubles donations as chairman conquers Kilimanjaro

HB Leisure has announced it is to match all funds raised in support of its chairman..

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Mumbles Pier welcomes Carolyn Harris MP for fun day

Mumbles Pier hosted a VIP fun day on 9 August, welcoming local families granted a wish by..

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Pedal power wins the day as Bacta cyclists target £10k charity total

The Bacta Charitable Trust is accelerating towards its fundraising target of £10,000 after 14 intrepid cyclists..

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Bacta hosts Tickets2Wishes VIP fun day

Bacta took to Southsea Island Leisure Centre on 13 July to host a VIP fun day for children with terminal or..

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It’s good to listen

Bacta CEO, John White, reflects on the way in which the membership listened on Cat D cash payout..

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No but yeah: Morgan takes up post as culture secretary

In little over 18 months the DCMS has been led by four different secretaries of state…

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Rebecca Pow appointed gambling minister

The government has confirmed the reappointment of Rebecca Pow as the Parliamentary Under Secretary..

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Merkur celebrate fantastic support for Bacta Charitable Trust with a smile

Praesepe, part of the Gauselmann Group, has celebrated its exciting and dynamic relationship with..

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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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