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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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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

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 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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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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DCMS Minister visits Game Nation

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

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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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Minister For Gambling John Whittingdale Visits Clacton with Bacta

The Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE MP, Minister of State for Gambling at DCMS, spent several hours as..

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Bacta Music Users Group Agree Fee Rebate With PPL

Bacta’s recently formed Music Users Group has negotiated a valuable fee rebate from PPL for its members.

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Bacta’s response to yesterday’s statement by Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford

“Bacta anticipated that yesterday’s announcement by Mark Drakeford was unlikely to see all restrictions..”

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Bacta’s response to today’s statement by Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, this afternoon confirmed further details about Scotland’s plans.

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Robert Goodwill MP Visits Scarborough Arcades

Bacta members James Corrigan and Lloyd Nichols played host to Robert Goodwill MP at their arcades..

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Bacta’s response to today’s PM statement

Following today’s statement from the Prime Minister on July 19 Freedom Day deregulation in..

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Too soon to reduce the furlough safety net says Bacta

Businesses across Britain will have to start making compulsory furlough contributions..

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Support the supply chain urges Bacta

Tomorrow, Parliament will be debating a Bill which could pave the way for significant rate reductions..

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Bacta and Interel secure additional grants for Austin Leisure

Persistence has paid off for Louise Austin of Austin Leisure who has received a further £8,000 one-off..

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Bacta creates Music Users Group

The association’s new Music Users’ Group will review all aspects of music use from supply to operation of…

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Bacta joins UKHospitality

Bacta, the trade association for the amusement machine industry, has joined UKHospitality, the body..

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BACTA ANNOUNCES TWO NEW PORTAL WEBINARS

Bacta continues to support members with two further webinars, providing an overview of the features of…

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Bacta supports EAG Show with significant investment

Bacta’s governing body – the National Council – today unanimously agreed to make a significant..

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Bacta Starts Legal Challenge of Government Regarding AGC Reopening

Bacta has instructed global legal firm DWF Law to challenge the thinking behind the delayed reopening of..

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Covid-19 Update

Rates support – As you know one of our major complaints to government over businesses support has been..

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Covid-19 update

Now we are beginning to get back into Government following the Christmas and New Year break, the..

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Funstation makes £4,000 Tickets2Wishes Donation

James Miller, President of bacta and Managing Director of Funstation – the nationwide FEC operator..

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Bacta Bans Under 18s Playing Category D Cash Fruit Machines

Bacta Division 1 members have voluntarily raised the age limit for players to play Category D cash fruit..

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Bacta is still brightening lives says Rays of Sunshine

Over the past few months, Rays of Sunshine have continued to bring sunshine and smiles to seriously and..

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Bacta launches EAG Online 2021

The Entertainment, Attractions & Gaming International Expo (EAG), will go ahead as an online event..

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BACTA SLAMS NEW LOCKDOWN IN ENGLAND

The Prime Minister’s announcement of a new full lockdown in England is yet another blow to the..

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Very High Alert as AGCs Will Be Forced to Close

Under the new restrictions announced by the Prime Minister last night, Adult Gaming Centres (AGCs) are..

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Bacta Convention to be Addressed by Alex Sobel MP

Alex Sobel, MP Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) will address bacta members at..

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Bacta Contributes to APPG Discussion

Bacta President James Miller and Trevor Sutton, Chairman of bacta Division One, contributed to an APPG..

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Curfew Cuts Customer Play of Pub Machines by 40%

Figures released by CLMS – which collects data from over 12,000 pub machines – reveal that curfew..

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Bacta releases disturbing results of redundancy survey

A survey of members carried out by bacta last week reveals shocking rates of redundancy, with almost..

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The Chancellor Announces Jobs Support Scheme

Yesterday, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a number of measures in his Winter Economy Plan to..

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Bacta cancels EAG 2021

Following an Emergency National Council held by bacta today, the decision has been taken to cancel the..

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We Are Amused! Welsh Arcade Welcomes Royalty

Last week, Island Leisure in Barry Island, South Wales welcomed two very special guests – the Duke and..

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Scottish minister confirms arcades are eligible for 100% retail, hospitality & leisure relief

Bacta is pleased to confirm that – following discussions with Ben Macpherson MSP, members in Scotland are eligible..

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The Rt Hon Brandon Lewis CBE MP Chooses Sunbeams Play for £1k Donation

The Rt Hon Brandon Lewis CBE MP for Great Yarmouth, has nominated Sunbeams Play – a charity offering a..

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