The Act deals with Gaming, Lotteries and Betting.

Lotteries

You do not need any kind of licence to hold an Incidental Lottery for charitable or good cause purposes. An Incidental Lottery is a lottery where the tickets are only sold during the event that the prizes will be drawn.  An example of this would be where tickets are sold during a village or school…

Statement of Principles and Other Information

The current Gambling Act Statement of Principles was approved by the Council on 25th February 2019 and will last three years but may be reviewed from time to time. Objecting to licences Local residents, ward Councillors, resident associations and local businesses or business groups may make representations to the Local Authority about the grant…

Occasional and Temporary Use Notices

Examples of such locations for an occasional use notice are point to point racecourses; temporary use notices would tend to be for use in hotels, conference rooms etc. Occasional Use Notices What are the restrictions?  Occasional Use Notices can only be used for eight days or less in one calendar…

Gambling Act 2005 Licence Fees

Classes of premises licenceApplication fee in respect of provisional statement premisesApplication fee in respect of other premisesAnnual feeFee for application to vary licenceFee for application to transfer a licenseFee for application for reinstatement of a licenceMaximum fee for application for provisional statementLarge casino£5,000£10,000£10,000£5,000£2,150£2,150£10,000Small casino£3,000£8,000£5,000£4,000£1,800£1,800£8,000Bingo£1,200£3,500£1,000£1,750£1,200£1,200£3,500Adult gaming centre£1,200£2,000£1,000£1,000£1,200£1,200£2,000Betting (track)£950£2,500£1,000£1,250£950£950£2,500Family entertainment centre£950£2,000£750£1,000£950£950£2,000Betting (other)£1,200£3,000£600£1,500£1,200£1,200£3,000…

Gambling Permits

Restrictions apply to the type and number of machine that may be provided and to the stakes and prizes. For full details please visit the Gambling Commission's Gaming Machine section. The Council issue the following gaming permits. Family Entertainment Centre Gaming Permits These are most commonly located at seaside resorts…

Gambling Premises Licences

When applying for a Premises Licence, applicants will have to submit:  An application form which will need to be submitted to the responsible authorities. A plan of the building. The fee, which are set by Government and can be found on our Gambling Act 2005 Licence Fees page. The Council may impose conditions…

Gambling Act 2005 Permit Fees

Licensed premises gaming machine permits Type of Application Fee Grant£150Existing operator grant£100Variation£100Transfer£25Annual fee£50Change of name£25Copy of permit£15 Licensed premises notifications Type of application Fee Notification of two machines£50Notification of more than two machines (existing)£100Notification of more than two machines (new)£150Annual fee£50Fee to vary£100Fee to transfer£25Change of name£25Copy of permit£15 Club gaming…