Consultation on Proposals for Changes to Maximum Stake and Prize Limits for Category B, C and D Gaming Machines

Proposals for Changes to Maximum Stake and Prize Limits for Category B, C and D Gaming Machines

In October 2011 the Government announced the reintroduction of a triennial review system to consider the level of monetary limits on stakes and prizes applied to gaming machines in Great Britain through the Gambling Act 2005.  This will put in place a more coherent and systematic approach to the regulation of stakes and prizes.
 
The first review under the new system has been completed and the Government is now consulting on a package of measures changing the maximum stake and prize limits for a range of gaming machines situated in arcades, bingo premises, casinos and pubs and clubs in Britain. The consultation also seeks information on the impact of B2 gaming machines.

Comments are invited on the proposals as set out in the consultation document. An impact assessment is also being published analyzing the associated costs and benefits.

Consultation document(s)

Consultation on Proposals for Changes to Maximum Stake and Prize Limits for Category B, C and D Gaming Machines (PDF 424kb)

Consultation on Proposals for Changes to Maximum Stake and Prize Limits for Category B, C and D Gaming Machines (RTF 1mb)

Related document(s)

Consultation on Proposals for Changes to Maximum Stake and Prize Limits for Category B, C and D Gaming Machines: Impact Assessment (PDF 535kb)

Consultation on Proposals for Changes to Maximum Stake and Prize Limits for Category B, C and D Gaming Machines: Impact Assessment (RTF 2.6mb)

How to respond
15 January 2013
Open date: 15 January 2013
Closing date: 09 April 2013

Please send your comments or if you have any queries about this consultation to:
gambling.consultations@culture.gsi.gov.uk


or by post:

Caity Marsh
Gambling (Triennial Review)
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
2-4 Cockspur Street
London
SW1Y 5DH

Freedom of information
Please note responses may be published, unless you ask us not to do so. In addition under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 all information in responses, including personal information, may be subject to publication or disclosure. If any correspondent requests confidentiality this cannot be guaranteed, and will only be possible if considered appropriate under the legislation.

For enquiries about the consultation (handling) process only please email enquiries@culture.gsi.gov.uk, heading your communication 'Consultation on Proposals for Changes to Maximum Stake and Prize Limits for Category B, C and D Gaming Machines '.

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