Gaming Machine Stakes & Prizes

gambling machinesThe type of consent that you need for a gaming machine and the numbers that you can install will  depend on the type of premises that they are situated in.

There is a Code on where machines should be positioned and machines must comply with the Technical Standards.  Machines must have limits on the prizes and stakes, which are currently  :

Category Maximum stake Maximum prize Premises Type
A Unlimited Unlimited Regional Casino
B1 £5 £10,000 (with the option of a maximum £20,000 linked progressive jackpot on a premises basis only) Large Casino, Small Casino, Pre-2005 Act casino and Regional Casinos
B2 £100 £500 Betting premises and tracks occupied by pool betting and all of the above
B3 £2 £500 Bingo premises, Adult gaming centre and all of the above
B3A £2 £500 Members’ club or Miners’ welfare institute only
B4 £2 £400 Members’ club or Miners’ welfare club, commercial club and all of the above.
C £1 £100 Family entertainment centre (with Commission operating licence), Qualifying alcohol licensed premises (without additional gaming machine permit), Qualifying alcohol licensed premises (with additional LA gaming machine permit) and all of the above.
D money prize 10p £5 Travelling fairs, unlicensed (permit) Family entertainment centre and all of the above
D non-money prize (other than crane grab machine) 30p £8 All of the above.
D non-money prize (crane grab machine) £1 £50 All of the above.
D combined money and non-money prize (other than coin pusher or penny falls machines) 10p £8 (of which no more than £5 may be a money prize) All of the above.
D combined money and non-money prize (coin pusher or penny falls machine) 20p £20 (of which no more than £10 may be a money prize) All of the above.

These limits can be found in The Categories of Gaming Machines (Amendment) Regulations 2014

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