Start date: 30 November 2015End date: 21 March 2016
This consultation is now closed
Ensuring that category B gaming machines are only made available in accordance with the licensing objectives is a priority for us.
This consultation proposed amendments to our Licence conditions and codes of practice (LCCP) and Guidance to licensing authorities (GLA) to ensure the regulatory framework governing the availability of gaming machines remains effective. The consultation was held in order to:
As well as the written responses, we have taken account of comments made during stakeholder meetings and workshops held between December 2015 and March 2016. We have published our conclusions and the actions we have taken as a result in Controlling where gaming machines may be played: Amendments to licence conditions and codes of practice (LCCP) and Guidance to licensing authorities.
The changes are aimed at ensuring the policy objectives below are embedded consistently across the non-remote betting, bingo and casino sectors thereby ensuring higher stake and prize gaming machines are made available in a socially responsible manner.
The approach to enforcing these requirements will continue to provide operators with the flexibility required for them to determine how best they can deliver those outcomes within their own business:
Individual responses to the consultation
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