Adult gaming centres

Adult Gaming Centres are entitled to make available a number of category B3/B4 machines not exceeding 20% of the total number of gaming machines which are available for use on the premises.

Premises created before 13 July 2011 are entitled to four category B3/B4 gaming machines, or 20% of the total number of gaming machines, whichever is the greater.

Adult Gaming Centre premises licences granted on or after 13 July 2011 but before 1 April 2014 are entitled 20% of the total number of gaming machines.

These machines will be strictly for over 18's only and children will not be permitted in any part of the premises.

Please see Gambling Act 2005 fees for the current application fees.

There will be an annual fee payable in respect of the premises licence issued by the licensing authority. Failure to pay the annual fee will result in the licence being revoked.

You are also required to complete a notice of application that should be sent to all relevant Responsible Authorities  

Form A is to be used if there is one applicant only.

Form B is to be used if there is more than one applicant. 

For further information please contact the licensing office on 0115 915 6571 or 0115 876 1762.

Contact Us

Commercial and Operations Licensing
Central Police Station
Byron House
Maid Marian Way

Tel: 0115 8761762

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