This permit entitles commercial clubs to offer a maximum of three Category B4, C or D gaming machines. The permit will not authorize any other facilities for gaming.

A permit once granted will last for 10 years

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

A renewal fee is payable at the end of the 10 years.

If bingo played on the premises does not exceed £2000.00 in stakes or prizes in a seven-day period, it can be provided as an exempt, equal chance game.

High Turnover Bingo

If High Turnover Bingo is played the Club needs to:

  • Inform the Gambling Commission
  • If at the end of the seven-day period, the Club still requires a High Turnover Bingo in the following year, it must obtain a bingo operating licence from the Gambling Commission

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

For information on Club Gaming Permit

Contact Us

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

Tel: 0115 915 6571

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