Gambling premises licence

Gambling premises

Under the Gambling Act 2005, we are responsible for licensing the following types of premises to provide facilities for gambling:

  • betting offices
  • race tracks
  • casinos
  • bingo halls
  • adult gaming centres
  • family entertainment centres

In addition, we process temporary use notices and occasional use notices.

A permit is needed to make gaming machines available in licensed premises, make gaming machines available in a member's club or provide facilities for gaming in a member’s club.

Licensing policy

Under the Gambling Act 2005, we are required to publish our gambling statement of principles.

Other gambling licences

Most types of premises licence under the Gambling Act 2005 will require you to hold an operating licence. Certain members of staff may need to hold personal licences. Operating and personal licences are issued by the Gambling Commission.