While many marvelled at the novelty of a new £1 coin last week, pier bosses have been reminding the public of the burden it has
Gala’s commercial director Andy Goram explains how multiplayer community games compliment the company’s bingo offering to help foster a ‘friendly, social gaming environment’. How
The Irish Gaming Show, which took place between 7th and 8th March, was a key success for GeWeTe with local operators in the region’s market.
TouchTunes’ Nick Hardy highlights how Playdium smart jukebox forecasts are ahead of pre-launch figures. On the back of what he described as a ‘hugely positive and
Brigid Simmonds, Chief Executive for the BBPA, has responded to Theresa May’s Brexit speech welcoming the PM’s focus on business tax rates. The BBPA’s
The story of Britain’s inbound tourism industry is a confused one, with different bodies indicating conflicting trends for the leisure industry in 2017. The recently
Members of the industry interested in sharing knowledge with their American and worldwide colleagues in the FEC sector may enjoy a trip to Georgia for
Contactless transactions in the UK rose by 166 percent during 2016, according to the latest Barclaycard Contactless Spending Index. Almost half of all eligible transactions
A local licensing board in Scotland has approved two new gaming centres which will be opened in the town centre of Clydebank Following approval
The obfuscated process of updating Ireland’s outmoded 1956 gaming act remains just that. The questions of what, how, when and worse still – if –
New legislation amending fees for gambling operators has been announced, and will come into force from 6 April, 2017. Following a joint consultation process
The Gambling Commission seems to have stepped into the arena of blame once again, this time issuing an industry-wide wrist-slapping for its record on resolving
With the Triennial Review pushed back “by what looks like at least six months”, Barclays and industry analysts have made predictions for the months ahead.
The Bingo Association will consider the impact of Brexit, the new £1 coin, social responsibility, and a growing number of concepts such as Bingo Bongos
The leisure and hospitality industry are gravely concerned at the employment prospects of a Brexit Britain. With such a strong support from overseas workers, the
Domestic tourism figures are showing a rise pollsters are saying, which gives further cause for optimism around the UK’s leisure and amusements sector. The
The UK’s largest independent supplier of gaming and amusement equipment, Select Gaming, has embraced Cloud technology as part of a major investment. Select Gaming has
Blueprint Machines has confirmed that ‘a significant order’ has been placed for King of Games digital Category C machines by leading independent operator Essex Leisure.
With an increase in visitors to the region, operators in the South West created exciting Easter promotions to make the most of the bank holiday
Blackpool Pleasure Beach has revealed the name of the new £16.25m rollercoaster, Icon, which will open next year. The ride, which had gone under
In its first media interview since entering administration, Sands Heritage presented a bold vision for the future of Margate’s seaside amusement park. Dreamland Margate
A brand new eight-lane bowling alley has opened in Seaton Carew, Hartlepool after Yorkshire Bank provided a funding package for a complete premises re-fit.
Born out of need in 2007, Crown’s Northern Showcase has evolved over the years to fulfill the changing demands of the industry, positioning itself as
An industry’s reputation is only as strong as its weakest link, and with casino operators joining the call, the verdict is unanimously in favour of
Proposals to transform the former Dunluce Centre in Portrush into a vast family entertainment venue have been unveiled. Proposals to the tune of £9m
G-Squared Games has reached an important milestone in its history this week with the production of its 5000th machine. The manufacturer released its first
The Home Office is looking into plans for short term visas for young EU nationals to support the hospitality industry post-Brexit. Ministers are considering
With prime minister Theresa May announcing a general election only six weeks away, industry stakeholders suggest the elusive Triennial Review will “almost certainly” be slipping
Three issues ago Coinslot reported claims that versions of the new £1 trial coins and subsequent variations of the circulation coin differed in specification. While
The pursuit of a fun experience and the chance to win money, have been identified as the two most important motivations for UK amusement machine
The BBPA will highlight key issues for brewing and pubs in coming months following the announcement of a General Election on June 8, 2017.
BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. has reported phenomenal interest in its range of Super Girl DC Comics plush characters. A new range of DC
This year’s instalment of Crown Leisure’s Northern Showcase is set to land at Wellington Park, Burlington Gardens, Leyland, Lancashire, for two days of networking and
An ‘extremely busy weekend’ in Skegness was dampened by major road traffic in the town, with the council run pier car park being at the
Soap star Steve McFadden raised the roof when he appeared in front of legions of EastEnders fans at the Beacon Bingo club in Northampton.