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Special needs school in Cumbria gifted with new coach

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Sandside Lodge School has been presented with a brand new minibus by the Bingo Association chief executive Miles Baron and Majestic Bingo Limited’s Head of Marketing Kirstie Gee. The Bingo Association funded the specially adapted minibus for the special needs school, which caters for 2 to 19 year olds with ASD, severe learning difficulties and a range of other conditions. Officially...

Bingo Association and Variety present adapted coach to Isleworth school

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As part of the Bingo Association’s ongoing fundraising efforts with charity partner Variety, Oaklands special needs school has become the latest recipient of a Sunshine Coach. The Bingo association has presented a Variety Sunshine Coach to Oaklands School, Isleworth. The specially adapted minibus, the twelfth donated by the association in the last three years, was presented to the special needs school...

The Bingo Association: Facilitating the business of bingo

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Attending ICE last week, Bingo Association CEO Miles Baron was pleased to see a bustling Bingo Pavilion, but disappointed by criticisms cast over the wider gambling industry.   The Bingo Association attended this year’s ICE to facilitate and host the sector’s expanding representation at the expo’s dedicated Bingo Pavilion. Noticing this increased presence, the association’s CEO Miles Baron is looking forward to...

How much more B2 negativity must we go through, asks Bingo Association

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  Despite correctly anticipating a lack of stakes and prize changes, the Bingo Association has criticised the DCMS over the B2 maximum stake 12-week consultation period, while also expressing disappointment with its attitude regarding contactless payments.   The Bingo Association has criticised the DCMS’s decision to run a 12-week consultation period regarding the maximum stake of FOBTs, stating that the industry will...

Gala vow to raise £250,000 for Variety, the Children’s Charity

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Gala Bingo, the UK’s largest bingo operator, has vowed to raise £250,000 in six months for Variety, the Children’s Charity with the launch of its newest game. As an affirmation of the good work done by both Gala Bingo, and the wider Bingo Association, the operator has pledged to raise £250,000 for Variety, the Children's Charity with the launch of...

Communicate and collaborate for the industry

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Sam Spencer agrees with Miles Baron’s suggestion that Bacta, the Bingo Association, and the Gambling Commission should work together to progress new ideas in the industry.   “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try and try again.” Robert the Bruce, king of Scotland, is meant to have told his troops this shortly before walloping the English at Bannockburn in 1314. The...

Baron unveils key talking points from BA AGM

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Miles Baron, CEO of the Bingo Association, provides a verbal tour of the BA’s recent annual general meeting, covering everything from the upcoming general election, to the new coin and social responsibility.   The Bingo Association held its annual general meeting at the Hippodrome on 26 April, with clearer messaging being a main theme at the event, both in terms of...

New concepts, Brexit and social responsibility top at annual meeting agenda for BA

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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 when it convenes in London next week.   The Annual General Meeting is an opportunity to network “ said chief executive Miles Baron.“It’s not only to bring members up to speed on regulation and related issues,...

Bacta and Bingo Association make robust defence in consumer dispute review

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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 consumer disputes. Not to be swiped at, some industry trade bodies believe the blanket criticism is misdirected. Among them are Bacta and the Bingo Association who are assured their hands are clean.   A Gambling Commission...

Bingo Association announce Alan Morgan as new chairman

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The Bingo Association has elected Rank’s Alan Morgan as its new chairman. Alan Morgan has been appointed new chairman of The Bingo Association following an Executive Council meeting before Christmas. Morgan joined Rank Group in September 2016 as managing director of Mecca Bingo and has been involved with the Association ever since. Prior to this he was chief operating and commercial...

Bingo Association looking for market clarification early in 2017

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Government regulation and uncertainty over the Triennial Review resulted in a mixed bag for the bingo industry according to Miles Baron, chief executive of The Bingo Association. However, looking forward to EAG and 2017, he believes market clarification could prove positive. 2016 could have had a better run  but for external forces which seemed to leave the  broader based gaming...

Bingo Association donates kids bus to needy school

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The Bingo Association and Joe McFadden present a Variety Sunshine Coach to the children of Grangewood School in Harrow. Variety, the Children’s Charity, presented a bespoke Sunshine Coach to the pupils of Grangewood School in Harrow, thanks to money raised by the bingo industry. Presenting the coach to the children was Holby City actor Joe McFadden and Mark Jepp, managing...

Bingo to have a full house at ICE Totally Gaming 2017

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True to its 'Totally Gaming’ pledge, ICE 2017 will feature a new and expanded area dedicated to meeting the specific needs of the land based Bingo sector. Working in partnership with The Bingo Association, Clarion Events, the organisers of ICE Totally Gaming, have created a marketing and networking space dedicated specifically to bingo. The 220 square metre ICE Bingo Pavilion...

BBC report attacks B3 gaming machines

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The BBC has launched an alarming attack on gaming machines in bingo halls. A report for the Victoria Derbyshire programme, also hosted on the BBC News website, alleges that B3 machines are the cause of social harm, quoting two gambling addicts who claim to have been affected by them. The article complains that machines are often placed in a location...

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