Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: Bingo Association

Industry unites to promote Safer Gambling Week

Safer Gambling Week
Now entering its fourth year, Safer Gambling Week 2020 will see the UK gambling industry come together this November to raise awareness of safer gambling habits

Nick Harding renews calls for Low Stake Alliance

Nick Harding Dreaming of White Paper
Former Talarius and Praesepe chief executive Nick Harding says that consolidation between the low-stakes gaming sectors will be crucial to weather any new UK gambling act . The time has come, he says, for a unified and coherent response

Bingo Association unveils new underage gambling prevention strategy

Bingo Association Age Verification Check
The Age Check Certification Scheme has partnered with the Bingo Association to implement an industry-leading age verification programme across more than..

A blessed chance for stability, says Bingo Association chief

Miles Baron Bingo Association
If the strength of the Conservative win stops the political flip-flopping and dizzying number of reshuffles, then consider Miles Baron of the Bingo Association a happy man.

National bingo caller of the year announced

Bingo Caller of the year
The winner of UK-wide national Bingo Game Caller of the year competition has been named. Donna Kunyo from Club 3000 MIddleton came out on top at the..

Bingo Association donates Sunshine Coach to Wolverhampton school

Bingo Association Sunshine Coach
The Bingo Association has donated a Variety Sunshine Coach to pupils at Lamswood school in Wolverhampton, the 28th donated by association in the past four years.

Bacta delegation updates former minister on social responsibility progress

James Miller Bacta social responsibility
Bacta president James Miller and chief executive John White took the opportunity to outline Bacta’s on-going commitment to social responsibility when they..

Bingo Association donates Variety Sunshine coach to Leeds school

Bingo Association Variety sunshine coach donation
The Bingo Association has donated yet another Variety Sunshine coach,this time to pupils at Broomfield school in Leeds - the 27th donated by the association

IHL Tech’s SmartHUB registers a full house with the Bingo Association

IHL Tech has partnered with the Bingo Association to provide its SmartHUB suite of solutions to all of the trade body’s members, with BA CEO Miles Baron explaining why the Association chose SmartEXCLUSION as its self-exclusion solution.

Bingo Association presents £1.3m cheque to Variety during Parliamentary event

Bingo Association, staff, Houses of Parliament, politics, bingo
On behalf of UK bingo operators, staff and customers Miles Baron, CEO of the Bingo Association, presented Variety ambassador and actor Joe McFadden with a cheque for £1.3m at an event held at the Houses of Parliament. The evening was attended by MPs, bingo operators, bingo players and charity beneficiaries from up and down the country. Miles Brown said: I’m incredibly...

Special needs school in Cumbria gifted with new coach

Donna Stretton and Miles Baron
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

Coinslot - Bongo Bingo Manchester
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

Coinslot - B2 Miles Baron Bingo Association AGM
  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

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...

Baron unveils key talking points from BA AGM

Coinslot - B2 Miles Baron Bingo Association AGM
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

Coinslot - Bingo Association Brexit General Meeting
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

Coinslot - Bacta Bingo Association Gambling Commission Review
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

Coinslot Miles Baron-Bingo Association
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

Coinslot Miles Baron Bingo Association ICE 2017
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...