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Clarion continue to drive fundraising for CHIPS at charity golf

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Clarion Gaming has continued its support of CHIPS, the gaming industry charity that supplies powered wheelchairs to children with severe mobility issues, by entering two teams into the recent CHIPS Charity Golf Tournament, an event which raised a total of £40,000...

Praesepe raise charitable donation to £1m for CHIPS!

CHIPS trustees receive £1m cheque from Praesepe
Praesepe, the Gauselmann owned company that operates the Cashino brand of adult gaming centres and Beacon Bingo clubs in the UK, has reached a new landmark in its support of CHIPS, the registered charity that provides bespoke powered wheelchairs to children with severe mobility issues...

NRM rise to the Challenge generating a magnificent £7,000 for CHIPS

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Six members OF the NRM Group led by managing director Andrew Ludlow have successfully negotiated the 24-mile long Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge raising close to £7,000 for CHIPS, the gaming industry charity which funds the purchase of powered wheelchairs for children with profound mobility issues. The money, which was generated courtesy of pledges made by NRM customers, suppliers and industry...

CHIPS has a ball for its 500th presentation with Strictly’s Anton Du Beke

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The UK gaming industry took centre stage recently as CHIPS presented the 500th powered wheelchair thanks to donations made by a wide range of organisations from across the sector including BEACON BINGO, CASHINO, CLARION GAMING, NRM and THE RANK GROUP. In a presentation at London’s Reform Club, Strictly Come Dancing star Anton du Beke took time out of a busy...

NRM name CHIPS Champion

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RM, the industry’s leading independently owned gaming technology and software solutions provider,has underlined its commitment to charity partner, CHIPS by nominating finance director, Kelly Roberts,to become the organisation’s‘ CHIPS Champion’. Roberts’ remit is to help create and co-ordinate a range of money generating initiatives to fund the purchase of a powered wheelchair and in the process help change the...

CHIPS chair gives independence to 12-year old Luton boy thanks to Cashino

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Thanks to the joint fundraising efforts of customers and staff at Cashino Bedford, 12-year old Jacey Woodland has been presented with a new powered wheelchair that will give him increased independence, and spend more time outdoors with family and friends. Jacey, who lives in Cockernhoe, Luton with his mum, Yvonne, his twin Jake and his two older brothers Sam 18,...

Clarion launch CHIPS partnership at ICE London

ICE London CHIPS charity
Clarion Gaming Managing Director, Kate Chambers, utilised the opening day of ICE London, the world’s most influential gaming expo, to launch a new partnership with CHIPS, the gaming industry charity that has raised more than £2m to provide bespoke wheelchairs for children with profound mobility issues.   Five year-old Harley Hickling-Allen was the first beneficiary of the new partnership. Harley who...

NRM Group adopt CHIPS as charity partner

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NRM Group will contribute to funding powered wheelchairs for children with severe mobility issues, after announcing CHIPS as charity partner.   The NRM team and its sister company, Connected Entertainment, will “put its creativity and collective effort behind the campaign” to purchase powered, bespoke chairs which can cost up to £6,500, the company said in a statement. “CHIPS is a unique...

Clarion join industry raising funds for CHIPS Charity

Clarion join casino and gaming industry raising funds for CHIPS Charity
Clarion Gaming Managing Director, Kate Chambers, has heralded the ‘phenomenal work’ undertaken by the casino and gaming sectors in raising over £1.75m for CHIPS, the industry charity which provides specialised wheelchairs for children and young people with severe mobility problems. Speaking following the 16th annual CHIPS Charity Golf Championship, which featured two Clarion Gaming teams, Kate Chambers said: “The casino...

CHIPS set to present 500th wheelchair following record donation

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CHIPS, the UK gaming industry charity which provides specialised wheelchairs for children and young people with severe mobility problems, received the largest single donation in its 16-year history, when co-founder Linda Lindsay was presented with a cheque for £170,000 by Praesepe Chief Executive, Nick Harding.   The presentation by the bingo and adult gaming centre operator, part of the Gauselmann Group...

Praesepe team get dirty, raise £7,500 for children’s charity CHIPS

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Sometimes you have to do some dirty work for the greater good.   Praesepe, the AGC, FEC, and bingo company, raised £7,500 for children’s charity CHIPS, by sending out its team to run through a mud-filled obstacle race. The company’s 'Magnificent Seven' team, consisting of Steve Ambrose, Samantha Poynter, Eddie Dashja, Matt Litchfield-Goodman, Bradley Hottinger, Lukas Schobel and Umut Korkmaz, all conquered...

Team Shipley is comfortable in the fast lane

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Milton Keynes might not have the glamour of Monaco and James Shipley certainly isn’t a Lewis Hamilton or a Sebastian Vettel, but Praesepe’s annual industry Go Karting day held at the Daytona Raceway, saw the Shipley Leisure team, captained by James, secure top spot on the winner’s podium.   A total of 15 teams, representing all sectors of the industry, battled...

It’s a full house as soap star Steve visits Beacon

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Soap star Steve McFadden raised the roof when he appeared in front of legions of EastEnders fans at the Beacon Bingo club in Northampton.   Steve McFadden, who first appeared on TV screens in 1988, agreed to take time out of his busy filming schedule to pop in, take selfies with the customers, and call the first game of the night. He...

The big hearts that beat for Britain’s smaller charity organisations

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The first in a regular series of features exploring what it is that makes the industry tick, Coinslot highlights the seemingly indefatigable commitment to raising money for the less fortunate in society. At a recent Parliamentary Reception for the Rays of Sunshine charity, CEO, Jane Sharpe, highlighted what she described as the tireless support of bacta members in helping to...

Cashino continue to raise funds for CHIPS

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A 12-year old boy from Luton has been given the gift of independence thanks to fundraising by staff and customers at Cashino. 12-year old Luton youngster, Saad Ali Khan has been presented with a made-to-measure powered wheelchair thanks to the joint fundraising efforts of customers and staff at Cashino Dunstable on the town’s High Street. Cashino, which operates 170 adult gaming...

Bingo proves a Beacon for football mad 7-year old

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Beacon Bingo raise funds to purchase powered wheelchair for Cohen. Thanks to the joint fundraising efforts of customers and staff at Beacon Bingo Redcar, football mad seven-year-old, Cohen Cartwright has been presented with a special powered wheelchair that will not only boost his mobility, but allow him to continue playing for his beloved Middlesbrough Powerchair FC. Beacon Bingo, which operates eight...

Kind hearted staff and bingo customers fund wheelchair for 3-year old Luis

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3-Year old gets first wheelchair thanks to Beacon Bingo Three-year-old Luis Burnage, who suffers from Cerebral Palsy, has received a special customised wheelchair to boost his mobility, thanks to the joint fundraising efforts of customers and staff at Beacon Bingo in Loughborough. Beacon Bingo, which operates eight bingo halls across the country, is one of the main fundraisers for CHIPS, the...

Praesepe charity champions rewarded in Milton Keynes

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Three Praesepe employees who helped to raise more than £9,800 in the past year for CHIPS were honoured in a special award presentation held at the company’s head office in Milton Keynes. Mas Bibi, venue manager at Cashino Bedford, was honoured as the CHIPS Charity Champion, helping to raise more than £3,400 in 2016. Mas was awarded a gold Charity...

Praesepe presents CHIPS with £150,000

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Leading AGC, FEC and bingo club operator Praesepe has continued its support of the CHIPS children's charity with a record breaking donation of £150,000. The cheque presentation was made to CHIPS co-founder, Linda Lindsay, at the recent British Gaming Golf Championship, which was held at Woburn Golf Club in Milton Keynes.   The sum takes the overall total raised by Praesepe...

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