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Bacta raise the political stakes

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Bacta has embarked on one of the most intensive programmes of political engagement in its recent history initiating three high profile events in the course of a week.   On Tuesday 19th September, a bacta delegation comprising President, Gabi Stergides, former President Jason Frost and Chief Executive John White, attended a meeting at Downing Street with Alex Martin, Advisor on Economic...

Euromat looks to add conference locations

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As Britain begins negotiations regarding its departure from the European Union, Euromat’s new president Jason Frost is looking to bring the continent’s trade body closer together.   While national politics is expected to progress slowly following Theresa May’s muted election victory, Euromat president Jason Frost has been planning to make some positive changes to the trade body’s meeting calendar. Indeed, as well...

Frost – The Brit that’s driving the case for Europe

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Britain will have a strong voice in the European negotiations in Brussels. As Samuel Spencer explains, why shouldn't they? The European case will be presented by Jason Frost who will lead the Euromat charge for the industry.   There's an irony in European politics that won't go unnoticed in Brussels over the coming weeks. Whilst Britain's new PM will be negotiating an...

Frost appointed President of EUROMAT for two-year term

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Jason Frost has promised action on electronic payment as he is confirmed as President of EUROMAT.   The Annual General Meeting of the European Gaming and Amusement Federation confirmed Jason Frost as its next President serving a two-year term. He will be supported by Uwe Christiansen who was elected as Vice President and Mirjana Acimovic of JAKTA in Serbia, who was re-elected...

Statistics show “hardcore” state of FOBT’s high stakes

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Industry statistics published by the Gambling Commission have shown that FOBTs brought in £1.8bn for bookmakers. But, Bacta analysis has uncovered the effect of B2’s £100 maximum stake. The FOBT debate will not go away.   Analysis of industry statistics by Bacta has revealed that FOBTs are responsible for 96 percent of all machine gross gambling yield (GGY) made in excess...

Gabi Stergides sets out progressive bacta agenda

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Bacta’s new president, Gabi Stergides, lays out his six point plan to shape the trade body’s future.   Gabi Stergides, who has succeeded Jason Frost as Bacta’s National President, has outlined a progressive and wide ranging, six point, policy programme which will underpin his tenure in the association’s hot seat. The six point plan of action, which does not preclude additional activities...

Frost states bacta well-equipped to make a difference

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Jason Frost reflects on how Bacta members can make a political difference as his presidency comes to a close.   Jason Frost believes that Bacta and its membership is well equipped to face the challenges that lie ahead as well as take full advantage of the opportunities to engage with a leisure hungry population. Reflecting on his two year stint as Bacta...

New leadership team takes up duties at Bacta

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Bacta’s leadership cycle enters a new term with Gabi Stergides stepping up to the role of National President. The change of guard serves to underline long held values of the association: that family run businesses are vital to the British economy, and young entrepreneurs are crucial to the development and sustainability of the industry. Stergides ticks both those boxes...

MPs support #Kisses4Wishes as bacta raises over £8,000 at Parliamentary Reception

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The bacta charitable trust has set itself an ambitious target of increasing its contribution to the Rays of Sunshine charity to over £500,000 by the end of 2017. The target, which equates to an additional £190,000, was announced at the parliamentary reception for the charity held in the House of Commons last week and attended by 14 MPs including four...

Jason Frost looks back on all that Bacta has achieved under his stewardship

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As he approaches the end of his presidency, Jason Frost looks back on all that Bacta has achieved under his stewardship and explores the key challenges that the industry has tackled   Coinslot Review: You have been associated with Bacta first as a member and then as its president for many years, how has the Association changed over that time span? Jason...

Bacta has high hopes for EAG Expo showpiece

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Visitors to EAG will be able to draw on the knowledge and insight of the bacta team   Visitors to EAG will be able to participate in the free seminar programme which is being curated by bacta, meet with representatives of the entire bacta team including National President, Jason Frost, CEO, John White and Head of Compliance, Phil Silver as well...

Bacta convention – Division leaders on contactless urgency

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Although the post-lunch Challenge Panel touched on a range of issues concerning the future of the coin-op industry, it was once again debit cards which dominated proceedings, as the trade body’s division leaders stressed the importance of rapid action. One of Bacta president Jason Frost’s key internal contributions during this past year has been the work of his Strategy Committee....

Groundbreaking report backs lowering FOBT stakes ahead of Triennial Review

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An independent report into the effects of lowering FOBT stakes has, for the first time, created a compelling body of evidence to put before the DCMS, just ahead of the Triennial Review deadline. A potentially pivotal report has been published in the battle for a level playing field on the high street, examining what effects radically lowering the stakes of...

Bacta present the economic facts on FOBTs to Parliamentary Group

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Making its case to the movers and shakers in parliament most concerned with taking action FOBTs, bacta will lay out the well-worn reasons why something must be done to address imbalance on the high street. A bacta delegation, comprised of national president, Jason Frost and chief executive, John White, has accepted an invitation to give evidence to the All Party...

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