Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Tag: LBOs

Affordability checks will undermine the safer gambling success story, argues GBG chief executive

Peter Hannibal Gambling Business Group affordability checks
Proposals to introduce affordability checks will cause the problems they set out to address and as such warrant much closer scrutiny, warn the Gambling Business Group.

No dice: Tier 3 arcades to remain shut despite industry lobbying

No 10 Downing St
The government has said its decision to close Tier 3 AGCs - despite LBOs staying open - hinges on a reclassification of arcades as “entertainment” instead of “non-essential retail”. Bacta and AGC operators disagree and plan to continue their call to re-open

Blueprint adopt content driven bounce back strategy as snap shot suggests AGC income touches 70 percent of pre-lockdown levels

Blueprint Operations AGC operators recovery plan
For AGC operators concerned about the recovery plan following the easing of lockdown, there’s some good signs coming out of the Blueprint stable. Machine income figures from the first days of re-opening are hitting encouraging levels.

Roundtable keeps government engaged with industry thinking

Minister for gambling Nigel Huddleston government’s stakeholder roundtable sessions
The Minister responsible for gambling, Nigel Huddleston MP, and his team at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, have been congratulated for ‘the way in which the department has communicated with the industry and for the level of support provided by government during what is a particularly difficult time for business.’