Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Tag: Leeds

New Roxy Lanes to open in Leeds this month

Roxy Lanes Leeds opening
The new 15,000 sq ft Roxy Lanes in Leeds retail centre The Light is to open on 11 February, following a successful move from its original Bond Street home.

Blueprint go direct to their customers with launch of national roadshow

Nicola Wallbank Blueprint Customer Portal
Blueprint is touring the country and has a number of big announcements to make, not least the launch of its streamlined buy direct structure and the Blueprint Customer Portal - both of which will help to maximise machine income.

The “emotional connection” driving Arcade Club expansion

Arcade Club Leeds retro gaming
Arcade Club operations manager Jason Rayner has cited the “emotional connection” that classic cabinets generate is the secret to retro gaming’s enduring appeal, as the brand plans a major expansion of its Leeds venue.

Roxy Lanes plans Leeds expansion

Roxy Lanes Leeds expansion
Leeds bowling alley Roxy Lanes is set to relocate from its Bond Street venue next year to a new site three times the size at The Light leisure and retail complex on The Headrow.

“People want an experience”: Pixel Bar enjoys positive response

Pixel Bar Leeds people want an experience
The staff of Pixel Bar in Leeds have hailed the “amazing” response from customers in the two years since it opened, as Tripadvisor ranks the Great George Street venue as number one for nightlife in the city.

Leeds welcomes new gaming bar

Pixel Gaming Bar Leeds
Friend of foe? Arcade gaming has a new rival, of sorts, in West Yorkshire where the county’s first dedicated gaming bar has opened its doors in Leeds..

Interfun Expo identifies new profile of operator in successful debut show

Interfun Expo 2019
Hosted by Intergame in Leeds’ Royal Armouries, the recent Interfun Expo gave exhibitors the chance to meet operators outside the traditional amusements sphere.

InterFun Expo attracts sector leaders

JNC Sales, InterFun Expo 2019, Amusement, manufacturer,
The InterFun Expo, taking place in Leeds on April 30 and May 1, 2019, has now attracted more than 40 exhibitors, with many of the leading brands in the business backing the new B2B show. “The InterFun Expo is the place where operators from diverse locations can meet the suppliers transforming visitor experiences,” said Christine Butterworth, managing director of InterGame...

Gamstop looks to Leeds data firm for new exclusion measures

Improvements to the Gamstop national self- exclusion network have seen the creation of ten new jobs at one small IT support company in Leeds. Gamstop awarded its latest partnership contract toThe Data Shed,which has taken on new staff to improve the speed and rigour of checks made on new players signing up to the UK’s online gambling sites. Gamstop was launched as a free self-exclusion service inApril of last year,and offers vulnerable gamblers the option of a blanket exclusion across all gambling operations - rather than forcing them to self-ban with each individual company. The service was greeted by an initial wave of 50,000 sign-ups:however,its effectiveness was quickly called into question when a BBC investigation found that many of its adherents were merely changing their user information in order to continue to gain access to gam- bling content. Gamstop boss Fiona
Improvements to the Gamstop national self- exclusion network have seen the creation of ten new jobs at one small IT support company in Leeds. Gamstop awarded its latest partnership contract to The Data Shed,which has taken on new staff to improve the speed and rigour of checks made on new players signing up to the UK’s...

Gambleaware to fund NHS treatment facility in Leeds

Marc-Etches, gambleaware, nhs
GambleAware has announced that it will commission a new NHS facility in Leeds to treat those recognised to have problems with gambling. The new clinic will be operated between Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and the GamCare Network and will be the second such venue funded by GambleAware. Marc Etches, chief executive of GambleAware commented: “The London clinic for...

Sound Leisure and TouchTunes announce details of Leeds ‘Demo Day’

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Sound Leisure and TouchTunes have issued an open invitation for operators to discuss the latest developments impacting the jukebox sector at a Demo Day taking place at Sound Leisure’s Leeds office on Thursday 18 October. The informal event, which starts at 10am, will feature representatives from Sound Leisure, Soundnet and TouchTunes who will be on hand to provide product overviews...

Krispy Kreme slot tour brings sweetness to Norwich

Coinslot - Krispy Kreme Norwich Media Watch
Seemingly famous for it’s doughnut penchant, Norwich was graced this week by a giant Krispy Kreme slot machine, offering the general public a chance to get some dough from a one-armed bandit.   Reported in the EDP 24, the Krispy Kreme installation was brought to Chapelfield on Wednesday and comes fully loaded with the kind of food products we are so...

Mecca submit plans for new Leeds operation

Coinslot - Mecca Bingo new operation Leeds
A proposal for a new development in Leeds has been submitted by Mecca Bingo which is set to feature bingo and assorted gaming machines.   Mecca Bingo has submitted plans for a new operation in Leeds on the ground floor of The Cube on Albion Street. According to plans brought forward by Barton Willmore, the development would make no alterations to the...

Global Gaming Ventures roll out the red carpet for ‘Super Casino’ grand opening

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The star-studded grand opening ceremony of a ‘Super Casino’ in Leeds has been attended by thousands in the UK city. Thousands of VIPs and industry delegates attended the grand opening of a new ‘Super Casino’ in Leeds on Thursday, January 26, 2017. The new Victoria Gate Casino, which cost £30m, is the third largest casino in the UK and its operator...

Grosvenor Casinos goes ‘all in’ with £3million refurbishment in Leeds

Coinslot Grosvenor Casino Leeds
Grosvenor Casinos is raising the stakes at its Leeds venue with an investment of £3million to improve the casino experience and install new facilities. Grosvenor Casinos has announced its Leeds venue will be receiving a £3million refurbishment to be completed before 2017. The investment will update the sites décor and facilities as well as gaining a second gaming licence to allow...

£400m Leeds project adds leisure component

Coinslot Leeds Thorpe Park
Plans for an expansive leisure offering at a Leeds business park have been revealed this week. A subset of the £400m expansion to the Thorpe Park in Leeds - not to be confused with the Surrey-based theme park of the same name - will include a multi-screen cinema, likely to be the project’s most friendly home for amusements. The cinema will...