Tag Archives: B2 gaming machines

Two consultations launched on high prize machines and online credit card use

The Gambling Commission is inviting members of the public, gambling businesses and other stakeholders to provide their views on two key issues as part of its work to prevent gambling-related harms. The Commission is requesting views and data on the issue of gambling online with credit cards and, separately, on improving player control measures on all Category B gaming machines, …

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DCMS guarantees gambling industry engagement on FOBTS

Last week during a Parliamentary debate over Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs), the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Lord Ashton of Hyde emphasised that bookmakers would be engaged with the implementation process of new FOBT regulations. It was announced by the Government in May that after an extended triennial review that there would be …

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There are no winners in a race to the bottom

Chris Murphy, Editor of SBC Americas, takes a look at some of the political infighting happening in the UK around FOBTs and suggests that the industry should be working with each other rather than against.  The fixed odds betting terminal. Crack cocaine of gambling or simply a misunderstood gambling prodigy? Whichever of those two you agree with, or perhaps it’s …

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Gambling Commission recommends £30/£2 FOBT stake limits to Government

The Gambling Commission is recommending that the stake levels on FOBT (B2) gaming machines be cut to £2 for slots-based games and £30 for non-slots games such as roulette. The recommendation would be a fillip for bookmakers who are fearing that the staking levels on the machines would be cut to £2 across both types of game, a move which would …

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Paddy Power to bring NetEnt games to its betting shop estate

Paddy Power has signed a deal with slots creator NetEnt that will increase the crossover between its online operations and its UK retail business. The bookmaker has entered an agreement to license gaming content from NetEnt for use in land-based gaming machines in the UK, extending the existing online business partnership that the slots developer already has with Paddy Power. According …

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SG Gaming adapting WMS games for UK market

SG Gaming, part of the Scientifc Games Group, has released a variety of new B3 and Cat C titles to LBO customers in the UK. The new releases see the firm leverage further the games design expertise within the wider Scientific group as it looks to capitlises on already proven and popular game brands. The new releases include Spartacus, a …

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JenningsBet FOBT deal sees Infinity then beyond

SG Gaming has extended its agreement with independent bookmaker JenningsBet with a new four-year deal which lengthens the 14-year partnership between the two companies until July 2018. As part of the extension, the entire JenningsBet estate will receive SG Gaming’s Infinity terminals, which offers JenningsBet customers an enhanced playing experience through its 21.5” HD screen, an upgraded sound system, and …

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