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Lotteries and Gambling

Gambling is regulated to ensure that it is fair and open, to protect children and other vulnerable people and to prevent crime or disorder. If you want to carry out any regulated gambling activities you may need a licence.

Gambling licences are often closely related to Premises Licences and licences for other forms of regulated entertainment.

Gambling for Good Causes

Certain small lotteries, bingo and other gambling done for fundraising purposes may not need licensing

Small Society Lotteries

Licensing lotteries promoted for the benefit of a non-commercial society.

Gambling Premises Licences

Licensing premises that are used for gambling

Gaming in Alcohol Licensed Premises

Licensing gaming machines at premises licensed under the Licensing Act 2003 for the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises

Gaming in Clubs

Gaming in commercial and member's clubs

Family Entertainment Centre Permits

Licensing arcades and similar premises providing gaming machines

Prize Gaming Permits

Providing certain low-level gaming where prizes are issued

Occasional Use Notices

Permitting gambling at tracks for short periods

Temporary Use Notices

Permitting gambling at non-licensed premises on a temporary basis

Statement of Principles

A statement of the principles that will be applied when dealing with Gambling Act licences

Wyre Forest District Council