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Top tips: social bingo revival within licensed premises

By Richard Bradley, solicitor, Poppleston Allen

Since the reopening of the hospitality industry, there has been a rise in the entertainment offered within premises as they look to innovate in their offering to attract the return of customers.

Game on: ‘A question I have been asked a lot is whether gaming machines are allowed on licensed premises following the updated Covid-19 rules and guidance’ (Image: d1sk/Getty Images)


Level-up: key requirements for pub gaming machines

By Poppleston Allen

As we enter a new period of trading, it is worth brushing up on some of the key requirements for gaming machines in licensed venues in England and Wales.

Big gamble: Martin Dickie (left) and James Watt


BrewDog founders' 'big bet' on US shares

By James Evison

Co-founders of BrewDog are to undertake a 'big bet' at a roulette table that could see crowdfunding investors double their stake in the firm.

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Gaming machines: Q&A

By Poppleston Allen

'Can you have a Fixed Odds Betting Terminal (FOBT) in a pub?', and other questions, answered by the Publican Morning Advertiser's legal writers.

Some publicans need clarification on the law regarding betting in pubs

Race is on for advice about betting in pubs

By Nick Arron

We regularly receive queries from confused publicans regarding betting in pubs, particularly at this time of the year with the end of the jump season fast approaching.