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The prize limit will increase from £70 to £100

Gaming machine maximum prize limits to rise

By Ellie Bothwell

The prize limit for ‘Category C’ or ‘fruit’ machines has increased to £100, and the stake limit has retained at £1, after the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) lobbied for the rise.

Pub games machines tips

Top tips for better gaming machines returns

By Simon Barff

Modern pub retailing is all about food and drink isn’t it? Well, no. The majority of pubs have a huge, and in many cases, untapped, opportunity to drive profits up – by up to 30% – through a greater focus on AWP machines, and machine players.

The number of pubs with gaming machines permits has increased

Gaming machines, licensing authorities and pub visits

By Poppleston Allen

The statisticians have been hard at work on behalf of the Gambling Commission with interesting results (honestly!) for the licensed trade. The commission recently published the licensing authorities’ statistics up to 31 March 2012, which include details...

Gaming machine permissions: a legal guide for pubs

Gaming machine permissions: a legal guide for pubs

By Poppleston Allen

Visits to licensed premises by some licensing authorities over the past year have highlighted the fact that a surprising number of publicans do not have the correct permissions for their gaming machines.

Wetherspoon's benefited from a good Olympic summer

JD Wetherspoon reports Olympics boost

By M&C Report

JD Wetherspoon, the managed pub operator, has reported a 7.1% increase in like-for-like sales for the 13 weeks to 28 October 2012 helped by a strong performance during the Olympics and Paralympic games.