The Bingo Association

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The Bingo Association is the trade association of the licensed bingo industry in Great Britain, representing proprietors of bingo clubs licensed under The Gambling Act 2005.


There are 88 proprietors in membership and membership profile ranges from the large operators, including Gala Leisure (130 clubs) Mecca (87 clubs) to smaller operators like Majestic Bingo (16 clubs) and Carlton Leisure (13 clubs) and many single unit businesses.

Role of the Association[edit]

The Association assists members by:

  • Representing their interests to relevant third parties, including government, the regulator, research and academic organisations.
  • Responding to formal consultations on issues affecting the industry.
  • Providing support, guidance and information to members concerning operational, compliance and social responsibility issues.
  • Providing the facility for annual age verification testing of member sites.
  • Facilitating a national industry self-exclusion scheme.

The Association also manages the industry's relationship and activities with the agreed national charity: currently Variety, the children's charity.

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