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Club gaming and machine permits

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There are two types of club permits available:

  • a club gaming permit
  • a club machine permit

Club gaming permits

This allows no more than three gaming machines in total.

Each machine must be from categories B3A, B4, C or D. Only one B3A machine can be sited as part of this entitlement.

Club gaming permits also allow equal-chance gaming (for example, poker) and games of chance (for example, pontoon) under certain restrictions.

Club machine permits

This allows no more than three gaming machines in total.

Members' clubs and miners' welfare institutes may site up to three machines from categories B3A, B4, C or D. Only one B3A machine can be sited as part of this entitlement.

Commercial clubs may site up to three machines from categories B4, C or D not B3A machines.

What permits can clubs apply for?

Club typeClub gaming permitClub machine permit
Members clubsYesYes
Commercial clubsNoYes
Miners welfare institutesYesYes

For information on club requirements for permit applications please visit Club gaming permit and machine permit requirements.

How much is it?

The cost depends on the type of application made.

Gambling fees

How to apply

Complete the application for a club gaming or club machine permit (PDF) [272KB]  and return to us:

Licensing Services
Environmental Health Department
Town Hall
Lancaster Road
Preston
PR1 2RL

Payment can be made through the licensing office on 01772 906910 (option 1) using a debit or credit card.

Annual permit fees

A reminder letter will be sent out to you one month before your annual fee due date detailing how to make payment.

Gambling fees

Renewing your permit

Your permit will last 10 years from the date of issue. For charges please visit gambling fees.

A reminder letter will be sent out to you one month before the due date with details of how to make a payment.

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