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British Commercial Bingo

The bingo industry has been in decline for the last several years due to overregulation and the smoking ban. In 2006, approximately 679 clubs held gaming licenses; by 2010, that number was down to under 500. Gala Coral and Rank Group are the biggest bingo operators in the country, with around 50% of bingo clubs.

In November 2007, a petition was filed with the Scottish Parliament to change the U.K.'s current tax laws for the bingo industry. Currently, they pay both value added tax (VAT) and gross profit tax (GPT), which is considered unfair by those in the industry, who have been hit hard by the smoking ban. The VAT was eliminated in 2009, but the GPT was raised from 15% to 22%, essentially negating any economic relief the bingo industry would have felt from the elimination of the VAT.

In February 2009, the British government allowed bingo clubs to place as many as eight Class B machines that have a GBP 500 top prize on their premises. Prior to this ruling the maximum number allowed was four. Bingo halls are permitted to have more than one license for the same location, provided the different areas are discernible even if there is direct access from one gaming area to another. In this case the bingo operator may install as many Class B machines as the licenses permits, with the only stipulation being that machines under different licenses have to be in physically different locations.

The Gambling Act 2005 made it illegal for gambling operators to advertise on TV and radio after 9 p.m. However, an exemption was made for sports betting operators and online bingo sites. But in 2013, the House of Lords began discussing regulation that would effectively ban all forms of online gambling advertising before 9 p.m. On 1 April 2014, such a bill was introduced before parliament. No bill has been passed as of yet.

British Commercial Bingo Properties

Apollo Bingo Barrow-in-Furness
Apollo Bingo Bishop Auckland
Apollo Bingo Caernarfon
Apollo Bingo Camborne
Apollo Bingo Castleford
Apollo Bingo Durham
Apollo Bingo Mansfield
Apollo Bingo Mexborough
Apollo Bingo Nuneaton
Apollo Bingo Rhyl
Apollo Bingo Skegness
Apollo Bingo Tonypandy
Apollo Bingo Worcester
Beacon Bingo - Ilkeston
Beacon Bingo - Loughborough
Beacon Bingo - Lowestoft
Beacon Bingo - Margate
Beacon Bingo - Northhampton
Beacon Bingo - Redcar
Beacon Bingo Club - Brighton
Beacon Bingo Club - Cricklewood
Beacon Bingo Club - Loughborough
Beacon Bingo Club - Lowestoft
Beacon Bingo Club - Northampton
Beacon Bingo Club - Streatham
BJ's Bingo - Kitts Green
BJ's Bingo - Leigh
BJ's Bingo - Reading
Carlton Bingo - Buckie
Carlton Bingo - Dalkeith
Carlton Bingo - Dumbarton
Carlton Bingo - Dunfermline
Carlton Bingo - East Kilbride
Carlton Bingo - Elgin
Carlton Bingo - Fraserburgh
Carlton Bingo - Hartlepool
Carlton Bingo - Inverness
Carlton Bingo - Livingston
Carlton Bingo - Patrick
Carlton Bingo - Stirling
Carlton Bingo - Whitley Bay
Castle Bingo Barnes Hill
Castle Bingo Bootle
Castle Bingo Bridgend
Castle Bingo Corby
Castle Bingo Merthyr Tydfil
Castle Bingo Morriston
Castle Bingo Nantgarw
Castle Bingo Neath
Castle Bingo New Canton
Castle Bingo Newport
Castle Bingo Newport Road
Clifton Bingo
Club 2000 - Bedford
Club 2000 - Runcorn
Club 3000 Bingo - Bristol
Club 3000 Bingo - Cardiff
Club 3000 Bingo - Coatbridge
Club 3000 Bingo - Glasgow
Club 3000 Bingo - Glenrothes
Club 3000 Bingo - Huyton
Club 3000 Bingo - Kirkcaldy
Club 3000 Bingo - Middleton
Club 3000 Bingo - Old Trafford
Club 3000 Bingo - Peterlee
Club 3000 Bingo - Preston City
Club 3000 Bingo - Preston NHL
Club 3000 Bingo - Stanley Park
Club 3000 Bingo - Walkden
Crown Bingo - Bognor Regis
Crown Bingo - Cosham
Crown Bingo - Gosport
Crown Bingo - Leigh Park
Crown Bingo - Portsmouth
Felling Bingo
Flutters - Biggleswade
Flutters - Coalville
Flutters - Rushden
Gala Bingo Aberdeen
Gala Bingo Aldershot
Gala Bingo Antelope Park
Gala Bingo Arbroath
Gala Bingo Ashington
Gala Bingo Ashmore Park
Gala Bingo Ashton
Gala Bingo Aylesbury
Gala Bingo Banbury
Gala Bingo Barkingside
Gala Bingo Barnsley Pontefract Road
Gala Bingo Basildon
Gala Bingo Basingstoke
Gala Bingo Belle Vue
Gala Bingo Bexleyheath
Gala Bingo Birmingham Great Park
Gala Bingo Blackburn
Gala Bingo Borehamwood
Gala Bingo Boston
Gala Bingo Bournemouth
Gala Bingo Bradford City
Gala Bingo Bradford Tong Street
Gala Bingo Bridlington
Gala Bingo Brighton
Gala Bingo Bristol Fishponds
Gala Bingo Bristol Hengrove
Gala Bingo Bromborough
Gala Bingo Burnley
Gala Bingo Carlisle
Gala Bingo Castleford
Gala Bingo Chatham
Gala Bingo Chorley
Gala Bingo Clacton on Sea
Gala Bingo Coatbridge
Gala Bingo Colchester
Gala Bingo Coventry Pool Meadow
Gala Bingo Coventry Savoy
Gala Bingo Coventry Walsgrave
Gala Bingo Cramlington
Gala Bingo Crawley
Gala Bingo Cumbernauld
Gala Bingo Darlington
Gala Bingo Derby City
Gala Bingo Derby Foresters
Gala Bingo Doncaster
Gala Bingo Dover
Gala Bingo Dumfries
Gala Bingo Dundee
Gala Bingo Edinburgh Meadowbank
Gala Bingo Edinburgh Westerhailes
Gala Bingo Enfield
Gala Bingo Falkirk
Gala Bingo Feltham
Gala Bingo Fenton
Gala Bingo Glasgow Maryhill
Gala Bingo Glasgow Possil Park
Gala Bingo Glenrothes Queensway
Gala Bingo Gloucester
Gala Bingo Grantham
Gala Bingo Grimsby
Gala Bingo Hanley
Gala Bingo Harpurhey
Gala Bingo Hereford
Gala Bingo Hull Astra
Gala Bingo Ipswich
Gala Bingo Irvine
Gala Bingo Keighley
Gala Bingo Kettering
Gala Bingo Kilmarnock
Gala Bingo Kingsbury Road
Gala Bingo Leeds
Gala Bingo Leicester
Gala Bingo Lincoln
Gala Bingo Liverpool
Gala Bingo Maidstone
Gala Bingo Mansfield
Gala Bingo Medway
Gala Bingo Metro Centre
Gala Bingo Middlesbrough
Gala Bingo Milton Keynes
Gala Bingo Morecambe
Gala Bingo Motherwell
Gala Bingo Newcastle
Gala Bingo Nottingham St Anns
Gala Bingo Nottingham Top Valley
Gala Bingo Oxford
Gala Bingo Peterborough
Gala Bingo Peterhead
Gala Bingo Plymouth Charles Cross
Gala Bingo Plymouth Derrys Cross
Gala Bingo Poole
Gala Bingo Rotherham
Gala Bingo Salford
Gala Bingo Salisbury
Gala Bingo Scunthorpe
Gala Bingo Sheffield Parkway
Gala Bingo Sheffield Wadsley
Gala Bingo Shrewsbury
Gala Bingo Slough
Gala Bingo South Shields
Gala Bingo Southampton Lordshill
Gala Bingo Stafford
Gala Bingo Stockland Green
Gala Bingo Stockport
Gala Bingo Stratford
Gala Bingo Sunderland
Gala Bingo Surrey Quays
Gala Bingo Swindon
Gala Bingo Tamworth
Gala Bingo Tooting
Gala Bingo Torquay
Gala Bingo Wakefield
Gala Bingo Wallsend
Gala Bingo Walsall
Gala Bingo Warrington
Gala Bingo Washington
Gala Bingo Wavertree
Gala Bingo Wednesbury
Gala Bingo Weston Super Mare
Gala Bingo Weymouth
Gala Bingo Widnes
Gala Bingo Wigan Robin Park
Gala Bingo Wigan Town
Gala Bingo Woking
Gala Bingo Wolverhampton
Gala Bingo Worcester
Gala Bingo Worthing
Gala Bingo Wythenshawe
Hednesford Bingo Club
Kings Bingo Hall
Luda Club - Leeds
Luda Club - Somerset
Luda Club - Walsall
Mecca Bingo - Aberdeen
Mecca Bingo - Acocks Green
Mecca Bingo - Andover
Mecca Bingo - Ashford
Mecca Bingo - Aylsham Road
Mecca Bingo - Ayr
Mecca Bingo - Bedford
Mecca Bingo - Beeston
Mecca Bingo - Bilston
Mecca Bingo - Birkenhead
Mecca Bingo - Blackpool Talbot Road
Mecca Bingo - Blyth
Mecca Bingo - Bolton
Mecca Bingo - Bridgewater
Mecca Bingo - Brierley Hill
Mecca Bingo - Burnt Oak
Mecca Bingo - Burton
Mecca Bingo - Camden Town
Mecca Bingo - Catford
Mecca Bingo - Chester
Mecca Bingo - Chesterfield
Mecca Bingo - Crewe
Mecca Bingo - Croydon
Mecca Bingo - Cwmbran
Mecca Bingo - Dagenham
Mecca Bingo - Devonport
Mecca Bingo - Dewsbury
Mecca Bingo - Doncaster
Mecca Bingo - Dundee Douglasfield
Mecca Bingo - Dundee Playhouse
Mecca Bingo - Ellesmere Port
Mecca Bingo - Eltham Hill
Mecca Bingo - Exeter
Mecca Bingo - Gateshead
Mecca Bingo - Glasgow Drumchapel
Mecca Bingo - Glasgow Forge
Mecca Bingo - Glasgow Quay
Mecca Bingo - Glasgow Rutherglen
Mecca Bingo - Gloucester
Mecca Bingo - Greenock
Mecca Bingo - Halifax
Mecca Bingo - Hamilton
Mecca Bingo - Harlow
Mecca Bingo - Hartlepool
Mecca Bingo - Hayes
Mecca Bingo - Huddersfield
Mecca Bingo - Hull Cecil
Mecca Bingo - Hull Clough
Mecca Bingo - Ipswich
Mecca Bingo - Kingstanding
Mecca Bingo - Knotty Ash
Mecca Bingo - Leeds Cross Gates
Mecca Bingo - Leeds Hunslet
Mecca Bingo - Leeds Mayfair
Mecca Bingo - Leicester
Mecca Bingo - Leith Capitol
Mecca Bingo - Luton Skimpot Road
Mecca Bingo - Manchester Hyde Road
Mecca Bingo - Oldbury
Mecca Bingo - Oldham
Mecca Bingo - Paisley
Mecca Bingo - Rochdale
Mecca Bingo - Romford
Mecca Bingo - Rosehill
Mecca Bingo - Rotherham
Mecca Bingo - Saint Helens
Mecca Bingo - Sale
Mecca Bingo - Scarborough
Mecca Bingo - Sheffield Flat Street
Mecca Bingo - Sittingbourne
Mecca Bingo - Southend
Mecca Bingo - Southport
Mecca Bingo - Stevenage
Mecca Bingo - Stockton Chandlers Warf
Mecca Bingo - Stoke
Mecca Bingo - Sunderland
Mecca Bingo - Swansea Carmarthen Rd
Mecca Bingo - Taunton
Mecca Bingo - Telford
Mecca Bingo - Thanet
Mecca Bingo - Wakefield
Mecca Bingo - Wednesbury
Mecca Bingo - Wishaw
Mecca Bingo - Wood Green
Mecca Bingo - Wrexham
Mecca Bingo - York
New Coronet Bingo Club
Opera Bingo Carlisle
Opera Bingo St. Helens
Opera Bingo Whitehaven
Opera Bingo Workington
Palace Bingo - Felixstowe
Palace Bingo - London
Palace Bingo - Salford
Palace Bingo Club - Great Yarmouth
Point Bingo
Rileys Sports Bar & Bingo Club Solihull
Ritz Bingo Club
Shipleys - Cannock
Shipleys - Corby
Shipleys - Coventry
Shipleys - Erdington
Shipleys - Queen Square
Shipleys - Tamworth
Shipleys - Wolverhampton
Shipleys Bingo - Kidderminster
Shipleys Bingo - Redditch
The Deluxe
Thomas's No. 1 Bingo
Winners Bingo - Thetford
Winners Bingo - Wisbech
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