1. All gambling and gaming is governed by The Gaming Act 1968. [” The Act” ]

2. Certain types of entertainment, which provide amusement with prizes may not contravene The Act if the conditions set out in The Lotteries and Gaming Act 1976, are met.

3. Potentially” exempt entertainments” are” a bazaar , sale of work, fete, dinner, dance, sporting occasion/athletic event or any other similar entertainment.

4. Those types of events listed in 3. Will Not contravene The Act PROVIDED THAT:

4.1 Any profit made at the event is not being used for ”private gain”.

4.2 The ability to win a prize is not the only reason for people attending the event.

4.3 The cost of providing the amusement with prizes is not determined, in any way, in relation to the amount that amusement is used.

What the law means in plain English.

1. If you are organising an event for which you are charging an entry fee and which falls into category 3. ( above) to raise money for a registered charity THEN : you can hire a Fun Casino to provide additional entertainment and profits providing thatthe price you are paying for entry is a set amount irrespective of how much people take advantage of it.

2. If you are organising an event for which you are charging and which falls into the category of those mentioned in 3 above, but not to raise funds for charity THEN you can hire a Fun Casino to provide additional entertainment IF

2.1 any profit you unintentionally make is not put to private gain

2.2 the only or main reason that people are there is not to win a prize

2.3 the price that you are paying is a set amount irrespective as to how much it
is used.

3. IF you are organising an event for which you are not charging entry and which falls into the category of those mentioned in 3 above

THEN: you can hire a Fun Casino to provide entertainment IF

3.1 the only or main reason people are there is not to win a prize

3.2 the price you are paying for the Fun Casino is not related to the use that is made of it.

Section 3(1) The lotteries and amusements Act 1976

Section 15( 4a) The lotteries and amusements Act 1976

Section 15(4flb) The lotteries and amusements Act 1976

Section 15(5) The lotteries and amusements Act 1976