Types of amusement arcade
There are three types of amusement arcade:
- adult gaming centres (AGCs)
- licensed family entertainment centres (FECs)
- unlicensed FECs.
The licences and/or permits required by amusement
arcades differ depending on their type.
Gaming machines (fruit machines, slot machines) sited on
The three different types of amusement arcade can offer specific
categories of gaming machine.
No one under the age of 18 years is allowed to enter an AGC or
the ‘adults only’ area of a licensed FEC.
Further information about amusement arcades
More information about the arcade industry and gaming machines
is available in
Gambling industry statistics April 2009 to March 2012 - PDF
Gambling industry statistics April 2009 to March 2012 - Excel
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