Suspension of operating licence
Date: 1 March
The Gambling Commission (the Commission) has commenced a review
under section 116 of the Gambling Act 2005 (the Act) and, under
section 118 of the Act, has decided to suspend the Combined
Operating Licence number 000-026782-N-309389-002 (Minmar 929
Limited) relating to an adult gaming centre and gaming machine
supplier, whilst the review takes place.
The suspension is an interim measure, the need for which will be
kept under consideration during the review.
The Commission will make no further comment until the review is
UPDATE: The operating licence was surrendered by Chantrey
Vellacott DFK, the Administrators of Minmar (929) Limited, on 9
June 2011 under the provisions of Section 113 of the Gambling Act
Notes to editors
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ensuring that gambling is conducted fairly and openly, and by
protecting children and vulnerable people from being harmed or
exploited by gambling. The Commission also provides independent
advice to government on gambling in Britain.
- 2. The Commission and local licensing authorities
are responsible for licensing and regulating all gambling in
Great Britain other than the National Lottery and spread betting,
which are the responsibility of the National Lottery Commission and
the Financial Services Authority (FSA) respectively.
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