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Gaming machines

Request date: 8 December 2022

This version was printed or saved on: 6 December 2023

Online version: https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/about-us/freedomofinformation/gaming-machines



Is it possible to get a history of fruit machine and £500 jackpot slot machine jackpot history? For example, the year £2, £4, £4.80 etc. jackpots were introduced, right up to present day? I couldn’t find the information anywhere online.



Thank you for your request which has been processed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

In your email you have requested 'history of fruit machine and £500 jackpot slot machine jackpot history'.

The setting of maximum stakes and prizes for gaming machines are determined by the Government, specifically The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) As such, I can confirm that the Gambling Commission does not hold the information you have requested.

You can make a new request to DCMS by contacting foi@dcms.gov.uk

Review of the decision

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your Freedom of Information request you are entitled to an internal review of our decision. You should write to FOI Team, Gambling Commission, 4th floor, Victoria Square House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B2 4BP or by reply to this email.

Please note, internal review requests should be made within 40 working days of the initial response. Requests made outside this timeframe will not be processed.

If you are not content with the outcome of our review, you may then apply directly to the Information Commissioner (ICO) for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have already exhausted the review procedure provided by the Gambling Commission.

The ICO can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office (opens in a new tab), Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Information Management Team
Gambling Commission
Victoria Square House
Victoria Square
Birmingham B2 4BP