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Gaming machine category

The gaming machine category should be clearly labelled on the body of the cabinet, as this is a legal requirement. If no category label is found, the category may be shown on the video screen.

A full list of machine categories, types of premises permitted to site machines, and machine category stakes and prizes is available in appendix A and B of the Guidance to licensing authorities.

Examples of gaming machine labels:

Example 1

This label is made up of a table showing the model type, game version, serial number, category type and date of manufacture.

Gaming machine example label (1) - the image is of a table showing the model type, game version, serial number, category type and date of manufacture.

Example 2

This label tells the customer how much can be won in any one game. The text reads: "No prize greater than the value of one hundred pounds can be won from this machine in any one game".

Gaming machine example label (2) - the image is white text on a black background. The text reads ""No prize greater than the value of one hundred pounds can be won from this machine in any one game".

Example 3

This label is made up of the different categories that apply to a machine. It will be printed on tamper proof material. It also shows the legacy labels for category C and D machines, as these may still be in circulation.

Gaming machine example label (3) - the image is 6 small boxes, each box has a category in them. The first box has the vertical measurement of the box of 30mm alongside it. The middle 2 boxes are a different size, 40mm tall and 30mm wide. These are the legacy labels.

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