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Premises mandatory and default conditions

The mandatory and default regulations for Scotland are different to those which apply to gambling premises in England and Wales.

The differences are set out in the table below.

If you have a gambling business with licensed gambling premises in Scotland, you must comply with these mandatory and default conditions. 

England & Wales
mandatory conditions

Scotland
Mandatory and default conditions

Premises type

A notice setting out the terms on which a bet may be placed must be displayed in a prominent position on the premises.

A notice setting out the terms on which a bet may be placed must be displayed at every entrance.

ALL Licensed Betting Offices (LBOs)

Signage saying consumption of alcohol on the premises is prohibited.

Signage saying SALE and consumption of alcohol on the premises is prohibited.

ALL Licensed Betting Offices (LBOs)

Signage saying consumption of alcohol on the premises is prohibited.

Signage saying SALE and consumption of alcohol on the premises is prohibited.

ALL Adult Gaming Centres (AGCs)

Signage saying consumption of alcohol on the premises is prohibited.

Signage saying SALE and consumption of alcohol on the premises is prohibited.

ALL Family Entertainment Centres (FECs)

The summary of the terms and conditions of the premises licence issued by the licensing authority must be displayed in a prominent place on the premises.

Summary of the premises licence issued by the licensing authority must be displayed in a prominent place on the premises.  

ALL Premises

No National Lottery.
No Private or Customer Lottery.

No National lottery or Private Lottery (customer lottery is not mentioned).

ALL PREMISES

The non-gambling area may consist of one or more areas within the casino.

 

 

The point about one or more non-gambling areas is not mentioned in the Scottish regulations.

ALL CASINOS