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How to run bingo legally

11 June 2021
7 July 2021

The legal basis for bingo is complex. Make sure you carefully follow all the rules for the type of gaming you want to run.

This includes playing bingo:

  • at home
  • in places which aren't open to the public
  • online
  • in types of clubs
  • in pubs and bars
  • in premises which already have a gambling licence
  • for fundraising.
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