Types of amusement arcade
There are three types of amusement arcade.
- adult gaming centres (AGCs)
- licensed family entertainment centres (FECs)
- unlicensed family entertainment centres (UFECs).
Unlicensed FECs are able to offer category D machines if they obtain a gaming machine permit from their local licensing authority. Any number of category D machines can be made available with such a permit (subject to non-gambling considerations, such as fire regulations and health and safety).
Gaming machines (fruit machines, slot machines) in arcade premises
The three different types of amusement arcade can offer specific categories of gaming machine.
|Type of arcade||Categories of machines permitted|
|AGC||B3, B4, C and D|
|FEC||C and D|
Last updated: 8 June 2021
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