Gambling and lotteries

Club gaming and machine permits

Club gaming permit

A club gaming permit is available to members’ clubs or miners’ welfare institutes, but not commercial clubs. It allows the club to offer:

  • equal chance gaming such as poker and bingo
  • games of chance (pontoon and chemin de fer only)
  • up to three gaming machines in total of categories B3A, B4, C or D, but by agreement, only one machine can be of category B3A. 

Club machine permit

A club machine permit is available to members’ clubs, miners’ welfare institutes, and commercial clubs. It allows the club to offer:

  • equal chance gaming such as poker and bingo
  • up to 3 gaming machines in total of categories B3A, B4, C or D, but by agreement, only one machine can be of category B3A (B3A not permitted for commercial clubs). 

For more information, visit the Gambling Commission.

View our statement of principles.

View our permit fees.

Apply or renew a club gaming or club gaming machine permit using our application form.

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