Rank operates in the highly regulated gambling sectors of Britain, Spain and Belgium. Our operating environment is defined in part by the series of laws and regulations laid down in each territory.
In this section we will list important information on gambling regulation, news on any regulatory changes and links to regulatory websites.
|Jurisdiction||Regulatory body||Government department|
|Great Britain||Gambling Commission of Great Britain||Department for Culture, Media & Sport|
|Spain||Comision Nacional del Juego||Ministerio del Interior|
|Belgium||Commission de Jeux de Hasard||Ministry of Justice|
The table below describes the regulations governing the stakes, prizes and numbers of gaming machines permitted in licensed gaming establishments in Britain.
|Stakes and prizes|
|Maximum permitted per licensed establishment|
|Regional casino||Up to 1,250 in aggregate|
|Large casino||-||Up to 150 in aggregate|
|Small casino||-||Up to 80 in aggregate|
|1968 Act casino||-||Up to 20 in aggregate||-||-|
|Bingo club||-||-||-||Up to 8 in aggregate**||Unlimited|
|Adult gaming centre||-||-||-||Up to 4 in aggregate**||Unlimited|