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Gambling Licences and Permits information.
The council has responsibility for licences, permits and registrations for a wide variety of activities in Doncaster.
Any premises with a licence for the consumption of alcohol granted under the Licensing Act 2003 is entitled to apply for a gaming machine permit.
Under the Gambling Act 2005 small societies wishing to promote lotteries must register with the local authority as a small society lottery.
A club gaming permit allows for the provision of no more than three gaming machines (these may be from categories B3A, B4, C or D - see categories below).
If a club does not wish to have the full range of facilities permitted by a club gaming permit or if they are a commercial club not permitted to provide non-machine gaming (other than exempt gaming under section 269 of the Act), then they may apply to the licensing department for a club machine permit.
Prize gaming normally consists of low stakes and prizes gambling in which neither the nature nor the size of the prize is determined by the number of persons playing nor the amount paid for or raised by the gaming. It can comprise of a variety of games, providing that the participation fees and prizes do not exceed prescribed limits. The prize can be a cash or non-cash prize.
This permit allows unlicensed family entertainment centres to offer category D gaming machines.
A temporary use notice allows the use of premises for gambling where there is no premises licence but where a gambling operator wishes to use the premises temporarily for providing facilities for gambling.
Occasional use notices permit licensed betting operators, with the appropriate permission from the Gambling Commission, to use tracks for short periods of betting at events which are temporary or infrequent.