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UK – Grosvenor Casino Huddersfield set for £350,000 refurb

Grosvenor Casino Huddersfield has confirmed it will have a £350,000 renovation with plans to refurbish the casino at Folly Hall Mills, near Lockwood, including the install of a live sports viewing with live sport betting with three 82-inch screens and premium new roulette and card tables. Grosvenor’s aim is develop into an all-round entertainment experience…

UK – Mecca Bingo pledges to be a safe space for all

Ahead of reopening their clubs in England this May, Mecca Bingo is announcing its pledge to be a safe space for all. In its 60th year of being at the heart of local communities, teams across their 72 clubs want to share the message that anyone can walk into a Mecca Bingo hall* and know…

UK – Betting to open first again in the UK with casinos pushed back to May

British betting shops could get the green light to reopen on April 12 in the second stage of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ‘roadmap out of lockdown’ with casinos, bingo halls and adult gaming centres to open in the third stage, earmarked for May 17. The Prime Minister stressed that all the dates mentioned were dependent…

Scotland: The Chips Are Down campaign

‘The Chips Are Down: Save Our Casinos, Save Our Jobs’ is a unified campaign urging Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, to lift restrictions and allow casino venues to reopen in Level 2 as more than 700 people employed by the casino industry face job uncertainty after venues were forced to close. Grosvenor Casinos, Genting Casinos,…

UK – More casinos join campaign for Level 2 reopening in Scotland

After weeks of closure and with hundreds of jobs at risk, the casino industry in Scotland has joined forces to urge the Scottish Government to change its current tiering restrictions which are forcing venues to remain closed. 11 casino venues in Scotland which support more than 700 jobs in Aberdeen, Dundee Edinburgh and Glasgow, have…

UK – Genting and Grosvenor urge Scottish U-turn on closures

The UK’s two largest casino groups, Genting Casinos and Grosvenor Casinos, have launched an email campaign to reopen Scottish casinos under current Covid-19 restrictions. At present, all casinos in Scotland have closed as part of Scotland’s Level 2 restrictions, whereas hospitality venues such as bingo clubs and Adult Gaming Centres have been allowed to remain…

UK – Cash poker returning to Grosvenor’s The Vic, Golden Horseshoe and Luton

In club cash games will be making their return to Grosvenor venues today for the first since they closed their doors in March, with the iconic Poker Room at Grosvenor Casino The Vic launching cash games to customers from 4pm today. The Grosvenor Casino Golden Horseshoe and Grosvenor Casino Luton will be next to welcome…

UK – Rank extends groundbreaking partnership with Carers Trust into 2021

British casino and bingo group Rank has extended its groundbreaking partnership with Carers Trust into 2021. This hugely successful partnership has had a major impact in supporting Carers Trust’s work with hundreds of thousands of unpaid carers right across the UK. Since its inception more than six years ago in February 2014, Rank colleagues and…

UK – BGC urges UK ministers to recognise steps casinos are taking to ensure safety

The Betting and Gambling Council has again urged ministers to respond positively to all the steps taken by British casinos to ensure they can re-open their doors safely in July. Betting and Gaming Council chief executive Michael Dugher said it was clear the venues had ‘pulled out all the stops’ after visiting Rialto Casino in…