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Prize gaming permit

Prize gaming is gaming where the nature or size of the prize does not depend upon the number of people playing or the amount paid for or raised by the gaming.

It is commonly found at seafront arcades which offer ‘fun’ bingo for prizes such as cuddly toys.

Apply for a prize gaming permit

Download and complete the application form [PDF 110KB] and submit with the fee.

Permits last for 10 years. Renewal applications should be submitted 2-6 months before your current permit expires.


Licensing service

Municipal buildings, Corporation Street, Blackpool, FY1 1NF
Telephone 01253 478572

The licensing service is available to contact by telephone between 10.00am and 2.00pm Monday to Friday or visit in person by appointment only at the licensing desk at Blackpool Council's Customer First Centre on Corporation Street .