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Gambling Licences

The Gambling Act 2005 came in effect in April 2007. Under the act the Local Authority were given the responsibility of granting premises licences for a variety of premises where gambling takes place. These include:

  • Betting shops
  • Casinos
  • Bingo halls
  • Adult Gaming Centres
  • Family entertainment centres

The Local Authority also has the responsibility for issuing permits for gaming machines and small society lotteries. 

A wide range of information can be accessed from this section, using the links to the right of this page.


Contact Us

Licensing Unit
Walsall Council
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall WS1 1TP

Telephone 01922 653050