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About bacta

Who are bacta?

bacta was formed in 1974. With foundations laid in the late 19th Century, it now forms the largest Trade Association in the Gaming arena and is the only Association to represent the Amusement Industry in Great Britain.

Currently bacta represents the interests of over 500 companies and over 1,000 individuals.

What Does bacta Do?

bacta is the voice of the British Amusement Industry, representing all Divisions from large manufacturers through to small seaside arcades. It aims to improve the image of the industry, encourage good practice and create an optimal trading environment for all sectors.

bacta's role is to be the voice of the industry and aims to provide assistance and support in the following ways:

  • Produce guidelines and a Code of Practice to regulate procedures
  • Offer legal advice and information
  • LCCP Evaluation and Training, which makes sure your policies and procedures are fully up to date, in the event of inspection by either the Gambling Commission or local authority
  • Security and Software Alert Services, which will allow bacta members to share information with each other regarding specific security and software alert issues
  • Encourage members to be socially responsible for problem gambling
  • Inform members about industry changes, events and news
  • Listen to the needs of the industry - bacta serves the interests of the industry and its members

How is bacta structured?

bacta members are split into 4 Divisions as follows:
  • Division 1: Owners of Family Entertainment Centres
  • Division 2: Machine Suppliers (Operators)
  • Division 3: Adult Gaming Centres
  • Division 4: Manufacturers and Distributors

How to JOIN bacta?

For more information go to our Join bacta page.