2 Linked Ticket Bingo
6.1 Stake & Prize Limits Gaming Machines
Stake and Prize Limits are in place for all Machine Games as well as for Prize Gaming. There are no stake and prize limits for games of Bingo.
Where stake and prize limits are prescribed by regulation, they are set out below. The bold values and categories are permitted in bingo clubs.
|Machine category||Maximum stake (from January 2014)||Maximum prize (from January 2014)|
|B1||£5||£10,000 (with the option of a maximum £20,000 linked progressive jackpot on a single premises basis only)|
|B2||£2 (varied April 2019)||£500|
|D non-money prize (other than crane grab machine)||30p||£8|
|D non-money prize (crane grab machine)||£1||£50|
|D money prize||10p||£5|
|D combined money and non-money prize (other than coin pusher or penny falls machines)||10p||£8 (of which no more than £5 may be a money prize)|
|D combined money and non-money prize (coin pusher or penny falls machine)||20p||£20 (of which no more than £10 may be a money prize)|
6.2 Added Prize Money
An operator has unrestricted discretion to add money from his own resources to the prize fund in any game of bingo. There is no limit by way of frequency or value and the added money may take the form of cash or goods.
6.3 Link Limits
There are no limits to stake and prize when playing link games, neither is there a limit on the number of clubs which can take part in linked games. Well known forms of linked games are run or managed by the National Game and Meeron.
6.4 Prize Bingo
There are 2 levels of cash prize which is dependent on whether under 18s are present or not.
|If NO under 18s present||Participation fee for any one chance to win a prize in a game that constitutes prize gaming £1||£100 max cash prize where NO under 18s are present||Maximum aggregate amount or value of prizes both cash and non cash £500 in any game||Maximum aggregate total of par fees to participate in any one game £500|
|Under 18s present||Participation fee for any one chance to win a prize in a game that constitutes prize gaming £1||£70 max cash prize where under 18s are present||Maximum aggregate amount or value of prizes both cash and non cash £500 in any game||Maximum aggregate total of par fees to participate in any one game £500|