Park Avenue helps to raise £5,000 for Bacta Charitable Trust
  • 6th July 2018

FUNDRAISING AT JUNE’S highly successful Park Avenue Open Day generated a total of £5,000 for the Bacta Charitable Trust. The sum, which was presented by Electrocoin to Bacta Charitable Trust Chairman, Jimmy Thomas, marked a return to the system by which the industry raises money for the Trust which in turn allocates it across its…

Bacta hold latest Parliamentary Lunch for Welsh based MPs
  • 6th July 2018

Bacta hold latest Parliamentary Lunch for Welsh based MPs While Bacta continues to keep the pressure on MPs concerning the implementation of the £2 stake for FOBTS, there is more to the association’s dialogue with UK parliamentarians. Brexit and coastal investment were very high on the agenda when Welsh constituency MPs met with Bacta delegates…

Implement FOBT cut ASAP
  • 2nd July 2018

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Bacta president Gabi Stergides expresses the need for swift implementation of the decision to cut FOBT stakes to £2, while also offering the trade association’s assistance to Theresa May’s advisors Dear Rt Hon Theresa May, As President of bacta, the trade association representing the UK Amusement Industry, I…

Bacta request to meet PM advisors
  • 2nd July 2018

In a letter addressed to Theresa May, Bacta has reiterated the importance of FOBT stake cut implementation and requested to meet with the Prime Minister’s advisors. President Gabi Stergides sent the letter on Tuesday 26 June, thanking May for her “commitment and leadership” in the decision to cut FOBT stakes, but also expressing concern regarding…

Another sunny Open Day
  • 29th June 2018

FOR the second consecutive year, the sun shone bright for the Park Avenue Open Day in London, UK, on June 6. The stone-splitting sunshine suited Electrocoin’s traditional Greek-style barbecue nicely, with people making their way over to UDC’s offices next door for afternoon tea as the day progressed. Some new product was on show from…

Bacta presents £14,000 boost to Young Gamblers Education Trust
  • 22nd June 2018

BACTA HAS PRESENTED a £14,000 cheque to the Young Gamblers Education Trust. The amusement and gaming machine trade association donated the sum as part of its ongoing efforts to safeguard young people against problem gambling. “Bacta is a staunch supporter of YGAM,” said the trade association’s chief executive John White. “We will continue to be…

Electrocoin showcase Monte Carlo Elektra at Park Avenue
  • 21st June 2018

While the next 12 months will return a focus to redemption for Electrocoin, Park Avenue gave the company a chance to show its latest iteration of Monte Carlo, as well as a new Iron Maiden pinball and the popular DDRA dance machine. PARK AVENUE HOST Electrocoin exhibited its Monte Carlo Elektra among a line-up of other iterations…

1,500th pusher bed triggers Bulldog donation
  • 18th June 2018

Bacta President Gabi Stergides and Shafiya Shah, corporate account manager at the Rays of Sunshine charity, were on hand at last week’s Park Avenue Open Day to accept a cheque for £1,000 on behalf of the Bulldog Games brand of pusher and redemption equipment. The charitable donation was triggered when Andrew Polloni, of Pastimes in Seaton,…

Join the revolution
  • 6th June 2018

The unique Panther Revolution photo booth has proven to be a huge hit on sites in both the UK and abroad in just a few months on the market and is sure to be a stand out at the Park Avenue Open Day. Electrocoin are certainly hoping so. Following its launch last year sales of…