December 19th 2017

European Casino Association announces its support for The British Casino Awards

The ECA joins the National Casino Forum and event sponsors Evolution Gaming, Interblock, Playtech and TCSJOHNHUXLEY in putting its weight behind this exciting new awards programme.


December 11th 2017

Interblock backs The British Casino Awards
Leading developer and supplier of luxury electronic table gaming products, Interblock has announced its support of The British Casino Awards as a sponsor.


November 2017

The UK’s land-based casino operators have agreed for the first time to guarantee 0.1% of their annual Gross Gaming Yield (GGY) will go directly to the charity GambleAware.


November 2017

The National Casino Forum (NCF), which represents all the UK’s land-based casinos, provided a detailed response to the DCMS Call for Evidence last December, putting forward a series of proposals to modernise the casino sector. None have been accepted in the consultation paper.


September 2017

Tracy Damestani, chief executive of the National Casino Forum, outlined plans to modernise the casino sector at a meeting in 10 Downing Street.

The National Casino Forum is calling for a reform of the outdated regulations governing the UK’s 148 casinos, allowing the industry to offer its customers greater choice and make available the same innovative products and games which are widely found overseas.

May 2017

Europe’s croupier elite come to battle in London for dealer top spot.
The 11th edition of the European Dealer Championship (EDC) will come to London for the first time this May in a hotly anticipated contest taking place at The Hippodrome Casino, Leicester Square.

All 33 participants from 21 countries will gather on the evening of 8th May for a welcome reception where the lottery draw for the first round groups will take place. The winner’s announcement, prize giving ceremony and celebration party on 10th May will also take place at the famous casino.

March 2017

Casino Life magazine has published interviews with Tracy Damestani CEO of the national Casino Forum and Jamie Cummings winner of the 2017 UK Dealer Championship the article can be read on pages 26-29 in the latest issue or a jpeg of the article can be downloaded here.

February 10th 2017

Jamie Cummings of the Ritz Club wins UK Dealer Championship 2017. A press release can be downloaded here

A report from London Live can be viewed here

An article by Casino Life magazine can be read here


February 1st 2017

The UK Dealer Championship 2017 will be held 8th February at the prestigious Playboy Club, Mayfair the winner and first runner up of which will be entered into the European Dealer Championship 2017 to be held at The Hippodrome Casino, London 9th & 10th May 2017.