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Gaming And Amusement Machines

Volume 974: debated on Wednesday 21 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will take steps to bring pay-outs on amusement-with-prizes machines in public houses more in line with the pay-outs available on gaming machines in working men's clubs.

The Royal Commission on gambling recommended that machines in public houses should be able to offer prizes in cash to the value of £1. I shall bear this recommendation in mind when there is an opportunity for legislation.