Gambling licences

Newport City Council, as licensing authority, issues licences for casinos, betting offices and race tracks, bingo clubs, adult gaming centres and family entertainment centres.

The council also issues permits for gaming machines in members’ clubs and licensed premises, gaming in members’ clubs, prize gaming, unlicensed family entertainment centres. 

To apply for this licence submit a full copy of the application and plan to each of the responsible authorities (pdf).

Each has 28 days to respond to the licensing section.

Download Newport City Council's Gambling Policy - Statement of Principles (pdf) 

Read about lotteries 


See the Gambling Commission website


Email or contact Newport City Council and ask for the licensing team.