The Bingo Association

The Bingo Association was formed in 1998, following the merger of the British Bingo Operators‘ Association and the Bingo Association of Great Britain. Bingo is a unique part of the gambling industry, firmly at the soft end of the spectrum of gambling activities, rooted in the social arena.

Our mission is to represent the industry, and to aid and inform sector operation and development.

We do this by working with:

  • operators and owners of clubs
  • central government and policy makers
  • regulators and compliance organisations
  • organisations involved in research, education and treatment of problem gambling
  • media
  • other sector trade organisations

We achieve this through:

  • providing an industry forum
  • shaping and driving the sector agenda
  • liaison with key third parties
  • active involvement in consultations on sector and broader regulatory and business issues
  • media representation

The Bingo Association Limited is a company limited by guarantee.

Executive Council Members - March 2018


Chairman  Alan Morgan Mecca Bingo
Vice Chairman TBC
Chief Executive      Miles Baron         The Bingo Association
Company Secretary    Cherry Hosking    The Bingo Association 


Chris Matthews Buzz Group Limited  
Hayley Jane Lee Buzz Group Limited
Mike Sime Mecca Bingo
Mike Watret Carlton Leisure Plc
Leslie Ross Carlton Leisure Plc
Jeff Harris Castle Leisure Ltd.
Lisa Morgan Castle Leisure Ltd. 
Brian Fraser Fraser Capital Management Ltd. 
Nick Harding Praesepe Plc 
Steven Ambrose Praesepe Plc
Mark Jepp Majestic Bingo  
Ben Pitts Majestic Bingo
Patrick Duffy Palatial Leisure Ltd
John Downs  Cosmo Leisure Group  
Nick Smith Graves Cumberland
Stefan Harrison Club Bingo/Ritz Clubs
Jim Shipley Mirage Leisure 
Dave Robson BJ's Bingo 
Simon Gudgeon Cashino 
Martin Lagar Park Resorts Limited 

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