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(a)increases the maximum permitted aggregate amount of winnings in respect of games of bingo played in 1 week simultaneously on different bingo club premises from £30,000 to £55,000;
(b)increases the maximum amount by which weekly winnings on bingo club premises may exceed the stakes hazarded from £5,500 to £10,000;
(c)increases, in gaming for prizes on bingo club premises:
(i)the maximum amount paid by any 1 person for any 1 chance to win a prize from £0·30 to £0·50;
(ii)in any 1 determination of winners, the maximum permitted aggregate amount taken by way of the sale of chances from £50 to £120 and the maximum permitted aggregate amount or value of prizes from £50 to £120;
(iii)the maximum money prize which can be distributed or offered from £5 to £15;
(d)increases, in gaming at entertainments not held for private gain:
(i)the maximum payment to be made by each player in respect of all the games at 1 entertainment from £3 to £4 and the total value of prizes and awards in respect of those games from £300 to £400;
(ii)the maximum payment to be made by each player in respect of all the games at 2 or more entertainments promoted on the same premises by the same persons on the same day from £3 to £4 and the total value of all the prizes and awards in respect of those games from £300 to £400;
(iii)the total value of prizes and awards in the final entertainment of a series of entertainments from £600 to £700;
(i)the maximum daily charge for gaming in certain clubs from £0·50 to £0·60;
(ii)the maximum daily charge for gaming in such clubs from £6 to £15 when only bridge and/or whist are/is played.
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