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Boost for UK Bingo


Bingo life’s Online Editor Mark McGuinness chatted recently with Miles Baron, Chief Executive of the Bingo Association to discuss the landmark success of the Boost Bingo Campaign.  

How’s life since the Chancellors decision to cut Bingo Duty to 10%?

ISD 25 Years of Service & Support

Nick it has been a while since we’ve spoken, how is business in 2014 for ISD?

This year has been another great year for ISD. This is our 25th year providing products and services to the Bingo and Casino industry. We’ve been profitable each year and this year is no exception. ISD’s financial year end is August and we’re on target to grow our top line by over 30%. We continue to see high demand for our products and services.

For organisations not familiar with ISD Computer Services would you just remind of us your products and services?

Continual Evolution & Development

The Franco Tombola Roulette has proven popular especially in the UK which must be very pleasing to the organisation?

Our Tombola Roulette is a unique product, highly demanded by the main casinos throughout the world and the United Kingdom was no exception. Tombola Roulette may be found in the most famous and prestigious British casinos, such as Aspers and Hippodrome. Its technology and singular, attractive features make it stand out and become the star, with all the qualities offered by a wonderful game terminal. It is, no doubt, one of our best achievements and pride.

What aspects of your role are you finding most satisfying and rewarding.

Crown Bingo

Could we commence this interview with a brief history of Crown Bingo and its various Clubs situated in the South England & Wales.

Crown Bingo is owned and operated by Peter Arnett Leisure.  Peter Arnett opened our first bingo club in Gosport, Hampshire in 1968. The company is now owned by his two sons; Peter and Nick and we currently have 5 clubs on the south coast of England: Bognor Regis, Cosham, Gosport, Leigh Park and Portsmouth.

 When and why did you decide Gaming was going to be your career?