Here you will find a range of fact sheets relevant to those who work in the gaming and gambling industries.
These fact sheets have been produced by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) and provide further information on gambling related topics, licence types and obligations.
Note: On 30 November 2017 the Victorian Parliament passed the Gambling Regulation Amendment (Gaming Machine Arrangements) Act 2017 which means certain changes for gaming venue operators.
Changes to the Gambling Regulation Regulations 2005, which took effect on 6 March 2012, mean that venue operators are able to display a new gaming machine related sign in their venues.
For information about how to display the player information standard posters, talkers and brochures please visit the Player Information Standards and Mandatory Gaming Signage section.
Information about application fees.
There are certain obligations required of a gaming venue operator.
Venue operators are required to independently record soft meter data on a daily basis to comply with sections 2.1(ii) and sections 2.3 (ii) of the Accounting and auditing venue requirements in the venue manual.
Information about the requirements when a gaming venue operator wished to change the layout of their Gaming Machine Area (GMA).
Where a venue operator enters into an agreement to purchase a gaming venue from another venue operator, regulatory approval must be obtained from the VCGLR before settlement can take place.
Licence holders must complete a review of their code of conduct at least once a year. These guidelines have been produced to assist you with this task.
All gaming venues are required to maintain a register. This resource provides an outline of how to manage your responsible gambling reporting requirements.
Information about the key changes in the State Taxation Legislation Amendment Act 2014 that affect gaming venue operators.
Information about engaging third party service providers as part of the gambling industry arrangements..
Information for those already approved bookmakers, and the responsibilities of your registration.
Information for those already approved bookmaker key employees, and the responsibilities of your registration.
Details on how to conduct a bingo session and the responsibilities of the people involved in bingo.
Information about how to amend your gaming machine entitlements.
Venue operators can apply to the VCGLR to transfer ownership of entitlements via the online services portal. Both parties to the proposed transfer must be currently approved as venue operators.
This information sheet provides an overview for entitlement holders about district limits, the use it or lose it rule, and tax requirements to name a few.
Looking to learn about gaming in Victoria? Find out more with the VCGLR's gambling fact sheets