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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) is the independent statutory authority that regulates Victoria's gambling and liquor industries.

Our vision is that Victorians and visitors enjoy safe and responsible gambling and liquor environments.
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Technical standards for gambling industry

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Gambling

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has provided technical standards to assist in the evaluation of gaming equipment for operation in Victoria.

These standards and guidelines are used by Accredited Testing Facilities to evaluate equipment or systems before recommending them for approval by the VCGLR.

Gaming machines and games

Commission Standards for electronic gaming machine types and games

The Commission Standards include the national standards and the Victorian appendix. Both of these standards were recently amended, and approved by the Commission and the Minister.

The new, amended, Commission Standards are the Australian/New Zealand Gaming Machine National Standard 2016 (PDF, 418KB) and the Victorian Appendix 2017 (PDF, 606KB).

The new Commission Standards came into effect from 23 September 2017.

The previous Commission Standards are Australian/New Zealand Gaming Machine National Standard (PDF, 444KB) and the Victorian Appendix (PDF, 164KB).

Monitoring system standards

A standard for the monitoring system, the Victorian Central Monitoring and Control System Requirements (PDF, 548KB) is published and available for download in accordance with section 10.1.5A (2)(a) of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003.

Ticket-in Ticket-out

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation is currently seeking public feedback on draft documents in relation to the future operation of “Ticket-In Ticket-Out” (TITO) and Card-based Cashless (CBC) Gaming in Victorian clubs and hotels. Details on how to provide comment can be found on the Request for Comment page.

Casino

Casino operator requirements

In addition to the Commission's standards for electronic gaming machine types and games, the following documents provide information about the technical requirements for electronic gaming machines and electronic monitoring systems in the Melbourne casino:

Lotteries

Lottery system document

The lottery system document (PDF, 483KB) is to be used by an Accredited Testing Facility to evaluate a lottery system for approval.

Keno

Standards for Keno systems in Victoria

The Keno technical standard (PDF, 210KB) is to be used by an Accredited Testing Facility to evaluate the Keno system for approval.

Wagering and betting

Standards for wagering and betting systems in Victoria

The wagering and betting system requirements (PDF, 524KB) is to be used by an Accredited Testing Facility to evaluate the wagering and betting system for approval.

Pre-commitment

Pre-commitment system standards

A standard for the pre-commitment system, the Victorian Pre-commitment System Requirements (PDF, 1.26MB) is published and available for download in accordance with section 10.1.5A (2)(a) of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003.

Player Account Equipment

The Player Account Equipment technical standard (PDF 2.1MB) sets out the requirements for player account equipment that must be installed prior to 1 December 2015 for statewide pre-commitment.

Page last modified 
22 September 2017