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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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The VCGLR regulates businesses focusing on the people, premises, products and promotions involved in supplying gambling to ensure the integrity of Victoria's gambling industries and to minimise harm.
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Sixth Casino Review

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CasinoCrown

The VCGLR has completed the Sixth Review of the Casino Operator and Licence (PDF, 3.88 MB).  

Crown Melbourne Ltd holds the only casino licence granted under the Casino Control Act 1991 and operates a casino at Southbank, trading as Crown Melbourne. The licence was originally granted to Crown Ltd on 19 November 1993. The licence expires in 2050.

What is the casino licence and operator review?

Section 25 of the Casino Control Act 1991 requires regular investigations of the casino licence and operator at intervals not exceeding five years. In particular, the VCGLR is required to investigate and form an opinion about whether:

  • the casino operator, Crown Melbourne Ltd, is:
    • a suitable person to continue to hold the casino licence
    • complying with the Casino Control Act 1991, the Casino (Management Agreement) Act 1993, the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 and the regulations made under those Acts
    • complying with the transaction documents or other agreements between Crown Melbourne Ltd and the State that impose obligations on Crown Melbourne Ltd in relation to gaming, and
  • it is in the public interest, having regard to the creation and maintenance of public confidence and trust in the credibility, integrity and stability of casino operations, for Crown Melbourne Ltd’s casino licence to continue.

The VCGLR reported its opinion and findings (PDF, 3.88 MB)to the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gambling and Liquor Regulation, as required by law, on 2 July 2018.

 

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For any questions concerning the review, contact casino.review@vcglr.vic.gov.au

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8 April 2019