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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 VCGLR and provide further information on gambling related topics, licence types and obligations.
Information about legislative changes that come into effect in 2017 and 2018 which mean a number of 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.
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 engaging third party service providers as part of the gambling industry arrangements.
Legislation and regulations require venue operators to closely monitor jackpot special prize pools. In particular, there are regulations in relation to jackpot prize pools when venues change ownership, or when linked jackpots are withdrawn.
Information about how to amend your gaming machine entitlements.
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.
Information on fundraising activities such as raffles, lucky envelopes and fundraising events.
Looking to learn about gaming in Victoria? Find out more with the VCGLR's gambling fact sheets