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Gaming decisions 2014

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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) prepares and publishes decisions and reasons for decisions in relation to certain gaming applications and disciplinary action proceedings.

If you would like a copy of any of the below decisions in a more accessible format, please submit an enquiry using the contact us form.

EGM increase - Montmorency-Eltham RSL Sub-Branch Inc - Montmorency RSL

On 23 December 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in an application by Montmorency-Eltham RSL Sub-Branch Inc. for amendment of its venue operator's licence to vary the number of gaming machines permitted at the approved venue, the Montmorency RSL, Montmorency, from 35 to 50 electronic gaming machines.

The Commission has approved the application.

For a full copy of the Commission’s decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Montmorency-Eltham RSL Sub-Branch Inc (PDF, 102.21 KB).

Stay application - Geelong Amateur Arts Fund Inc

On 17 December 2014 the Commission handed down its reasons regarding a stay application on behalf of Geelong Amateur Arts Fund Inc for refusing to declare them as a community or charitable organisation, pending the determination of an appeal pursuant to section 8.3.5 of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003.

The Commission has determined to grant the stay application subject to certain conditions outline in paragraph 23 of the reasons.

The appeal hearing will be conducted on 3 and 4 February 2015.

For a full copy of the Commission’s decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - stay application - Geelong Amateur Arts Fund Inc (PDF, 1.41 MB).

EGM increase - RPH Pty Ltd - Roxburgh Park Hotel

On 11 November 2014 the Commission handed down its decision and reasons for decision in respect of an application by RPH Pty Ltd for amendment of its venue operator's licence to vary the number of gaming machines permitted at the approved venue, the Roxburgh Park Hotel (Cnr Somerton and Pascoe Vale Roads, Coolaroo) from 71 to 80 electronic gaming machines.

The Commission has approved the application subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 72 of the reasons.

For a full copy of the Commission’s decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - RPH Pty Ltd (PDF, 5.37 MB).

EGM increase - Benmara Pty Ltd - Bridge Inn Hotel

On 11 November 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Benmara Pty Ltd to amend its venue operator's licence to vary the number of electronic gaming machines at the approved venue, The Bridge Inn Hotel, 1425 Plenty Road, Mernda, from 40 to 60.

That the application be granted subject to the conditions set out at paragraph 83 of these Reasons for Decision.

For the full decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Benmara Pty Ltd (PDF, 264.54 KB).

On 17 February 2016, the Commission subsequently granted an application by Benmara Pty Ltd to amend the conditions that are outlined in the above decision. In particular, the Commission granted an extension to 30 June 2017 for the substantial completion of Stage 1 Works and an extension to 31 December 2018 for the substantial completion of Stage 2 Works at the Bridge Inn Hotel.

EGM increase - Rubicon Hotel Motel Pty Ltd - Rubicon Hotel

On the 26 September 2014, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation handed down its Reasons for Decision with respect to an application by Rubicon Hotel Motel Pty Ltd for amendment of its venue operator's licence to vary the number of gaming machines permitted at the approved venue, the Rubicon Hotel, Thornton from 16 to 25 electronic gaming machines.

The Commission has approved the application.

For a full copy of the Commission’s decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - Rubicon Hotel Motel Pty Ltd (PDF, 1.36 MB).

EGM increase - Castello Pakenham Hotels Pty Ltd - Pakenham Hotel

On 9 September 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Castello Pakenham Hotels Pty Ltd. The application was to amend the venue operator's licence by increasing the number of electronic gaming machines at the Pakenham Hotel from 50 to 70.

The Commission granted the application, subject to the conditions outlined at paragraph 66 of the Reasons.

For the full Commission decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Castello Pakenham Hotels Pty Ltd (PDF, 1.55 MB).

On 29 June 2016, the Commission subsequently granted an application by Castello Pakenham Hotel Pty Ltd to amend the conditions that are outlined in the above decision. In particular, the Commission granted an extension to 30 September 2016 for the substantial completion of works at the Pakenham Hotel.

EGM increase - Dandenong Club Inc - Dandenong Club

On 8 September 2014, the Commission handed down its reasons for decision in respect of an application by the Dandenong Club Inc. The application was to amend the venue operator's licence by increasing the number of electronic gaming machines at the Dandenong Club from 94 to 103.

The application was granted.

For the full Commission decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Dandenong Club Inc (PDF, 4.25 MB).

EGM increase - Murray Downs Gold and Country Club Ltd - Swan Hill Club

On 20 August 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by the Murray Downs Gold and Country Club Ltd. The application was to amend the venue operator's licence by increasing the number of electronic gaming machines at the Swan Hill Club from 35 to 55.

The application has been granted.

For the full Commission decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Murray Downs Gold and Country Club Ltd (PDF, 2.85 MB).

EGM increase - Drayton Manor Pty Ltd - Foundry Hotel Complex

On 30 July 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Drayton Manor Pty Ltd to amend its venue operator's licence to increase the number of electronic gaming machines at the Foundry Hotel Complex from 25 to 45.

The application has been granted.

For the full Commission decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Drayton Manor Pty Ltd (PDF, 3.04 MB).

On 9 February 2017, the Commission subsequently granted an application by Drayton Manor Pty Ltd to amend the conditions that are outlined in the above decision. In particular, the Commission granted an extension to 31 March 2017 for the substantial completion of Stage 1 works, an extension to 31 December 2018 for the substantial completion of Stage 2 works and an extension to 31 December 2019 for the substantial completion of Stage 3 works at the Foundry Hotel Complex.

EGM increase - Castello Hotel Investments Pty Ltd - Victorian Tavern

On 30 June 2014, the Commission approved an application by Castello Hotel Investments Pty Ltd to increase the number of electronic gaming machines at the Victorian Tavern from 42 to 50.

For the full Commission decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Castello Hotel Investments Pty Ltd (PDF, 1.55 MB).

EGM increase - Tamari Holdings Pty Ltd - Malvern Vale Club Hotel

On 16 June 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Tamari Holdings Pty Ltd to amend its venue operator’s licence to vary the number of electronic gaming machines at Malvern Vale Club Hotel from 30 to 38.

The application has been granted.

For the full decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Tamari Holdings Pty Ltd (PDF, 2.68 MB).

EGM increase - Rankindi Pty Ltd - Baxter Tavern Hotel Motel

On 20 May 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Rankindi Pty Ltd to amend its venue operator’s licence to vary the number of electronic gaming machines at Baxter Tavern Hotel Motel, Baxter from 30 to 45.

The application has been granted.

For the full decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Rankindi Pty Ltd (PDF, 2.4 MB).

EGM increase - Greyhound Promotions Pty Ltd - Greyhounds Entertainment

Please see attached the Commission's Decision and Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Greyhound Promotions Pty Ltd to amend its venue operator’s licence to vary the number of electronic gaming machines at Greyhounds Entertainment, Lightwood Road, Springvale from 93 to 102 EGMs.

The application has been refused.

For the full decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Greyhound Promotions Pty Ltd (PDF, 1.85 MB).

EGM increase - Sharay Investments Pty Ltd - Old Town 'N' Country Tavern

On 14 May 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Sharay Investments Pty Ltd to amend its venue operator's licence to vary the number of electronic gaming machines operating at the Old Town 'N' Country Tavern, Wangaratta, from 29 to 35.

The application has been granted, subject to conditions.

For the full decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Sharay Investments Pty Ltd (PDF, 5.34 MB).

EGM increase - Hogans Shamrock Hotel Pty Ltd - Shamrock Hotel

On 1 April 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Hogans Shamrock Hotel Pty Ltd to amend its venue operator's licence to vary the number of electronic gaming machines at the approved premises, Shamrock Hotel, from 45 to 65.

The application has been granted.

For the full decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Hogans Shamrock Hotel Pty Ltd (PDF, 3.16 MB).

EGM increase - Lordhaven Pty Ltd - Albion Hotel

On 28 March 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Lordhaven Pty Ltd to amend its venue operator's licence to vary the number of gaming machines at the approved venue, the Albion Hotel, from 24 to 30.

The application has been granted, subject to conditions.

For the full decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Lordhaven Pty Ltd (PDF, 3.03 MB).

On 10 June 2015, the Commission subsequently granted an application by Lordhaven Pty Ltd to amend the conditions that are outlined in the above decision. In particular, the Commission granted an extension to 30 June 2016 for the substantial completion of works at the Albion Hotel.

EGM increase - Footscray Football Club - Peninsula Club

On 28 March 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Footscray Football Club Limited to amend its venue operator's licence to vary the number of electronic gaming machines permitted at the approved venue, Peninsula Club, from 20 to 38.

The application has been granted.

For the full decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Footscray Football Club (PDF, 2.92 MB).

Approval of badminton for sports betting - Badminton Australia

The Commission has approved badminton as a sports betting event. Badminton Australia and/or the Badminton World Federation control and regulate the sport, except for those competitions restricted to age groups younger than 18 years of age, and when those events are contested in the following tournaments:

  1. Badminton World Championships
  2. Badminton Super Series
  3. The Uber Cup
  4. The Sudirman Cup
  5. The Badminton Grand Prix
  6. Li Ning, Clendinnen Shield
  7. Australian Closed Championships.

For the full decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - approval of betting event - sport of badminton (PDF, 42.57 KB).

EGM increase - Noble Park RSL Sub-Branch Inc - Noble Park RSL

On 21 January 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Noble Park RSL Sub-Branch Inc to amend its venue operator's licence to vary the number of electronic gaming machines permitted at the approved venue, Noble Park RSL, from 30 to 35.

The application has been granted.

For the full decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Noble Park RSL Sub-Branch Inc (PDF, 1.55 MB).

EGM increase - Longbeach RSL Sub-Branch Inc - Longbeach RSL

On 7 January 2014, the Commission handed down its Reasons for Decision in respect of an application by Longbeach RSL Sub-Branch Inc to amend its venue operator's licence to vary the number of electronic gaming machines permitted at the approved venue, Longbeach RSL, from 65 to 80.

The application has been granted.

For the full decision and reasons for the decision, download Gaming decision - EGM increase - Longbeach RSL Sub-Branch Inc (PDF, 2.01 MB).

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