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.
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).
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.
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.
On 20 December 2017 certain changes to the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 came into effect relating to the payment of credits from electronic gaming machines.
Further information is available in the Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 121KB) document.
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:
The lottery system document (PDF, 483KB) is to be used by an Accredited Testing Facility to evaluate a lottery system for approval.
The Keno technical standard (PDF, 210KB) is to be used by an Accredited Testing Facility to evaluate the Keno system for approval.
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.
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.
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.