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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.
To view the current Australian/New Zealand Gaming Machine National Standards, see: Australian/New Zealand Gaming Machine National Standard 2016
To view the previous version of the Australian/New Zealand Gaming Machine National Standards, see:Australian/New Zealand Gaming Machine National Standards 2008
The Victorian appendix has recently been updated to remove the requirement for hotels and clubs to have hard meters on their electronic gaming machines from June 2021, see:Electronic gaming machines no longer required to have hard meters
To view the current Victorian Appendix, see:
To view the previous version of the Victorian appendix, see:Victorian Appendix 2017
A standard for the monitoring system, the Victorian Central Monitoring and Control System Requirements 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 has made the following technical standard for cashless gaming systems in Victoria, pursuant to section 10.1.5B of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003.Ticket-In Ticket-Out (TITO and Card Based Cashless (CBC) Gaming in Gaming Venues Technical Standards Version 1.0.
Note: There is a typographical error in the above mentioned standards in section 10.3 and table 12.1. Note that the cut-off date for unclaimed winnings is 1 March each year, not 31 March each year. The 1 March cut-off date is consistent with section 3.6.13 of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003.
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.
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 Commission has made the Victorian Lottery System Requirements document as a standard under section 10.1.5A of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003, effective from July 2018. This standard will be used to assess and test proposed changes to the lottery system.
Prior to this time, the lottery system was required to comply with the Lottery System Document.
The Keno technical standard is to be used by an Accredited Testing Facility to evaluate the Keno system for approval.
The wagering and betting system requirements 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 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 sets out the requirements for player account equipment that must be installed prior to 1 December 2015 for statewide pre-commitment.