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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (the VCGLR) has a new audit process designed to better assess the accuracy and completeness of reported gaming machine data.
The Victorian Parliament has passed legislation that amends the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (the Act).
On 30 November 2017 the Victorian Parliament passed the Gambling Regulation Amendment (Gaming Machine Arrangements) Act 2017. This will mean a number of changes for gaming venue operators.
On 20 September 2017, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Hon Marlene Kairouz announced a number of changes to regional caps and municipal limits on gaming machine entitlements.
Gaming venue operators are being reminded to remove any out-of-date signage from their premises.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has launched a new online form for associated individual applications.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has simplified the process around changes to gaming machine areas so venue operators will no longer be required to seek prior approval in certain circumstances.
A revised version of the Accounting and Auditing Venue Requirements has been released and is available now.
Ensure you follow the right steps if you are planning to install a Linked Jackpot Arrangement in your venue. Without the right approvals in place, penalties will apply.
As stated in the Gambling Regulation Act 2003, club venue operators are required to prepare and lodge an audited community benefit statement with the VCGLR for every financial year in which they receive gaming machine revenue.