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A new set of templates has been released by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) to assist gaming venues in meeting their accounting and auditing requirements.
From 1 August 2015, new legislative amendments will change who is exempt from Responsible Service of Gaming (RSG) training.
The Victorian Government has released electronic logos for the final phase of implementing the updated Player Information Standards, also known as YourPlay.
Commercial licence holders and venue operators are required to undertake an annual review of their Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct (Code) and, where applicable, self-exclusion programs (SEPs) by 12 August 2016.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has unveiled the new $5 bank note which will be in circulation from September 2016. A new $10 note is planned for 2016/17.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has recently reviewed and determined new Accounting and Auditing Venue Requirements (AAVR) for gaming venue operators.
Changes to the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (the Act) came into effect on 1 July 2015. The new legislation repeals a number of specific gambling-related offences and replaces them with three new offences.
All electronic gaming machines are fitted with an Intralot Slot Machine Interface Board, known as a SMIB. This connects every operating machine to Intralot’s Central Monitoring and Control System and maintains the integrity of the machine’s operation. All gaming machines must have an unbroken seal. Machines with missing or broken seals should be removed from game play.
This year Responsible Gambling Awareness Week will run from 12-18 October.
In joint operations with Victoria Police, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) will be attending the Caulfield Cup targeting patron intoxication and minors gambling or consuming alcohol.