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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.
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.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) completed its third annual industry survey in June 2016. The survey focuses on how the gambling and liquor industry perceives the VCGLR’s performance as a regulator.
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.
Australian Gambling Statistics is a comprehensive set of statistics related to gambling in Australia which is compiled annually in co-operation with all Australian state and territory governments.
In July 2015, the Sporting Legends Club, located in Sale within the Wellington Shire, applied to the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation to vary the number of gaming machines permitted at the club from 74 to 80.
Online improvements to the gaming industry employee (GIE) application form have been made by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR), making it easier to apply for a licence.
This year Responsible Gambling Awareness Week will run from 12-18 October.