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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.
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.
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.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has exceeded its 2015–16 inspection targets by 10 per cent.
The AFL Finals Series celebrations can be a busy time of year for Victorian venues. The VCGLR will be working closely with Victoria Police to ensure licensees are meeting their obligations and keeping compliant by inspecting venues across Melbourne leading up to and over the Grand Final long weekend.
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.
Daylight saving ends at 3am this Sunday (3 April 2016), which means clocks will be moved back to 2am.
Several bottle shops in the City of Greater Geelong have signed a new liquor accord to reduce antisocial behaviour and theft in the local area.
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) inspectors visited many of Ballarat’s popular licensed venues this New Year’s Eve and found liquor licensees were compliant with their licence conditions.
The Victorian Government has released electronic logos for the final phase of implementing the updated Player Information Standards, also known as YourPlay.