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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) is managed in a transparent, accountable and responsible way through effective corporate governance.
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We are an independent statutory authority that regulates Victoria’s gambling and liquor industries to ensure their integrity and to minimise harm. Our vision is that Victorians and visitors enjoy safe and responsible gambling and liquor environments.
We are one of several regulators working in a system of oversight of the gambling and liquor industries and we work collaboratively with a wide range of state and federal government regulators and law enforcement agencies.
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.
This year Responsible Gambling Awareness Week will run from 12-18 October.
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.
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.
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.