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Where a venue operator enters into an agreement to purchase a gaming venue from another venue operator, regulatory approval must be obtained from the VCGLR before settlement can take place.
Select the appropriate section below to obtain the correct form. It is important that you read the information and complete all required sections before you lodge your application.
Venue operators may only operate gaming machines if they hold gaming machines entitlements. This page outlines the process of amending the conditions, transferring, the entitlements register and the Ministerial Determination and rules.
A venue operator licence enables an entity to operate gaming machines in Victoria. Venue operator licences are granted a licence for up to 10 years. Venue operators must apply to renew approval before the expiry date to continue their licence.
Information about operating a gaming venue.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has provided technical standards to assist in the evaluation of gaming equipment for operation in Victoria.
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.
Here you will find a range of fact sheets relevant to those who work in the gaming and gambling industries.
This page includes all gambling-related forms.