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Accounting and Auditing Venue Requirements amended

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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.

Incorporating recent legislative and policy changes, the amended AAVR includes additional auditing requirements for unclaimed winnings and jackpot management.

The amended requirements are available to view and download on the Accounting and Auditing page. Review the requirements now to ensure you remain compliant.

The AAVR forms part of the Venue Manual which assists gaming venue operators comply with their regulatory responsibilities. The Venue Manual contains regulatory guidelines determined by the VCGLR under the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 and it is venue operator's responsibility to review and adhere to requirements frequently to ensure regulatory and gaming conduct compliance in their venue.

The AAVR sets out the financial accounting and auditing requirements for venue operators including important obligations such as how gaming taxes must be remitted to the VCGLR and how prizes must be paid to patrons.

Templates have been designed to assist licensees in achieving their auditing and accounting requirements. These templates are available for download via the Gaming venue operator forms page.

The VCGLR conducts regular financial and operational reviews of gaming venue operations to ensure adherence to the accounting and auditing venue requirements in force at the time, and disciplinary action may be taken against a venue operator for non-compliance.

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Article last modified 
16 April 2019