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Don’t risk a breach, double check your licence conditions

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Gaming venue operators are urged to double check their permitted trading hours ahead of Good Friday and Anzac Day next month.

Last year the VCGLR found a number of venue operators conducting gaming outside of their permitted hours.

Operating gaming machines outside of trading hours is a breach of licence conditions and should a breach be detected enforcement action will be taken. 

Gaming is only permitted during the hours when the supply of liquor is allowed, as stated on a venue’s liquor licence. Venues must hold either a General (or Late Night General) liquor licence or Full Club licence for gaming activity to occur.

Specific restrictions on the supply of liquor, and subsequently the hours in which gaming is permitted, apply on both Good Friday and Anzac Day.

 

Learn more about your obligations as a gaming venue operator

Article last modified 
25 March 2019