You will require this licence if you are a licensed sports bookmaker and you intend to have another person act as an agent on your behalf. Sport bookmaker's agents are authorised to accept bets on behalf of a sports bookmaker's licence holder.
Please use the contact details below to find out more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- Have a reputation for sound business conduct;
- Have a reputation for sound character;
- Have a satisfactory financial position and financial background;
- Have not, within five years before applying, been convicted or found guilty of an offence against any gaming laws;
- Have not been convicted or found guilty (in Australia or a foreign country) of an offence punishable by death or imprisonment;
- Have not, at any time, associated, or entered into any business or financial arrangements, with a person who has a reputation for unsound business conduct or unsound character;
- Complete the application form; and
- Pay any fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
A Sport Bookmakers Agent licence is issued for a maximum period of 3 years..
Licences expire on 30 June each year.
Annual licence fee.
Your application should be accompanied by:
- A passport-sized photograph, taken within the last year, signed on the reverse side by a person who has the legal authority to do so. The statement on the reverse side of the photograph should read "This is a true likeness of you" and be signed by the authorised person;
- Fingerprints and palm prints taken by a police officer at a police station; and
- A certified true copy of your current driver's licence, passport and full birth certificate.
ACT Gambling and Racing Commission
Race and Sports Bookmaking Act 2001 (Australian Capital Territory)
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