Permit to Conduct a Progressive Lottery - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct a progressive lottery for entertainment or fundraising purposes. Please be aware that this permit is only required if the total value of ticket sales exceeds $25,000. A progressive lottery is a lottery or game of chance in which a number of draws may be conducted on various dates over a specified period of time and includes:

  • sports / football tipping competitions (excluding a sweep or Calcutta)
  • hundred clubs
  • silver circles
  • any other lotteries or games of chance conducted along significantly similar lines.

Please be aware that if you are conducting a progressive lottery for fundraising you may also require a separate approval to fundraise.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Anyone can apply to conduct a progressive lottery. To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • be 18 years of age or over
  • submit an application form and all the required information
  • comply with the information described in the attached documents.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

Variable.

Expiry

On completion of the sports competition or event on which the lottery is based.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Other resources

Approval time

Applications will generally be assessed within 28 days.

Administering agency

Department of Industry
Liquor and Gaming NSW

Act(s) name

Lotteries and Art Unions Act 1901 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Lotteries and Art Unions Regulation 2014 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Trade Promotions and Lotteries
Department of Industry
Liquor and Gaming NSW


Operating address:
GPO BOX 7060
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Operating address:
Level 6
323 Castlereagh Street
Haymarket, New South Wales 2000

Phone:

1300 024 720
lottery.inquiries@justice.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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