Approval of Installation of Linked Jackpots - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to set up a linked jackpot arrangement at a gaming venue.

It is illegal for a venue operator to conduct gaming through a linked jackpot arrangement that is not approved by the agency.

A linked jackpot is a single jackpot that has multiple electronic gaming machines linked to it. All of the linked gaming machines contribute to the prize pool. Approval is not required to install a linked jackpot arrangement in a casino.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Approval is at the discretion of the agency. When deciding to grant approval, the Agency will take into account:

  • player return, game fairness and responsible gambling
  • security
  • any relevant standards adopted by the Agency
  • the agency's operational requirements
  • the certificate of a person authorised to test gaming machines.

Please consult the responsible agency for further information.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for further information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval of Linked Jackpot - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Regulation
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation

Act(s) name

Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Gambling Regulations 2015 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Department of Justice and Regulation
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation


Operating address:
49 Elizabeth Street
Richmond
Victoria 3121
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1988
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

1300 182 457

Fax:

03 9651 3777
contact@vcglr.vic.gov.au

Website:

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