Authority to Conduct a Progressive Lottery - New South Wales


You will need this authority to conduct a progressive lottery for entertainment purposes. Please be aware that this authority is only required if the total prize value exceeds $30,000. 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.

Service type


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 authority 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.


One, three or five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $444.00 One year. Fees for 2022-23
Apply Application All $666.00 Three years. Fees for 2022-23
Apply Application All $889.00 Five years. Fees for 2022-23

Act(s) name

Community Gaming Act 2018 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Community Gaming Regulation 2020 New South Wales

Approval time

Applications will generally be assessed within 28 days.

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

NSW Fair Trading

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Supporting information