Gaming Machine Entitlement - South Australia


You will need a gaming machine entitlement for each gaming machine you own and operate at your gaming venue.

You may only apply for, purchase or sell a gaming machine entitlement during an approved trading round, or by agreement with the holder of the special club licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a gaming machine entitlement, you will need to:

  • hold a gaming machine licence or entitlement
  • be the holder of the casino licence
  • be the holder of the special club licence.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will vary each trading round. Please consult the agency for more information.


A gaming machine entitlement may be transferred.

Additional information

Gaming machine entitlements can only be purchased, sold or moved between gaming venues in three ways:

  • through the approved trading system / during a trading round
  • under a contractual agreement with the holder of the special club licence (Club One)
  • under an arrangement between licensed non-profit associations.

The price of a gaming machine entitlement or entitlements is calculated each trading round according to:

  • how many offers have been submitted
  • the maximum price purchasers are willing to pay
  • the minimum price sellers are willing to receive
  • whether entitlements are being sold by a profit organisation or a non-profit association
  • that one in every four entitlements sold during a trading round will be either be taken out of circulation and cancelled or transferred to the holder of the special club licence (Club One).

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Liquor and Gaming

Consumer and Business Services

South Australia
Operating address: 91 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia, 5000
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 1719
Adelaide, South Australia
Phone: 13 18 82
Website: Consumer and Business Services (Opens in new window)