Casino Licence - Tasmania

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to own or run a casino in Tasmania.

Currently, the Tasmanian Government has granted exclusive casino licences to the Federal Group to operate Wrest Point Hotel Casino and Country Club Casino in Tasmania.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You and your associates must:

  • be fit and proper persons
  • be of sound and stable financial background
  • be able to obtain the financial resources needed to ensure the financial viability of the casino or gaming operation
  • have sufficient business ability to maintain a successful casino or gaming operation
  • not have business association with any person, body or association that is not fit and proper having regard to character, honesty and integrity.

If you are not applying as a natural person, your organisation must:

  • have a satisfactory ownership, trust or corporate structure
  • ensure each person connected to the ownership, administration or management of your organisation is a suitable person.

Commencement

If an application has been made because an existing licence is due to expire, the new licence cannot take effect until the existing licence expires.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Act(s) name

Gaming Control Act 1993 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Gaming Control Regulations 2014 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission

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:

Gambling Enquiries

Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission

Department of Treasury and Finance

Tasmania
Operating address: Parliament Square
4 Salamanaca Square
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1374
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 4040
Fax: 03 6173 0218
Email: gaming@treasury.tas.gov.au
Website: Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission (Opens in new window)