Approval of Betting Competition on Races - Victoria


You will need this approval to conduct a betting competition on a horse, harness or greyhound race, or any other competition.

The agency may approve betting on particular events or classes of event in the government gazette. There are events or classes of events which have been approved by the agency for betting purposes:

  • sports betting events
  • totalisator betting
  • other betting events such as elections.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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

Ongoing eligibility requirements

The agency may impose any conditions on the approval that it considers appropriate.


Remains in force until revoked


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Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Act(s) name

Gambling Regulation Act 2003 Victoria

Additional information

Approval for betting on racing is given by the responsible government Minister in the government gazette.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Community Safety

Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission

Contact details

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