You will require this approval if you wish to conduct gaming on your premises.
Only one of the following types of premises may be approved for gaming:
- licensed pubs
- licensed clubs
- licensed racing club.
This approval authorises you to have a certain number of gaming machines (poker machines/slot machines) in your club or pub, in an approved area set aside specifically for gaming.
A premises may also be approved for twenty-four hour gaming on the premises for one or more days if the premises are:
- located in the Melbourne metropolitan area (the Melbourne Statistical Division)
- a licensed pub or club authorised to sell alcohol at any time.
Twenty-four hour gaming may be granted as a part of this approval if the premises is within the Melbourne Statistical Division or already has a pub or club licence to serve liquor at any time.
To apply, complete the Approval of Premises for Gambling
Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.