Gambling and Betting Licences - More Information
Licensing Authorities will issue permits for the following lower risk gambling activities:
- prize gaming (e.g. bingo)
- unlicensed Family Entertainment Centres (i.e. those with lower value gaming machines)
- gaming machines ("fruit" or "slot" machines).
The Gambling Act creates seven categories of gaming machines with varying levels of stakes and payouts. Restrictions on the number and type of machines will apply depending on the type of gambling carried out at a premises.