Gambling signage that must be displayed by law
Under the Gaming Machine Act 1991 and the Casino Control Act 1982, there are signs that must be displayed in gaming machine venues and casinos and locations in which these must be shown. Penalties exist for not complying with these requirements. The value of each penalty unit is $126.15 (current from 1 July 2017).
|Venue||Legally required gaming signage||Location||Penalty for non-compliance|
|Gaming machine||Gaming machine licence||Display in a conspicuous position on the licensed premises||$5,046|
|Name of the gaming nominee||Display in a conspicuous position and in a way that is legible from a reasonable distance||$5,046|
|Rules ancillary to gaming||Display in a conspicuous position in each gaming machine area on the licensed premises, so that it is clearly legible from a reasonable distance||$5,046|
Signs advertising the services available to assist problem gamblers.|
i.e. Gambling Help service phone numbers and self-exclusion information*
|Display in a conspicuous position at each place where gaming tokens or centralised credit transactions are carried out, including ATMs||$2,523|
|Casino||Information about gaming rules, wagers, payout odds for a wager||Display in a conspicuous position at each place where gaming tokens or centralised credit transactions are carried out, including ATMs||$2,523|
*See 'Downloadable gambling signs and materials' in this guide.
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