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Ensuring community gaming and the industry meet their regulatory obligations.
Gaming and wagering policies have been developed to assist
organisations who wish to conduct community gaming and the
gaming/wagering industry to meet their regulatory obligations. These
policies are made by the Gaming and Wagering Commission of WA.
policies are designed to provide information in regard to the subject
matter covered and with the understanding that the Gaming and Wagering
Commission is not passing legal opinion or interpretation or other
professional advice. The information is provided on the understanding
that all persons undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance
and accuracy of its contents.
Guidance for cruise ships with onboard casino gaming facilities travelling through or docking in Western Australian waters.
The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance on the manner in which poker may be lawfully played and conducted in Western Australia.
Requirements placed on Crown Perth in relation to the placement of, and withdrawal limits from, Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) and EFTPOS/Contactless payments on the gaming footprint at Crown Perth.
Adoption of technical standards for electronic gaming machines (EGMs) as set out in the Gaming Machine National Standard.
Guidelines used by the Gaming and Wagering Commission (the Commission) in determining whether a game played by an electronic gaming machine (EGM) that is not a poker machine is authorised for use at the casino.
Guidance for casino operators and persons wishing to be employed as security officers by the casino operator as to the licensing requirements of the Gaming and Wagering Commission.
Outline of the Gaming and Wagering Commission’s strategy in complying with the National Policy on Match-Fixing in Sport.
Guidance to casino employees, gaming suppliers, gaming operators, bookmakers, bookmaker managers, bookmaker employees and RWWA key employees in relation to the probity requirements.
Eligible organisations who wish to raise funds for purposes other than private gain or commercial undertaking may apply for a standard lottery permit. This policy provides guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to these permit types.
The Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 (the Act) provides for the issue of a Two-up permit to country race clubs and other organisations, which are located outside of a 100km radius of Crown Perth.
Guidance on the issuing of video lottery terminal (‘VLT’) permits to sporting organisations/clubs, community/charitable organisations and local hotel based sporting/community associations.
Requirements of betting operators who use or publish WA race fields as part of their wagering operations.
The purpose of this guideline is to clarify the legislative requirements surrounding gambling advertising and the offering of certain benefits, considerations or rewards (i.e. ‘inducements’).
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