Rules and Regulations
Do you know the warning signs of a customer experiencing gambling-related harm?
Ensure that you understand your responsibilities to your patrons.
Tax Rates Relating to Gaming Activities in Tasmania
|Gaming Activity||Tax Rate|
|Gaming machines - casinos, hotels and clubs||25.88 % of annual gross profit|
|Gaming machines - hotels and clubs Community Support Levy ||4 % of annual gross profit |
|Gaming machines for TT-Line (Spirit of Tasmania vessels)||17.91% of annual gross profit|
|Casino table games||0.88 % of annual gross profit|
|Keno||5.88 % of annual gross profit|
|Lotteries - no state lotteries||A revenue sharing arrangement with Victoria and Queensland provides for Tasmania to receive tax collected in those states for all tickets sold in Tasmania.|
Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission rules and standards for licence holders.
To install a coin change machine or to change the location of an existing coin change machine please refer to the Commission’s Guidelines for seeking location approval of coin change dispensing machines and complete ‘Approval of Coin Change Machine Location Form’.
Licensees are required to meet minimum requirements for surveillance. Is your surveillance system in place and working correctly?Self-assessment checklist
Follow the checklist to ensure that you are doing the right thing.
Information for players
Gambling operators must provide information on gambling laws, support services and the chances of winning. Signage
Check that you have the correct signs in place, or download replacement signs for printing.
What you need to do if someone wants to exclude themselves from gambling or is already excluded from gambling.Licensing staff
Make sure that you employ licensed staff in gaming venues.
A register must be maintained by the Gambling Operator/Licence holder and include the details of all special employee licence holders or totalizator employees employed by the Gambling Operator/Licence holder. The following details must be include where applicable:
Name of staff member
Commencement date of employment
Special employee licence number
Expiry date of licence
Expiry date of RCG qualification
The register is to be provided to Liquor and Gaming Inspectors if requested.
Licence holders may keep the records electronically.
A sample of the staff register for the information of licence holders is provided here.