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When can Gaming Licensees pay winnings over $10,000? Your obligations under AUSTRAC.

Under Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws, gaming licensees cannot pay winnings of $10,000 or more until they have collected and verified required information about the customer. For individuals, licensees will need to collect the customer’s full name, date

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New “gambling too much?” material is available

During July 2014, licensees would have received new player information, odds of winning and ‘Gambling too much?’ in-venue display material from the Office of Regulatory Policy. We remind all licensees of their obligation to make the material available to their

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Support the Southern Cross University Research on the use of Social Media and Gambling

The Southern Cross University Centre for Gambling Education and Research (CGER) is conducting a world leading study to examine the intersection, convergence and cross over between social media, social gaming, and gambling. OLGR encourages members of the industry to support

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Queensland community groups benefit from $10 million in grants

The Queensland Government recently announced round 78 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund, awarding almost 450 community organisations across Queensland a total of more than $10 million. These grants will help Queensland not-for-profit organisations provide programs and services in their

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Card-based and TITO gaming now approved

Licensed venues throughout Queensland can now operate coinless and hopper-less gaming machines which have card-based gaming or TITO (Ticket-in Ticket-out) functionality enabled for those gaming machines.  read more… Card-based gaming allows players to insert and collect gaming machine credit by using

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