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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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Posted in BUSINESS INSIGHTS, GAMING NEWS, INDUSTRY UPDATES, OTHER LEGISLATION

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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Posted in GAMING NEWS, INDUSTRY UPDATES, NEWS FROM OLGA

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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Posted in CHARITY, GAMING NEWS, NEWS FROM OLGA

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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