Department of Treasury and Finance

Consultation

Lottery and Gaming (Poker) Variation Regulations 2015

On 17 December 2015 the Governor made the Lottery and Gaming (Poker) Variation Regulations 2015 that set out the forms of poker that can be played in a public place. The Variation Regulations commence on 1 January 2016.

The draft Lottery and Gaming (Poker) Variation Regulations were the subject of public consultation on the yourSAy website. The final regulations address many of the suggestions provided as part of the public consultation.

Lottery and Gaming Variation Regulations 2013

On 12 September 2013, the Governor made the Lottery and Gaming Variation Regulations 2013 that declares an amusement machine with the characteristics of a gaming machine to be an instrument of unlawful gaming. The characteristics of a gaming machine are defined in the regulation.

The Lottery and Gaming Variation Regulations 2013 will come into operation on 1 January 2014. Read more…

Submissions to the Final Policy Paper
Submissions to the first round of public consultation

Policy Paper

Regulation of bookmakers

The policy paper about the regulation of bookmakers outlines the Government’s position on proposed changes to the Authorised Betting Operations Act 2000 first raised by the South Australian Bookmaker’s League in mid 2007.

 

Gambling Reform legislation

Statutes Amendment (Gambling Reform) Act 2013

The Statutes Amendment (Gambling Reform) Bill 2013 was passed, with amendments, by both Houses of Parliament on 27 July 2013.

It received Royal Assent on 8 August 2013.

The Statutes Amendment (Gambling Reform) Act 2013 (No. 37 of 2013) is available on the South Australian Legislation website.


Statutes Amendment (Gambling Reform) Bill 2013

The Minister for Business Services and Consumers, Hon John Rau MP, introduced the Statutes Amendment (Gambling Reform) Bill 2013 in Parliament on 1 May 2013.

The Bill aims to create better gaming regulation for hotel and club gaming venues and the Adelaide Casino, with greater support for staff and customers.

On Thursday, 29 August 2013 the Statutes Amendment (Gambling Reform) Act (Commencement) Proclamation 2013 was published in the South Australian Government Gazette.

View the proclamation in the South Australian Government Gazette

 

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