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Gaming fact sheets and guidelines

This page contains fact sheets and guidelines that will assist you in applying for gaming licences and games of chance permits.

    Fact sheets

    FS3008 Gaming Machine Harm Minimisation (PDF, 791​KB) 

    FS3022 Centralised monitoring system (CMS) and connectivity arrangements (PDF, 191KB)

    FS3031 All Local Government Areas by band (PDF, 240KB).

    Government duty on commercial gaming and wagering  (PDF, 136KB)

    Games of chance

    Art union - fact sheet (PDF, 354KB)

    Card jackpot games - fact sheet (PDF, 305KB)

    Charity housie - fact sheet (PDF, 1.3MB)

    Chocolate wheels - fact sheet (PDF, 202KB)

    Club bingo - fact sheet (PDF, 268KB)

    Football doubles - fact sheet (PDF, 345KB)

    Gaming nights - fact sheet (PDF, 345KB)

    Gratuitous lotteries - fact sheet (PDF, 113KB).​​​

    Lucky envelopes - fact sheet (PDF, 202KB)

    Mini-numbers - fact sheet (PDF, 652KB)

    No-draw lotteries - fact sheet (PDF, 917KB)

    FS3001 Poker tournaments - fact sheet (PDF, 336KB)

    Progressive lotteries - fact sheet (PDF, 362KB)

    Promotional raffles - fact sheet (PDF, 829KB)

    Raffles - fact sheet (PDF, 329KB)

    Social housie - fact sheet  (PDF, 399KB)

    Sweeps and calcuttas - fact sheet (PDF, 876KB)

    FS3002 Tipping competitions with entry fees - fact sheet​  (PDF, 293KB)

    Trade promotions - fact sheet for businesses (PDF, 477KB).

    Trade promotions - fact sheet for consumers (PDF, 647KB) .

    Two-up - fact sheet​ (PDF, 653KB)

    Two–up - traditional rules of the game (PDF, 55KB)


    Games of chance

    Card jackpot game and other similar games guidelines (DOC, 69KB).

    Trade promotions permit conditions (PDF, 214KB)

    Local Impact Assessments

    Class 1 LIA Guidelines (PDF, 233KB)

    Class 2 LIA Guidelines (PDF, 494KB)

    Gaming Machines

    3-hour shutdown period guidelines (Saturday, Sunday and public holiday) (PDF, 12KB)

    Approved NSW Technical Standards – July 2015 changes (PDF, 20KB)

    DMS processing of progressive dispersals  (PDF, 295KB).

    Financial Arrangements For The Acquisition of Gaming Machines guidelines (PDF, 51KB)

    Gaming Machine National Standard 2015 (PDF, 485KB)

    Gaming Machine Prohibited Features Register (PDF, 18KB)

    General location of gaming machines in hotels and clubs factsheet (PDF, 185KB). 

    GM Technical Standards Non-compliance Register (PDF, 12KB)

    Limited shutdown period guidelines (PDF, 250KB).

    NSW Appendix to the National Standard 2015 (PDF, 79KB)

    NSW Gaming Machine Communications Protocol (PDF, 1.1MB)

    NSW Jackpot Technical Standard v1.3 (PDF, 289KB)

    NSW Jackpot Technical Standard – changes from v1.2 and v1.3 (PDF, 13KB)

    NSW TITO Technical Standard v4.20 (PDF, 280KB)

    NSW TITO Technical Standard – changes from v4.18 and v4.20 (PDF, 19KB)

    Redline for NSW jackpot technical standard version 1.3 (PDF, 13KB)

    Redline version 4.20 - NSW TITO standard (PDF, 19 KB)

    Technical Standard Systems Circular 23 Nov 2015 (PDF, 20 KB)