In August 2017, the NSW Government released the Casino Modernisation Review and its draft response. Stakeholders were invited to provide feedback on the Review and response, with submissions closing on Saturday, 16 September.
Following the consultation period, the NSW Government reviewed and released its final response in November 2017.
The Casino Modernisation Review supports a more modern casino regulatory regime and recommends:
The Government does not support the recommendation to abolish licensing of casino employees nor the recommendation to allow casinos to run their own problem gambling services.
On 6 March 2018 the NSW Government announced reforms going before the NSW Parliament to modernise regulation of the state’s casinos.
Read more about the proposed reforms here.