Lottery Licensing Administration
The Liquor and Gambling Commissioner is responsible for ensuring all lotteries conducted are fair and equal to all those who participate and that they are conducted in accordance with the Lottery and Gaming Act 1936 and the Lottery and Gaming Regulations 2008.
The Lottery and Gaming Act 1936 protects the public from nuisance lotteries and other forms of gambling by prohibiting all lotteries and gambling unless otherwise authorised or exempt by legislation.
The Lottery and Gaming Regulations 2008 allow the following class of lotteries:
- Minor Lotteries;
- Major Lotteries;
- Minor Bingo Sessions;
- Major Bingo Sessions;
- Instant Lotteries;
- Calcutta Sweepstakes;
- Non-Fundraiser Lotteries;
- Minor Trade Promotion Lotteries; and
- Trade Promotion Lotteries.
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Draft amendments have been made to the Lottery and Gaming Regulations 2008.
Interested persons are encouraged to view the draft regulations and make comment
by clicking on the following link: Draft amendments to the Lottery and Gaming Regulations 2008