Running a gaming venue

Key responsibilities of gaming licensees

Gaming machine licensees or venue operators must stay well informed and keep themselves up to date with gaming regulations in South Australia.

Self-assessment checklist

The checklist has been developed to help licensees assess their level of compliance with legislation, regulations, licence conditions and codes of practice for gaming and wagering.

Gaming self assessment checklist 2018 (PDF 150KB)

Gaming licence conditions

There are two sets of conditions that gaming operators must comply with:

Codes of practice

The Independent Gambling Authority (IGA) regulates advertising or gambling products and responsible gambling practices.

The codes cover:

  • advertising
  • responsible gambling practices
  • venue operations
  • voluntary and involuntary barring
  • employee training

Gambling codes of practice on the IGA website

Gaming employees and managers

A gaming manager must be on duty at all times when gaming machines are available.

More information for gaming managers and employees

Barring someone from your gaming room

People can be barred from a gaming room for their own safety or for the wellbeing of others.

More information on barrings

Gaming tax

Gaming tax is payable each month and is calculated by Consumer and Business Services (CBS).

More information on gaming taxes

Contact CBS Liquor and Gaming


Phone: 131 882

In person:
91 Grenfell Street

GPO Box 2169
Adelaide SA 5001

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