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- Casinos: The Gambling Compliance Group is committed to ensuring gambling in casinos is fair, honest, lawful, and remains free from criminal influence or exploitation.
- Classes of Gambling: The Gambling Act 2003 classifies gambling based on the amount of money spent and the risk of problem gambling associated with an activity.
- Compliance Investigations and Audits: Information about leniency and cooperation policies, self-assessment reviews and cessation reviews.
- Electronic Monitoring System (EMS): EMS Reporting Login and information about EMS regulations, standards and game rules.
- Fact Sheets (Gambling Act 2003): General information about gambling laws in New Zealand.
- Forms: Gambling licence application and information forms.
- Funding for Community Groups: Contact addresses of gaming machine societies* that distribute grants to community groups.
- Gambling: An overview of gambling services provided by the Gambling Compliance Group, including a summary of the role of other Government agencies.
- Gambling Act 2003: This Act repeals the Casino Control Act 1990 and the Gaming and Lotteries Act 1977 and integrates them into a single Act.
- Racing continues to be administered under the Racing Act 2003 (with some exceptions, such as gaming machine operations in TABs and racing clubs).
- See also: Gambling Act 2003 - Cabinet Papers on Regulations.
- See also: Regulatory Impact Statements (and Business Cost Compliance Statements) relating to regulations made under the Gambling Act 2003.
- See also: Gaming Review Cabinet Papers: Cabinet papers and minutes on the New Zealand Gaming Review released 22 November 2001.
- Gambling in Pubs and Clubs (Class 4): The Gambling Act classifies gaming machines in pubs and clubs (i.e. outside a casino) as high-risk, high-turnover gambling.
- Gambling Policy: The policy group provides advice to the Minister of Internal Affairs on gambling issues.
- Gambling Statistics: Information including gaming machine expenditure; society, venue and gaming machine numbers, gaming machine profits data, and key trends.
- Gambling Technical Equipment: Minimum standards and technical requirements for gambling equipment in New Zealand.
- Info for Territorial Authorities: Helpful information for territorial authorities who are reviewing their gambling venue policies
- Infringement Notices: Information about the infringement notice process, paying infringement fees, and requests for review or complaints.
- Integrated Gambling Platform: The IGP is an integrated electronic solution to help improve the regulation of gambling in New Zealand.
- News, Press Releases and Consultations: Latest news from the Gambling Compliance Group and a list of current and previous consultations.
- Problem Gambling: About problem gambling, who to contact, working with industry, pamphlets and signs for pubs, clubs and casinos.
- Prohibited Gambling: This page lists forms of gambling that are specifically prohibited under the Gambling Act 2003.
- Related Links: Links to relevant websites, useful information for clubs, research publications, and problem gambling contacts.
- The Rules for Running a Gambling Activity: Game rules for different types of gambling activities (e.g. housie, lotteries, games of chance, prize competitions and instant games).
See also: Research and Reports
*Note: This information does not include all gaming machine societies. Only those gaming machine societies which invite grant applications from the public are listed. Clubs operating gaming machines generally do not make grants to the public. Instead, they use gaming machine funds for club purposes which are authorised purposes under the Gaming and Lotteries Act. If you require statistical information about all gaming machine societies, check the statistics pages on this website, or email your request to the Gambling Compliance Group.