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EMS Regulations

Section 370 of the Gambling Act 2003 sets out the fees payable in respect of gaming machines connected to the Electronic Monitoring System (EMS).

Minimum Technical Requirements for EMS

View Minimum Technical Requirements for Cabling and Site Controller and QCOM Protocol on the Gambling Technical Equipment page.

Class 4 Game Rules

The Gambling Act (Class 4) Game Rules govern the playing and participation in class 4 gambling that utilises gaming machines outside of casinos and the systems, processes, information and documentation associated with particular games.

The current Gambling Act (Class 4) Game Rules: Historical reference:

EMS Venue Connection Advisory

An advisory to help venues ensure they are prepared for connection to EMS was sent out on 5 July 2006. The advisory contained the following documents:
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