Gaming

Overview

We have 30 years of experience in all aspects of gaming regulation and taxation.

Our experience includes advising on:

  • casino licencing and gaming concessions (new and existing)
  • regulated acquisitions of gaming licensees
  • property and planning matters associating with casino operations  
  • compliance with probity requirements
  • online and interactive gaming
  • the regulation of table games, keno, wagering and other casino games
  • changes to gaming rules for casino games (including appeals from adverse regulatory decisions)
  • casino and gaming promotion, including legal review of marketing programs
  • regulation of gaming machines and multi terminal gaming machines
  • casino management agreements
  • casino commercial arrangements (e.g. agency, service/maintenance, branding arrangements)
  • gaming machine supply and maintenance arrangements
  • action by regulators, including routine and specific compliance matters
  • changes to gaming and gaming related legislation, including subordinate regulations and agreements
  • the taxation of casino and gaming revenue/income (including special taxation arrangements such as for premium play)
  • protection of exclusive rights
  • gaming transactions affected by fraud
  • recovery of debts associated with gaming transactions,including outside Australia
  • harm minimisation practices to lessen the impacts of problem gambling (e.g. voluntary pre-commitment and automatic monitoring of gaming patterns).

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