Gambling venues and outlets

Victorians can access gambling in a variety of ways including a number of different outlets. All these outlets are licensed and regulated by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) and are subject to Victorian legislation.

Different places supply different forms of gambling. Lotto and scratchie games are available through shops, in particular newsagents. Poker machines, wagering, and Keno are offered in licensed venues. Wagering is offered in licensed venues in addition to stand alone retail outlets and on course at race tracks.

These pages explain what major types of gambling are available and where.

Major gambling venues in Victoria include:

Further information

For more information on the statistics related to particular gambling activities see GIRO's page on gambling statistics.

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