Venue Operational Requirements

2.08 Gaming Machine Identification Numbers

Each gaming machine must have an identification number issued for it by the Commission. The Commission may, at any time after the initial issue of an identification number for a gaming machine, issue a new identification for that gaming machine.
An entitlement holder must not possess a gaming machine unless there is securely affixed on one internal and one external surface of the cabinet of the gaming machine a label showing the identification number issued by the Commission and any other particulars that the Commission considers appropriate.

A person must not service, maintain or repair a gaming machine that does not have affixed to it an identification number issued by the Commission.

Refer to section 3.5.8 of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003

A person must not remove, alter or otherwise interfere with:
    • the manufacturer’s identification plate or serial number of a gaming machine;
    • the identification label (showing the ID number issued by the Commission) affixed to a machine under section 3.5.8 of the Act.

Refer to section 3.5.11(m) and (n) of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003

A Gaming Machine Tracking (GMT) database, designed to allow for the online issue of gaming machine identification numbers; the tracking of gaming machine movements and location; and for recording and maintaining the ‘Authority to Possess’ details of stored gaming machines, will be available to manufacturers, venue operators and persons who are listed on the Roll of Manufacturers, Suppliers and Testers via the VCGLR online services portal.

A link to the GMT database will be available shortly.