Bookmaker licences and permits

Declared sporting events for bookmaking

Northern Territory sports bookmakers can take bets on selected sports at the following levels:

  • district
  • territory
  • state
  • national
  • international.

You cannot take bets on games or fixtures restricted to persons under the age of 18 years.

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  • American football or gridiron
  • athletics, including triathlon events
  • Australian rules football
  • backgammon
  • badminton
  • ballooning
  • bandy
  • baseball, including pesapallo
  • basketball
  • billiards, snooker and pool
  • boxing
  • chess
  • Commonwealth Games events
  • cricket
  • CrossFit
  • cycling
  • darts - It must be a national or international competition conducted by national or international control bodies
  • e-sports - For the following events only:
    • Call of Duty
    • Counter Strike
    • Defense of the Ancients (DOTA)
    • FIFA Interactive World Cup
    • FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Series
    • Halo
    • Hearthstone
    • Heroes of the Storm
    • League of Legends Championship
    • Madden Series/Leagues
    • NBA 2K Series/Leagues
    • Overwatch
    • Playerunknowns Battlegrounds
    • Rocket League
    • Smite
    • StarCraft
    • Street Fighter Series
    • Vainglory
    • Warcraft 3
    • World of Tanks
  • extreme sports - Where conducted by national or international governing bodies
  • futsal
  • Floorball
  • Gaelic football
  • Gaelic hurling
  • golf
  • greyhound racing
  • handball
  • harness racing
  • hockey, including ice and field
  • horse racing
  • Iron Man events
  • jockey competitions
  • jockey premierships
  • lacrosse
  • lawn bowls
  • Magic Millions horse sales
  • mixed martial arts including strikeforce
  • motor racing including motor rally events
  • netball
  • Olympic Games events
  • power boats
  • pro kabaddi, authorised by International Kabaddi Federation, known as 'world kabaddi'
  • rowing
  • rugby league
  • rugby union
  • shearing
  • Speedway
  • soccer football
  • soccer, including beach soccer - elite events only
  • squash
  • surf board riding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • table tennis
  • tennis
  • ten pin bowling
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
  • volleyball, including beach volleyball - elite events only
  • water polo
  • winter sports
  • world poker tournaments
  • world solar car challenge
  • yachting

A licensed sports bookmaker can take bets on all of the following events:

  • Australian of the Year
  • awards for film, television and entertainment industries in Australia and other countries
  • elections
  • interest rates - official Reserve Bank rates only
  • literary and arts awards
  • Nobel Peace Prize, all categories
  • oil markets - prices sourced from Bloomberg
  • rainfall - state monthly based on official Bureau of Meteorology readings
  • reality television shows, including national and international
  • royal and celebrity births, including sex of child, weight of child, date of birth and multiple births
  • royal and celebrity relationship announcements, including marriage and engagement announcements
  • stock market indices, national and international
  • unemployment rate - ABS seasonally adjusted only
  • residential property price index published by the ABS
  • GDP figures - seasonally adjusted - published by the ABS
  • consumer price index published by the ABS.

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Last updated: 26 February 2019

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