Introduction

The Northern Territory (NT) has two land-based casinos - in Darwin and Alice Springs.

To run a casino you must apply to, and negotiate an agreement with, the NT government.

Skycity: Darwin

Skycity Darwin operates under an operator's agreement with the NT government that is current until 2031, with an option to extend for a further five years. 

This casino is also licensed to operate NT Keno throughout hotels and clubs in the NT.

Lasseters Hotel Casino: Alice Springs

Lasseters operates under an operator's agreement with the NT government that is current 2031, with an option to extend for a further five years. 

NT Keno is run on the property under licence from Skycity Darwin. 

Exclusivity

During the term of a casino licence, the government can not grant another casino licence without the existing casino operator's consent.

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Last updated: 28 November 2017